Our #15 Most Influential Music Journalists in Social Media is Joe Vogel. Joe Vogel is a freelance music writer residing in New York City.
Vogel has authored five books throughout his career including the critically acclaimed Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson and the award winning Free Speech 101.Vogel has had his work published in The Atlantic, The Huffington Post and Pop Matter, to name a few.
He’s has named The Beatles, Prince, Queen, Frank Ocean, Radiohead, Stevie Wonder and of course, Michael Jackson as a few of his own favorite musical artists.
Vogel is currently pursuing a PhD and is an instructor at University of Rochester. He teaches several courses including; Black or White: Race, Identity and Representation; Romanticism and Rock; Imagining Identity in the Age of Facebook; to name a few.
We picked Joe Vogel as our #15 because, besides his outstanding accomplishments, Vogel’s Twitter account has over 3,100 followers while he follows 202 accounts. This gives him a Twitter ratio of 0.064%. He has an average of 12 “re-tweets” a week and 11 “favorites” a week.
Check out Joe Vogel on his various social platforms and on his personal website www.joevogel.net
A Quote from Joe Vogel:
“The book started as a way for me to use my literary background to analyze his songs, but after his death especially it also became a way to document history by putting the music in context and learning about the creative process”- Joe Vogel
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