Virtual Neighborhoods of Support and Activism
The author's examination shows that what virtual intersex communities represent, from personal blogs to email lists, is the opportunity for those isolated by the nature of their treatment and the geographic distance that often stands between them, and others like them, to feel a sense of belonging, to exchange information, and, in the process, to generate productive noise.
"... will be widely cited ... a springboard for new ways of conceptualizing advertising in increasingly new, nontraditional media forms."
The Rise of Journalistic Double-Mindedness, 1917–1941
Increasingly, Americans are turning away from the traditional press––especially newspapers––for the news of the day. In fact, by May 2009, a Pew survey revealed that 63 percent of Americans said they would not miss their paper if it ceased publishing. Inspired by the works of Pierre Bourdieu, James Carey, and Michael Schudson, this work finds that journalism’s current problems with pertinence lies within an unreflexive relationship with those who would offer the helping hand of propaganda materials.
The Effects of Animation and Arousing Content
Expands our knowledge of how people process internet advertising and adds significantly to our understanding of how to present information on the web.