Search for dissertations about: "Media life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 303 swedish dissertations containing the words Media life.

  1. 1. Desire Lines : Towards a Queer Digital Media Phenomenology

    Author : Matilda Tudor; Stina Bengtsson; Sharif Mowlabocus; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digital media; queer; Russia; phenomenology; space; time; mobility; visibility; embodiment; discontinuity; Hornet; Growlr; VKontakte; Mamba; digitalt mediebruk; queer; Ryssland; fenomenologi; tid och rum; mobilitet; synlighet; kroppslighet; diskontinuitet; Hornet; Growlr; Vkontakte; Mamba; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores ways in which “queer digital media use” co-produces senses of space, time, and queer being in contemporary Russia. Considering the particular implications of (in)visibility for queer living, and the importance of compartmentalizing conflicting spheres, the study provides a grounded account of queer life lived with and through digital media in a context currently characterized by “anti-gay” sentiments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life-stowing from a Digital Media Perspective : Past, Present and Future

    Author : Alberto Frigo; Stina Bengtson; Jay David Bolter; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; life-stowing; tebahism; effortfull; life-logging; quantified self; selftracking; surveillance; sousveillance; archiving; syncretism; constructivist theory of perception; database aesthetics; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : While both public opinion and scholars around the world are currently pointing out the danger of increasingly popular life-logging devices, this book articulates this debate by distinguishing between automatic and manual life-logging approaches. Since new definitions of life-logging have excluded the latter approach and have been mainly focused on effortless life-logging technologies such as Google Glass and Quantified Self applications in general, the second part of this thesis theoretically frames life-stowing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smuggle, Frame, Shoot : Illicit Media Practices and Visual Insurgency from Lebanese Incarceration

    Author : Chafic T. Najem; Kari Andén-Papadopoulos; Malin Wahlberg; Anne Kaun; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; media studies; visual culture; media practice; media witnessing; digital activism; vulnerability; prison practices; prison representations; prison testimonies; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This research explores prisoners’ illicit use of digital-media technology during their incarceration in Lebanon. Prisoners smuggle cellphones and access internet and telecommunication connection to produce and mediate videos, images, and voice recordings documenting quotidian experiences of imprisonment, violent events, and the COVID-19 Pandemic inside the notorious and overcrowded Roumieh Central Prison. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ageism in the Media : Online Representations of Older People

    Author : Wenqian Xu; Annika Taghizadeh Larsson; Lars-Christer Hydén; Andreas Motel; Alexander Peine; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ageism; Power relations; Representations of older people; Third age; Social media logic; Ålderism; Maktrelationer; Representationer av äldre; Tredje åldern; Social medialogik;

    Abstract : Ageism is a social problem that has harmful effects on the wellbeing of older people and needs to be tackled. It is pervasive and evident in the media (e.g., films, television, print and social media). READ MORE

  5. 5. Using Social Media

    Author : Beata Jungselius; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social media; social photography; platforms; affordances; Instagram; likes; like;

    Abstract : The rise of social media platforms has changed how people interact. Mobile technologies with built-in, high-quality cameras offer new possibilities for people to document and share their everyday activities. Many consider these interaction-mediating devices to be important tools for facilitating people’s social life through use of social media. READ MORE