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Journalist’s Resource sifts through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the studies about social and digital media they found most interesting in 2012.
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A popular Dutch film series showcases how web videos change when moved into a new context — and they’re hoping to come to America.
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The machine-like blogger has generated huge traffic numbers for Gawker — paying the pageview bills so other writers can focus on less viral work.
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Los Angeles artist and designer An Xiao Mina says memes are often the only way to talk about sensitive political issues in China.
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In the real-time news cycle, social media can — and should — be about much more than conversation. Burt Herman
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Plus: The admirers and detractors of Facebook’s “frictionless sharing,” and the rest of the past two weeks’ most important stories and conversations.
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Images can convene attention; they can also distribute it.
January 12, 2011
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The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
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