International Journal of Communication (19328036). 2018, Vol. 12, p1157-1165. 9p.
Privacy, Journalists, Learning & scholarship, Surveillance detection, and Middle class -- United States
Although privacy and surveillance affect different populations in disparate ways, they are often treated as monolithic concepts by journalists, privacy advocates, and researchers. Achieving privacy is especially difficult for those who are marginalized in other areas of life. This special section interrogates what privacy looks like at the margins, investigating a broad spectrum of issues, methodologies, and contexts. Many make an intervention into mainstream theories of privacy and surveillance, showing how examining the experiences of individuals outside the normative White, American, middle-class subject often complicates assumptions about how privacy operates. Others examine the mundane and the banal to analyze how power relations play out in everyday life. By incorporating research outside the canon of privacy research, and by advocating for projects that discuss more diverse conceptualizations of "the user" or the subject, we can envision a future for privacy scholarship that incorporates a wider set of harms and needs and encompasses the concerns of a larger base of citizens. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
International Journal of Communication (19328036). 2011, Vol. 5, p1375-1405-A. 32p. 7 Charts, 9 Graphs.
Journalists, Egyptian revolution, Egypt, 2011-, Tunisian Revolution, 2010-2011, and Transborder data flow
This article details the networked production and dissemination of news on Twitter during snapshots of the 2011 Tunisian and Egyptian Revolutions as seen through information flows-sets of near-duplicate tweets-across activists, bloggers, journalists, mainstream media outlets, and other engaged participants. We differentiate between these user types and analyze patterns of sourcing and routing information among them. We describe the symbiotic relationship between media outlets and individuals and the distinct roles particular user types appear to play. Using this analysis, we discuss how Twitter plays a key role in amplifying and spreading timely information across the globe. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]