Dr Benjamin Yew Hoong Loh
Benjamin Yew Hoong Loh is a senior lecturer at the School of Media and Communication, Taylor’s University. He is a media scholar who employs digital ethnography in studying emergent cultures and the digital public sphere. Having received his doctorate in communications and new media from the National University of Singapore, he focuses on the confluence between technology and society, with a particular focus on minority and marginalised communities. He co-edited a book on the recent Sabah state elections, “Sabah from the Ground: The 2020 Elections and the Politics of Survival” (ISEAS/SIRD 2021). His next book, a co-edited volume with James Chin entitled, “New Media in the Margins: Lived Realities and Experiences from the Malaysian Peripheries” (Palgrave 2023) will be published in early 2023.