And the Grammy Nominees are [On Twitter]…

December 5, 2014
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And the Grammy Nominees are [On Twitter]…

The Recording Academy's decision to use Twitter to announce its nominees reinforces social media's role in shaping industrial practice surrounding award shows.
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Vemödalen and The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

December 2, 2014
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Vemödalen and The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

Keonig’s Dictionary uses the linguistic power of naming to successfully transform affect into emotion.
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Interstellar: It’s About Hope, Not Just Science!

November 25, 2014
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Interstellar: It’s About Hope, Not Just Science!

Interstellar’s real value is as an exploration of memory, of hope, and of the power of dreaming of a better tomorrow for our kids.
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Of Algorithms and Audiences

November 24, 2014
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Of Algorithms and Audiences

“Desperately seeking the audience” of computational tools and digital methods for media studies research.
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Researching from within kids’ culture

November 22, 2014
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Researching from within kids’ culture

Caroline Ferris Leader explores alternative methodologies for working on children's media culture.
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Why is My Kid Watching That Lady Fondle Eggs?

November 21, 2014
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Why is My Kid Watching That Lady Fondle Eggs?

Advancing Our Way to the Bottom? My kids' “now” and “just what I wanted” style of viewership encourages them to be tiny, impatient content bullies.
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Moving Beyond Screen Time

November 20, 2014
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Moving Beyond Screen Time

What's all this nonsense about "screen time"?
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Reflections on the “Tinker-verse”

November 19, 2014
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Reflections on the “Tinker-verse”

Disney's “Tinker-verse” presents both compelling and troublesome aspects for a feminist media scholar-mom.
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Announcing a New Series: Antenna Kids

November 18, 2014
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Announcing a New Series: Antenna Kids

The charge for the series is simple and broad – to engage critically with media for children.
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Why Care About Radio Broadcast History in the On-Demand Digital Age?

November 17, 2014
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Why Care About Radio Broadcast History in the On-Demand Digital Age?

Locating and making publically accessible radio broadcasts and their supporting archival documents mitigates the generalized understandings that radio broadcasting’s past was a “mass” media of little variety, low quality and limited engagement.
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