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Designing for Democracy: How to Build Community in Digital Environments

Jennifer Forestal

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197568750
eISBN:
9780197568798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568750.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Designing for Democracy addresses the question of how to “fix” digital technologies for democracy by examining how the design of the built environment (whether streets, sidewalks, or social media ... More


Binge-Watching and Fandom: Conclusion

Rhiannon Bury and E. Charlotte Stevens

in Binge-Watching and Contemporary Television Studies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474461986
eISBN:
9781399509091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461986.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Conclusion to this chapter reflects on the ways binge-watching has historically be relevant, perhaps even central, to fandom but continues to be important in fan cultures on Reddit.


r/democracy: Flexible Spaces, Experimental Habits, and the Problem of Self-Segregation

Jennifer Forestal

in Designing for Democracy: How to Build Community in Digital Environments

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197568750
eISBN:
9780197568798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568750.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The final necessary element of democratic space is flexibility. Flexible spaces facilitate the experimental habit required for democratic politics; they help us improve our communities. Using the ... More


Democracy for Profit?: Control, Community, and the Role of Algorithms

Jennifer Forestal

in Designing for Democracy: How to Build Community in Digital Environments

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197568750
eISBN:
9780197568798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568750.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter evaluates Facebook and Twitter’s algorithms using the framework of democratic space. Prominent critiques highlight their opacity and users’ lack of control; tools like Gobo “fix” these ... More


‘A small Christmas for me’: A Study of Binge-Watching and Fan Engagement on Reddit

Rhiannon Bury (ed.)

in Binge-Watching and Contemporary Television Studies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474461986
eISBN:
9781399509091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461986.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the binge-watching practices by fans who came to Reddit to discuss eight original Netflix series with other fans. The data collected indicates that the majority of comments are ... More


Popularizing News 2.0

Anthony M. Nadler

in Making the News Popular: Mobilizing U.S. News Audiences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040146
eISBN:
9780252098345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040146.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines attempts to popularize and democratize news online through collaborative filtering. Collaborative filtering offers a means to replace the role of professional editors in setting ... More


The Propaganda Pipeline: Hacking the Core from the Periphery

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

in Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the claim that alt-right activists hacked the media ecosystem byinserting various destructive memes into the mainstream media that helped DonaldTrump win the 2016 presidential ... More


Coda: Ask Me Anything? The Future of the (Author) Interview

Rebecca Roach

in Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198825418
eISBN:
9780191864094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825418.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

This coda looks to the future of the interview. With the advent of so-called Web 2.0 the threshold of public and private is radically shifting. For the interview, historically positioned on this ... More


Black Mirror as a Netflix Original: Program Brand “Overflow” and the Multidiscursive Forms of Transatlantic TV Fandom

Matt Hills

in Transatlantic Television Drama: Industries, Programs, and Fans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190663124
eISBN:
9780190663162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663124.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

This chapter explores a “Netflix discourse” of fandom where it is claimed that Netflix can “unveil” fandom even when audiences do not self-identify as fans. This creates tensions between lived ... More


The Challenge of Social and Anti-Social Media

Ethan Katsh and Orna Rabinovich-Einy

in Digital Justice: Technology and the Internet of Disputes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190464585
eISBN:
9780190464615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464585.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 5 focuses on social media as a major site for social interaction, both positive and negative. Both the fictional scenario that opens the chapter and the account of the true story that follows ... More


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