On March 5, I appeared on Maine Calling to discuss social media shaming. You can find the episode here.
Maine Calling: Facebook – how will recent scandals affect the social media giant?
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.
Maine Humanities Council
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.
Algorithms: How do they affect our daily lives?
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.
Constructing Digital Cultures: Lectures in at the VU and the RU in the Netherlands
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.
UMaine Today: Call for change
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.
The Media and #MeToo
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…
Maine Calling: Politics in the Age of Twitter
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.
Anecdotal: Anne Goodwin’s blog
Anne Goodwin published a piece on Benjamin Johnson and my work into spoilers and enjoyment. You can find the piece here.
Today Show: “Spoiler alert! Why some people want to know what happens next”
The Today Show posted an article describing my and Benjamin K. Johnson‘s research on personality traits, spoilers, and enjoyment.