The October Playlist

The monthly update on smash hits and rare tunes in media and communication studies. A personal collection.

Articles

Gearing up for the AoIR in Berlin next week, SAGE offers a special selection of articles from Big Data & Society, Social Media + Society, Global Media and China, and Digital Health for your free perusal.

Some highly accessible highlights:
Hands on Data: Kennedy, Helen; Poell, Thomas; van Dijck, José (2015). “Data and Agency.” Big Data & Society 2(2): 1-7. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2053951715621569

New Media+New Movements=New Research? Neumayer, Christina; Rossi, Luca (2016). “15 Years of Protest and Media Technologies Scholarship: A Sociotechnical Timeline.” Social Media + Society 2(3): 1-13. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2056305116662180

[Of Note: Kaun, Anne; Kyriakidou, Maria; Uldam, Julie (2016). “Political Agency at the Digital Crossroads.” Media and Communication 4(4): 1-7. https://dx.doi.org/10.17645/mac.v4i4.690]

Positions on Social Media: Manifesto Virtual Special issue,  edited  by Zizi Papacharissi. http://sms.sagepub.com/site/Virtual_Special_Issues/manifesto.xhtml

Publics and Mobilities – Mimi Sheller special

Sheller, Mimi; Urry, John (2003). “Mobile Transformations of `public’ and `private’ Life.” Theory, Culture & Society 20(3): 107-125. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/02632764030203007

Sheller, Mimi (2004). “Mobile Publics: Beyond the Network Perspective.” Environmental Studies 22(1): 39-52. https://dx.doi.org/10.1068/d324t

Sheller, Mimi; Urry, John (2006). “The New Mobilities Paradigm.” Environment and Planning 38: 207-226.

Sheller, Mimi (2015). “News Now: Interface, Ambience, Flow, and the Disruptive Spatio-Temporalities of Mobile News Media.” Journalism Studies 16(1): 12-26. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2014.890324

Book

A scholar’s legacy: Kevin Barnhurst (2016). Mr Pulitzer and the Spider. Modern News from Realism to the Digital. http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/87epq4gf9780252040184.html

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