PMMA5201-Spring17 Readings & Material

Social Media & Civic Engagement

A good booklet on how many of our fundamental technologies work is McNamee et al, How the Internet Works: A guide for policy-makers. European Digital Rights. Also check out Julien Hopkins: How to Define Social Media – An Academic Summary.

This is very much a draft but it will be organized before term starts in Spring 2018. Until then its a notice board for organizing interesting/relevant material.

Badalge (2017) Our phones make us feel like social-media activists, but they’re actually turning us into bystanders Quartz

Magro (2017) Australians don’t loiter in public space – the legacy of colonial control by design The Conversation