publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

From Mediatized Emotion to Digital Affect Cultures: New Technologies and Global Flows of Emotion:

Katrin Döveling; Anu A. Harju; Denise Sommer;
Open Access English
  • Published: 25 Jan 2018 Journal: Social Media + Society (issn: 2056-3051, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
Research on the processes of mediatization aims to explore the mutual shaping of media and social life and how new media technologies influence and infiltrate social practices and cultural life. We extend this discussion of media’s role in transforming the everyday by including in the discussion the mediatization of emotion and discuss what we conceptualize as digital affect culture(s). We understand these as relational, contextual, globally emergent spaces in the digital environment where affective flows construct atmospheres of emotional and cultural belonging by way of emotional resonance and alignment. Approaching emotion as a cultural practice, in terms of ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Communication. Mass media, P87-96, 518 Media and communications, media, digital media, affect, emotion, culture, Empirical research, Affect (psychology), New media, Social life, Cognitive science, Sociology, Digital culture, Emerging technologies
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

From Mediatized Emotion to Digital Affect Cultures: New Technologies and Global Flows of Emotion:

Katrin Döveling; Anu A. Harju; Denise Sommer;