Who: Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign John Gallagher will lead a discussion, hosted by the Scholarly Commons and the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
What: A brown bag workshop titled: “Who Owns the News? Question-Posing and Public Discussions in 450,000 New York Times Comments.”
Where: IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
When: September 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Why: To foster discussion on an oftentimes divisive topic: online comments. Love them or hate them, they are an important part of fostering discussion on the Internet. Join Professor Gallagher — who researches online writing and participatory audiences — for a lively workshop on the discourse that happens online.