[Book Review] The Marketplace of Attention: How Audiences Take Shape in a Digital Age, by James G. Webster

Also looks interesting: Now that digitisation has revolutionised the media, what are we watching - and how? By Sharon Wheeler S o I’m sitting on the sofa, surfing rapidly through the Freeview channels on television. I’m checking three email accounts on my laptop, keeping a beady eye on Facebook, maintaining…

[BOOK REVIEW] Sharing our Lives Online: Risks and Exposure in Social Media, by David R. Brake

Another book to add to the wishlist, particularly related to my interests on identity (online): In Sharing our Lives Online, journalism scholar David Brake explores many of the potential harms from self-disclosure on social media. Through a combination of his empirical research on personal bloggers and a theoretical framing of the…