Tag Archives: social media

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: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness

Article title: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness: A study in a sample of tertiary students in Singapore From DIGITAL HEALTH Many tertiary students access social networking sites on a daily basis. With the increased usage of smartphones, … 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: Mobiles in class?

From Active Learning in Higher Education At a time when many homes are filled with electronic gadgets, educationalists are attempting to gauge how much technology to bring into classes. A key issue for both students and staff at universities and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: What can we learn from the case of Charlie Gard? Perspectives from an inter-disciplinary panel discussio

From Nursing Ethics There are many lessons learnt from the case of Charlie Gard, a positive learning point that emerges from the case is the importance of a multi-lens approach. The case involved differences of opinion regarding what was in … 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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On SAGE Insight: Law Firms’ Organizational Impression Management Strategies on Twitter

From Journal of Creative Communications Goffman (1959) was the first to introduce the theory of Impression management (IM), which states that individuals create, manipulate and try to enhance their image to others. IM has its roots in dramaturgical theory and … Continue reading

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How can social media be used to communicate research?

Social media has opened up a new platform for academic debate and offers new opportunities and ways for researchers to connect and collaborate with each other, as well as reach wider audiences beyond academia. But where should you begin?  And … Continue reading

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