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Announcement: Cultural Production and the Digital Rights Movement (Hector Postigo) Sep 18, 2012

Hector Postigo just published a new article, “Cultural Production and the Digital Rights Movement,” in the journal  Information Communication and Society.   Below is the abstract. The Digital Rights Movement is an effort by activists and advocacy organizations to expand consumer rights in media … Continue reading

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Announcement: Affective News and Networked Publics: The Rhythms of News Storytelling on #Egypt May 11, 2012

Zizi Papacharissi just published a new article in the Journal of Communication.  Her article, authored with Maria de Fatima Oliveira, is titled Affective News and Networked Publics: The Rhythms of News Storytelling on #Egypt.  (Click on title for a link to the paper.) … Continue reading

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The Periods Between Large-Scale Protest Events Dec 2, 2011

NPR aired a wonderful story yesterday about Occupy Chicago activists’ organizing of protests in advance of the simultaneously held NATO and G8 summit meetings in May. The story is interesting because so much of both journalistic and scholarly attention to movements … Continue reading

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