Anthropology of Social Media

Posts by Julian

Microcelebrity and Parenthood in Mala...

I have started a new project, which also hopes to follow up from my previous doctoral research into the emergence of lifestyle blogging. One thing that struck me then, was how bloggers described having to adapt to unexpectedly large audiences, and then how they adapted again as they went through different stages in life – […]

Being Offended

Free speech is an instrument of power, which is why it should be available to everyone – without fear of violent retribution. However, should people choose to boycott a newspaper, to criticise it publicly, to call for others to boycott it, pursue them in court for hate speech, etc. that’s fine. The proper response of […]