Trump’s political communications reached a wider audience, on a sturdier basis, than earlier figures who had similarly adopted a “paranoid populist” philosophy.
Podcast: André Brock, “Black + Twitter: A Cultural Informatics Approach”
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.
Black + Twitter: A Cultural Informatics Approach
André Brock, scholar of Black cyberculture, offers that Twitter’s feature set and ubiquity map closely onto Black discursive identity.
In Medias Res, Fall 2014
Featuring the photography of B.D. Colen, introductions to Coco Fusco and Marjorie Liu, the awesomeness of @mitblogs_ebooks, and alumni updates.
So @mitblogs_ebooks exists
“In making @mitblogs_ebooks, I learned a lot, and sometimes the thing I made even makes me laugh because of how weird it is.”
Henry Jenkins cited, from corporate policies to religious tweeting
Henry Jenkins has suggested that companies may one day recruit whole groups that form around online games.