The Conversation published my article on the social media winners and losers at the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, written with the help of SJC Journalism students Kate Noon, Rodney Hudson, John O’Hare, and Nancy Upadhya.
James Bond escorts HRM Queen Elizabeth II from her helicopter
I argued that if you only watched one screen, you missed a significant dimension of responses from a global audience, and that dimension was at least as interesting.
Read the full article:
Rintel, S., Noon, K., Hudson, R., O’Hare, J., & Upadhya, N. (2012, July 28). Social media winners and losers in the Olympics opening ceremony. The Conversation (Online).
The Conversation published my article on London 2012 Olympic memes, written with the help of Andrew Harvey.
London 2012 is already seeing fierce competition for meme supremacy.
Read the full article @
Rintel, S. & Harvey, A. (2012, July 17). Meme team: Olympic fandom meets the internet. The Conversation (Online).
Rintel, S. (2011, August 15). Obama? Norway killings? London riots? You can has a meme for that… The Conversation (Online).
I’m honoured to be the Conference Chair for the biennial AIEMCA 2012 conference.
The Call For Papers has just been released. The conference theme is Knowledge and Asymmetries in Action.
It will be held on November 29 – 30, 2012 at The Ship Inn, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers
- Associate Professor Michael Emmison (Retired), The University of Queensland, School of Social Science
- Dr Max Travers, University of Tasmania, School of Sociology & Social Work
For further information, see the conference web page or contact me at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.