Distraction Span: Technologies of Productive Disruption

Alex Juhasz and Brian Goldfarb initiate a conversation about social media that sidesteps the panic over youth and digital distraction, and instead looks head-on at their everyday engagements with mobile devices and social networking. Our aim is to challenge pathologizing discourses that frame young users of social media as simultaneously victims and threat.

Published in MediaCommons, The New Everyday, 2011-04-05

with Brian Goldfarb

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Topics: Critical Internet Studies |  Curatorial, Editor, Organizer |  Media Studies |  Pedagogy | 

Alexandra Juhasz