Tag Archives: Papacharissi

AR; How YouTube videos frame the discussions about them

What is the relationship between a video posted to YouTube, and the comments that the video receives? This is the question that Edgerly et al. pose in a recent article. This is an interesting question. On the one hand, there … Continue reading

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AR; The many faced “you” of social media

Sharon Meraz‘s study – published in the form of an article in this book – is a project quite similar to my own: it deals with the assessment of the democratic potential of social news sites. She put Digg, Reddit, … Continue reading

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AR: Online vs face-to-face deliberation: effects on civic engagement

Seong-Jae Min‘s article, published in the JCMC (Vol. 12. (2007), pp1369-1387), is quite about what you would expect from the title; it compares online to face-to-face deliberation in an experimental setting. It concludes saying that “online deliberation is not necessarily … Continue reading

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