Marjorie Kibby



Marjorie “Marj” Kibby is an Associate Professor in Media and Cultural Studies in the Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle, Australia. As an internet researcher, Marjorie has had a long term interest in the way that digital media and network technologies have had an impact on when, how, and what, is communicated to whom, and of the effect of that communication on the formation of individual and community identity. Past research has investigated the new orality in online communication, indigenous communities on the web, women’s use of internet pornography, and the post-Napster changes in music consumption patterns. Recent research projects have explored attitudes towards privacy on social media. This research reveals that while privacy has been understood as an individual’s right to control information about them, increasingly social media use has led to privacy being viewed as less a right to be protected than a commodity to be managed.

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