Hector Postigo

Temple Dept. of Department of Media Studies & Production

hector.postigo@temple.edu

Yes! special issue of Social Media & Society, curated by Culture Digitally! (2/3)

We’re proud to announce the special issue of Social Media & Society, vol. 1 no. 2, curated by and drawing its contributions from Culture Digitally. Culture Digitally and Social Media & Society are, we like to think, cut from the same fabric. For five years now, we have endeavored to gather scholars and practitioners who […]

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New! special issue of Social Media & Society, curated by Culture Digitally! (1/3)

We’re proud to announce the special issue of Social Media & Society, vol. 1 no. 2, curated by and drawing its contributions from Culture Digitally. Culture Digitally and Social Media & Society are, we like to think, cut from the same fabric. For five years now, we have endeavored to gather scholars and practitioners who […]

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A Modest Proposal: Maybe the Matrix Isn’t So Bad if We Can Watch the Watchmen

Part 1 The Accountability Matrix (This is a follow-up piece to one we published recently on the Huff Post here) Let us begin with a modest proposal: Maybe the matrix isn’t so bad. Not long ago on Culture Digitally one of us wrote that we were immersed in a capture and conversion matrix. That series […]

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SM+S Excerpts Pt. 4 : Changing the Social and the Media

Sam Srauy- The Limits of Social Media: What Social Media Can Be, and What We Should Hope They Never Become: If we are generous and optimistic, we can imagine social media as a liberating forum for self-expression or a medium that might, in its own way, usher in a more democratic form of content distribution […]

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SM+S Excerpts Pt. 3- The Ghost in the Shell : Humanity and Social Media

Nick Couldry– Social Media: Human Life :”…In the era of digital media, a normative turn is under way in communications research which is quite different from the more specialist concern with journalistic ethics…The impetus to such normative reflection is twofold: first, an unprecedented deepening of how media outputs and media-related expectations are embedded in our […]

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