Category Archives: Communication & Media

On SAGE Insight: Representations of Disability, Sexuality and Disabled Sex

Article title: Lost in representation: Disabled sex and the aesthetics of the ‘norm’ From Sexualities Recent debates on sex and disability have focused on questions of representation as, after a long exclusion from popular culture, disabled intimacies have emerged in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Influenced by Peers: Facebook as an Information Source for Young People

From Social Media + Society Over the last few years, the political information environment has been significantly transformed. The greatest change is related to the rise of social media. Social media is increasingly pervading our everyday life, which is further … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Discretion and secrecy in governance: Theresa May’s approach as UK PM

Article title: A woman who can keep a secret From British Journalism Review Fiona Hill, one of Theresa May’s chiefs of staff is thought to have influenced a change in both leadership and communication style, it is undeniable that she has given … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Law Firms’ Organizational Impression Management Strategies on Twitter

From Journal of Creative Communications Goffman (1959) was the first to introduce the theory of Impression management (IM), which states that individuals create, manipulate and try to enhance their image to others. IM has its roots in dramaturgical theory and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: What difference has the Russian Revolution made to freedoms today?

From Index on Censorship Magazine 100 years on, the long shadows that Russia’s 1917 revolution cast on freedoms globally is the subject of a new special report in Index on Censorship Magazine. Lenin believed that journalists, novelists and opinion formers … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Analyzing Visual Presentation Styles of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the final Presidential TV Debate

Article title: Visual Presentation Style 2: Influences on Perceptions of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Based on Visual Presentation Style During the Third 2016 Presidential Debate From American Behavioral Scientist This paper analyzes the third and final 2016 US presidential … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Experienced journalists offer tips on how to spot “fake news”

Article title: Reel-time news: As “fake news” dominates headlines, Index’s global team of experienced journalists offers tips on how to spot falsehoods before you click and share From Index on Censorship Manipulating news and discrediting the media are techniques that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Is it possible to remain anonymous when Tech giants and governments are out to get our data?

Article title: Your cover is shown: Tech giants and governments are out to get your data. Soon it might be impossible to remain anonymous From Index on Censorship 23As a new law presses New York’s police to make public their … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Comparing news coverage of protests in non-Western contexts

Article title: Protesting the Paradigm – A Comparative Study of News Coverage of Protests in Brazil, China, and India From The International Journal of Press/Politics This study assesses the scope and applicability of the “protest paradigm” in non-Western contexts by … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How Does the Media Frame Corporate Scandals?

Article title: How Does the Media Frame Corporate Scandals? The Case of German Newspapers and the Volkswagen Diesel Scandal From Journal of Management Inquiry Despite the importance that the media has in regard to influencing people’s perceptions of wrongdoing, organizational … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: When is social media use social interaction?

Article title: When is social media use social interaction? Defining mediated social interaction From New media & society This investigation explores the question, when is social media use social interaction? Although the term social media predates the advent of Web … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Pokémon GO: Mobile media play, place-making, and the digital wayfarer

Special Section From Mobile Media & Communication Over the first weeks of July 2016, a strange phenomenon began to unfold. People across several countries downloaded the Pokémon GO app and entered an augmented reality (AR), wandering their neighborhoods and public spaces in … Continue reading

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Download a Free Checklist for Smoking Out Fake News

In an era of post-truth and alternative facts, fake news at times seems to be running rings around its legitimate counterpart — “falsehood flies, and truth comes limping after it,” as the maxim has it. While this apparent trend makes … Continue reading

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