Making News at the New York Times

A 2014 ethnography of the New York Times – Making News at the New York Times.

“Digital Textual Communities”

If you have students who are interested in exploring online communities, check out the “Digital Textual Communities” section of ASU’s Sprint Beyond the Book.

Ethnography Beyond Text and Print

Are you thinking about encouraging your students to move beyond print for their ethnographic inquiry research projects? Check out Wendy Hsu’s piece in Ethnography Matters: Ethnography Beyond Text and Print: How the digital can transform ethnographic expressions

Harper High School- This American Life

Harper High School, Part One | This American Life. Harper High School, Part Two – This American Life I have been using excerpts of the reports on Harper High School in Chicago by This American Life to highlight how expanded fieldnotes can work to reveal real stories that have meaning. I ask students to listen ...

Spin Cycle: The Social Realm of the Laundromat | Anthropology in Practice, Scientific American Blog Network

A way to see research on norms and “codes” in action: Spin Cycle: The Social Realm of the Laundromat | Anthropology in Practice, Scientific American Blog Network. by Krystal D’Costa in the Scientific American “Anthropology in Practice” section.

Anxious Interviewers

One week into the semester, I am already fielding anxious questions about having to interview, or even talk to, people at whatever research site my students come up with. I am going to have them read Interviewing for Introverts by Rachelle Annechino as a primer.

Don’t Miss Ethnography Matters

Ethnography Matters: exploring what it means to be an ethnographer today   a collaborative blog founded by Heather Ford, Jenna Burrell, Rachelle Annechino, and Tricia Wang is a great resource for your students to see ethnographic research, thinking, and methods in action in really interesting ways. Visit the blog or follow @ethnomatters and the team members ...