Scattered, But Together Online: An Exploration of the Sikh e-Diaspora Community

  Examining the Sikh diaspora, a community rooted in the ‘land of five rivers’ (Punjab, India) – this talk presents an online view of diaspora identity politics, one valuable for policymakers and researchers of migration studies, citizenship, security, new media, and transnational social movements in many parts of the world. It is adapted from my … More Scattered, But Together Online: An Exploration of the Sikh e-Diaspora Community

What gets ‘Likes’ on Facebook: A case study of BlogTO

Social media is now the place where people are gathering en masse to discuss the news with their friends, neighbors and complete strangers. This change in news consumers’ behavior is proving to be a challenge for local news, but it is also an opportunity. Users and system generated data from social media can also be … More What gets ‘Likes’ on Facebook: A case study of BlogTO