Month: October 2012

Special Issue of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

The Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (vol. 56, issue 3, 2012) has released a special open access issue that focuses on social mediated publicness.  The issue is guest edited by danah boyd and Nancy Baym of Microsoft Research.  The editor of JOBEM is Zizi Papacharissi, one of Culture Digitally’s participants. Here is the link to […]

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Announcements: Daniel Kreiss to give talk at Cornell University and Ted Striphas to give talk at Temple University

Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama and the 2012 Elections Daniel Kreiss October 29, 4:15-5:30pm 700 Clark Hall Cornell University Update: Due to Hurricane Sandy, Daniel Kreiss’ talk has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Kriess tells the previously untold history of the uptake of new media in Democratic electoral campaigning from […]

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The Habitus of the New

Inspired by an exchange between Zizi and Tom that began just after our first workshop in 2011, I asked if we could use Zizi’s idea (itself built on Bourdieu’s work) of the “habitus of the new” as the opening salvo in a dialogue about how to think the “state of permanent novelty” that seems to […]

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Announcement: 2 New Books, The Digital Rights Movement: The Role of Technology in Subverting Digital Copyright (Hector Postigo) and Managing Privacy through Accountability (Postigo co-Ed.)

Hector Postigo published two books this month.  The first is based on his work on digital technologies, cultural production and user resistance to copyright management systems.   Below is the description: “The movement against restrictive digital copyright protection arose largely in response to the excesses of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998. In […]

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