Emerging Media Episode 4: Filter Bubbles & Echo Chambers

At first I was confused by the interrogative nature of the title of Axel Bruns’ book Are Filter Bubbles Real? but soon discovered that the book itself presents an expansive dialogue that explores the deep inquiry, because the answer to the question comes in the process of understanding it. Bruns’…

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Emerging Media Episode 3: Attention Economies

To heighten everyone's nerves for a moment, before we renter into the cerebral world of Matthew Hindman’s postulations, because I think it’s critical to examine the most up-to-date emerging topics as they happen, in relation and content, and this one is very new... As of last week, we…

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Emerging Media Episode 2: Digital Division

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In her essay: "Digital Na(t)ives? Variation in the Internet Skills and Uses among Member of the "New Generation", researcher Eszter Hargittai takes a methodological approach to question the assumptions and investigations of the digital divide, namely the basic demographic and socioeconomic predictors of internet access, namely: age, gender,…

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Emerging Media Episode 1: The Moving Target

A few years ago, a clever Harvard researcher put together this engaging video and slider, titled: "Evolution of the Desk" - an initiative borne out of the Harvard Innovation Lab with the goal to "illustrate the impact that technology has had on our lives over the last 35 years." You…

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Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

An incredible film is coming out today that is directly relatd to our project & archive! PBS's American Masters series presents: Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People Presents the Story of the Newspaper Innovator and Champion of a Free Press Premieres nationwide Friday, April…

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Been SO busy,... so many updates to give!

Let's see if I can give you simulatenous updates about the LAST 8 months as well as the NEXT 8 months at the same time! OK, here I GO.... Upcoming presentations at the New Orleans Public Library: Nix Branch - June 8th 5:30-7PM Hubbell Branch - June 26th 6:…

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