Monthly Archives for May 2013

A wishlist for our library from Routledge’s 2013 catalogue

Leafing through Routledge’s catalogue for Media and Communication I ended up with a long list of books I’d be interested in. I must say though, almost all these books cost at least £80 each, which seems exorbitant. I won’t be … Continue reading

24. May 2013 by Jill
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Autotune remix interview as a way of politicizing an issue

You probably saw it already, but I wanted to make a note of the autotune of Charles Ramsey, the neighbour who rescued three women who were kidnapped ten years ago and had been kept captive in a suburban house. He … Continue reading

08. May 2013 by Jill
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Monica Mæland facts – more political sarcasm in social media

National elections in Norway are this September, and clearly there’s going to be more playful use of social media this time around. The latest I’ve seen is a Twitter account spitting out “facts” about Monica Mæland, a conservative politician who … Continue reading

07. May 2013 by Jill
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At MiT8

I’m at MiT8: Private Media, Public Media at MIT and am lapping it all up after too few conferences over the last few years. Missing a lot due to juggling kids, but there’s lots to enjoy anyway! Right now I’m … Continue reading

04. May 2013 by Jill
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Meeting the US students for our joint course

Scott and I are visiting the three US universities that we’re doing a joint course with in August, and are having a fabulous time meeting all the students we’ll be working with in a few months! Scott cooked this whole … Continue reading

04. May 2013 by Jill
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