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danah boyd talks SNS norms and identity (3 times)

boyd, danah. “None of this is Real.” Structures of Participation in Digital Culture. Ed. Joe Karaganis. New York: Social Science Research Council, 2008. 132–157. Print. boyd, danah. “Friends, Friendsters, and MySpace Top 8: Writing Community Into Being on Social Network … Continue reading

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in which I challenge danah boyd and Nicole Ellison to a semantic wrestling match

boyd, danah and Nicole Ellison. “Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship.” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 13.1 (2007): Article 11. n. pag. 28 January 2012.    True confession: I didn’t even reread this piece before I wrote this response. THAT’S … Continue reading

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Malcolm Coulthard could probably tell that I wrote this

Coulthard, Malcolm. “By Their Words Shall Ye Know Them.” Identity Trouble: Critical Discourse and Contested Identities. Ed. Caldas-Coulthard, Carmen Rosa and Rick Iedema. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Print. Well, if academia doesn’t work out, I think I found a backup … Continue reading

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Machin and Van Leeuwen trick me with “Branding the Self”

Machin, David, and Van Leeuwen, Theo. “Branding the Self.” Identity Trouble: Critical Discourse and Contested Identities. Ed. Caldas-Coulthard, Carmen Rosa and Rick Iedema. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Print. To tell the truth, I made some assumptions about what this chapter … Continue reading

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Introducing Identity Trouble

Caldas-Coulthard, Carmen Rosa and Rick Iedema. Identity Trouble: Critical Discourse and Contested Identities. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Print. Unlike the last one, this book is pretty dense, and so I’m going to break it down chapter by chapter. Introduction … Continue reading

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Lee Knuttila, anonymity, and the “fortuitous encounter”

Knuttila, Lee. “User unknown: 4chan, Anonymity, and Contingency.” First Monday: Peer-Reviewed Journal on the Internet16.10 (2011). N. pag. Web. Oh, boy. This one has taken me FOREVER to go through. On the one hand, I’m completely stoked to have another … Continue reading

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Alex Campbell and Skinhead Authenticity

Campbell, Alex. “The Search for Authenticity: An Exploration of an Online Skinhead Newsgroup.” New Media and Society 8 (2006): 269-94. Print. If something can be a mouthful or a handful, this article is a headful. It makes me feel so. … Continue reading

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