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Niche News: The Politics of News Choice

Natalie Jomini Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199755509
eISBN:
9780199897162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755509.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Fox News, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Rush Limbaugh Show, National Public Radio—a list of available political media sources could continue without any apparent end. This ... More


Taking advantage of educational technology

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Educational technology, such as radio, television, and the Internet, can dramatically increase the number of people reached with conservation messages. These media also allow audiences to experience ... More


The Server: A Media History from the Present to the Baroque

Markus Krajewski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300180817
eISBN:
9780300186802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180817.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Though classic servants like the butler or the governess have largely vanished, the Internet is filled with servers: web, ftp, mail, and others perform their daily drudgery, going about their ... More


Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Madhavi Mallapragada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Internet has transformed the idea of home for Indians and Indian Americans. This book analyzes home pages and other online communities organized by diasporic and immigrant Indians from the late ... More


An Internet for the People: The Politics and Promise of craigslist

Jessa Lingel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691188904
eISBN:
9780691199887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188904.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Begun by Craig Newmark as an e-mail to some friends about cool events happening around San Francisco, craigslist is now the leading classifieds service on the planet. It is also a throwback to the ... More


Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Robert Glenn Howard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773086
eISBN:
9780814790748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773086.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1990s, Marilyn Agee developed one of the most well-known amateur evangelical websites focused on the “End Times,” The Bible Prophecy Corner. Around the same time, Lambert Dolphin, a retired ... More


Popular Paternalism

Anita L. Allen

in Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195141375
eISBN:
9780199918126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141375.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that coercive, paternalistic regulations are warranted to address indifference to privacy and data protection concerns spawned by internet and web use; but that even such laws ... More


Book versus Website

John Miles Foley

in Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037184
eISBN:
9780252094309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037184.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explains the differences between the Pathways Project website and book, and lays out the advantages of each medium in engaging with the project itself. To read Oral Tradition and the ... More


Linkmaps

John Miles Foley

in Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037184
eISBN:
9780252094309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037184.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter introduces linkmaps, which are suggested routes through the wiki network, particular sequences of ePathways that have been found to be illuminating in one way or another through the ... More


Delivering Green: The Communication of the Information

Graham Bullock

in Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 5 begins with a vignette about a corporate executive tasked with turning round her firm’s sustainability reputation. She must develop a holistic strategy for communicating the company’s ... More


Virtual Text: Amazonian Democracy: Approach: Globalization Studies

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In his 1909 story ‘The Machine Stops’, E M Forster imagines a future underground world in which a vast mechanised web connects together all of its isolated, enervated citizens. In this society, all ... More


‘The most confusing tears’: home video, sex crime and indeterminacy in Capturing the Friedmans

Thomas Austin

in Watching the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter centres on Capturing the Friedmans, the controversial and award-winning film about allegations of child abuse in a middle-class American family. Close analysis of the film text, along ... More


Sound and Music in Website Design

Lee Tsang

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter deals with the use of sound and music in websites. It concentrates on the McDonalds Corporation ‘I'm lovin' it’ campaign and how its use of music reflects the cultural and political ... More


Evidence-based medicine

Raghbir Khakha and Adam Hill

in An Introduction to Clinical Research

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199570072
eISBN:
9780191917868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199570072.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Medicine

The aim of research is to faithfully observe and describe, predict, determine causation, explain the hitherto unexplained, and conjure further questions. Medical ... More


Assembling Diverse Knowledges: Trails and Storied Spaces in Time

David Turnbull and Wade Chambers

in Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This paper explores a variety of approaches to the assemblage of knowledges from differing traditions without subsuming them into the overarching suppositions and prerequisite standards of any given ... More


Internet Literature In China: History, Technology, and Conventions

Michel Hockx

in Internet Literature in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160827
eISBN:
9780231538534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160827.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter begins with an overview of the early history of Chinese Internet literature, making use of canonizing efforts already under way in China. It then looks at the Rongshu Xia (Under the ... More


Online Luxury: Geographies of Production and Consumption and the Louis Vuitton Website

Agnès Rocamora

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter looks at the Louis Vuitton website, a site devoted to luxury fashion which in turn forms part of a so-called ‘luxury web sphere’. It situates the brand in the context of the luxury ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Earl and Katrina Kimport

in Digitally Enabled Social Change: Activism in the Internet Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015103
eISBN:
9780262295352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015103.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter reflects on Web activism and discusses how the use of the Web mobilizes resources to protest against any social issue. E-mobilizations and e-movements are two types of Web activism that ... More


Representing Africa through the commodity

Graham Harrison

in The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the role of consumption in Africa campaigning. The premise of the chapter is that British nationalism has always been constructed through norms of consumption: what to eat, ... More


Chinese Independent Cinema in the Age of “Digital Distribution”

Dan Gao

in DV-Made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846817
eISBN:
9780824868116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846817.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter reconsiders the notion of “distribution” for alternative or marginal media practice in the digital era. It also looks into the various roles distributing agencies and exhibitors play in ... More


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