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AR; Candidate winnowing, and what the “Internet” is

Journalists, through their pre-selecting candidates in primaries, are a crucial part in election campaigns: the more they consider a candidate worthy of attention, the easier it will be for this candidate to raise funding. But the more funds a candidate … Continue reading

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AR; the long tail of news

The long tail of news is probably too thin to matter – this is how the conclusion of a recent study could be summed up. The quantitative analysis of a large sample of various French-speaking news sites (among them professional … Continue reading

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AR; Agenda setting revisited

_ A fresh article by Sharon Meraz studies the agenda-setting power of “elite traditional media” (more specifically, the New York Times and the Washington Post) on the blogosphere, through various issues, and distinguishing between right-leaning, moderate and left-leaning independent blogs. … Continue reading

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The first step

The first stage of my phd research project concerns the content analysis of social news sites. I use the term “social news site” referring to websites that act as aggregators or filters of content on the internet, built around the … Continue reading

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