The prize, one of the most prestigious for documentary filmmaking, is for Trimpop’s film Furusato, chronicling the effects of Japan’s nuclear disaster at Fukushima.
Podcast, Kishonna L . Gray: “#Misogynoir, #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, and other forms of Black Digital Feminisms”
Operating under the oppressive structures of masculinity, heterosexuality, and Whiteness that are sustained in digital spaces, marginalized women persevere and resist such hegemonic realities.
Humorist John Hodgman has parlayed his wit into New York Times best-selling books, a Daily Show correspondent position, a Netflix stand-up special, and his own podcast.
The surreality of so many election moments may account for the focus of this issue of In Medias Res and indeed of CMS/W’s work since 2015 and 2016: the long-awaited breakthrough of virtual reality technology.
Podcast: Jennifer Stromer-Galley, “Illuminating 2016: Using Social Listening Tools to Understand the Presidential Campaign”
Syracuse University’s Jennifer Stromer-Galley describes the large scale collection and machine learning techniques she and her team have used for the Illuminating 2016 project to study the ways the presidential candidates and the public have used social media.
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