Tag Archives: blog

AR; Blogs as alternative

A refreshing article by Linda Jean Kenix from the University of Canterbury – just published in JCMC – tries to set the record straight about “the state of the blogosphere” – that is, can we refer to that as some … Continue reading

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In a recent JCMC article, Lu Wei examines different kinds of blog, as regards their “knowledge producing” potential – and tries to look at the socioeconomic differences that might be contributing to the observed difference. First the results, and then … 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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AR; on blogs and political participation

  It has been established that traditional informational media consumption correlates with political participation: in general, the more someone uses the media for informational purposes, the higher the chances that they will also be politically active (I’ll add a brief … Continue reading

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A great blog on citizen journalism

Axel Bruns from the Queensland University of Technology runs an excellent blog on matters related to citizen journalism (and to blogs in particular). He just posted an entry about the publication of a couple of new articles, one of which … Continue reading

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