Preview of McMaster Journal of Communication (MJC) Vol 7 (2010)

I am going through the final edits on the McMaster Journal of Communication (MJC), Vol 7 (2010), on the theme of “Access, Participation and Democratization in the New Media Landscape”.

This year’s Editor-in-Chief is Ms. Christine Larabie, who completed her MA in Communication and New Media, writing a brilliant thesis on net neutrality under my supervision. She has done a splendid job in putting together a great issue of MJC.

The issue will officially launch on the MJC website on March 31, but I thought I would give everyone a preview of the table of contents:

  • “Introduction.” Christine Larabie, Editor-in-Chief (McMaster University)
  • “Video Games as Change Agents – The Case of Homeless: It’s No Game.” T.J. Lavender (Simon Fraser University)
  • “Houses that Cry: Online Civic Participation in Post-Communist Romania.” Laura Visan (York University)
  • “Participatory Culture and Power in Online Spaces.” Christine Larabie (McMaster University)
  • “A Burmese Case Study: Far From Inherent – Democracy and the Internet.” Jaspreet Sandhu (McMaster University)
  • “Forever Blowing Bubbles: Deflating Web 2.0.” Evan Lewis (University of Western Ontario)

I hope you all check it out when we publish on March 31. It’s a great collection of insightful pieces.

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