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Making sense of the newspaper crisis: A critical assessment of existing research and an agenda for future work
This article analyzes recent research on the newspaper crisis. It discusses how authors have examined the sources, manifestations, and implications of this crisis, and the proposals to resolve it. In addition, the essay ...
Inventing Twitter: An iterative approach to new media development
This article analyzes the creation of Twitter by developing an iterative approach that accounts for feedback loops between developers and users, sequences of interaction between these actors over time, and the various ...
Visual communication in practice: A texto-material approach to WhatsApp in Mexico City
With more than 2 billion users, WhatsApp is one of the most important mobile technologies in the world. Accordingly, scholarly interest in WhatsApp has grown in recent years. However, studies have tended to separate ...
At the intersection of content and materiality: A texto-material perspective on agency in the use of media technologies
En la Intersección entre el Contenido y la Materialidad: Una Perspectiva Texto‐Material sobre el Uso de las Tecnologías de los Medios
콘텐츠와 물질화의 상호교차: 미디어 테크놀로지들에 사용에 대한 텍스트- 물질 관점의 연구
An der Schnittstelle zwischen Inhalt und Materialität: Ein texto‐stofflicher Blick auf die Nutzung von Medientechnologien
Nier les noœuds et la fragmentation liquide : développer les conversations sur la diffusion, les réseaux sociaux et la fragmentation
This article examines the scholarship on agency in the appropriation of information and communication technologies in communication and media research and science and technology studies. Work in these fields has been limited ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Internet as a transnational project: Connecting Central America through computer networks (1990-1996)
This article argues that transnational flows of knowledge, data, and technologies are not only an actual feature of the Internet, but rather a constitutive characteristic of its historical development. To make this case, ...
Folk theories of algorithmic recommendations on Spotify: Enacting data assemblages in the global South
This paper examines folk theories of algorithmic recommendations on Spotify in order to make visible the cultural specificities of data assemblages in the global South. The study was conducted in Costa Rica and draws on ...
Uncertain Knowledge. Studying “Truth” and “Conspiracies” in the Digital Age
It is nowadays commonplace to find statements about how the web has increased the circulation and reach of “conspiracy theories”. In France, the attack on the Capitol by .QAnon activists in January 2021, and before that ...