All posts tagged with 'political economy'
5 p.m., Saturday, April 14, room 510
Faculty respondent: Carol Wilder (bio)
10:45 a.m., Saturday, April 14, room 407
Faculty respondent: Christiane Paul (bio)
Tracy Miller is a New York-based editor and writer, and a recent graduate of the New School’s Media Studies program. Her M.A. thesis, “The Freelance Life: Precarity and Possibility in the New World of Work,” is an ethnographic study of freelancers in the media industry. Other research interests include the impact of technology on everyday communication; online communities and social networks; political economy of media; and the evolution of journalism in the digital age. A journalist specializing in online media, Tracy has held editorial staff positions at the New York Daily News, AOL, and Prevention magazine. She earned her undergraduate degree in English from Kenyon College, graduating magna cum laude. You can find her riding her bike around Brooklyn, or on Twitter @MillerTracyL.
Brittany Paris is a second semester master’s student in the media studies program at the New School. Her current academic interests lie within the field of visual culture studies. Her past research has focused on questions of art and narrative and their relation to internet-mediated fora, as well as the politics of creative output online. She is pleased to present her paper “Social Network Economy: Immaterial Labor in Information Culture” at the 2012 Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference.