Siva Vaidhyanathan pens this piece for Wired on Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckberg's recent congressional testimony.
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In his latest op-ed piece for the Guardian, Siva Vaidhyanathan expounds on Zuckerberg's recent talk at Georgetown University as what can only be described as 'a manifesto that can only be called incoherent'.
Congratulations to Chris Ali, who was elected Vice Chair of the Communication Law and Policy Division of the International Communication Association.
Siva Vaidhyanathan speaks with Clarín on the recent Trump video and the ramifications of extreme videos and the political fallout they have.
UVA Today speaks with Elizabeth Ellcessor on her course Disability and Media, and her research on disability representation, access technologies, and disabled people as media audiences and creators.
Elizabeth Ellcessor weighs in with the Washington Post in their article covering YouTube creators with disabilities using the site to share their experiences and educate others.
Slate has published an article by Siva Vaidhyanathan marking the U.S. Attorney General's request for Facebook to scrap the launch of their new encryption for messaging services.
Jack Hamilton speaks with Studio 360 on the 50th anniversary of the Jackson 5's debut single "I Want You Back".
CTVNews.ca's article of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's past racist costumes expands on the ideas of blackface, brownface, and brown voice. Brown voice is the central idea behind Shilpa Dave's Indian Accents.
UVA Today speaks with media studies third years Ali Sullivan & Norah Mulinda about their internship experience with Charlottesville Tomorrow.
Aynne Kokas in The Diplomat.
David Nemer in Le Monde.
Aniko Bodroghkozy in Camera Obscura.