TITLE

What's in a Nym? Gender, Race, Pseudonymity, and the Imagining of the Online Persona

AUTHOR(S)
Moll, Ellen
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
M/C Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
The essay analyses the rhetoric of feminist and anti-racist blog posts that argue for protecting online pseudonymity practices. Topics discussed include information control and the future of Internet culture, pseudonymity and real name policy of search engines and microblogging websites such as Twitter, and Internet communication.
ACCESSION #
96874779

 

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