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Also, has the “fake news” moment already passed for academics?
“We realized that context and explanation, we should take those things to an almost radical level.”
“Desde un punto de vista editorial, nos dimos cuenta de que debemos llevar la contextualización y la explicación a un nivel casi radical”.
“Nostalgia provides reassurance and self-gratification, but it is also intellectually and socially stultifying. It is time to move on, make sense of the present by learning from history, not by clinging to it, in order to help shape more productive futures.”
“La nostalgia, tanto en el periodismo como en la academia, no es productiva; el presente está maduro para reflexionar sobre el pasado como una vía para imaginar nuevos futuros”.
From the “hermeneutics of quantum gravity” to the “conceptual penis,” attempted hoaxes tell us that our contemporary problems around truth are both cultural and structural.
“Fears of mass manipulation by new media are as old as mass media themselves. Almost every expansion of media or new media technology provoked paranoia about the contagious emotions of ‘the masses.'”
We sift through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the most interesting studies about social and digital media published in 2015.