A Companion to New Media Dynamics

An article I coauthored with Jussi Parikka titled, Learning from Network Dysfunctionality: Accidents, Enterprise and Small Worlds of Infection, is due out in this big hardcover collection edited by Hartley, Burgess and Bruns.

One for the library!
Details…
A Companion to New Media Dynamics
John Hartley (Editor), Jean Burgess (Editor), Axel Bruns (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4443-3224-7
Hardcover
512 pages
December 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
A Companion to New Media Dynamics presents a state-of-the-art collection of multidisciplinary readings that examine the origins, evolution, and cultural underpinnings of the media of the digital age in terms of dynamic change.

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors

Introduction
John Hartley, Jean Burgess and Axel Bruns

Part 1 – Approaches and Antecedents

1. Media Studies and New Media Studies
Sean Cubitt 

2. The Future of Digital Humanities Is a Matter of Words
Willard McCarty

3. Media Dynamics and the Lessons of History: The ‘Gutenberg Parenthesis’ as Restoration Topos
Thomas Pettitt

4. Literature and Culture in the Age of the New Media: Dynamics of Evolution and Change
Peter Swirski

5. The Economics of New Media
John Quiggin

6. The End of Audiences? Theoretical Echoes of Reception amidst the Uncertainties of Use
Sonia Livingstone and Ranjana Das

7. The Emergence of Next Generation Internet Users
William H. Dutton and Grant Blank

8. National Web Studies: The Case of Iran Online
Richard Rogers, Esther Weltevrede, Sabine Niederer and Erik Borra

Part 2 – Dynamics of Change

Agency

9. In the Habitus of the New: Structure, Agency and the Social Media Habitus
Zizi Papacharissi and Emily Easton

10. Long Live Wikipedia? Sustainable Volunteerism and the Future of Crowdsourced Knowledge
Andrew Lih

Mobility

11. Changing Media with Mobiles
Gerard Goggin

12. Make Room for the Wii: Game Consoles and the Construction of Space
Ben Aslinger

Enterprise

13. Improvers, Entertainers, Shockers and Makers
Charles Leadbeater

14. The Dynamics of Digital Multisided Media Markets: How Media Organisations Learn from the IT Industries How to Engage with an Active Audience
Patrik Wikström

Search

15. Search and Networked Attention
Alexander Halavais

16. Against Search – Towards a New Computational Logic of Media Accessibility
Pelle Snickars

Network

17. Evolutionary Dynamics of the Mobile Web
Indrek Ibrus

18. Pseudonyms and the Rise of the Real Name Web
Bernie Hogan

Surveillance

19. New Media and Changing Perceptions of Surveillance
Anders Albrechtslund

20. Lessons of the Leak: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, and the Changing Landscape of Media and Politics
Christoph Bieber

Part 3 – Forms, Platforms and Practices

Culture and Identity

21. Cybersexuality and Online Culture
Feona Attwood

22. Micro-celebrity and the Branded Self
Theresa M. Senft

23. Online Identity
Alice E. Marwick

24. Practices of Networked Identity
Jan-Hinrik Schmidt

Politics, Participation, Citizenship

25. The Internet and the Opening Up of Political Space
Stephen Coleman

26. The Internet as a Platform for Civil Disobedience
Cherian George

27. Parody, Performativity, and Play: The Reinvigoration of Citizenship through Political Satire
Jeffrey P. Jones

28. The Politics of Platforms
Tarleton Gillespie 

29. From Homepages to Network Profiles: Balancing Personal and Social Identity
Axel Bruns

Knowledge and New Generations

30. The New Media Toolkit
Mark Pesce

31. Materiality, Description and Comparison as Tools for Cultural Difference Analysis
Basile Zimmermann

32. Learning from Network Dysfunctionality: Accidents, Enterprise and Small Worlds of Infection
Jussi Parikka and Tony D. Sampson

33. Young People Online
Lelia Green and Danielle Brady

34. Beyond Generations and New Media
Kate Crawford and Penelope Robinson

Index

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About Virality

Tony D. Sampson is Reader in Digital Culture and Communications at the University of East London. A former musician, he studied computer technology and cultural theory before receiving a PhD in sociology from the University of Essex. His publications include The Spam Book, coedited with Jussi Parikka (Hampton Press, 2009), Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks (University of Minnesota Press, 2012), The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture (University of Minnesota Press, 2016) and Affect and Social Media (Rowman and Littlefield, due 2018). He is organizer and host of the Affect and Social Media conferences in the UK, a co-founder of Club Critical Theory and Director of the EmotionUX Lab at UEL. He occasionally blogs at: https://viralcontagion.wordpress.com/ Full academic profile: https://www.uel.ac.uk/Staff/s/tony-sampson
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