Three Comparative Media Studies alums — Parmesh Shahani, Rekha Murthy, and Sam Ford — return to discuss their post-graduate lives.
CMS Alumni Panel
Three Comparative Media Studies alums — Sam Ford, Rekha Murthy, and Parmesh Shahani — return to discuss their post-graduate lives.
Sinan Aral, “Social Influence and The Dynamics of Online Reputation”
MIT Sloan’s Sinan Aral will argue that a new science of online identity could help guide our business, platform design, and social policy decisions in light of the rising importance of online reputation and social influence.
Futures of Entertainment 6
This year’s event, Nov. 9-10 at MIT, will look at how media producers and audiences are relating to one another in new ways in a spreadable media landscape.
The Evolution of Intimacy: Advertising Personal Computers in the 1980s
Based an analysis of over 500 magazine advertisements, this thesis examines how they positioned the personal computer as a domestic machine.
Audience Research for Fun and Profit: Rediscovering the Value of Television Audiences
The television industry should look to other digital business, experiment with models online, and explore emergent sites of audience value.
“Breaking Down Advertising’s Walls”: CMS researcher Sam Ford in Fast Company
My movement from an academic working with industry to an academic within the industry was driven by my interest in how companies and their audiences converse