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Mobilizing media studies in an age of datafication

Dencik, Lina 2020. Mobilizing media studies in an age of datafication. Television and New Media 21 (6) , pp. 568-573. 10.1177/1527476420918848

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Abstract

We are at a pivotal moment for understanding and deciding what is actually at stake with datafication. In this contribution, I argue for the increasingly important and politicized role of media scholarship to privilege lived experiences and situated practices as a counter to the active neutralization of data-driven systems and their implications. In particular, I argue for the relevance of media studies to emphasize the uses to which technology is put and explore how data practices relate to other social practices and historical contexts as a way to broaden the parameters of response, moving data politics beyond the confines of the technology itself, and contending instead with the premise and terms of the debate.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
ISSN: 1552-8316
Funders: European Research Council
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2021 01:41
URI: http://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/133739

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