Here is some of my work about digital media and society. If you want copies of papers, please obtain them via a search for me at: http://www.usir.salford.ac.uk
Crawford, C., Gosling, V. and Light, B. Eds. (2011) Online Gaming in Context: The Social and Cultural Significance of Online Games. London, Routledge.
Light, B., M. Griffiths and S. Lincoln (2012). “‘Connect and create’: Young people, YouTube and Graffiti Communities.” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 26(3): 343-355.
Light, B. and K. McGrath (2010). “Ethics and Social Networking Sites: a Disclosive Analysis of Facebook.” Information Technology and People 23(4), 290-311.
Griffiths, M. and Light, B. (2008) Social Networking and Digital Media Convergence: Classification and its Consequences for Appropriation, Information Systems Frontiers 20(4), 447-459.
Light, B. Fletcher, G. and Adam, A. (2008) Gay Men, Gaydar and the Commodification of Difference, Information Technology and People, 21(3), 300-314.
Fletcher, G. and Light, B. (2007) Going Offline: An Exploratory Cultural Artifact Analysis of an Internet Dating Site’s Development Trajectories, International Journal of Information Management, 27(6), 422-431.
Light, B. (2007) Introducing Masculinity Studies to Information Systems Research: the Case of Gaydar, European Journal of Information Systems, 16(5), 658-665.