Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After avatars, trolls and puppets

Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After avatars, trolls and puppets

by Tara Brabazon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843346951
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 04/25/2012
Series: Chandos Publishing Social Media Series , #4
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Tara Brabazon, University of Brighton, UK

Table of Contents

Introduction: new imaginings
PART 1 COMMUNITIES, EXILES AND RESISTANCE: The inevitable exile: a missing link in online community discourse; Call it hyper activism: politicising the online Arab public sphere and the quest for authenticity and relevance; What’s in a name? Digital resources and resistance at the global periphery; I have seen the future, and it rings
PART 2 STRUCTURES FOR SHARING: Strangers in the swarm; Status (update) anxiety: social networking, Facebook and community; Becoming Mireila: a virtual ethnography through the eyes of an avatar; Taste is the enemy of creativity: disability, YouTube and a new language
PART 3 PROFESSIONS, PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTIONS: The sound of a librarian: the politics and potential of podcasting in difficult times; The invisible (wo)man; The impact of the video-equipped DSLR; Why media literacy is transformative of the Irish education system: a statement in advocacy; YouTube Academy
PART 4 FANDOM, CONSUMPTION AND COMMUNITY: Live fast, die young, become immortal; All we hear is Lady-o Gaga: Popular Culture 2.0; Copyright and couture: the Comme il Faut experience; Conclusion: white men rule?

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