A Networked Self and Platforms, Stories, Connections

by Zizi Papacharissi
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: A Networked Self

Publication Date: June 04, 2018

ISBN: 9781351758062

Binding: Kobo eBook

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We tell stories about who we are. Through telling these stories, we connect with others and affirm our own sense of self. Spaces, be they online or offline; private or public; physical, augmented or virtual; or of a hybrid nature, present the performative realms upon which our stories unfold. This volume focuses on how digital platforms support, enhance, or confine the networked self. Contributors examine a range of issues relating to storytelling, platforms, and the self, including the live-reporting of events, the curation of information, emerging modalities of journalism, collaboratively formed memories, and the instant historification of the present.