Category: Media Studies

Truth-Out: Why Media-Centered Activism Often Fails

Sarah Sobieraj, author of Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism, comments on the misguided emphasis activists often place on mainstream media attention. Adina Nack: What is media-centered political activism,… READ MORE

Finding Faith on the Internet

Robert Glenn Howard, author of Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet, was interviewed by Fox News about the increasing numbers of people who… READ MORE

Networks and Social Imagination

For a limited time only, read an excerpt from Thomas Streeter’s fascinating new book, The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet (Critical Cultural Communication), at In this chapter,… READ MORE

Transmedia Mogul Interviews a Paratext Pioneer

Jonathan Gray, author of Show Sold Separately: Promos, Spoilers, and Other Media Paratexts, was interviewed by Henry Jenkins, author of Convergence Culture, on Henry’s blog. Jonathan, you are a highly… READ MORE