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Fighting for Truth, Justice, and the Islamic Way: The 99, Global Superheroes for the Post-9/11 World

Rachel Mizsei-Ward

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The 99 are a group of superheroes created by Naif Al-Mutawa as a way of reframing the discourse surrounding Islam in the aftermath of 9/11. The cartoon is of particular interest, having been ... More


Email to Your Brain: Language in an Online and Mobile World

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines how language evolves, along with changes in the way we interact with other people, as communication technologies become increasingly domesticated. As domestication of communication ... More


Blogging Muslim Cosmopolitanism

Khairudin Aljunied

in Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408882
eISBN:
9781474430432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408882.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter scrutinises the virtual world as a space where people coming from different backgrounds gather to share, socialise, and partake in discussions about the pertinent issues of their time, ... More


Blogging from Egypt: Digital Literature, 2005-2016

Teresa Pepe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433990
eISBN:
9781474460231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433990.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Six years before the Egyptian revolution of January 2011, many young Egyptians had resorted to blogging as a means of self-expression and literary creativity. Some of these bloggers have not only ... More


The New Olympic Media

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on the emergence of new journalist communities at the Olympic Games, which articulate how its media community has grown. It argues that the expansion of the Olympic “fringe” ... More


Social Media and the Olympics

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on how the rise of social media has transformed media events. First, it considers the characteristics of the Web 2.0 era before considerin how the Olympic industry has organized ... More


Hybrid Norms in News and Journalism

Andrew Chadwick

in The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199759477
eISBN:
9780199345113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759477.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapters 8 and 9 employ an ethnographic approach to explore in more detail the hybrid media system's evolving norms. Here the context switches back to Britain and the analysis draws upon evidence the ... More


Blogging in Papua New Guinea

Steven Edmund Winduo

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the role of new digital media in the globalization of the cultural worlds of Papua New Guinea. It argues that access to digital media is empowering Papua New Guinean ... More


Social Media and Real-Time Reactions

Alan Schroeder

in Presidential Debates: Risky Business on the Campaign Trail

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231170574
eISBN:
9780231541503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170574.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, live-blogging, and live focus groups, are transforming the way debates are viewed and perceived.


Politics: Deliberation, Mobilization, and Networked Practices of Agitation

Merlyna Lim and Mark E. Kann

in Networked Publics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220859
eISBN:
9780262285483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220859.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Internet has become a popular medium worldwide for politicians and government officials to spread their message. Two examples represent a turning point in the use of the Internet in politics and ... More


What Does My Avatar Say About Me? Autobiographical Cyber-writing and Postmodern Identity

Valerie Anishchenkova

in Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines one of the newest modes of life-writing – personal internet blogs. Cyber-writing, in its increasing diversity of form, offers perhaps the most dynamic mode of autobiographical ... More


Open

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the author's thoughts about working out in the open, that is, not just publishing in open-access venues but thinking out loud, in public, with a group of colleagues whose ... More


Life Online: Skating and Breaking the Surface of the Self

Amy Jo Burns

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Amy Jo Burns discusses DeSalvo’s most recent foray into blogging, especially as it is informed by and informs her writing and teachings. The essay examines DeSalvo’s Writingalife’s Blog, which, Burns ... More


Woolf Blogging, Blogging Woolf: Using the Web to Create a Common Wealth of Global Scholars-Readers

Paula Maggio

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that Virginia Woolf would approve of blogs and blogging if she were alive today. Wolf would have embraced the World Wide Web, the medium that has revolutionized publishing and ... More


Inviting Audiences In: Interactive Consumers and Fashion Bloggers

Brooke Erin Duffy

in Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037962
eISBN:
9780252095221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the shifting dynamics of the magazine producer–consumer relationship within two different industrial contexts. First, it considers how media producers are making their offerings ... More


Fashioning Feminine Fandom: Fashion Blogging and the Expression of Mediated Identity

Kyra Hunting

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter considers how the platform provided by fan-fashion blogs and the affordances of the technology allow fan-fashion bloggers to play with media and fashion in a way that is less constrained ... More


Women’s Nail Polish Blogging and Femininity: “The girliest you will ever see me”

Michele White

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter demonstrates the ways nail polish bloggers have conceptualized the limits and the limitations of femininity without narrowly defining femininity. Nail polish bloggers, informed by ... More


Interactivity, Blogs, and the Ethics of Doing Sport History

Rebecca Olive

in Sport History in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038938
eISBN:
9780252096891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038938.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores the potential of blogs and blogging for sport historians. Blog posts, using a variety of media but largely focused on written text, are produced by single authors or collectives ... More


Blogging

Michael Sayeau

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

We have long assumed that forms of expressive or aesthetic writing have a therapeutic value. New electronic forms of writing and publishing—from blogging to newer forms like Twitter or Facebook—have ... More


World Wide Wonder Closet: On Blogging

Mark Dery

in I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677733
eISBN:
9781452948324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677733.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the reasons why people blog. “Blog,” short for “weblog”. There’s the gnawing fear that anyone who blogs is fated to become one of those tub-thumping Alpha Wonks who have given ... More


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