Monthly Archives: July 2012

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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Making sense of recording engineering

I’m just trying to make sense of the mass of data that has been produced by the recording engineering project I’ve been working on with Jez Well’s. Jez has conducted focus groups and interviews with about 150 recording engineers at … Continue reading

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Experiencing Sociology’s Midlife Crisis

My short piece on Experiencing Sociology’s Midlife Crisis has been published on the Sociological Imagination site. Here’s the opening paragraph: Is it possible for an academic discipline to experience a midlife crisis? The recent exchange in the British Journal of … Continue reading

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Jay-Zs 99 Problems as interpreted by a law professor

There is a great article published by a law professor who has worked his way through the legal questions raised by Jay-Zs song 99 Problems. Here is a summary and a link to the article (thanks to Simon Parker for … Continue reading

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Real time research event 4

The real time research programme continues with event four. There is a live blog about the event and the speakers here. Looks like they have been participating in some performance art this time.

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