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New book excerpt! from Documenting Aftermath: Information Infrastructures in the Wake of Disasters, by Megan Finn

Documenting Aftermath (MIT Press) (Amazon) looks at Northern California earthquakes in 1868, 1906, 1989, and today, and asks how information orders shaped post-disaster knowledge. I examine the institutions, infrastructures, and practices that shape how information is produced, circulated, shared, and used as a means of surveillance and control. This excerpt is derived from Chapter 5, which […]

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Dialogue: reflecting on Chapter 1 of Josh Braun’s, This Program is Brought To You By…

This month, Yale University Press publishes a new book, This Program is Brought to You By… : Distributing Television News Online, by Josh Braun, a co-founder and regular contributor to Culture Digitally. Included in this post is a link to the introduction. In addition, we asked some Culture Digitally regulars to read it ahead of […]

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a Culture Digitally dialogue, now available in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media

A dialogue that first appeared here at Culture Digitally has just been published in its final, published form, thanks to our continued partnership with the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (vol. 58, no. 4, 2014). (Re)read it now! Share with your friends. Spam, and the Challenge of Chasing Shadows (featuring Finn Brunton and Kevin Driscoll) (Re)read it now! Share with your friends.   […]

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Announcement and Sample Chapter: New Book by Robert Gehl “Reverse Engineering Social Media Software, Culture, and Political Economy in New Media Capitalism”

It’s our pleasure to announce Robert Gehl’s new book titled “Reverse Engineering Social Media Software, Culture, and Political Economy in New Media Capitalism” (Amazon link). This book is a welcome contribution from a friend and colleague of this community to the growing critical perspectives that question the artifice of digital communication technologies, practices and social structure.  Robert’s is […]

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Announcement: Hector Postigo at Virginia Tech – Plenary Panel on Intellectual Property and the Digital Age

This week Culture Digitally’s Hector Postigo will speak as part of the Plenary Panel for the Choices and Challenges Forum on Intellectual Property in the Digital Age hosted at Virginia Tech on February 27th.  He’ll discuss copyright law, cultural production and digital technology with Karin Temple Claggett, Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Policy and […]

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