How We Got Where We Are Now: 20 Years of Research Into Online Mass Communication: An Annotation

Part Three, 2000-2004: Hitting our stride By Thomas H.P. Gould, Aobo Dong and Jacob A. Mauslein WJMCR 33 (June 2011) 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 |2004 While the total number of research articles published between 2000 and 2004 remained relatively constant among the journals examined, the number of articles that addressed online mass communication rose steadily. This increase was expected. However, […]

How We Got Where We Are Now: 20 Years of Research Into Online Mass Communication: An Annotation

Part Four, 2005-2009: Continuing the Patterns By Thomas H.P. Gould, Aobo Dong and Jacob A. Mauslein WJMCR 34 (July 2011) 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 |2009 We have looked at 15 years of research targeting online mass communications. This last five years we have found more articles addressing online subjects (782 to 616), but we have also found more overall articles […]

How We Got Where We Are Now: 20 Years of Research Into Online Mass Communication: An Annotation

Part Two, 1995-1999: Gaining Due Attention By Thomas H.P. Gould, Aobo Dong and Jacob A. Mauslein WJMCR 31, vol. 2 (April 2011) 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 As we noted in the Part 1, interest in the new phenomena—the World Wide Web—attracted what might be best described as “splashing about” in the shallow end of the research pool. The research […]

Citizen Journalism, Agenda-Setting and the 2008 Presidential Election

By Kirsten A. Johnson WJMCR 28 (January 2011) Introduction | Agenda-Setting | Hypotheses | Results | Discussion | Conclusion Abstract This study examined 329 posts made by citizens to CNN’s iReport.com about the 2008 presidential election. A content analysis showed a correlation between stories posted on iReport and stories covered by traditional media. The top […]

Table Manners: A Retrospective on the Online Poker Craze

By Marc A. Londo and Maria Cristina Santana WJMCR 27 (December 2010) Introduction | Social Cognitive Theory | Method | Results | Discussion Abstract In late 2003, there was a surge in the popularity of tournament poker television shows on American television. The poker craze became a marketing phenomenon, and its influences were the cause […]