About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
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Category Archives: Visual Rhetoric
I want to write extensively on these, but given time constraints, I’ll just give some links and let you think, with perhaps a bit of musing from myself: â€¢ There is a viral video going around that is supposed to … Continue reading
via Information Aesthetics, check out this blog post about infographics used to depict Super Tuesday primary results. Something to use in class, perhaps, as we talk about graphics in technical writing.
I think this election cycle is exciting for a variety of reasons, but one of them is the ways in which individuals and groups not attached to the campaigns are remixing and creating content, posting it on the web, and … Continue reading
Via Viz. I have to be honest: I haven’t followed a second of Oregonian Senate electoral politics (even while my fingers and eyes have been glued to CNN and NPR’s websites on the presidential primaries). However, these ads are pretty … Continue reading