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Steps toward cosmopolitanism in the study of media technologies
Most scholarship on media technologies can be organized along two main dimensions of inquiry: the production or consumption of these technologies, and their content or material dimensions. This map of the field of inquiry ...
La investigación sobre tecnología de la comunicación en América Latina: un análisis crítico de la literatura (2005-2015)
Research on Communications Technology in Latin America: A Critical Analysis of the Literature (2005-2015)
A pesquisa sobre tecnologia da comunicação na América Latina: uma análise crítica da literatura (2005-2015)
Este artículo analiza una muestra de artículos sobre tecnología de la comunicación, publicados por revistas latinoamericanas. Seleccionamos las revistas más citadas en el campo de la comunicación de diferentes partes de ...
The rise of blogging: Articulation as a dynamic of technological stabilization
This article conceptualizes the emergence and stabilization of blogging as a process of articulation; that is, the establishment of a non-necessary link between a group of internet users, websites, metaphors, and practices ...
Web technologies of the self: The arising of the "blogger" identity
Drawing on Michel Foucault's theories of subjectivity, this paper conceptualizes early blogging and online diary writing as “technologies of the self,” that is, procedures through which practitioners enacted certain ...
The Mutual Domestication of Users and Algorithmic Recommendations on Netflix
This article examines the mutual domestication of users and recommendation algorithms on Netflix. Based on 25 interviews with users and an inductive analysis of their practices and profiles on the platform, we discuss five ...
Voicing the Web: The Trajectories of Blogging in the United States and France
The World Wide Web has turned into an important means to share voice, that is, the narratives through which individuals give a public account of their lives. This dissertation analyzes how this key cultural process came ...
Comunicación y política en clave digital: las redes sociales y el proceso electoral 2017-2018
En el chat familiar de WhatsApp, un agitado debate emerge en lo que había sido un grupo tranquilo. El motivo de la discordia: un meme de Fabricio Alvarado sobre su participación en un debate televisivo. Para “Catalina”, ...
Populism, Media, and Misinformation in Latin America
Latin America has had a long, complex, and complicated relationship with populism. Political figures in the region are usually considered some of the very founders or most iconic representatives of populism (De la Torre, ...
Follow the Networks
On February 27, 1994, three Costa Rican engineers took an afternoon flight from San José to Managua, Nicaragua. The timing for this trip was good in more ways than one. Little by little, more than a decade of war in the ...
The mechanisms of “incidental news consumption”: An eye tracking study of news interaction on Facebook
This exploratory study examines how participants incidentally consumed news on social media through an eye tracking analysis of their visual interaction with posts on Facebook. By interaction, we refer to the attention ...