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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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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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