Content tagged "Twitter"
“GamerGate trapped both its unwilling targets and willing participants in an unending cycle of rhetorical invention through a mechanism of aggressive, hostile, mob-like activism.”
From Trump Tower to the White House, in 140 Characters: The Hyper-Mediated Election of a Paranoid Populist President
Trump’s political communications reached a wider audience, on a sturdier basis, than earlier figures who had similarly adopted a “paranoid populist” philosophy.
André Brock unpacks Black Twitter use from two perspectives: analysis of the interface and associated practice alongside discourse analysis of Twitter’s utility and audience.
Event: Thursday, December 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
André Brock, scholar of Black cyberculture, offers that Twitter’s feature set and ubiquity map closely onto Black discursive identity.
Posted by Edward Schiappa
Featuring the photography of B.D. Colen, introductions to Coco Fusco and Marjorie Liu, the awesomeness of @mitblogs_ebooks, and alumni updates.
Posted by Chris Peterson S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2013
“In making @mitblogs_ebooks, I learned a lot, and sometimes the thing I made even makes me laugh because of how weird it is.”
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
Henry Jenkins has suggested that companies may one day recruit whole groups that form around online games.