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ANN Conference: Social Movements and Network Science

Social Movements and Network Theory: ANN International Conference

Once a year, the Annenberg Networks Network (ANN) at USC and the Science of Networks in Communities Laboratory (SONIC) at Northwestern University convene an international seminar on network science.  The conference organizers include Manuel Castells, Noshir Contractor, Janet Fulk, and Peter Monge. The seminar that took place at USC this April was dedicated to the application of network science to …

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AcademicRSS Feat

Communication, Networks, and Visualization RSS Feed Bundles

If like me you’re getting most of your daily news from RSS, you may find this post helpful. Google Reader allows its users to put together and share bundles of feeds. Here are a few useful thematic collections of academic and blog RSS streams. You can find more of my bundles on communication, media, technology and data visualization here.

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MediaNets

Actors and Links in the Media System:
Taking a Network Perspective

Exploring the structure of relationships between news organizations, issues, and audience members is key to understanding the media system.  The paper I’m posting here (just presented at ICA 2011, Boston) looks into a range of network types available to media researchers: inter-organizational, semantic, issue, hyperlink, and social graphs. It discusses important predictors of tie formation and dissolution – and the theoretical …

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Alhambra Featured

New Media & Civic Engagement

The Alhambra project is a collaboration between Metamorphosis and the USC Annenberg Journalism School. The project looks at the potential of new media to promote civic engagement and intergroup interactions. The product of it all – Alhambra Source – is a community news website serving a diverse city in LA County. The quick visual overview of the project that Nancy …

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Geeks Nerds Featured

Truth, beauty, geeks and nerds:
Ngram & Google Insight

Google’s recent launch of Ngram – a service that shows the frequencies of phrases appearing in indexed books – opened up new possibilities for data exploration fun.  A game that data geeks can now play involves comparing the popularity of phrases in books vs. the frequency of their appearance as search terms. Google Insight provides one decent way to trace …

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FutureJournalism Featured

The Future of Journalism:
A Network Visualization

This semantic map takes a cue from Chris Anderson‘s The-Future-of-Journalism visualization post @ Nieman Lab. CWA makes the fair point that any time we see a dramatic event / scientific discovery /technological innovation occurring, someone will invariably cry out “Oh, but what could that possibly mean for journalism?”. The network below is based on data from online sources that have …

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