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Neoliberalism and Communication  

Peter K. Bsumek

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Dec 2018
Neoliberalism has become a central topic in critical cultural studies and communication. Broadly speaking, neoliberalism refers to economic theories, political discourses, and cultural ... More

Néstor García Canclini and Communication Studies  

Toby Miller

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Mar 2018
Néstor García Canclini is an anthropologist and philosopher of culture whose work in Latin America has pioneered ideas of interculturalism, hybridity, consumption, and citizenship, both ... More

Network Analysis and Health and Risk Messaging  

Frank Tutzauer and Thomas Hugh Feeley

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Jan 2017
A network is a collection of nodes that are somehow connected to each other. Typically, the pattern of ties among nodes is of central interest to scholars in communication and the allied ... More

Networked Individualism, East Asian Style  

Vincent Chua and Barry Wellman

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Jul 2016
“Networked individualism” represents the phenomenon that people are managers of their own personal networks. Networked individualism in an East (and Southeast) Asian context draws ... More

Network Theory and Intergroup Approaches  

Cynthia Stohl

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Feb 2018
A social network consists of interactive patterns among individuals and groups that are created by transmitting and exchanging messages through time and space. A central feature of ... More

New Media and Politics: A Synopsis of Theories, Issues, and Research  

Ran Wei and Larry Zhiming Xu

The ongoing revolution in information and communication technologies (ICTs) has fundamentally transformed the landscape of democracy and the way people engage in politics. From the ... More

New Methodological Approaches to Intergroup Communication  

Daniel Angus and Cindy Gallois

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Aug 2017
Intergroup communication, given its interdisciplinary roots in communication and social psychology, has been eclectic in methodology. Earlier approaches tended to be quantitative and ... More

News Agencies from Telegraph Bureaus to Cyberfactories  

Terhi Rantanen

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Mar 2019
Many national news agencies (press associations) are facing significant transformations and some of these longstanding institutions, which we once thought would last forever, may even ... More

News as Narratives  

Jacob Ørmen and Andreas Gregersen

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Feb 2019
In recent years, academics and pundits have taken great interest in the role of storytelling in journalism. The spread of rumors, misinformation, and disinformation in public discourse has ... More

News Audiences and News Habits  

Jannie Møller Hartley

The focus of news-audience research has shifted from investigating news audiences of single platforms—such as newspapers, television, or radio news—to audiences in an inherently ... More

News Distribution  

Joshua A. Braun

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Mar 2019
Media distribution plays a key role in defining publics by determining which groups are able to access and share news. Put more broadly, decisions about how content circulates, whether ... More

News Ecology and News Ecosystems  

Victor Wiard

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Feb 2019
“News ecology” and “news ecosystems” are two terms often used in journalism studies. They are, however, different concepts that draw from different lines of research and are used by ... More

News, Economic Governance, and Anti-Corruption  

Anya Schiffrin

In the past 50 years, there has been a burgeoning literature on the role of journalism in promoting governance and supporting anti-corruption efforts. Much of this comes from the work of ... More

News Literacy  

Masato Kajimoto and Jennifer Fleming

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Jun 2019
News literacy is an emerging field within the disciplines of media literacy, journalism education, information technology, and other related areas, although there is no unified definition ... More

News Sources and Journalist/Source Interaction  

Caroline Fisher

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Aug 2018
The relationship between journalists and their sources is central to journalism practice. It is a relationship based on a power struggle over the presentation of information to the public. ... More

News Startups  

Nikki Usher and Aske Kammer

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Apr 2019
The rise of news startups in their modern incarnation has taken place on a global scale, and needs consideration as a phenomenon. First, a brief history of news startups is provided, ... More

News Values and Newsworthiness  

Helen Caple

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Jun 2018
How events become news has always been a fundamental question for both journalism practitioners and scholars. For journalism practitioners, news judgments are wrapped up in the moral ... More

NGOs as News Organizations  

Kate Wright

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are not-for-profit groups, which are independent of commercial businesses and government agencies. They claim to serve various notions of the public ... More


Jessica Gasiorek

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Jun 2017
People can adjust their communication in a variety of ways for different contexts, audiences, and purposes. Although these adjustments often improve or facilitate interaction—that is, make ... More

Nonverbal Interpersonal Communication  

Miles Patterson

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Jun 2018
Nonverbal communication is ever present in face-to-face interactions. In interpersonal interactions, individuals are simultaneously sending information with their appearance and nonverbal ... More