Publications

Related to Megan Boler’s Research Project “Rethinking Media, Democracy, and Citizenship”

Boler, Megan. Digital media and democracy: Tactics in hard times. Mit Press, 2010.
Publisher’s profile page, with free download of Introduction here.

Moderator for Panel “Media Coverage and the U.S. Election Campaigns: Race, Gender, and Identity Politics in the 2008 Presidential Race” with the participation of Dr. Anna Everett, Dr. Todd Gitlin, Dr. Rick Salutin, Center for the Study of the United States 2008-2009 Lecture Series, Munk Center, University of Toronto, October 15, 2008.
http://digimed-jhi.pbwiki.com/Events

Boler, Megan. “The Transmission of Political Critique after 9/11:“A New Form of Desperation”?.” M/C Journal 9.1 (2006).

Boler, Megan. “The Daily Show, Crossfire, and the will to truth.” Scan Journal of Media Arts Culture 3.1 (2006). http://scan.net.au/

Boler, Megan. “The Daily Show and Political Activism. Changing the World, One Laugh at a Time.” Counterpunch, 2007

Boler, Megan and Stephen Turpin. “Ironic Citizenship, or Coping with Complicity in Spectacular Society,” New Network Theory International Conference, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Institute of Network Cultures, University of Amsterdam (2007 June).

Schmidt, Andrea and Megan Boler. “Will New Media Save Democracy?” CommonDreams, 2007.

Schmidt, Andrea. “Politics for Consumption: How war bloggers feed the spectacle,” Digital Dissent, User-Generated Content, and Web-Based Publics: Reconceptualizing Citizenship, Resistance, and Political Media. International Communication Association, Montreal, May 2008. pdf

Burwell, Catherine. “Calling on the Colbert Nation: Fandom, Politcs and Parody in an Age of Media Convergence.” Presented at Tactics of Resistance Conference, University of Western Ontario, October 2007, and Digital Dissent, User-Generated Content, and Web-Based Publics: Reconceptualizing Citizenship, Resistance, and Political Media, International Communication Association, Montreal, May 2008. pdf. Revised version published in Megan Boler and Ted Gournelos, eds., Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication, Vol. 18, #2, September 2008. ms pdf