All Blog Posts Tagged 'media' (7)

Reflections on Hurricane Sandy, media and disconnection [cross-post]

Cross-posted from my blog, Analog/Digital. Originally published on November 04, 2012.


Hurricane Sandy: Parked Last week, Hurricane Sandy pummeled the east coast of the US. Power outages due to extreme coastal flooding, high winds and fallen trees have caused food and gas…


Added by Francine Barone on November 20, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

New project in the works - "anthropologies"

Ideas abound. I am completely fascinated with the possibilities of communicating and publishing anthropology in some different ways. In fact, that's pretty much all I have been thinking about for the last few days. What else can we do with anthropology? How can we find new, collaborative ways of not only making connections between anthropologists, but also encouraging debate and dialog with wider audiences (the "general" public, journalists, pundits, and maybe…

Added by ryan anderson on February 17, 2011 at 11:00pm — 5 Comments




Added by Tame Ramya (Tarh) on November 13, 2010 at 10:14pm — 1 Comment

Keeping track of everything on the OAC

The OAC Groups collection that I recently compiled has been well received. For those who missed the original announcement, this new Groups index makes it easier to see what has been happening across all 164 groups on this site by displaying the latest content on one page.

I have since created a second collection to easily display everything else, including the latest activity from blogs, forums, photos,… Continue

Added by Francine Barone on August 8, 2010 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Project Announcement: Open Folklore (A Library+Society Partnership)

The American Folklore Society and the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries have recently announced a new scholarly communications project called Open Folklore. As described in the announcement:

The vision for this open-access online portal for folklore studies is to make a greater number…

Added by Jason Baird Jackson on July 30, 2010 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Vacation Panic

My wife and I were giving thought to our upcoming vacation plans. Would it be Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, or Belize. Or perhaps we'd stay on U.S. soil and go for the Pacific Northwest, Cape Cod, or maybe Alaska? While considering this my thoughts went from the news of drug cartels and their abductions and killings of innocent people, to the Swine flu, cholera, or malarial sicknesses which seemed to dominate the news south of the U.S. border. For a moment, I felt a pang of panic. To stay in the… Continue

Added by Nathan Jarred Jones on August 16, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Twitter, social media, social hype?

This is just a quick blog post getting my thoughts out on the current events going on with Iran. Social scientists have come down hard in the blogosphere, over the hype about twitter. They've made sound arguments, particularly of how hype spreads like wildfire (Twitter revolution! and all of that). And I believe they are right. Twitter was not instrumental in the Iranian revolution, but at the same time, the revolution made Twitter instrumental for us to learn about it. In other words, I'm… Continue

Added by Jeremy Johnson on June 21, 2009 at 9:35pm — 8 Comments



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