Tag Archives: blogging

The end of my Thinking Culture blog

This is my 610th and final post on Thinking Culture. I’ve been running the blog for around 2 years and 4 months. This is a lot longer than I expected it to run when I first set it up. I … Continue reading

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Social media and the circulation of academic knowledge

I was asked to write a blog post on social media and the circulation of academic knowledge for the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog. The post has now been published here. The piece looks at the way the social media are … Continue reading

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Public geography/sociology and social media

The new issue if Dialogues in Human Geography contains a forum on public geography and social media. The articles are currently open access. The section focuses on geography, but the issues discussed relate to broader discussions around public engagement and … Continue reading

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Deborah Lupton on blogging (an audio interview)…

Deborah Lupton, who is really taking a lead on digital sociology, has been interviewed by Mark Carrigan for his Digital Sociologists series of podcasts. The interview is available here. This is the forth in the series. The previous contributors were … Continue reading

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Why is blogging useful?

The sociologicalimagination.org has some thoughts on why academic blogging is useful. There are some tweets here about the topic and some reflections on what these different points suggest. Mark suggests that blogs are being used in a variety of ways … Continue reading

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Blogging and public geography

A few weeks ago I was asked to write a response piece for the journal Dialogues in Human Geography. It’s a fairly new journal that publishes feature articles alongside a series if short response pieces. These are then followed by … Continue reading

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Mark Carrigan on academic blogging

Following on from my previous post, Mark Carrigan offers some thoughtful reflections on academic blogging. He raises lots of issues here. The piece explores (and defends) the relative value of academic blogging and how it might fit into academic work. … Continue reading

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Three interesting media blogs

Over the last couple of weeks I came across these three interesting blogs, each has a focus media: Sean Cubitt’s blog on the history and philosophy of media. Astrid Mager on new media And Goldsmiths Centre for the Study of … Continue reading

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Terry Wassal asks ‘would C Wright Mills have kept a blog?

Terry Wassal asks if C Wright Mills would have kept a blog. Based on the intellectual craftsmanship piece he claims the answer is likely to be yes. That’s a relief. I can see Wassal’s point, blogging does seem to fit … Continue reading

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