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How Do We Explain Fandom?

Fans have created and interacted together in self-contained bubbles for many years, discreetly taking sick days from work to attend conventions and—after the explosion of…


The Hodgepodge of Communication

The intricate nature of media consumption and communication is a characteristic not necessarily caused by on today’s hyper-mediated world. Rather, it is a product of…

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A Return to Partisan Press?

Although the “Partisan Press” era, during which newspapers were controlled by individuals or organizations who could advance their own agendas and views, was prominent over…