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Investigating infodemic – researchers, students and journalists work together to explore the online circulation of COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracies

The following is cross-posted from the blog of the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. Over the past year researchers and students at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London have contributed to a series of collaborative digital investigations into the online circulation of COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracies. As part of a pilot […]

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How might the Global Data Barometer promote critical engagements with data infrastructures?

The following is cross-posted from the Global Data Barometer. I’ll be helping to advise the project drawing on my research on the politics of open and public data, including Data Worlds. I’m delighted to be joining the Global Data Barometer project. My role will be to help to review, write-up and reflect on the implications […]

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New article: “Journalism aggregators: an analysis of Longform.org”

An article on “Journalism aggregators: an analysis of Longform.org” co-authored by Marco Braghieri, Tobias Blanke and I has just been published in Journalism Research. The article is open access and available in both English and German. Here’s the abstract: What is the role and significance of digital long-form content aggregators in contemporary journalism? This article […]

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Ways of Listening to Forests

I’m co-organising a project on “Ways of Listening to Forests” with the Public Data Lab exploring different practices and projects of forest listening, in association with the Critical Zones exhibition at ZKM curated by Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel. You can find out more about the project here and here’s an excerpt from the project description: How can […]

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New Digital Studies book series on Amsterdam University Press

To coincide with the launch of The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice, today we’re also launching a new Digital Studies book series on Amsterdam University Press. This is co-edited together with Tobias Blanke, Liliana Bounegru, Carolin Gerlitz, Sabine Niederer and Richard Rogers. We are particularly pleased to have this series based at […]

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“The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice” now published on Amsterdam University Press

The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice (which I co-edited with Liliana Bounegru) is out today on Amsterdam University Press (AUP) as part of a new Digital Studies book series which is also launching today. It is also available as an open access PDF which you can find linked to from the book’s […]

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“Data Worlds” under contract with MIT Press

I’m pleased to announce that my book on Data Worlds: The Politics Open and Public Data in the Digital Age is now under contract at MIT Press. 🎊 📖 The book has been a long time in the making and builds on over a decade of research and engagements with public data practices, cultures, projects […]

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Call for Papers: “Critical Technical Practice(s) in Digital Research”, Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies

A call for papers on “Critical Technical Practice(s) in Digital Research” has just been published by Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, for a special issue I’m guest editing with Daniela van Geenen (University of Siegen), Dr. Karin van Es (Utrecht University). The text of the call is available here and […]

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“Critical Zones” featured in New York Times “Best Art Books of 2020”

Critical Zones: The Science and Politics of Landing on Earth edited by Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel on MIT Press (to which I contributed a chapter on the “Datafication of Forests”) has been featured on the New York Times’s list of “Best Art Books of 2020”. ✨ 📖 🌱 ‘CRITICAL ZONES: THE SCIENCE AND POLITICS […]

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New Book: “Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access” (MIT Press, 2020)

MIT Press have recently published a new book on Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access edited by Martin Eve and myself. The book aims to provide a “critical inquiry into the politics, practices, and infrastructures of open access and the reconfiguration of scholarly communication in digital societies”. My chapter, “Infrastructural […]

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