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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 Scottish Media and Politics

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter begins by noting distinct qualities of the Scottish public sphere from the period since the Union, and how this distinctness has been mirrored by identities in the Scottish media, however ... More


Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Neil Blain, David Hutchison, and Gerry Hassan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

On 18 September 2014, a referendum took place in Scotland to determine the question of Scottish independence. Soon after, the independence issue recurred strongly as a topic in the UK general ... More


Informal Politics and Formal Media Structures

Ruzha Smilova and Daniel Smilov

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses informality: the failure of formal rules to regulate existing practices. Two major types of informality are relevant for media and democracy: one caused by the weakness of ... More


Wales, Devolution and the Scottish Independence Debate

Sian Powell

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter begins by noting a recent historical tendency for Wales to take an interest in Scottish political developments, alongside deficiencies in the Welsh media landscape and a lack of Welsh ... More


Sonographies

David Der-wei Wang

in Beyond Sinology: Chinese Writing and the Scripts of Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164528
eISBN:
9780231536301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164528.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the interaction between phone and graphe. The first part reflects on the frequent silencing of the Chinese language in Western theory by isolating script from its real ... More


Conclusion

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reflects on the implications of this research for academic debate, education policy and media production. It stresses the importance of taking seriously young people’s cultural tastes ... More


‘Liked’, ‘Shared’, Re-tweeted: The Referendum Campaign on Social Media

Margot Buchanan

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the independence referendum debate on Facebook and Twitter before and after polling day, noting the multi-modal nature of communication on social media through the use of visual ... More


Will the Revolution Be A/B-Tested?

David Karpf

in Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190266127
eISBN:
9780190266165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266127.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This introductory chapter defines the key terms and concepts in the book, including analytic activism, the media theory of movement power, the culture of testing, and the analytics floor and ... More


Critical Journalists in China and Russia: Encounters with Ambiguity

Maria Repnikova

in Citizens and the State in Authoritarian Regimes: Comparing China and Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190093488
eISBN:
9780190093525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190093488.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter compares media politics in China and Russia through the prism of critical journalists. It argues that whereas Chinese journalists experience political restrictions in the form of ... More


MMM for VVP: Building the Modern Media Machine

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova

in The Red Mirror: Putin's Leadership and Russia's Insecure Identity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197502938
eISBN:
9780197502976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502938.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

Putin’s leadership is constructed through media. This chapter explores the key points in the development of the Kremlin-controlled media machine, including the key actors, central mechanisms, and the ... More


Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy

David Karpf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190266127
eISBN:
9780190266165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Some of the most remarkable impacts of digital media on political activism lie not in the new types of speech it provides to disorganized masses, but in the new types of listening it fosters among ... More


The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Ben Epstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The Only Constant Is Change presents and tests the political communication cycle (PCC), a model describing how political actors and organizations make decisions about if, how, and when to innovate ... More


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