Siva Vaidhyanathan on the social media giant.
UVA's Department of Media Studies analyzes media culture, technology, labor, literacy, policy, infrastructure, and inequity. Our goal is to provide students with the tools to evaluate and shape media. With global reach, our faculty and students examine media from a variety of perspectives that include media history, aesthetics and form, audience analysis, media uses, the impact of media on public opinion, and the relations between media and the law.
David Nemer discusses the resurrection of the Dancing Coffin Crew meme.
Chris Ali discusses a new gap in education.
David Nemer asks, in Salon, "Is Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's right-wing president, the new Jim Jones?"
CBS 29 News speaks with Siva Vaidhyanathan.
Andrea Press reflects on the series in Shondaland.
Aniko Bodroghkozy in The Conversation.
Read Siva Vaidhyanathan's op-ed in The Guardian.
Lana Swartz's work on Venmo,Twitter and the COVID-19 crisis is featured on BuiltIn.
Aynne Kokas in The Diplomat.
David Nemer in Le Monde.
Aniko Bodroghkozy in Camera Obscura.