How an Instagram-based gossip franchise allows celebrities to manage the authenticity of their public personae.
At Ghana’s Kumasi Central Market gossip is more than idle talk. It helps traders mitigate economic risk and boost professional reputations.
Tea sipping has a distinctly queer pedigree. To serve tea properly, one must be skilled in the art of verbal delivery.
Gossip and rumor are important informal modes of communication, influencing public opinion and individual actions. But, the distinction between information and falsehood can be difficult to see.
For international aid workers, gossip is a means of navigating a complex industry and acquiring essential information.
Whether you have an evolutionary story about social grooming, an ethnographic account of workplace gossip, or a linguistic tale of performative talk, we want to hear it.