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Content, Context, and Critique

Jessica Hullman, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Elaheh Momeni, Eytan Adar
2015 Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing - CSCW '15  
We present the results of a qualitative study of commenting around visualizations published on a mainstream news outlet, The Economist's Graphic Detail blog.  ...  Online data journalism, including visualizations and other manifestations of data stories, has seen a recent surge of interest.  ...  Other comments that explicitly critiqued the visualization focused more on the limitations of the selected data.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2675133.2675207 dblp:conf/cscw/HullmanDMA15 fatcat:wx55atjsgbc2hdgxljgalgeeem

If Content is King, Context is its Crown

Pelle Snickars, Mediarep.Org
2020 VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture  
Departing from Schmidt's recent MacTaggart lecture this article tries to track the coded consequences of TV as data, not the least from an audiovisual heritage perspective.  ...  The future of television—if former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has his way—will use computational modes to attract viewers, structure results, contextual queries and/or evolving viewing patterns within an  ...  /blog/hinchcliffe/how-social-media-and-big-data-will-unleash-what-we-know/1533 (30 September 2011).  ... 
doi:10.25969/mediarep/14045 fatcat:wcx34f2r45b5lkxsonzhfyphqu

Surfacing Misconceptions Through Visualization Critique [article]

Amy Rae Fox, Taylor Jackson Scott
2020 arXiv   pre-print
While many introductory courses in visualization address best practices for visual encoding of data based on perceptual characteristics, as cognitive scientists, we place equal value on representational  ...  decisions based on communicative context: how the representation is intended to be used.  ...  one you judge to be ineffective. • You should find visualizations "in the wild", rather than texts or blogs on information visualization, where the graphic has already been analyzed and/or critiqued.  ... 
arXiv:2010.03747v1 fatcat:wy6hl6yvwffi5fcjpxsklrxfsq

Aestheticizing Google critique: A 20-year retrospective

Richard Rogers
2018 Big Data & Society  
With Google marking its 20th year online, the piece provides a retrospective of cultural commentary and select works of Google art that have transformed the search engine into an object of critical interest  ...  Among the critiques that have taken shape in the works to be discussed here are objects and subjects brought into being by Google (such as 'spammy neighbourhoods'), Googlization, Google's information politics  ...  It resides in not so much a deep but a kind of pitiful web, which does not garner (engine) traffic, and does not have any comments on its blogs, any ratings on its sites and is never liked, even if the  ... 
doi:10.1177/2053951718768626 fatcat:mtnhekqn7rachh3mrvrekaab5e

Race and racism in Internet Studies: A review and critique

Jessie Daniels
2012 New Media & Society  
Then, drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives, including Hall's spectacle of the Other and DuBois's view of white culture, the paper offers an analysis and critique of the field, in particular the  ...  Race and racism persist online in ways that are both new and unique to the Internet, alongside vestiges of centuries-old forms that reverberate significantly both offline and on.  ...  how power is shifted and relayered through the interactional features of blog writing and commenting (Mitra and Gajjala, 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444812462849 fatcat:s7vgwd2atncqtkij22of3j63yq

Unspoken Criticism: Audiovisual Forms of Critique as Fair Use

Alec Fisher
2021 ˜The œColumbia journal of law & the arts  
that largely critique or comment on an original work in a non-spoken, visual manner.  ...  This reaction is frequently extemporaneous, though it need not be, and it may or may not include other graphical, visual, or audio elements that lend emphasis and context to the participant's commentary  ...  that largely critique or comment on an original work in a non-spoken, visual manner.  ... 
doi:10.52214/jla.v44i2.7825 fatcat:6yd4kihydrfhjdg3t4n7alxtoi

Network Culture and Social Media at Global and Local Scale

Şafak Erkayhan
2014 Journal of Media Critiques  
Egypt first blogs who use Arabic content.  ...  , disorderliness, context and connection.  ... 
doi:10.17349/jmc114201 fatcat:oac4pu4yrjhqvl5ix6wjbhx5ee

Which Alternative? A Critical Analysis of YouTube-Comments in Anti-Fascist Protest

