Ben Burroughs

Communication Studies
University of Iowa


Ben Burroughs is a PhD candidate in the Communication Studies department at the University of Iowa where he is writing his dissertation on digital and streaming media. He has authored several publications including “Kissing Maccaca: Blogs, Narrative, and Political Discourse “(2007) in the Journal for Cultural Research and "The Masal Bugduv hoax: Football blogging and journalistic authority" in New Media and Society. His current research interests include: streaming culture, digital rituals, and digital anthropology.