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 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 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.
Anne Goodwin published a piece on Benjamin Johnson and my work into spoilers and enjoyment. You can find the piece here.
The Today Show posted an article describing my and Benjamin K. Johnson‘s research on personality traits, spoilers, and enjoyment.
The Huffington Post presented an overview of spoilers research to date, including an in-depth discussion of our research into need for cognition, need for affect, and the relationship between spoilers and enjoyment. The article can be found here.
Science of Us discusses the contradictory research findings regarding the impact of spoilers and enjoyment, mentioning our research on personality traits and the relationship between spoilers and narrative experience. The article is here.