Boundaries of Journalism

Book Announcement and Excerpt: “Boundaries of Journalism”

Matt Carlson and Seth Lewis have just published Boundaries of Journalism: Professionalism, Practices and Participation, an edited collection on the study of boundary work and journalism, and part of the Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies series edited by Barbie Zelizer. Below is an excerpt from Matt’s introductory chapter, and further information can be found here as well […]

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free download of Postigo, The Digital Rights Movement (MIT Press, 2012)

If you’re interested in the research of Culture Digitally co-founder Hector Postigo, his excellent book The Digital Rights Movement: The Role of Technology in Subverting Digital Copyright (MIT press, 2012) has just been made available as free, downloadable PDF – unencumbered by DRM and protected under a CC-BY license, of course. So, if you are interested […]

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Facebook’s improved “Community Standards” still can’t resolve the central paradox

On March 16, Facebook updated its “Community Standards,” in ways that were both cosmetic and substantive. The version it replaced, though it had enjoyed minor updates, had been largely the same since at least 2011. The change comes on the heels of several other sites making similar adjustments to their own policies, including Twitter, YouTube, Blogger, […]

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CFP: “Cultural and Political Impacts of Digital and Social Media”, HICSS 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS and Reviewers Mini-track on “Cultural and Political Impacts of Digital and Social Media” Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 49) Grand Hyatt, Kauai January 5-8, 2016 Description: We seek submissions that address the cultural and political impacts of digital and social media (DSM) technologies. In particular, we are interested in exploring […]

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