“If True:” The Boolean Logic of Political Reporting
BuzzFeed’s recent report claiming sources indicated that President Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress may be the final nail in his coffin, if true. If true. These two…
WTF is the “free and open” internet anyways?
If you have spent any time on social media in the last couple weeks, you have surely seen the news that FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, is trying to roll back…
Some Thoughts on Charlottesville
Like many people, I’ve been very upset by the events in Charlottesville over the last weekend. Like many people, I feel like a should do something, but I also feel…
Irony and the Organic Intellectuals of the Alt-Right
I first stumbled across the term “alt-right” during my dissertation research in 2014, specifically as I was slogging through the thousands of threads and comments about GamerGate. A variety of…
Check out my interview with Ken Cagne about my dissertation, Reddit, GamerGate and politics in the digital era!
AMA Session on Reddit
If you are interested in Reddit, politics, GamerGate, check out my AMA with the Reddit community about my dissertation. I’m called a Nazi at least once!
Publics and Counterpublics on the Front Page of the Internet
You can find a copy of my dissertation here: http://search.proquest.com/docview/1719155030?pq-origsite=gscholar. You can also download a copy from my website here: http://blog.noahspringer.com/publics-and-counterpublics/