How stigmatization, feminist critique and a crisis of masculinity push male players towards the alt-right.
How can we continue to celebrate the opportunities the internet offers without becoming subservient to the increasingly centralised forces that govern it?
In the web series ‘An African City’, five highly qualified and fashion obsessed young women decide to return to the continent where their ancestors were born – to Africa. Is this the new African elite?
This blog post is part of a much larger theme of the impact of social media on low income populations. This is most debated among social media theorists and activists and is also one of the research objectives of the Global Social Media Impact Study. I will give just a few insights on this issue from the Italian field site.
A fieldnote from Japanese universities (Tokyo, Nagoya, Ibaraki, Fukushima)
Another Internet phenomenon is born: the “Dronie”. People are taking short videos of themselves with drones. Is this new media practice already the evolution of the “Selfie”? And how does it relate to the “Otherie”: the controversial use of drones for military or surveillance purposes? A short sketch of the Dronie’s aesthetics and politics.