Emotion Online

Emotion Online

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Emotion Online: Theorizing Affect on the Internet takes stock of where we are emotionally with regards to the Internet in social and cultural terms. Online users are switching between personal, national, international and global modes of being and feeling that shape private and public experiences. Drawing upon the well-established discipline of media studies, the book travels theoretically through, across, in and between examples of traditional media as they merge and emerge online. Garde-Hansen and Gorton explore how we feel about, and how we feel in, our online media ecology in the context of global media platforms.As we see camera closeups of Rutha#39;s nervous tics, her tightening faucets and feeling light switches to see if they were truly off, her shaking and ... no control over the version of her Self now projected in online profiles set up in her name and the MSN messages sent from her account. ... Trust and empathy were at the heart of the retelling of this story, which is an old story being moved in new ways by newanbsp;...

Title:Emotion Online
Author:Joanne Garde-Hansen, Kristyn Gorton
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-05-28


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