NFTs – if you’re mildly interested in the internet at all these days, it seems impossible avoid stories about this emerging technology. Companies, artists and individuals large and small seem […]
New Domains is a series about what's happening in online spaces by WORT reporter Paul Hermann. It seeks to tell the stories of the ever-changing landscape of new media, share engaging tales of online culture, and explain how virtual spaces are affecting the physical world of south central Wisconsin.
New Domains: Feline Photography with Cats of Madison
Images by Jason Nolen Jason Nolen runs Cats of Madison, an Instagram account that almost daily shares photos of cats from around the city. Founded in 2016, the account now […]
New Domains: UW Grad Student Teaches Astrobiology on TikTok
In July of 2020, UW Madison grad student and astrobiologist Lena Vincent started posting videos to her TikTok account. She has now reached over 65 thousand followers. This week on […]
New Domains: How Madison Became the Home of Shrekfest
Image by Grant Duffrin Once upon a time – in 2014 – a fake Facebook event page was made for a celebration of the 2001 animated film Shrek to be […]
New Domains: UW Professor Preserves Podcast History
Jeremy Morris is a professor of Communication Arts at UW Madison. Along with Professor Eric Hoyt, he released a new book this week, Saving New Sounds: Podcast Preservation and Historiography. […]
New Domains: Madison Twitch Streamers Share Gameplay and Build Careers...
Twitch.tv is a website and app focused on live-streaming video games and eSports. Founded in 2011, it today average brings 2.5 million viewers, with over 100,000 user-run channels broadcasting content. […]