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International Relations best blogs 2017 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 International Studies Association’s (ISA) Online Media Caucus Awards, the awards revealed … 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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Uses of online–offline communication among young people in the #spanishrevolution

Communication among young people in the #spanishrevolution: Uses of online–offline tools to obtain information about the #acampadabcn From New Media & Society Within the current information environment, both users and virtual communication tools have moved center stage, especially the young … Continue reading

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Blurring the boundaries – New social media, new social science?

By Mithu Lucraft, PR Manager Earlier this week, SAGE co-hosted the one-year birthday event of the #NSMNSS network, which we blogged about recently here. The aim of the network was to bring together researchers from across disciplines and sectors who … Continue reading

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New Social Media, New Social Science? Blurring the Boundaries: One Year On

Last year, SAGE, the National Centre for Social Research and the Oxford Internet Institute set up a network for social media researchers with funding from the National Centre for Research Methods.  The aim of the network was to bring together … Continue reading

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