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Black on social media etiquette

January 30, 2018
CBC

School of Communication and Culture Assoc. Prof. David Black spoke with CBC Radio’s BC Almanac about the importance of social media etiquette following a flood of online criticism about Canadian musician Alessia Cara’s Grammy win.

Here is an excerpt:

“Communication technologies are not neutral. They are changing us in ways that we don’t fully understand … etiquette is one way in which we can push back against the socially defining patterns and forces that follow from our technologies.”

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