Tag: make magazine

Research Post: Make Magazine and the Maker Faire

Research Post: Make Magazine and the Maker Faire

My article “‘We Need a Showing of All Hands’: Technological Utopianism in Make Magazine” will be published next month in the Journal of Communication Inquiry, and is already available to those with access through the Sage website. If you’d like a copy, let me know. Here’s a short summary, but the article provides much more …

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Recent Stuff Roundup: Teaching, City/Regional Magazines, Research

Recent Stuff Roundup: Teaching, City/Regional Magazines, Research

This has been an exceptionally hectic week, including both my trip to the National Communication Association conference in San Francisco, where I presented, and the usual pre-Thanksgiving shuffle of student assignments and meetings on campus. So, in lieu of an original blog post this week, I’ll give you a roundup of some recent stuff that …

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Doing Research with Digital Magazine Editions

Doing Research with Digital Magazine Editions

I recently completed a first version of a research paper on MAKE magazine, the DIY publication for “makers” who like to create anything from home garden gear to robots to open-source cars. It was a fun project, including an analysis of the text of the magazine and a visit to the Maker Faire last May …

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