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Robert W Gehl

Associate Professor

Department of Communication

University of Utah

My book: Reverse Engineering Social Media (2014, Temple University Press), explores the architecture and political economy of social media. Winner of the 2015 Association of Internet Researchers Nancy Baym Award.

Academic publications: in Social Text, Lateral, The International Journal of Cultural Studies, New Media and Society, Television and New Media, Computational Culture, and First Monday.

Journalism/Op-Eds/Essays: The Week, The New Inquiry, The Salt Lake Tribune, Culture Digitally, and RedThread. You can also see more of my writing on my fancy "weblog."

Media appearances: in MSNBC, National Public Radio, Congressional Quarterly, San Francisco Weekly, and The Salt Lake Tribune. You can see more of my media appearances here.

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Reverse Engineering Social Media, by Robert W. Gehl, book cover

Please watch for my book, Reverse Engineering Social Media, from Temple in 2014.