Category Archives: Communication & Media

On SAGE Insight: Gang glocalization: How the global mediascape creates and shapes local gang realities From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal This article introduces the concept of ‘gang glocalization’ to capture the processes by which global media myths and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: News publishing across platforms: Gatekeeping for print, web, Facebook and Twitter

From Newspaper Research Journal The Internet has changed the way the news media work, since it first became available to everyone. It also changed how people consume media. Traditionally, the only question was which news outlet to use, which television … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Images of protest in social media

Article title: Images of protest in social media: Struggle over visibility and visual narratives From New Media & Society While political protest is essentially a visual expression of dissent, both social movement research and media studies have thus far been … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight; Identifying diffusion patterns of research articles on Twitter: A case study of online engagement with open access articles

From Public Understanding of Science Science has long been of public interest, as well as a site of intellectual and political contestation. However, it is only in recent years that social media—particularly Twitter, blogs, and academic social networks such as … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program

Article title: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program implemented in Israeli elementary and middle schools From New Media & Society In recent years, social networking services have become a major platform through which children and adolescents … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Article title: Fighting for recognition: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States From New Media & Society Some 25 years after the advent of the World Wide Web, online abuse, especially of women … Continue reading

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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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