Book Announcement and Excerpt: Social Media and the Transformation of News Production

My book, Social Media at BBC News: The Re-Making of Crisis Reporting, has just been published with Routledge in the Research in Journalism series. I am delighted share an excerpt with Culture Digitally, and I hope that it will foster an enriching dialogue with this intellectual community. The premise of my book is that the transformation […]

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“Freedom Edition”: Considering Sony Pictures and ‘The Interview’

Introduction Josh Braun Assistant Professor of Film, Video, and Interactive Media, Quinnipiac University The panelists in this dialogue are among the best qualified I can imagine to discuss the recent security breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment and the ensuing cultural moment surrounding The Interview. Hugh Gusterson is an anthropologist who has spent several decades studying […]

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Book Announcement and Sneak Peak! Media Independence Working with Freedom or Working for Free?

Media Independence Working with Freedom or Working for Free? What do we mean by ‘independent media’ or the ‘independence of media’? This book brings together leading scholars in media, cultural studies, digital media, television and film to cast a critical eye over the term and its importance to media systems around the globe. In so […]

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Popular misogyny: a zeitgeist

Everyone is talking about feminism, so much so that Jessica Valenti, writing in The Guardian after Beyoncé performed at the 2014 VMAs with the word “feminist” lit up behind her, proclaimed “The zeitgeist is irrefutably feminist: its name literally in bright lights.”  Earlier, in February 2014, the popular blog Jezebel asked: “what does it mean […]

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