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One Size Does Not Fit All: Heterogeneous Audiences and Proliferating Brands

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/9780300197501.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the notion of “conversation economy” as well as MSNBC.com's strategy of cultivating numerous brands to capture the attention and sharing activity of different niche audiences. ... More


Conclusion

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/9780300197501.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book has explored trends in the distribution of online television news and the underlying sociotechnical systems by looking at the case of MSNBC. It has described concepts and offered insights ... More


Calculation at the Frontier: Evaluation in the Absence of Models

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

While financial markets are typically littered with statistical models, a large swathe of risk in reinsurance is considered un-modelable. Chapter 4 shows how these different types of risk can be ... More


Epistemic Virtues and Vices

Chun Wei Choo

in The Inquiring Organization: How Organizations Acquire Knowledge and Seek Information

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199782031
eISBN:
9780190459598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782031.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces virtue epistemology, a theory of knowledge based on an evaluation of the character traits of the agent. Knowledge is then a state of belief arising out of acts of epistemic ... More


Conclusion: The Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Corinna Kruse

in Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The final chapter looks at the production of forensic evidence from a more abstract point of view. It takes a step back from the theoretical and empirical points in chapters 1 through 7 and considers ... More


Colluding and Colliding Worlds: Moving Forensic Evidence

Corinna Kruse

in Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With this chapter, the book stops moving backward and begins gathering the strands of the forensic evidence’s social life back together. If the judicial system is made up of disparate epistemic ... More


The Use of Knowledge in Organizations

Lisa Herzog

in Reclaiming the System: Moral Responsibility, Divided Labour, and the Role of Organizations in Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830405
eISBN:
9780191868658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830405.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the challenges for a responsible handling of knowledge in organizations, in which, as spaces of divided labour, divided knowledge needs to be integrated into processes of joint ... More


The Criminal Investigation Division: People

Corinna Kruse

in Social Life of Forensic Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288386
eISBN:
9780520963337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288386.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the work of the criminal-investigation division. The chapter discusses how police investigators assemble evidence in pretrial investigation by, among other things, interrogating ... More


The Impact of Collaboration on the Epistemic Cultures of Science

K. Brad Wray

in Scientific Collaboration and Collective Knowledge: New Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680534
eISBN:
9780190680565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680534.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines how collaborative research affects the epistemic cultures of science. It begins by arguing that some groups of scientists hold views that are irreducibly the views of the group. ... More


Beyond the Good State: Scientific Internationalism and the Nordic Model

Marjo Koivisto

in Normative State Power in International Relations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652792
eISBN:
9780191745270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652792.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that accounts of Nordic states as ‘good states’, or as ‘norm entrepreneurs’, pay insufficient attention to the politics of transforming the institutional structures of the Nordic ... More


Uptown Environmentalism

Rivke Jaffe

in Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on how environmental professionals’ socio-economic and ethno-racial positioning colors their environmentalism. “Uptown environmentalism” is concerned with green environmental ... More


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