What’s New and Upcoming!

Upcoming Talks:

  • “Children, youth and media”. Panel Discussion with Bronwen Low, Krys Verrall, and Sara Grimes, and Megan Boler, Center for Media and Culture in Education, OISE/UT.   Friday September 30, 4 to 6 pm
  • Mobility Shifts Conference, New School University, New York, October 15, 2011

Boler in the Media:
Megan Boler
Media displays social media double standard (Audio Interview)
CBC Radio – Airplay, August 17, 2011

Megan Boler
UK Social Networks boomerang
All Africa, August 13, 2011

Megan Boler
U.K. riots reveal social media double standard
CBC News, August 10, 2011

Research and Publications: This summer we have been making headway designing our survey to commence my 3-year funded SSHRC Research Project, “Social Media in the Hands of Young Citizens: evolving forms of participatory democracy.”  Dr. Ian Reilly and I are just finishing an essay for publication titled “Satire and Social Change: The Rally to Restore Sanity and the Future of Politics”, and Kelly Ladd and I are finishing up a paper intended for First Monday on “Women Make Vlogs”, summarizing our research into the gender politics and experience of women vloggers on YouTube.

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