In the past few months, the spoiler research carried out by Benjamin Johnson and myself has been featured in a number of publications. In May 2019, Thrive featured our work in a story on spoiler stress and television enjoyment. In April, Allison Eden from Michigan State University spoke about our work into horror fans and…
On March 7 & 8, 2019, I will be visiting the Centre for Media Studies at the University of British Columbia to give a guest lecture on Twitter and the commodification of political narratives. More information on the event can be found on the Centre’s website.
On March 5, I appeared on Maine Calling to discuss social media shaming. You can find the episode here.
On January 30, 2019, I appeared on Maine Calling to discuss the recent scandals surrounding Facebook. Fellow guests were Rich Brooks and Amanda O’Brien. You can find the show here.
Starting in November 2018, I am part of the Maine Humanities Council “World in your library” speaker series. This program features Maine-based speakers, and my talk will center on social media and democracy.
On November 1, Penny Rheingans (University of Maine), Kim McKeage (Husson University), and myself appeared on Maine Public to discuss algorithms, social media, and information literacy. You can listen to the episode here.
I am very excited to announce that on June 4 and 5 I will be speaking at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Radboud University Nijmegen on my book. Specific details regarding the talk at the RU can be found here.
In May 2018, UMaine Today published a piece on the social and political impact of the #MeToo movement. The article, which can be found here, featured work by Professor Amy Blackstone (Sociology, University of Maine) and myself.
On April 12, I will be a part of a panel on “The media and #MeToo” with Brett Anderson (New Orleans Times -Picayune), Amy Blackstone (Professor of Sociology, UMaine), and Susan Gardner (Director, Rising Tide Center). We will discuss issues and challenges arising from reports of sexual harassment on social media. The panel will start…
In January, I was a guest on Maine Public’s Maine Calling. Together with Brooke Foucault Welles from Northeastern University, I discussed my book and the face of politics in the age of Twitter. You can find the interview here.