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MATX Guest Speaker Marc LaFountain Hosts Conversation About Social Blogging

Guest speaker Marc LaFountain recently discussed social blogging on Tumblr with VCU students at a seminar sponsored by MATX. Marc LaFountain was the third employee of Tumblr, the social blogging platform. This video contains excerpts from that conversation.

MATX is VCU’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in Media Art & Text. The program is a joint endeavor of the Department of English, the School of the Arts and the School of Mass Communications, and emphasizes the historical and theoretical foundations essential to the scholarly study of media, both old and new, broadly defined.

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