About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
This blog serves as a place to think through things, record thoughts, share interesting stuff, and hold conversations. Welcome!
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It’s rare that I really respect how someone on cable news interviews someone, but Anderson Cooper hits Michigan’s assistant attorney general Andrew Shrivell with hard questions, calling him out with clear, reasoned definitions of “cyberbullying,” “personal,” and “bigot.” Shirvell’s performance … Continue reading
Hey, let’s get back to some cool stuff I read online recently: • I really like this post from Tenured Radical, which is largely about facebook, faculty meetings, and school starting. In particular, this line is spot-on: If I can … Continue reading
Diesel Sweeties raises an interesting point, that media studies and rhetoric don’t seem to focus on as much as the perishing newspaper: how much are our public physical spaces changing due to online behavior and sociality? I’ve read a number … Continue reading