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Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Using theory and data from leading online social media, Gainous and Wagner illustrate how platforms such as Twitter and Facebook are bypassing traditional media and creating a new forum for the ... More


The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Jose van Dijck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book studies the rise of social media in the first decade of the twenty-first century, up until 2012. It provides both a historical and a critical analysis of the emergence of networking ... More


Conclusion: Tweeting Diversity: Race and Tenure in the Age of Social Media

Patricia A. Matthew

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0014
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The anthology concludes by looking forward and considering how social media, especially Twitter, is shaping how faculty of color manage their careers. It discusses the possibilities and risks of ... More


Twitter and the Paradox of Following and Trending

José van Dijck

in The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The fourth chapter traces the transformation of Twitter, the microblogging platform that started in 2006. The platform aimed to be an autonomous utility service promoting user connectedness, but ... More


What Do Girls Dig?

Bethany Nowviskie

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0023
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter begins by presenting an exchange of tweets spawned by the news that two out of thirty-three speakers at the “Digging into Data Challenge” conference are women. The author then expresses ... More


Introducing Digital Humanities Now

Daniel J. Cohen

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0032
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter focuses on Digital Humanities Now, a new web publication resulting from the author’s attempt to combine the activities of several hundred digital humanities scholars with TwitterTim.es ... More


Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World

Ulises Ali Mejias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678990
eISBN:
9781452948355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The digital world profoundly shapes how we work and consume and also how we play, socialize, create identities, and engage in politics and civic life. Indeed, we are so enmeshed in digital ... More


Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics

Zizi Papacharissi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199999736
eISBN:
9780190213329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999736.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The past few decades have witnessed the growth of movements that use digital means to connect with broader publics and express their point of view. Social media facilitate feelings of engagement, in ... More


Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Pippa Norris and Alessandro Nai (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190677800
eISBN:
9780190677831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190677800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Recent years have seen resurgent interest in the potential capacity of transparency—the public availability of information—to improve democratic governance. Timely, accurate, granular, and freely ... More


Social Media—The New Dinner Table?

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

in Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter lays the predicate for the measures and models in this book. This chapter reviews the growth and impact of the Internet and online social media on the American political system. The ... More


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