Essays about: "News media usage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words News media usage.

  1. 1. Gender dynamics in media-driven belief polarization - disentangling reinforcing processes behind media usage and perception of societal issues

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Lisa Axelsson; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : Reinforcing spirals; selective exposure; media effects; alternative media; gender gap; interpersonal communication; belief polarization;

    Abstract : In academia as well as in mainstream media, people are voicing concern that a fragmented media environment, entailing an immense increase of alternative media, may motivate selective exposure, in turn leading to increasingly polarized perceptions of society among the public. Consulting the theory of reinforcing spirals (RSM), there is ample evidence for a reciprocal relationship between selective media exposure and sociotropic beliefs – potentially sparking polarization dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. News Media Usage, Political Interest and Political Participation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Xiaopeng Pang; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : News media usage; political participation; political interest; age differences; regression analysis;

    Abstract : The discussion in this thesis focus on the relationship between news media usage and political participation. During the last several decades, many researchers have been worried about the decline of political participation, however, more and more opinions believe that political participation has not declined, but just transformed from traditional forms to new forms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Israel’s usage of Psychological Warfare against Hezbollah : Theoretical Development and Application 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Felicia Lindqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Psychological warfare; PSYOP; Israel; Hezbollah; Theory development.;

    Abstract : The purpose is to analyze and describe Israel's psychological warfare facing Hezbollah in the years between 2017-2019. The question at issue is: How has Israel used Psychological Warfare against Hezbollah between 2017-2019? This is revised through a theory development using the work of Martin C. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detecting changes in word associations over short time periods : Analysing Twitter data with Word2Vec over time

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Andreas Kärrby; Maja Tennander; [2020]
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    Abstract : The meanings and connotations of words are constantly changing. Traditionally, one way to track such changes over relatively long time periods is by analysing variations in word usage in written records such as books and newspapers, and by comparing dictionary entries for the words of interest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Twitter & Migrant Lifeboat Rescue: Examination of social media and organizational response to a stormy newspaper article

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Darren Ingram; [2019]
    Keywords : AUDIENCE PERCEPTION; CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS; FAKE NEWS; NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION; SOCIAL MEDIA; STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT; TWITTER;

    Abstract : A prominent British newspaper and its website publishes an inflammatory article stating that a lifeboat charity has been cynically abused by migrant traffickers who are using it as a ‘free ferry service’ to get their cargo of human beings into the United Kingdom. What reaction is generated on the Twitter social media network? What narrative, language usage and sentiment is formed? How does the charity react?This thesis examines this case and discovers through word frequency and conversational analysis how one news story reverberated in 280 characters or less. READ MORE