Category Archives: Communication & Media

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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On SAGE Insight: Does the alcohol industry influence the policy debate on alcohol to favor its own interests over public interests?

Article title: Drink wisely Australians, but keep drinking: does the alcohol industry in Australia frame the discourse on alcohol to maintain hegemony? From Media International Australia DrinkWise Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established in 2005 by the alcohol industry. According … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Guardians of the Internet: Building and Sustaining the Anonymous Online Community

From Organization Studies Online communities have displaced or become complements to organizations such as churches, labor unions and political groups which have traditionally been at the center of collective action. Yet, despite their growing influence and support of faster, cheaper … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Misogyny Online- A Short (and Brutish) History

Author: Emma A. Jane – University of New South Wales, Australia Misogyny Online Misogyny Online – A Short (and Brutish) History is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Misogyny Online explores the worldwide phenomenon of gendered cyberhate … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Social Media for Academics

Author: Mark Carrigan Social Media for Academics is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Trump Show

From Television & New Media This paper outlines how Donald Trump’s emergence as the Republican front-runner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election has triggered analysis of reality TV’s impact on the political process. Across blog posts, op-eds, and think pieces, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The future of the BBC: A closer inspection of the white paper  

Article title: Not as nice as it looks From British Journalism Review The new British Broadcasting Corporation charter is due to start on January 1, 2017. This will see the BBC through a centenary that many assumed it would never … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Right to anonymity under threat

Special report From Index on Censorship Magazine In July, India’s women and child development minister, Maneke Gandhi announced a creation of a new “cyber cell” to monitor instances of women being abused by online trolls. However, although this would not … Continue reading

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