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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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Online Portals and Exchanges

Vince Stehle.

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 7465 words.

This chapter discusses the emergence of a new class of philanthropic services—online social-purpose portals and exchanges—which use the Internet to provide individuals and organizations...

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Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer.

in Expect Us

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 10052 words.

Chapter 1 articulates the central research question, outlines the argument in the book, explains the four cases, and unpacks major concepts. It articulates the argument that key structural...

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The Search for Connection Online

Sarah C. Bishop.

in Undocumented Storytellers

February 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 10396 words.

This chapter takes a close look at immigrant activism online. Because many undocumented immigrants are prohibited from higher education and professional employment, much of their narrative...

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“Online Tools for Offline Action” Neo-Federated Political Associations

David Karpf.

in The MoveOn Effect

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 10548 words.

The most common criticism of netroots advocacy associations is that they engage in “clicktivism,” mobilizing large online publics to engage in simple online actions, with little real-world...

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Online News Consumption in the United States and Ideological Extremism

Kenneth M. Winneg, Daniel M. Butler, Saar Golde, Darwin W. Miller and Norman H. Nie.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication

August 2017; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: US Politics; Political Behaviour. 5502 words.

In an earlier study, the authors found evidence that supported a framework predicting that consumers of Internet news sources held more extreme political views and were interested in more...

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Online News Consumption in the United States and Ideological Extremism

Kenneth M. Winneg, Daniel M. Butler, Saar Golde, Darwin W. Miller and Norman H. Nie.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication

August 2017; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: US Politics; Political Behaviour. 5502 words.

In an earlier study, the authors found evidence that supported a framework predicting that consumers of Internet news sources held more extreme political views and were interested in more...

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Don’t Think of an Online Elephant

David Karpf.

in The MoveOn Effect

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 13525 words.

The first 5 chapters of the book are primarily concerned with left-wing interest groups. This is for the simple reason that there is no right-wing analogue to MoveOn, Democracy for America,...

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How the ANES Used Online Commons Proposals and Pilot Study Reports to Develop Its 2008 Questionnaires

Jon A. Krosnick and Arthur Lupia.

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys

December 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 7159 words.

This chapter describes the manner by which the ANES converted the insights of many people into strong and innovative questionnaires. This description is broken into two stages to reflect...

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Expect Them

Jessica L. Beyer.

in Expect Us

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 5563 words.

Chapter 6 summarizes the arguments in the book and discusses two central implications of the findings. First, nonpolitical websites and online communities are essential to understanding...

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Terms of Engagement

Meredith Conroy, Jessica T. Feezell and Mario Guerrero.

in Controlling the Message

March 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 7037 words.

This chapter examines the extent to which online political participation influences offline political participation. More specifically, it considers how the interactive social networking...

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Public Opinion 2.0—The New Social Capital

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner.

in Tweeting to Power

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 6198 words.

This chapter addresses whether the use of online social media can stimulate political participation and activity in civic groups outside the Internet. Building on the theory that social...

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Sparking Debate

Daniel J. Coffey, Michael Kohler and Douglas M. Granger.

in Controlling the Message

March 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 10528 words.

This chapter examines the effect of political campaigns on contemporary perceptions of mass incivility online. More specifically, it considers how presidential election campaigns influence...

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Technological Advances

Dennis W. Johnson.

in Democracy for Hire

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 7188 words.

Campaigns have taken advantage of technological changes, including computer technology, online fundraising, geotargeting, and microtargeting. During the 1952 presidential election, computer...

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Anonymous

Jessica L. Beyer.

in Expect Us

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 10673 words.

Chapter 2 focuses on the emergence of Anonymous as a political actor. It addresses the question of why Anonymous members first mobilized in 2008 and includes information about how this...

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Latin American Digital Satire

Paul Alonso.

in Satiric TV in the Americas

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 11606 words.

Chapter 6 focuses on Latin American digital satire, analyzing the cases of: 1) Enchufe.tv, an online comedy series that satirizes Ecuadorian idiosyncrasies and local urban culture; 2) El...

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Tweeting to Power

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner.

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics. 288 pages.

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...

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Comment Forum Speech as a Mirror of Mainstream Discourse

Karen S. Hoffman.

in Controlling the Message

March 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 9696 words.

This chapter compares the discourse of online comment forums to mainstream media discourse to determine whether the rhetoric employed by political elites is substantially different from...

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Flaming and Blaming

Brian R. Calfano.

in Controlling the Message

March 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 9772 words.

This chapter examines the consequences of citizen exposure to “flaming and blaming” in online comments forums. Using an Internet-based experimental research design consisting of an array of...

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Mobile Access and the Less-Connected

Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert and William Franko.

in Digital Cities

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 7721 words.

Rising rates of mobile phone use among minorities has raised questions about whether technology disparities are disappearing with the popularity of wireless technologies. For most, smart...

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Mapping Opportunity in Chicago Neighborhoods

Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert and William Franko.

in Digital Cities

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 8138 words.

Within cities, there is variation in Internet use across neighbourhoods. Urban scholars have documented a host of “neighbourhood effects” for health, education, and income, among others....

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