Tag: video games

“Bodies” That Matter

In part three of a limited series on Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, contributor Kyra Hunting outlines the anthology’s “Bodies” section in order to argue that critical consideration for women’s media cultures facilitates a deeper understanding of embodiment in relation to community practices, self-presentation, and technology.

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Fort McMoney: Media for the Age of Oil

Melissa Aronczyk discusses Fort McMoney, an interactive web documentary designed to raise awareness of the conflicts among industrial, political and environmental interests in the development of oil.

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Deadline Extended: The Velvet Light Trap CFP: On Sound (New Directions in Sound Studies)

The Editorial Board of The Velvet Light Trap has extended the deadline for its forthcoming “On Sound (New Directions in Sound Studies)” issue to September 1. In particular, VLT seeks sound-related research that addresses issues and topics in radio, television, video games, digital/new media, and other non-film media. Read on for the CFP.

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Booth Babe Backlash

A year of misogyny in geek culture resurrected the booth babe debate that has contributed to a backlash against female fandom.

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