Archive for the ‘New Media Studies’ Category
Being a viral genius is going viral: “Washington Post”
Experiments in Interactive Documentary by Ingrid Kopp, Director of Digital Initiatives, Tribeca Film InstituteThursday, November 21st, 2013
Experiments in Interactive Documentary by Ingrid Kopp, Director of Digital Initiatives, Tribeca Film Institute: “Great talk! There’s a lot that the Ed Tech world can learn from the documentary world”
Same Time, Same Channel? TV Woos Kids Who Can’t Wait – NYTimes.com: “The changing expectations of children’s television viewing preferences.”
Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies – Volume 26, Issue 3: “ Special Issue on Mediated Youth Cultures ”
In Media Res | a mediaCommons project: “World Wide Web In Your Pocket [May 21-25, 2012]“
“In Media Res is dedicated to experimenting with collaborative, multi-modal forms of online scholarship. Our goal is to promote an online dialogue amongst scholars and the public about contemporary approaches to studying media. In Media Res provides a forum for more immediate critical engagement with media at a pace closer to how we experience mediated texts.
Each weekday, a different scholar curates a 30-second to 3-minute video clip/visual image slideshow accompanied by a 300-350-word impressionistic response. We use the title “curator” because, like a curator in a museum, you are repurposing a media object that already exists and providing context through your commentary, which frames the object in a particular way. The clip/comment combination are intended both to introduce the curator’s work to the larger community of scholars (as well as non-academics who frequent the site) and, hopefully, encourage feedback/discussion from that community.”
“Michael Stern Hart, the single-minded visionary from Illinois who created and promoted the groundbreaking online library Project Gutenberg, died September 6 at age 64.”
Web Use Doesn’t Encourage Belief In Political Rumors, But E-Mail Does: “Despite the fears of some, a new study suggests that use of the internet in general does not make people more likely to believe political rumors.