2012-13 review of 10 new interesting studies in the realm of digital media, social media and communications. A cross-post with Nieman Journalism Lab.
Review of recent studies in digital-oriented academic disciplines, including journalism, social media and communications. A cross-post with Nieman Journalism Lab.
2013 study from the University of Georgia and the Connected Action Consulting Group on political interactions on Twitter and cross-ideological communications.
2012 review of scholarship on the Internet, social media and political activism around the world.
2012 study in Nature that analyzes a large-scale experiment to influence voter behavior through messages on a social network.
2012 study by the United States Institute of Peace on the role of Twitter in the Arab Spring uprisings, including those in Bahrain, Libya, Tunisia and Egypt.
2012 study from the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication on women, blogging and feelings of empowerment.
Study by the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research at Indiana University, Bloomington on Twitter user behavior before the 2010 U.S. midterm elections.
2011 report by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China on human rights abuses and commercial and trade issues in China.
2012 study in the Journal of Communication about the relationship between Internet use and the development of greater democracy in Asia and Africa.