Assistant Professor Colin Gunckel Quoted in THE KERNEL
Colin Gunckel was recently quoted in the British publication The Kernel, The Daily Dot's digital Sunday magazine that tackles the Internet's defining issues and the people behind them. In the article, entitled, "Inside the Gold-Plated World of Instagram's Narcoculture," author Stephanie Stark explores Instagram's relationship to Narcoculture, the popular and intensely romanticized view of cartel life. Gunckel offers his opinion on the subject, citing both social media's anonymity and the embrace of the narcoculture aesthetic as a way to flout the US and Mexican governments, despite the violent and risky implications of the lifestyle it implies.
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