Manufacturing Ignorance

Agnotology, or “the study of how ignorance is deliberately produced“, has played a huge role in various political, health and social campaigns. It transfigures fact into doubt and reduces the perceived legitimacy of scientific facts. The first wide-spread instance of this occurred in the 1950’s when scientists began to publish strong evidence of a link […]

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Research Proposal: Social Data Analysis of the Feminist Movement

My passion for digital media lies in its limitless nature. Entire conversations about a topic exist publicly online. There’s so much to be learned from these conversations, but generally analysis only goes so far to determine that a topic is trending, yet neglects to tell us what is really being said. Thus there is a gap […]

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