Category Archives: Communication & Media

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

Posted in Business & Management, Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Political Science in Turbulent Times

From Political Insight From Brexit to Trump, 2016 was a bad year for predictions. So where does political science go from here? David Farrell argues that the discipline needs to fundamentally reassess how it measures – and thinks about – the political … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: “Facebook for Academics”: The Convergence of Self-Branding and Social Media Logic on Academia.edu

From Social Media + Society Academics are experiencing a pressure to engage in self-promotional practices, particularly as universities become progressively more market-driven. Academia.edu, a paper-sharing social network that has been informally dubbed “Facebook for academics,” has grown rapidly by adopting many … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Automating judgment? Algorithmic judgment, news knowledge, and journalistic professionalism

From New Media & Society This article argues that algorithmic judgment should be considered distinct from journalists’ professional judgment. Authors, both computer scientists, devised an algorithm that selects and orders news articles for the front page of a Web site … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: To celebrate Banned Books Week: Censoring Shakespeare

From Index on Censorship To mark Banned Books Week SAGE is delighted to offer free access to these Index on Censorship magazine articles: Barring the Bard: Actor Jennifer Leong on confronting attempts to censorperformances of Shakespeare around the world Jennifer … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, Literature, SAGE Insight | Tagged , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Getting print out: Self-publishing may be a new solution to censorship in China and other countries

From Index on Censorship Crowdsourcing is helping authors get their books directly to audiences when traditional publishers are worried about government pressure. In some countries where censorship of literature is commonplace, authors are pursuing other options by circulating a free … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, Literature, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: The case of #arseniclife: Blogs and Twitter in informal peer review

From Public Understanding of Science Recent high-profile retractions from the prestigious scientific journals Nature and concerns over the ethics of a recent study on emotional contagion using the social networking site Facebook, have increased discussions among the scientific community of … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, Industry news, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Sexiness on Social Media: The Social Costs of Using a Sexy Profile Photo

From Sexualization, Media, & Society The sexualization of girls and women is highly prevalent in Western media and consumer culture sending the message to girls and women that being sexy is valued. Using an experimental methodology, this study assessed college … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Black Lives Matter and the Evolving Role of Social Media

Article title: All Lives Matter, but so Does Race: Black Lives Matter and the Evolving Role of Social Media From Humanity & Society This article demonstrates the ways in which youth of color played an active role in debates that … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight, Sociology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Infancy online

From Social Media + Society This Special Issue from the online, open-access journal on the topic of infancy online, addresses a range of issues, including representation, privacy, datafication, and children’s rights. The 7 articles included map important arenas of emerging … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Contemporary Student Engagement: The ‘‘slacktivism’’ trend

Article title: “I Wouldn’t Classify Myself as an Activist” – Reflections on Studying Contemporary Student Engagement From Humanity & Society We may see a trend of ‘‘slacktivism’’ that frames today’s students as weakly ‘‘liking’’ causes or ‘‘tweeting’’ support through social … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: How Social Media Is Changing Conflict

From Journal of Conflict Resolution Social media increasingly plays a role in conflict and contentious politics. Politicians, leaders, insurgents, and protestors all have used it as a tool for communication. Western countries are particularly concerned about ISIS’s slick use of … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, Politics, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Representations of Disability, Sexuality and Disabled Sex

Article title: Lost in representation: Disabled sex and the aesthetics of the ‘norm’ From Sexualities Recent debates on sex and disability have focused on questions of representation as, after a long exclusion from popular culture, disabled intimacies have emerged in … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, Culture, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Influenced by Peers: Facebook as an Information Source for Young People

From Social Media + Society Over the last few years, the political information environment has been significantly transformed. The greatest change is related to the rise of social media. Social media is increasingly pervading our everyday life, which is further … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment