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How much work goes in to a 5 minute interview on air? A rumination on the unpaid labour that academics do in talking to journalists and other academics.
PhDigital is a podcast about the internet, the people who live on it, and the people who research it. Episode 3 sees Tim Squirrell talking to Jon Greenaway, aka The Lit Crit Guy, about social media, higher education, and more.
Tim Squirrell talks to Joe Ondrak about creepypasta, Slender Man, Candle Cove, tulpas, Ian Hacking, post-postmodernism and fake news, on the second episode of the PhDigital podcast.
Using pushshift.io and data visualisation tools, there is enormous scope for using digital methods to analyse social news site Reddit. Here are 10 ways to do it, with examples from The_Donald and white supremacist subreddits.
PhDigital is a podcast about the internet, the people who live on it, and the people who research it. The first episode is now available on iTunes. In it, Tim Squirrell talks to Annie Kelly, a PhD researcher in American Studies at the University of East Anglia, where she analyses anti-feminist communities including Return of Kings, A Voice for Men, and the KotakuInAction subreddit.
Second part of an ongoing series engaging with the “scientific evidence” for incel ideology. Examining the claim that “looks matter most” to women, and that there’s a “minimum level of attractiveness” before women care about personality at all or will consider a man as a potential partner.
Incels claim that there is “scientific evidence” that women rate men’s personalities based on their looks, and so personality doesn’t matter at all. In this piece, the first in the series Debunking the Blackpill, we pick apart the evidence for that claim.