Socially Mediated
On Madonna’s Art for Freedom: Why You Can’t Change the World with a Tweet

Madonna's Art for Freedom project proves that social media is not a productive tool for activists who want to impact public policy and alleviate human rights violations.

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Cinephilia Culture and the Fear of Missing Out

There just isn't enough time in the human lifespan to see all the films one 'should'. So why not just declare the death of the cinephile?

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What Does the Success of ‘Sharknado’ Reveal About Social Media?

In 2013, Syfy's Sharknado became a trending topic on Twitter and a pop culture phenomenon. Here's why none of it matters.

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How Live-Streaming Social Media Websites Complicate the Male Gaze

Teenagers use social media to escape the control of authority figures, engage in sexual behavior with peers, and entertain anonymous strangers. Is this a problem?

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Does Tinder Transform Dating Culture?

Tinder’s popularity is proof that people are turning to social media technologies to increase their chances of finding a mate... or at least a friend for the night.

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Is Miley Cyrus a Master of Social Media?

With each tweet, photo upload, and "twerk" video, Miley Cyrus artfully crafts her star image, always maintaining our interest in how she presents herself.

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What Happens When Hollywood Film Production Meets Social Media?

For the first time in cinema history, Hollywood has enabled social media users to contribute to the artistic properties of films, thereby earning them co-authorship… of sorts.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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