Month: October 2009

The Rhetoric of MySpace vs. Facebook

From Eszter Hargittai's scholarship to more recent work by marketing analytics firms, we know that race and socio-economic status shape MySpace and Facebook usage. Yet, it is the rhetoric used by participants that...

Category: Equity

Field Building and Scholarly Publication

As a new media researcher, I've struggled to find appropriate venues for publishing and disseminating my work. In the late nineties, when studies of online communities, cyberculture, and electronic gaming were still...

Category: Edtech