Tagged: new media

Please… title this book!

After nearly two years’ work, I am ready to turn in the anthology I’ve been co-editing (with Pablo Boczkowski and Kirsten Foot). I’m extremely proud of it, and hope it will be useful to young scholars who work on issues around media, technology, society, and culture. The essays are in, proofed, corrected, lined up. The […]

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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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The Organization of New Media in the 2012 Campaign

If you want to understand new media and politics from a practitioner’s perspective, a great place to start would be this interview with Zac Moffatt, the Digital Director of Romney’s presidential campaign, in the Atlantic.  It offers a wonderfully detailed look at the organizational and technical challenges that practitioners face in their uptake of new […]

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Dismantling Change

Tarleton and Hector generously invited me to contribute to Culture Digitally, and I am thrilled to be here.  I wanted to share and invite feedback on an in-progress work that grows out of my forthcoming book, which tells the history of Democratic online campaigning from Howard Dean’s run to the 2008 Barack Obama campaign. At […]

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