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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Learning from Online News

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 5718 words.

This chapter examines what people learn from online news and how. It first reviews research that looks into how people learn from the news before discussing how consumption of news found on...

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Selecting News Online

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 9160 words.

This chapter discusses the concept of audience selectivity, with particular reference to the extent with which news audiences focus their Internet time on the news. It first explains...

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Parties versus Politicians Online

Gideon Rahat and Ofer Kenig.

in From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics. 9171 words.

The chapter starts with a brief overview of the study of political personalization online, then focuses on its claims concerning the influence of online platforms on political...

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Political Parties Online

Philip N. Howard.

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 9669 words.

This chapter shows that political parties play different roles in Muslim countries. In some, parties participate in competitive elections; in others, a single political party manages the...

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Methodological Practices in Social Movement Online Research

Lorenzo Mosca.

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 9033 words.

Despite the growing role of digital media in mobilizing protest and even changing its logic, the reflection on online methods in social movement studies has been quite limited until now....

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Online Public Opinion Polling

D. Sunshine Hillygus and Brian Guay.

in Political Science

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7362 words.

In an environment of declining survey response rates, decreased use of landline telephones, and rising costs of telephone and in-person surveys, political science researchers have...

Offline and Online News Content

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 9341 words.

This chapter focuses on how online news is generated and presented. It compares the content of online news with that created for the offline media (for example, newspapers, radio and...

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The Special Case of Online Activism

Russell J. Dalton.

in The Participation Gap

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 6787 words.

Previous scholarship has offered mixed opinions on how online activism will change patterns of political participation. Surveys of Americans in 2008 and 2012 provide empirical evidence on...

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Networking Online

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann.

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 9323 words.

In Chapter 4, a network analysis of Web-links is combined with a secondary analysis of existing sources in order to single out the main extreme right organizations in each country and...

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New Media and Journalism Online

Philip N. Howard.

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 9399 words.

One of the most important changes over the last decade has been in the business and practice of journalism in countries with large Muslim communities. This chapter reviews the ways in which...

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Digital Dilemmas

M.I. Franklin.

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 286 pages.

This book presents an ethnographic, mixed method approach to understanding the dynamics of power and resistance as they are played out around the future of the internet. The text looks at...

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Digital Dilemmas

M. I. Franklin.

in Digital Dilemmas

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 16815 words.

This chapter sets out the book's main themes. The empirical aim of this study is to unpack moments in the way people use internet media and communications spontaneously to serve their...

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Paradigm Reboot

M. I. Franklin.

in Digital Dilemmas

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 10993 words.

This chapter revisits three troubled and troubling nodes and objects of analysis (life online and after the nation-state, other publics in the making, and the crafting of internet...

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Democracy and Public Space

John R. Parkinson.

January 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 272 pages.

In an online, interconnected world, democracy is increasingly made up of wikis and blogs, pokes and tweets. Citizens have become accidental journalists thanks to their handheld devices,...

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Theorizing Public Space

John R. Parkinson.

in Democracy and Public Space

January 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 8942 words.

This chapter offers a working definition of public space. It starts with the public/private distinction, arguing that it is misleading because it overlies a set of different,...

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Conclusion

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 7992 words.

This chapter examines the seeming contradictions of online news and how the online news environment will evolve. It first considers how the news business operates online and how the news is...

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Introduction

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 6199 words.

This book focuses on news as presented on the Internet and how it is approached and influenced by audiences online. More specifically, it examines online news with news provided by other...

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News Specialization and Segmentation

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 7957 words.

This chapter focuses on breadth of news content and its relationship with audience segments. More specifically, it examines how the content of news on the Internet is tailored to specific...

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Shifting Audiences

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 9563 words.

This chapter considers how people use media and become an audience. More specifically, it examines why audiences move from one medium to another and how these shifts affect the business of...

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Fragmentation and Polarization of the Audience

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg.

in News on the Internet

March 2012; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; US Politics. 9982 words.

This chapter looks at how consumption of news online gives rise to audience fragmentation and polarization. It considers the conditions under which audience fragmentation and polarization...

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