institutionalization of forms/structures

This is somewhat humorous, but there is a good point here for STS and new institutionalism about the stabilization of forms and structures, in this case, the structure of informational news stories/shows — also termed “visual language”.

*NOTE: Modest swearing.*

Here is the link.

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Associate Professor of Sociology, Environmental Studies, and Science and Technology Studies at Penn State, Nicholas mainly writes about understanding the scientific study of states and, thus, it is namely about state theory. Given his training in sociology and STS, he takes a decidedly STS-oriented approach to state theory and issues of governance.

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  1. This morning I was watching the news and this format was used in every story … oh, stabilization..THAT would be a hell of a research project; unearthing the basis for this stabilized form…

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