Comparative Media Studies/Writing
Building culture in digital media
October 23, 2013Fox Harrell’s new book presents a ‘manifesto’ detailing how computing can create powerful new forms of expression and culture.
Diversifying your online world
June 17, 2013In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
Nate Silver presents forecasting work as antidote to ‘terrible’ political pundits
March 1, 2013In MIT talk, celebrated election forecaster offers critique of media, advice to students and hints about his future projects.
Why are Japanese cartoons a global hit?
January 29, 2013MIT scholar’s new book heralds ‘creative collaboration’ with the masses as the key to anime’s worldwide popularity.
Life in BASIC
January 2, 2013Nick Montfort and colleagues examine cultural significance of computer code in new book.
Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
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Junot Díaz named finalist for the 2012 National Book Award
October 10, 2012
Princeton Review names MIT a top school for video game design
March 7, 2012Undergraduate and graduate programs both lauded.
Polishing its reputation for experimental lit, MIT to host the Electronic Literature Organization
August 10, 2011
Ethan Zuckerman, cyberscholar and activist, to lead MIT Center for Civic Media
June 23, 2011He will direct MIT's influential group of technologists and academics committed to empowering communities around the globe by inventing and testing civic media tools and practices.
Comparative Media Studies on display at MIT150 and Cambridge Science Festival
April 27, 2011
Success stories aplenty from the MIT Center for Future Civic Media
March 17, 2011Update from Center Director Chris Csikszentmihályi
Levenson, Locke and Paradis appointed to new leadership roles
September 30, 2010
MIT, visiting Singapore students transform games research with two more new releases
September 22, 2010Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab games delve into color theory and recursive learning.
At MIT summer program, visiting Singapore students push video game boundaries
September 8, 2010GAMBIT Game Lab releases seven games that buck tradition.
MIT Comparative Media Studies celebrates 10th anniversary
April 26, 2010With a day-long symposium, CMS marked 10 years of leading higher education's move toward applied humanities.
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