Tag Archives: social media

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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Spaces for debate: How important are blogs for the dissemination of research?

Over the past decade, blogging has become an influential platform for international debate and the expression of ideas. In celebration of this, the Duckie Awards, known more formally as the Online Achievement in International Studies (OAIS) Awards, highlight the biggest … 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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International Relations best blogs revealed

At the 2017 Duckies Awards last night, held at the International Studies Association’s (ISA) annual conference, the best blogs in International Relations were revealed! More formally known as the Online Achievement In International Studies (OAIS) Awards, the awards revealed the … 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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480 unique videos to transform research methods teaching and learning

Methodological innovations continue to reshape the way in which researchers conduct their work. SAGE Publishing aims to be at the very forefront of these changes, providing innovations in both form and content, ensuring that researchers are equipped with the skills … Continue reading

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How to support community engagement through social media: A case study

By Laura Crane,  Social Media Editor at Autism @LauraMayCrane The journal Autism decided to expand and invest in its social media presence in 2011 when I was taken on as Social Media Editor. Our key aim was to use this ever … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: A giant that may eat us: The missing social purpose of Journalism for Facebook

From British Journalism Review Facebook has created and defined an entirely new industry between media, communications and entertainment that we call “social media”, taking full advantage of the vast opportunity of unregulated business with a global audience. Facebook speaks little … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: #ec: Findings and implications from a quantitative content analysis of tweets about emergency contraception

From DIGITAL HEALTH The purpose of this study, which analyzed tweets from March 2011, was to explore the ways in which Emergency Contraception EC is presented on Twitter and provide insight to public health practitioners and other professionals interested in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Social media and the social sciences

Article title: Social media and the social sciences: How researchers employ Big Data analytics From Big Data & Society Social media posts are full of potential for data mining and analysis. Recognizing this potential, platform providers increasingly restrict free access … Continue reading

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Is Facebook good for us?

Article title: Social media, social avatars and the psyche: is Facebook good for us? From Australasian Psychiatry The human is a profoundly social animal and has a brain to match, so it is not surprising to observe that the many … Continue reading

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Special issue: Doing Feminism: Event, Archive, Techné

Guest editors: Carrie A. Rentschler and Samantha C. Thrift From Feminist Theory Feminist authors, bloggers and Tweeters  provide poignant feminist responses to current events and feminist issues; they model critical forms of interpretation; they share information; and in the process, … Continue reading

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Media usage and self-objectification in young women

The mediating role of appearance comparisons in the relationship between media usage and self-objectification in young women From Psychology of Women Quarterly The media’s portrayal of women is often sexually objectifying because it focuses on women’s appearance rather than on … Continue reading

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The rise of citizen journalism: A three-tier approach

Start making sense: a three-tier approach to citizen journalism From Media Culture Society The rise of citizen journalism has been a central theme in both popular and scholarly discourse surrounding the evolution of news making over the past half-decade. This … Continue reading

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