digital intermediation

Public media and automation
Public service media and automation
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I’m super happy to announce a book chapter, co-authored with my colleague Jannick Sørensen, in The Values of Public Service Media in the Internet Society. Our chapter is titled Can Automated Strategies Work for PSM in a Network Society? Engaging Digital Intermediation for Informed Citizenry. 2020 was a tough year for everyone, all round. It…

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Cross-border Media Flows, Infrastructures and Imaginaries in a changing Asia-Pacific – USyd and HKU Symposium
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We performed our academic FIFO (Fly In Fly Out – thanks for the insights here Jolynna) duties recently at the first University of Sydney and Hong Kong University symposium, expertly crafted by Professor Heather Horst and Dr Tom McDonald. During the one day symposium, all researchers were asked to respond to the somewhat broad theme…

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Data Intermediation: Towards transparent public automated media
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I have just completed a world-wind European tour, giving lectures at some of the best media institutes this side of the planet. Thanks to all the folk who made this possible, and took the time to promote my work. I’d like to reflect on that work and the discussions I’ve had with many great people…

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Predictive Media: Our changing relationship with technology
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The following passage is a thought moment, and by no means exhaustive of placing the idea within existing theories/fields. It would be interesting, and probably the published version of this will do so, to align it with media and cultural studies, queer theory or perhaps discrimination studies. That said, here is a thought process… I…

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Digital First Personality: An overview
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EDIT: It is worth noting that News UK has teamed up with The Fifth to undertake exactly the point of this article. Read the Digiday article here. In around 2017, Mike Williams and I had a few beers (can I say that?) in one of the studios at the ABC with a view to thinking…

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Digital Intermediation: A study of automated media influencers
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Social media audiences consume approximately three percent of the entire amount of content published across platforms (Bärtl, 2018). Of this three percent, a small number of popular digital influencers create that content, for example Casey Neistat, Logan Paul, or Zoella that, arguably, leads to media homogenisation through the limited focus of popular themes and topics.…

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New Blog, New Research
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After a hiatus in publishing, I now have a brand new research blog! For those of you who remember, I had my old blog at jonathonhutchinson.com. But after accidentally letting that domain name expire, some internet soul purchased that space immediately and then wanted to sell it back to me for money that it just…

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