Christina Neumayer
2012 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
The argument is based on an analysis of YouTube-comments in anti-fascist protests taking place in East Germany in 2011.  ...  The article concludes with a discussion of the emancipative potential of social web platforms such as YouTube to support the struggle from below and to give voice to oppressed political positions.  ...  Within his framework a discourse is a way of representing certain aspects of the world in texts, including visual images and sound.  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v10i1.313 fatcat:7x2vp6sykjhnxc2jxyetvsppu4

Which Alternative? A Critical Analysis of YouTube-Comments in Anti-Fascist Protest

Christina Neumayer
2012 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
The argument is based on an analysis of YouTube-comments in anti-fascist protests taking place in East Germany in 2011.  ...  The article concludes with a discussion of the emancipative potential of social web platforms such as YouTube to support the struggle from below and to give voice to oppressed political positions.  ...  Within his framework a discourse is a way of representing certain aspects of the world in texts, including visual images and sound.  ... 
doi:10.31269/vol10iss1pp56-65 fatcat:hlo5eimperderj2udlz4oxg4ke

Framing Openness. The Digital Circulation of Israel's National Photographic Memory

Nathalie Casemajor
2014 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
This decision echoes a broader trend towards the "opening" of large data sets on the Web ("open data", "open archives", "open government").  ...  Digitized and published online, this archive functions as a visual memorial of Israel, an example of what Jan Assman calls "bonding memory", a form of memory that connects individuals to a political body  ...  This decision came at a time when the idea of opening digital data and contents was becoming increasingly popular in cultural and information policies worldwide.  ... 
doi:10.31269/vol12iss1pp286-298 fatcat:te4iioerfvc5ldmlc4o4b7snxq

Framing Openness. The Digital Circulation of Israel's National Photographic Memory

Nathalie Casemajor
2014 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
This decision echoes a broader trend towards the "opening" of large data sets on the Web ("open data", "open archives", "open government").  ...  Digitized and published online, this archive functions as a visual memorial of Israel, an example of what Jan Assman calls "bonding memory", a form of memory that connects individuals to a political body  ...  This decision came at a time when the idea of opening digital data and contents was becoming increasingly popular in cultural and information policies worldwide.  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v12i1.513 fatcat:xxlck7qqljd4fmcoo7ocymcl3a

OUP accepted manuscript

2019 Communication, Culture & Critique  
Based on 25 interviews with users and an inductive analysis of their practices and profiles on the platform, we discuss five dynamics through which this mutual domestication occurs: personalization, or  ...  This article examines the mutual domestication of users and recommendation algorithms on Netflix.  ...  and personalized visuals" (Chandrashekar et al., 2017) .  ... 
doi:10.1093/ccc/tcz025 fatcat:ixjwfjod5zhdlgj2kuocmaxrvq

Negotiating the New Media Platforms: Youth and Political Images in Kenya

Lynete Lusike Mukhongo
2014 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
New media platforms, particularly social networks act as vehicles for visual representation of a nation's political discourse among the youth.  ...  ; or whether it allows the youth to circumvent government surveillance tactics and afford nations an opportunity to correct the media hegemony by rewriting their own stories on a platform that is not just  ...  the use of images posted on Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.  ... 
doi:10.31269/vol12iss1pp328-341 fatcat:zofwo5bpdbcjvcr5nfkyabm2w4

Negotiating the New Media Platforms: Youth and Political Images in Kenya

Lynete Lusike Mukhongo
2014 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
New media platforms, particularly social networks act as vehicles for visual representation of a nation's political discourse among the youth.  ...  ; or whether it allows the youth to circumvent government surveillance tactics and afford nations an opportunity to correct the media hegemony by rewriting their own stories on a platform that is not just  ...  the use of images posted on Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v12i1.509 fatcat:wacp4bb7tfcybjafmn45auznxu

The Flâneur, the Badaud and Empathetic Worker

Ekaterina Petrovna Netchitailova
2014 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
The experience of Facebook's users is explored through the juxtaposition of two terms: the flâneur and the badaud, and a third term is proposed, the one of an empathetic worker, by applying critical media  ...  In this paper, based on the development of the 'empathic' badaud in France at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries, I draw some parallels with a Facebook user.  ...  Users of Facebook also provide data and content for the site, making it more appealing for use, through photos, comments, etc.  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v12i1.500 fatcat:2slmob64xfa4zd5ravnx2ujxii
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