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Media Topics: A Dynamic Network Visualization

Topics in Mainstream Media:
A Dynamic Network Visualization

My doctoral dissertation (defended a few months back) studies a dynamic network of news outlets and the topics they cover over time. It implements a measure of media fragmentation and uses actor-based modeling to evaluate the impact of economic, political, organizational, and structural forces on certain properties of the media agenda. The key factors I look into include popularity, ownership, …

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Political Efficacy on the Internet:
NCA Political Communication Presentation

Political Efficacy on the Internet: A Media System Dependency Approach. (NCA Conference Presentation: Ognyanova 2012). Download PDF. Read more and download the study here.

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A Multilevel, Multidimensional Network Model of the Media System

MTMD Network Model of the Media System: Production, Content, and Audience. (INSNA Sunbelt Conference Presentation: Ognyanova Monge). Download PDF. Read the full study here (PDF).

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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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