Monthly Archives: July 2012

Jonathan Sterne’s blog and the Sound Studies Reader

I mentioned Jonathan Sterne’s blog in my previous post. Here is a link. As well as information on his new book on MP3 there are also some posts on his edited collection The Sound Studies Reader, which has just been … Continue reading

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MP3: The Meaning of a Format by Jonathan Sterne

Jonathan Sterne’s new book MP3: The Meaning of a Format has been published by Duke. Here’s some further information about the book. Jonathan previous book on the history of sound technology was really thorough, so this is likely to be … Continue reading

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Networks and capitalism article by Rachel O’Dwyer and Linda Doyle

An article on networks and capitalism by Rachel O’Dwyer and Linda Doyle has been published by Berfrois. It tackles some of the economic problems created by developments on social media – as well as some of the ways that vale … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous Photography by Martin Hand

Martin Hand’s book Ubiquitous Photography has been published by Polity. Clearly on of the biggest changes of recent times is the large number of cameras that are now part of everyday spaces and the way that the vast number of … Continue reading

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Interviews with media figures: a useful resource

I came across this useful resource/blog called figure/ground. It contains dozens of original interviews with leading figures in media studies (including this one with Jussi Parikka). The interviews focus on career choices and pathways as well as research and ideas … Continue reading

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The co-production of knowledge: an event on social media and science and technology studies

I’m just spending a couple of days at a conference on ‘The co-production of knowledge’. Which is really an event about social media from a science and technology studies (STS) perspective. It’s proving to be a lively debate, with particular … Continue reading

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Comparing modes of writing

Stuart Elden has posted this response to an earlier post by Derek Gregory. The earlier post details Derek’s way of using visual presentations as the basis of how written work. Stuart’s response describes how he approaches the process in the … Continue reading

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The review section and a new issue of Information, Communication & Society on the tensions of participation and collaboration

A new special issue of Information, Communication & Society is out. It’s on the topic of the tensions of collaboration and participation in media. I’ve mentioned on here before that I’ve taken over as review editor at ICS. I’ve been … Continue reading

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The making of Blur’s Parklife: interviews with Graham Coxon and Stephen Street

Here is a short article getting Stephen Street (the producer) and Graham Coxon’s (the guitarist) perspective on the making of Blur’s Parklife.

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New journal: Necsus: The European Journal of Media Studies

I just came across this new journal, it looks interesting and had forthcoming issues that should have broad appeal, it looks like each issue contains a themed section as well as general articles. It’s call NECSUS: The European Journal of … Continue reading

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