Final Research Essay for Digital Media & Culture

Live Music’s Evolution of Collective Effervescence in the Physical & Digital World rituals, Live Music, & collective effervescence One of Sociology’s founding father’s, Émile Durkheim, described a vivid scene throughout his famous Elementary Forms of Religious Life (1915): “… on every side one sees nothing but violent gestures, cries, veritable howls, and deafening noises of…

Final Research Paper Bibliography

Carah, Nicholas. “Algorithmic brands: A decade of brand experiments with mobile and social media.” New Media & Society. Vol. 19, no. 3, SAGE, March 1, 2017, pp. 384-400. DOI: 10.1177/1461444815605463. SAGE Journals, Accessed: July 17, 2019. Durkheim, Émile. Elementary Forms of Religious Life, Translated by Joseph Ward Swain, Fifth Impression, Kindle Edition, George Allen & Unwin LTD, 1915….

Website Reflection

I have really enjoyed making a website and look forward to adding to it more after the semester ends. I think it will be a good place to leave my thoughts and other media. I made my website to be an open space for this and edited it as much as I could to do…

Creative Stage Design – Progress Report

I have had to alter my concept a bit, as it turns out finding consistent amounts of reliable data is difficult. Fans on Instagram tag inconsistently — some concerts offer many hashtags, while others only yield a few results. Similarly, there seems to be no official tour location tag for any show, some seem to…

Reviewing Literature + Media: Live Music and Digital Era

Annotated Bibliography Carah, Nicholas. “Algorithmic brands: A decade of brand experiments with mobile and social media.” New Media & Society. Vol. 19, no. 3, SAGE, March 1, 2017, pp. 384-400. DOI: 10.1177/1461444815605463. SAGE Journals, Accessed: July 17, 2019. Nicholas Carah works through his own research and empirical literature to elucidate the modern formation of marketing…

Quick Thoughts on Creative Project

For my creative project I want to look through concert photos on Instagram and see if there is consistency toward what users chose to post. I then want to consider their apparent seating location — do people far away all post the similar shots? Does everyone post similar shots? I hope to then rate different…