Tag Archives: news

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

Posted in 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: 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

The challenges for science journalism in the UK

From Progress in Physical Geography A science journalist is a specialist whose role is, broadly, to report scientific developments to a wider audience than that reached by the academic journals. The world of journalism is changing rapidly as online media … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The challenges for science journalism in the UK

Only 15 minutes? The social layers of fame

Only 15 Minutes? The Social Stratification of Fame in Printed Medi From American Sociological Review In the long-standing tradition of stratification research, one major source of power and status has been virtually ignored, until recently: fame. People aspire to fame, just … Continue reading

Posted in SAGE Insight, Sociology | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Only 15 minutes? The social layers of fame

Moderate voices muted in political news

Moderatism or Polarization? Representation of Advocacy Groups’ Ideology in Newspapers From Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly While commentators and scholars argue that political groups have become more polarized in the US, this study finds that moderate political groups are not … Continue reading

Posted in aaa DO NOT USE, Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Moderate voices muted in political news

Doomsday Clock: it is now five minutes to midnight!

On 10th January 2012 at the Doomsday Clock Symposium in Washington, DC, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board made the decision to move the Doomsday Clock hand one minute closer to midnight. In 1947, the Bulletin … Continue reading

Posted in SAGE Connection, SAGE news | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Doomsday Clock: it is now five minutes to midnight!

New Health & Nursing website

Today our Marketing departments globally announced a new Health & Nursing website – find it at http://healthandnursing.sagepub.com. This website focuses on our book, journal and reference content in Health & Nursing disciplines. The website will be updated regularly with:  New, featured … Continue reading

Posted in SAGE Connection, SAGE news | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on New Health & Nursing website

A clarion call for social science: Ziyad Marar in the Guardian

In today’s Guardian newspaper, Ziyad Marar, SAGE’s Global Publishing Director and Deputy MD writes: “We who believe passionately in the value of the social science face what economists call a coordination problem. We need a focal point. In this context … Continue reading

Posted in SAGE Connection, SAGE news | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on A clarion call for social science: Ziyad Marar in the Guardian

The role of media discourse framing attitudes towards the use of embryonic stem cells

Beliefs about science and news frames in audience evaluations of embryonic and adult stem cell research From Science Communication There has been great global attention to the recent announcement that US doctors have begun the first official trial of using … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight, Science | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The role of media discourse framing attitudes towards the use of embryonic stem cells