How do you measure ‘the impact of social media’

How do we measure the impact of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on our lives?In the new book, Sociology Graduate Programs, sociologist David W. Weber explores how students and their professors are approaching the social media phenomena.He uses data collected from several hundred sociologists across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.Weber uses data from the 2011 National Survey of […]

How to become a folklorist of your dreams

In 2018, the American Folklore Society announced that it would be launching a new national initiative to “provide a place for folklorists to share their cultural heritage and learn from other practitioners in the field.”The organization said that its goal was to “reinvent folklorism by providing opportunities for practitioners to share the wisdom of their work with the broader public, […]