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Monday, November 3 2014

What Would Jessica Fletcher Tweet?

The preternaturally smart heroine of Angela Lansbury's Murder, She Wrote sets a positive example for how writers have to promote themselves in our Twitter-centric world.


Tuesday, May 20 2014

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.


Tuesday, December 31 2013

Rob Delaney’s Zany, Surrealist, and Frequently Ribald Humor

Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. is the laugh riot one would hope for, coming from Twitter comedian extraordinaire, Rob Delaney.


Tuesday, June 26 2012

Twitter and the Borscht Belt Connection

140 characters? Sounds like my sister's wedding reception!


Thursday, April 5 2012

Not Gonna Lie: ‘The Hunger Games’, Twitter, and Reverse Victimization

Would it matter at all if Katniss Everdeen, a white teenager in the book The Hunger Games, had been portrayed in the film by a suitably teenage and female, black actor? For the young racists who have gone berserk on Twitter about the supporting character Rue being portrayed by an African-American actor, apparently the answer is yes.


Monday, January 30 2012

Data Self Redux

I think the logical extension of the data self -- the self that is secure with itself only to the extent that it is constituted in social media as manipulatable data -- will be for Twitter to come preloaded with plausible friends, Facebook preloaded with life experiences, or at least preordained slots of experiences a user is supposed to have.


Tuesday, October 4 2011

‘All Star Western’ Is at Home, Back East

In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.


Wednesday, September 14 2011

Stop Tweeting Sh%! and Buy This

They say art imitates life, but so does advertising. What does that mean when we live our lives online?


Tuesday, August 16 2011

Looking to quell critics, Twitter ramps up business model


Thursday, July 28 2011

Ashton Kutcher vs. The Village Voice: Looking for Real Men on the Internet

The feud between Ashton Kutcher and the Village Voice sparked a firestorm, and highlights a need for a greater understanding of sex trafficking -- and media representation of it -- across the board. How should the media and Hollywood approach this complicated subject?


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Trouble @Twitter (Moving Citations) [14.Apr.11]
The Twitter Effect on Oscar (News) [25.Feb.10]
Will Facebook Conquer All Or Be Yesterday’s News? (Crazed by the Music) [11.Oct.09]
Whither MySpace? (Columns) [17.May.09]
Congress joins Twitter craze (News) [13.Apr.09]
Facebook vs Twitter (Moving Pixels) [20.Mar.09]
Everyone’s a Twitter (Sound Affects) [3.Feb.09]
Broadcasting the self (Marginal Utility) [8.Sep.08]
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