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PhD Thesis: Chapter 1: Methods and Sources

This project uses Foucauldian notions of discourse analysis[1] as a theoretical and methodological framework, and content analysis as a secondary method. This chapter describes the key concepts and benefits of such an approach, and maps the project in the light of the methodological approach. The chapter then investigates the sources used for the project, examining the poster collections available, and considering the impact of digitisation. Digitisation facilitated access to a wider range of sources that…

[MEDIA] How can social media affect an election? #GE2019 for @ManMetUni

I've been talking about social media and elections again ... who knew I'd have to do this so frequently? An extract: Social media is more embedded in people’s lives than ever before – most people don’t overthink their use of digital platforms. The four biggest platforms currently in use (albeit differently by different demographics) are Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram. Three of those are owned by Facebook and, as Hilary Clinton said recently, “When Facebook is the…

[MEDIA] How Video Games Can Be Harnessed for Worship by @GeekDadGamer in @Telegraph

If you're near Exeter, look out for this event, on how video games can be harnessed for worship, with Andy Robertson aka @geekdadgamer - about which he has written more in the Telegraph today, and for which I contributed a small bit: This quote is from my article Social Media, Peer Surveillance, Spiritual Formation, and Mission: Practising ChristianFaith in a Surveilled Public Space in Surveillance and Society Journal, which I mentioned to Andy in a conversation.

[LIFE] Taking Time Out at #GB19

Well, wasn't Greenbelt 2019 fabulous. I always have lots of things listed to go to: I managed to go to: Friday: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) Lucy Spraggan Saturday: Caught the end of Nadia Bolz Weber 'A Shameless Conversation' Conversation with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby Beer and Hymns Extra special was celebrating a Sara Batts upcoming wedding with our Dave Walker t-shirts: Russell Brand in Conversation Fantastic Negrito at Table *that…

[QUOTED] as @BishopStAlbans opens the #CofECharter debate in @UKHouseofLords

Thanks to Peter Crumpler for spotting my mention in the House of Lords this week (it's 6 minutes into the video): Church of England digital charter leading the way globally, says UK Government minister. Read more at https://t.co/0NOoSJ6tDx Watch the @BishopStAlbans open the #CofECharter debate in the @UKHouseofLords: pic.twitter.com/bawmrdqsrD — The Church of England (@churchofengland) July 12, 2019 I'm trying to remember which publication or speaking space I used those exact words in, but said…