Category Archives: Communication & Media

On SAGE Insight: Some spooky reads made available to mark Halloween

This is the time of year to celebrate the wonderfully spooky and strange! To join the festivities SAGE offers free access to some fitting content: Surviving a zombie apocalypse: Leadership configurations in extreme contexts David A Buchanan, Markus Hällgren, DOI: … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Negative spaces: Terrorist attempts to erase cultural history and the critical media coverage

From Media, War & Conflict Marking Banned Books Week 2018 This study explores the long-term impact of a deliberate destruction of a cultural ground to understand how these historic sites will come to be perceived after they are gone. In … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Marking Banned Books Week with Free Access to a selection of must-read Index on Censorship Articles

From Index on Censorship Special focus: Book fairs and freedoms: Controversies at Frankfurt and Gothenburg book fairs are leading to arguments about the freedom to speak and appear at these events Dominic Hinde, Ola Larsmo, Tobias Voss, First Published December … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Evolution of Trump’s Image in Russian Media

Article title: The Evolution of Trump’s Image in Russian Media From American Behavioral Scientist This article examines the dynamics of the Donald Trump’s myth creation in Russia through media discourse. The analysis is based on the universal sample of articles … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How journalists use social media in France and the United States: Analyzing technology use across journalistic fields

From New Media & Society Extant scholarship provides opposing views on how and in what ways journalists use social media across national settings. A first perspective contends that journalists in different countries use social media in roughly similar ways. A … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Researching new media and social diversity in later life

From New Media & Society As societies are ageing and mediatizing at the same time, it becomes both timely and relevant to develop particular perspectives on the role and meaning of media for older people. The diversity and inequality in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Isomorphism through algorithms: Institutional dependencies in the case of Facebook

From Big Data & Society Concerns about the impact of data-driven intermediaries on the news media industry have been growing steadily over the last several years. Major social media and information companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter play a central … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The social media see-saw: Positive and negative influences on adolescents’ affective well-being

From New Media & Society Social media use is nearly universal among US-based teens. Social media is intertwined with daily life—for school-aged teens in developed countries, interacting with and through social media platforms (SMPs) is “just part of [the] routine.” … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The mediated festival – Live music as trigger of streaming and social media engagement

From Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies The live music scene and the record industry have evolved extensively over the 2000s, as demonstrated by the growth in music festivals and various online music services.  Live music … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: What’s in a Name? Journalistic Boundary Work and a High School Newspaper’s Effort to Ban “Redskin”

From Journalism & Mass Communication Educator On October 23, 2013, the student staff of the Playwickian newspaper at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, published an editorial announcing its decision to cease using the name of the school’s sports teams, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Social Media Users’ Legal Consciousness About Privacy

From Social Media + Society In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, commenting on the rise of Social networking sites (SNSs), said that users have become more comfortable sharing their private information online, including challenging the “social norm” of privacy, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: National Identity in “New” India’s Globalized Mediascapes

Article title: In Other Spaces: Contestations of National Identity in “New” India’s Globalized Mediascapes From Journalism & Communication Monographs Over the past two decades, globalization and media proliferation have transformed India’s culture, politics, economy and overall national imagination, its postcolonial … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Social media work: Reshaping organisational communications, extracting digital value

From Media International Australia   A number of reports have recently warned of substantial transformations in the future of work, describing the role of technology in fast-tracking ‘digital disruption’ and automation, positioning these as threats to professional and service industry … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Impact of Social Media Marketing, Price Promotion, and Corporate Social Responsibility on Customer Satisfaction

From Jindal Journal of Business Research The intensely competitive environment existing in various sectors makes it vital to achieve customer satisfaction in order to survive in the long term. Obtaining customer satisfaction is considered nowadays as a key priority for … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Most students get breaking news first from Twitter

From Newspaper Research Journal This study examines news consumption patterns of college students by asking where respondents get breaking news and where this source leads them next. It seeks to test the assumption that social media, particularly Twitter, is displacing … Continue reading

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