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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1. LOGOtv's “Witch, Please!” social media campaign for Bewitched. More
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 5. Like FamilyNet before it, FETV's social media campaign for Bewitched primarily features Samantha's use of magic for women's work. More
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 151–175.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Institute of Technology (MIT). In the MIT Media Lab, Maes created various programs, including one that could automatically schedule meetings for users, one for prioritizing and sorting e-mails, one of the first matchmaking programs, and Firefly — one of the first online social networks, if not the very...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Erin Greer The episode “Nosedive” from the Netflix series Black Mirror (dir. Joe Wright, Netflix, UK, 2016) provides a dystopian version of a popular narrative about digital culture, according to which the ascent of social media marks the “feminization of the Internet,” its transformation from...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Matt St. John Abstract This article explores the Instagram activities of Agnès Varda and her Visages Villages ( Faces Places , France, 2017) codirector JR to consider the role of social media in the film's theatrical release and awards campaign, which led to the film's nomination for Best...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2022
... themselves (and their experiences) visible and generate social discourse through the content they post on social media. In this article, I look at historical Black titles—the Woman's Era and the Brownies’ Book —as well as contemporary Black girls’ social media content to show how Black girls have...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 149–175.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Anne-Charlotte Mecklenburg Abstract The English/Irish boy band One Direction (2010–16) was one of the first major artists to capitalize on social media's potential for building and maintaining a dedicated fan base over time. The One Direction fandom was particularly pervasive on the blogging site...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (1 (97)): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
... spaces and aesthetics for producing collective memory that differently configure spectatorial interaction and social intervention. Counterposing the hyperindustrialized military vision of the fictional reality TV show Drones with the social media–styled memory market TruNode, the film’s caricature...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to racism to losing their jobs. In this essay, I argue that Bookchin's work makes an important feminist intervention into discourses that either demonize or lionize social media. Utilizing strategies of seriality, database/narrative, and orchestration, Bookchin crafts a set of composite found footage texts...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 31–57.
Published: 01 September 2022
... study suggest about how the media tends to portray white women and women of color in other social change movements? ab4vs@virginia.edu Copyright © 2022 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2022 women and white supremacy media and white supremacy Charlottesville 2017...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 65–97.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... In this perspective, techniques of voice modulation and social modulation are tandem technologies. The voice modulation that has figured prominently in media cultures in recent decades—from the music of Cher to T-Pain and beyond—is not merely a consequence of digital media and control societies but is also integral...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 145–177.
Published: 01 December 2022
... that “if it weren't for YouTube, I would still be at the studios trying to convince executives that Awkward Black Girls really do exist.” 22 Michaela Coel, creator of Chewing Gum (Channel 4, 2015) and I May Destroy You (BBC, 2020), moved from theater to television by using social media to promote her work; she...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Marusya Bociurkiw From 1972 to the early 1990s, Canadian feminist media collectives created dozens of social-issue documentaries and television series, producing an ephemeral archive of a vibrant era of political and social change. This article discusses the loss and/or deterioration...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 131–159.
Published: 01 May 2010
... scrutiny, though, it is not clear how Michel Foucault’s architectural diagram of power maps onto present-day Internet diagrams: are network users like Ringley visual or textual, pub- lic or private, spectacular or social artifacts? Bringing theories of subjectivity and media technologies to bear...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 129–153.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., social media has led black women s conversations with one another on the ratchet behaviors of these characters to become even more substantial. To illustrate the ways in which reality TV programs organize social belonging vis -v­ is the processes that Berlant names, let us go directly to the texts...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 67–107.
Published: 01 May 2009
... directly inspired by that article, Osucha links the doctrine's fundamental concern with privacy-as-property to new understandings of subjectivity, commodification, and the image produced at the nexus of an emergent commercial mass media and technological and social transformations of photography...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 30–59.
Published: 01 December 2020
... out of a May 2019 social media challenge started by YouTube user Jimmy Donaldson (aka MrBeast), partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation, to plant 20 million trees by 2020, at the cost of a dollar per tree. Within less than forty-eight hours, over $10 million had been pledged. As of April 2020, over...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 143–177.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of “handing over the camera” to the native, or autoethnography, this article argues that the liberatory impulse of child media advocacy needs to be interrogated as a part of the legacy of harnessing media for turning deviant or dangerous types into productive social subjects. The centerpiece of the article...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 69–103.
Published: 01 September 2018
... stereotypes and media. The upheaval of the Banks household, in turn, reflects the chaos anti-suffragists believed would result from upturning social hierarchies based on gender, class, and race. Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) and Bert (Dick Van Dyke) repeatedly destabilize masculinity and femininity, yet...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 149–159.
Published: 01 September 2022
... in and critique of their favorite films. shana.macdonald@uwaterloo.ca Copyright © 2022 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2022 feminism social media popular culture hashtags participatory culture Figure 1. A square of nine posts related to the screening of The Craft...
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