Digital media, web cultures, branding, consumer culture, craft beer
PhD Pennsylvania State
Current research projects
My research generally attends to the political economy of digital media/technologies and consumer culture. Current research projects center on:
- Digital privacy issues in New Zealand
- User/producer labour in digital cultural production
- Women's labour in the craft beer industry
Areas of supervision
- digital and social media
- digital labour
- creative labour
- branding and consumer culture
- political economy of media.
Kuehn, K. M. (2016). The Post-Snowden Era: Mass Surveillance and Privacy in New Zealand. Wellington: BWB Texts.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
Kuehn, K. M. (2017). Framing Mass Surveillance: Analyzing New Zealand’s Media Coverage of the Early Snowden Files. Journalism.
Kuehn, K. M. (2016). Branding the self on Yelp: Consumer reviewing as image entrepreneurship. Social Media + Society, (October-December, 2016), 1-9.
Jackson, S. & Kuehn, K. M. (2016). Open source, social activism and “necessary tradeoffs” in the digital enclosure: A case study of platform co-operative, Loomio.org. triple-c, 14 (2).
Kuehn, K. M. (2015). Brand local: Consumer evaluations as commodity activism. Journal of Consumer Culture. [Online before print; print forthcoming].
Kuehn, K. M. (2016). An ‘Office Sex Romp’ and the Economic Motivations of Mediated Voyeurism. In H. Mandell and M. Chen (Eds.) Scandal in a Digital Age, pp. 119-130. London: Palgrave MacMillan.