Below are links to some of the blogs, websites and scholars I follow on a regular basis. Although I don’t always agree with the opinions expressed on these sites, I have found them to be generally helpful, informative and thought provoking; I hope you will enjoy them too!
For the anthropologist/ethnographer with an interest in New Media:
- Savage Minds “Notes and Queries in Anthropology”
- Tricia Wang’s Cultural Bytes
- Social Media Collective, from the folks at Microsoft Research New England
English-language blogs that focus on Chinese media, the Internet and/or youth :
- Bill Bishop’s Blog on China’s Internet, Digital Media, Online Gaming
- The China Beat “Blogging How the East is Read”
- China Digital Times “China News, Current Events and Headlines”
- China Media Project “A project of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong”
- Danwei “A web magazine about China”
- EastWestNorthSouth Roland Soong’s Blog
Chinese-language blogs that focus on media, Internet and/or youth:
Digital Media Literacy and Learning Projects:
- The Digital Media & Learning Project, from Mimi Ito
- The New Media Literacies Project, from Henry Jenkins
Advice for PhD Students in Media Studies (and other fields!):
- Jonathan Gray’s advice for applying to grad schools in media studies and for going on the job market
- Jonathan Sterne also offers advice for academics in the communications field
- Karen Kelskey’s advice on graduate school, the job market and tenure
Hard-working China-focused Non-Profits:
Other Fun Stuff, Cool People and Non-Academic Links:
- Jena Cumbo is the very skilled photographer who did the portraits of me on this site.
- More links to come soon!