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God at Work: The History and Promise of the Faith at Work Movement

David W. Miller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195314809
eISBN:
9780199785278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314809.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What was once taboo — faith at work — is increasingly accepted in corporate America. From secretaries to CEOs, growing numbers of businesspeople today want to bring their faith to work. Yet they ... More


Friends of Mine, Friends of Theirs: The Origins of Newsvine

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the origins of Newsvine.com is a news-themed social network founded in 2005 and acquired by MSNBC.com two years later. To understand what Newsvine was and what it did, the chapter ... More


Communication, information, and support

May McCreaddie

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter takes a constructivist approach to the topic of communication, information, and support. This view recognizes that individuals actively generate their own understanding and ‘rules’ are ... More


The Maddow Blog Is Born

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how the blog of The Rachel Maddow Show (TRMS) was born. Rachel Maddow reportedly disliked the appearance of the blogs generated by MSNBC's obsolete Community Server software. ... More


Mass Reach with and without Mass Media

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Newsvine's new group commenting architecture that was designed to help make governable the behavior and (frequent lack of) norms exhibited by users. It first describes ... More


Al‐Jazeerah and the Internet as Sites of Democratic Struggle

Larbi Sadiki

in Rethinking Arab Democratization: Elections without Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562985
eISBN:
9780191721182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562985.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

What role do al-Jazeerah and the Internet play in strengthening ‘Arab opinion’ and democratic struggles in the Arab World? This chapter attempts to answer this question by placing emphasis, as in the ... More


Crafting Networked Politics

Daniel Kreiss

in Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782536
eISBN:
9780199950614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782536.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the summer of 2002 bloggers began promoting Dean’s candidacy, and campaign manager Joe Trippi started plotting the online strategy of the campaign. The chapter details the political climate and ... More


Political Blogs as Political Associations

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Not all netroots advocacy groups mimic MoveOn’s organizational structure. Chapter 3 turns attention to a set of large-scale community blogs that function as political associations. Previous blog ... More


Postcolonial Perspectives on the Cultures of Latin America and Lusophone Africa

Robin Fiddian (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235668
eISBN:
9781846313851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313851
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This collection of critical essays investigates an emergent and increasingly important field of cultural production in Latin America: cyberliterature and cyberculture in their varying manifestations, ... More


Blogging Muslim Cosmopolitanism

Khairudin Aljunied

in Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408882
eISBN:
9781474430432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408882.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter scrutinises the virtual world as a space where people coming from different backgrounds gather to share, socialise, and partake in discussions about the pertinent issues of their time, ... More


Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Valerie Anishchenkova

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This study of Arab autobiographical discourse investigates various modes of cultural identity which have emerged in Arab societies in the last 40 years. During this period, autobiographical texts ... More


Having Your Say: Blogs and Beyond

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter looks at blogs, YouTube, and Wikipedia, focusing on how these social media emerged and why they have experienced such meteoric growth. At least part of the answer seems to be that new ... More


Blogging the Female Self: Authorship, Self-performance and Identity Politics in Fashion Blogs

Monica Titton

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The essay analyses fashion blogs as discursive and performative sites for the dissemination and production of fashion and provides a critical analysis of the processes of authorship, identity and ... More


The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Molly A. McCarthy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226033211
eISBN:
9780226033495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033495.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In this era of tweets and blogs, it is easy to assume that the self-obsessive recording of daily minutiae is a recent phenomenon. But Americans have been navel-gazing since nearly the beginning of ... More


“Stuff White People Like”: Stance, Class, Race, and Internet Commentary

Shana Walton and Alexandra Jaffe

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes the humorous blog Stuff White People Like, examining both the stances towards Whiteness taken by the author as well as the stances taken up by readers in online commentaries. ... More


Performing Girlhood through Typographic Play in Hebrew Blogs

Carmel Vaisman

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is concerned with the ways one community of Israeli girls, Fakatsa, employ linguistic repertoires and typographic styles in performing a “girly girl” identity on their blogs. The chapter ... More


Introduction

David Deterding

in Singapore English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625444
eISBN:
9780748651535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This introductory chapter begins with discussions of the history and languages of Singapore. It then describes the varieties of Singapore English, and the sources of data used in this study. The main ... More


The Politicization of the Blogosphere: When Diarists Become Activists

Mohamed Zayani

in Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190239763
eISBN:
9780190239800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239763.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines the rise of blogs with the evolution of the Internet and the advent of Web 2.0, paying particular attention to the dynamics of political socialization within a reconfigured ... More


Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

How is language used in Egyptian public discourse to illuminate the collective identity of Egyptians? How does this identity relate to language form and content? This book explores these questions by ... More


How Storytelling Matters

Pablo Javier Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein

in The News Gap: When the Information Preferences of the Media and the Public Diverge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019835
eISBN:
9780262318181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019835.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 4 examines the storytelling preferences of journalists and consumers. The traditional straight-news format is the leading option for both groups across the 20 sites, during periods of routine ... More


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