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Playing to the Crowd | A Small Group Book Session with Nancy Baym

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Data & Society Research Institute

36 West 20th Street

New York, NY 10011

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What happened to music—for both artists and fans—when music went online?

Join us for a talk with Nancy Baym on her latest book Playing to the Crowd: Musicians, Audiences, and the Intimate Work of Connection. Playing to the Crowd explores and explains how the rise of digital communication platforms has transformed artist-fan relationships into something closer to friendship or family. Read the introduction here.

Hosted by danah boyd.

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Nancy Baym, Ph.D. is an American academic, formerly a Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas and currently a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research. She was a member of the founding board and former president of the Association of Internet Researchers, and serves on the board of several academic journals covering new media and communication. She has published research and provided media commentary on the topics of social communication, new media, and fandom.

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Data & Society Research Institute

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