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The form of Online News In The Mainstream U.S. Press, 2001-2010
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-10)
Extending a long-term study of three print newspapers from 1894 to 1994, the third in a series of studies shows electronic editions adapting to the online environment. The newspapers did not reinvent themselves online in ...
Contradictions in news epistemology: how modernism failed mainstream US journalism.
(Sage Publications, 2015-08)
Digital Barbershops: The Politics of African American Oral Culture in Online Blogs
For African Americans, the legacy of oral communication within the community is being transferred to online spaces. Blogging provides a platform with features that mirror many of the components of the black barber shop. ...
Audience Duplication and Its Determinants: A Study in the Multi-channel and Multi-culture Television Market in Guangzhou
(Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), 2010-05)
This study examines audience duplication, the extent to which the audience of one program also watches the other, and its determinants. Using peoplemeter data from Guangzhou, a multi-channel and multi-cultural television ...
The Duality of Structure in China’s National Television Market: A Network Analysis of Audience Behavior
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-05)
This study adapts Giddens’ structuration theory to assess audience agency and its relationship with media structures. It employs network analysis to examine the co-evolution of audience duplication patterns and elements ...
Examining Chinese Gift-giving Behavior from the Politeness Theory Perspective
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
This study examines how power, social distance, and ranking of imposition specified in Brown and Levinson's politeness theory influence positive and negative politeness strategies used in Chinese gift-giving. We utilize a ...
Newspapers Experiment Online: Story Content after a Decade on the Web
(SAGE Publications, 2013-01)
Mainstream US newspapers since the 1890s moved away from event-centered news of local persons and places and toward interpretative news of more distant issues, a trend called the new long journalism that continued when the ...
'Evan is my Science': Autism, Vaccines and Postmodern Medicine
This project situates the Autism-Vaccine Controversy within the larger theoretical context of postmodern medicine. The texts of two prominent figures from within the Autism-Vaccine Controversy were rhetorically analyzed ...
A culturalist critique of ‘online community’ in new media studies
(SAGE Publications, 2013-08)
This essay provides an overview of the theoretical perspectives and trends in the study of online community. It traces the genealogy of the community concept, addressing the conflicting views of community as a morally ...
"Privacy" in Semantic Networks on Chinese Social Media: The Case of Sina Weibo
Unprecedented social and technological developments call into question the meanings and boundaries of privacy in contemporary China. This study examines the discourse of privacy on Sina Weibo, the country's largest social ...