From the Desk of Jim Thatcher: Your Data Is You, But It’s Not Your Own

The following is by Jim Thatcher, an editor of Thinking Big Data in Geography: New Regimes, New Research (April 2018). Thatcher is an assistant professor of geography at the University of Washington Tacoma. The past couple of weeks have seen a variety of … Continue reading From the Desk of Jim Thatcher: Your Data Is You, But It’s Not Your Own

From the Desks of Chris Dubbs and Ray Moseley: Reporting War and Controlling the News

As the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering the Great War comes to a close, we asked authors Chris Dubbs (American Journalists in the Great War: Rewriting the Rules of Reporting) and Ray Moseley (Reporting War: How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, … Continue reading From the Desks of Chris Dubbs and Ray Moseley: Reporting War and Controlling the News

From the Desk of Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal: Politics and Media Practices

The following is a contribution from Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal, author of Indigenous Media and Political Imaginaries in Contemporary Bolivia (July 2017). Zamorano Villarreal is a professor-researcher at El Colegio de Michoacán, Centro de Estudios Antropológicos in Zamora, Michoacán, México. She is the coeditor … Continue reading From the Desk of Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal: Politics and Media Practices

Review of From Jack Johnson to LeBron James: Sports, Media, and the Color Line

Originally posted on Sport in American History:
Lamb, Chris, ed. From Jack Johnson to LeBron James: Sports, Media, and the Color Line. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 648 pp. $35.00 paperback.  Reviewed by Kate Aguilar On January 7, 2016,… Continue reading Review of From Jack Johnson to LeBron James: Sports, Media, and the Color Line