University of Texas at Austin
Nick Muntean is a PhD Candidate in the Media Studies program in the Radio-Television-Film Department at the University of Texas at Austin. His principal focus is on the intersection between consumer electronics and computer-mediated communications, global capitalism, and post-modernist theory.
ArticlesBeing a celebrity sure ain’t what it used to be. Or, perhaps more accurately, the process of maintaining a stable star persona isn’t what it used to be. With the rise of new media technologies—including digital photography and video production, gossip blogging, social networking sites, and streaming video—there has been a rapid proliferation of voices which serve to articulate stars’...Read more