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The Changing Physical and Social Environment of Newsgathering: A Case Study of Foreign Correspondents Using Chat Apps During Unrest

Belair-Gagnon, Valerie; Agur, Colin; Frisch, Nicholas (Social Media + Society, 2017-03)
Mobile chat apps have shaped multiple forms of communication in everyday life, including education, family, business, and health communication. In journalism, chat apps have taken on a heightened significance in reporting ...

Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Greenhow, Christine; Sonnevend, Julia; Agur, Colin (MIT Press, 2016)
How are widely popular social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram transforming how teachers teach, how kids learn, and the very foundations of education? What controversies surround the integration of social ...

Reconstructing the Indian Public Sphere: Newswork and Social Media in the Delhi Gang Rape Case

Belair-Gagnon, Valerie; Mishra, Smeeta; Agur, Colin (Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 2014)
In recent years, a growing literature in journalism studies has discussed the increasing importance of social media in European and American news production. Adding to this body of work, we explore how Indian and foreign ...

A Foreign Field No Longer: India, the IPL, and the Global Business of Cricket

Agur, Colin (Journal of Asian & African Studies, 2013)
In the past decade India has become the financing hub for cricket, a broadcaster in its own right, and an agenda-setter in the management of all forms of the game. What some commentators have called the ‘Indianization’ of ...

Negotiated Order: The Fourth Amendment, Telephone Surveillance, and Social Interactions, 1878-1968

Agur, Colin (Information & Culture, 2013)
In the US, the words ‘telephone surveillance’ bring to mind contemporary security concerns about smart phone tracking, the NSA warrantless wiretapping scandal, and the telecommunications provisions of the Patriot Act. Yet ...

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