Anthropology roundup: “Public e-seminar on media practices and the radical imagination”

  Public e-seminar on media practices and the radical imagination media/anthropology by John Postill By Veronica Barassi via EASA Media Anthropology Network mailing list We will be launching our next e-seminar on Tuesday 25 October 2016 at 00:00 GMT. If you are new to the list, our e-seminars run for a period of 2 weeks and … Read more

NYT asks: “Is Istanbul Safe? What Travelers Should Know… Istanbul news roundup…

Is Istanbul Safe? What Travelers Should Know. New York Times A suicide attack Tuesday night at Istanbul Ataturk Airport killed dozens of people and wounded more than 200. Here’s what travelers should know … Brussels to Istanbul: Two airports, two bloody attacks – CNN Jihad in Istanbul – Wall Street Journal CBS News: Istanbul Suicide Bombers … Read more

Journalism agenda: “David Carr dead at 58… A new Tow Center report on false rumors online…

  NYT columnist David Carr dead at 58 David Carr, a New York Times media critic who was known for sharp wit and blunt style and overcame drug addiction to become one of America’s most respected journalists, died Thursday at age 58. David Carr’s First Big Scoop  Slate Articles by Leon Neyfakh David Carr was in his … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: 10 major tech conferences in 2015….. Ethan Zuckerman pieces on Global Voices Summit

  10 tech conferences around the world to attend in 2015 The Next Web by Ashley Hefnawy Ashley Hefnawy is an associate editor for Shutterstock’s blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Sexual insecurities found in Google search results  FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Seth Stephens-Davidowitz continues … Read more

Meanwhile in the US #ICantBreathe Grand Central Occupied

  Why cameras alone won’t protect black mens’ lives  …My heart’s in Accra I wasn’t expecting the grand jury to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. I was disappointed and outraged, but not surprised. Unfortunately, the response of local and state government in Ferguson to the shooting … Read more

#Ferguson burning after Grand Jury decisions. A roundup…

It’s Incredibly Rare For A Grand Jury To Do What Ferguson’s Just Did FiveThirtyEight – Ben Casselman – Nov 24, 6:30 PM – A St. Louis County grand jury on Monday decided not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson in the August killing of teenager Michael Brown. The decision wasn’t a surprise — … Read more

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