Cooperative Integration: A Structural Geography of Primetime Program Production and Broadcast

Tonya Lindsey [WJMCR 8:4 September 2005] Sections: Introduction|Research Questions|Hypotheses|Method|Results|Conclusion Abstract This article asks: what is the influence of policy change on primetime TV programming, from production to broadcast? To understand the structure of primetime programming from production to broadcast, social network analysis is used to study the pattern of ties between parent companies of production and […]

Analysis of Risks and Opportunities in Journalism in Poland: The Example of the Lublin Region

Lidia Pokrzycka [WJMCR 8:3 June 2005] Sections: Research Questions|Methods|Results|Conclusions Introduction The Lublin region1 in Poland is characterized by a low level of economic growth, poor investment in enterprise, and a very low investment appeal of the province for international capital. A positive feature is the location of the Lublin province on the East�West transit route (at the […]

Where’s Qualitative Research Going Online? Patterns of Methodology in Mass Communication, 1993-2003

Thomas Gould [WJMCR 8:2 March 2005] Sections: Research Hypotheses|Method|Results|Discussion|Conclusions Introduction The battle is as old as academia. One side is filled with the certainty of numbers; the other with the confidence of language. The battle is not at all confided to mass communication, but has ranged far and wide, from research into management1 to family therapy2 to tourism3 to […]

Determinants of Internet News Use: A Structural Equation Model Approach

By Jin Yang and Padmini Patwardhan [WJMCR 8:1 December 2004] Sections: Literature Review|Method|Findings|Discussion By Jin Yang and Padmini Patwardhan Abstract The study examines how demographics, perceived credibility of Internet news and Internet dependency relations directly influence Internet current affairs news use and how perceived credibility of Internet news and Internet dependency relations mediate the influence of […]