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danah boyd Explains The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Our Networked Societies

danah boyd Explains The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Our Networked Societies
danah boydShe’s a blogging powerhouse, a rabid Ani Difranco fan, a professor at NYU and perhaps the single most important voice in the emerging field of social media research. Danah Boyd joins us to discuss her work and how its arming one of the world’s biggest pop stars in a crusade against bullying.

Guest:
  danah boyd, Senior Researcher  at Microsoft Research, a Research Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, and a Visting Researcher at Harvard Law School

Links:
  READ danah's bio
  READ dana's blog
  HEAR danah's presentation at SXSW about "The Power of Fear in Networked Publics"
  READ danah's writings for the Huffington Post 
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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