Tag Archives: blogs

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

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Political blogging on the right and the left

A tale of two blogospheres: Discursive practices on the left and right From American Behavioral Scientist As presidential candidates from both parties gear up for the big day in November, more and more people are turning to political blogs to … Continue reading

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Political scandal and new media: A technology of liberation?

Managing public outrage: Power, scandal, and new media in contemporary Russia From New Media & Society This article challenges the long held assumption that political scandals can only occur in liberal democracies, also as most studies on scandals were authored before … Continue reading

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The Jesus factor of the iPhone

How the iPhone became divine: new media, religion and the intertextual circulation of meaning From New  Media & Society The labeling of the iPhone as the ‘Jesus phone’ illustrates how new media objects can possess multiple layers of meaning, which … Continue reading

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