What Kind of Work Is Live Streaming?

Ria Golovakova suggests that we may need to rethink our notions of work and labor to understand China’s live streaming boom.

Trust, Society, and Manipulated Video

Karno Dasgupta discusses the threats posed by deepfake videos.

Narrativizing the Refugee

Chiran Pandey explores the strengths and limitations of Caroline Brothers’s novel Hinterland.

An Upturned Bucket List

Vamika Sinha thinks about global migrations via a reading of Caroline Brothers’s novel Hinterland.

Migration in Bury Me, My Love

Julián Carrera investigates a video game that dramatizes the global migration crisis.

Beyond Journalism

Zoe Patterson reads Hinterland and reflects on what a novel can do that journalism can’t.

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