iPolitics describes the ways in which new media innovations change how politicians and citizens engage the political arena.
Cover iPolitics: Citizens, Elections, and Governing in the New Media Era Title Copyright Contents List of Tables and Figures Contributors Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction: Politics in the New Media Era THE EVOLVING MEDIA LANDSCAPE AND ITS EFFECTS ON POLITICS DEMOCRACY AND THE NEW MEDIA ORGANIZATION AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE VOLUME SECTION I: THE SHIFTING MEDIA UNIVERSE AND NEWS CONSUMERS 1: More Sources, Better Informed Public? New Media and Political Knowledge POLITICAL KNOWLEDGE IN THE TRADITIONAL MEDIA ERA HAVE KNOWLEDGE LEVELS INCREASED IN THE NEW MEDIA ENVIRONMENT? POLITICAL KNOWLEDGE BY MEDIA SOURCE NEW MEDIA AND MISINFORMATION CONCLUSION 2: Rethinking Television's Relationship to Politics in the Post-Network Era NEWS AS PERFORMANCE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING AND POLITICAL NARRATIVES FROM AUDIENCES TO USERS CONCLUSIONS 3: Interplay: Political Blogging and Journalism WAGING RHETORICAL WAR A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP The Impact of Bloggers on Journalists JOURNALISMS EFFECTS ON BLOGS Providing a Governing Model Establishing Blogger Standards Defining the Role of Blogs in Journalism CONCLUSION SECTION II: CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS IN THE NEW MEDIA ENVIRONMENT 4: YouTube and TV Advertising Campaigns: Obama versus McCain in 2008 TV VERSUS INTERNET ADS Advertising Strategies Emotions in Advertisements Deception in Advertisements Representation of Diversity in Advertisements METHODS RESULTS Promotional Appeals versus Attack Advertising Emotions in Advertisements Deception in Advertisements Representation of Diversity in Advertisements CONCLUSION 5: The Rise of web Campaigning in Finland: Tom Carlson and kim strandberg GOING BEYOND THE U.S. CASE DIGITAL GAPS IN WEBSITE ADOPTION. PROVISION OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENGAGEMENT FINNISH WEB CAMPAIGNING IN NATIONAL AND EUROPEAN ELECTIONS DATA AND METHODS FINDINGS ON WEBSITE ADOPTION IN FINNISH ELECTIONS DO WEB CAMPAIGNS MATTER? ADOPTING PRACTICE OF PROVIDING ENGAGEMENT FEATURES DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS 6: E-Campaigns in Old Europe: Observations from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland TRENDS IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNING RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES E-CAMPAIGNS IN GERMANY, AUSTRIA, AND SWITZERLAND Germany and the 2009 "Superwahljahr Austrian Elections Swiss Referendums and the Rise of the Pirate Party General Observations CHARACTERISTICS OF POLITICAL COMMUNICATION IN GERMAN-SPEAKING EUROPE FACTORS INFLUENCING THE POLITICAL ROLE OF THE INTERNET CONCLUSION SECTION III: CIVIC MOBILIZATION AND GOVERNANCE IN THE NEW INFORMATION AGE 7 Preaching to the Choir or Converting the Flock: Presidential Communication Strategiesin the Age of Three Medias TRADITIONAL NEWS MEDIA NEW MEDIA: CABLE NEWS AND THE INTERNET Cable News Internet New Media and Leadership SOFT NEWS CONCLUSION 8: Twitter and Facebook: New Ways for Members of Congress to Sent the Same Old Messages? BACKGROUND: THE EFFECTS OF NEW TECHNOLOGY ON POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT THE DATASET: COLLECTING INFORMATION FROM FACEBOOK POSTS AND TWITTER FEEDS FINDINGS AND ANALYSIS Who Uses Facebook and Twitter? A Profile of Members with Active Accounts Magnitude of Use: Levels of Facebook and Twitter Activity What Are They Saying? A Content Analysis of Tweets and Facebook Posts DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION 9: The Dog That Didn't Bark: Obema, Netroots Progressivea and Health Care Reform MONEY, POWER, AND OUTCOMES THE NETROOTS: HORIZONTAL ACTIVISM The Players Inside Strategies Outside Strategies. THE ADMINISTRATION: PLAYING FROM THE INSIDE OUTCOMES ALTERNATIVES 10: New Media and Political Change: Lessons from Internet Users in Jordan, Egypt, and Kuwait COMPETING EXPLANATIONS IN CONTEXT TECHNOLOGY DIFFUSION IS KEY THE SURVEYS AND DATA COLLECTION BACKGROUND ON JORDAN, EGYPT, AND KUWAIT SURVEY ANALYSES POLITICAL MEANING AND INTERNET USE: NARRATIVE ANALYSES Networking for Information and Opportunities "On the Internet I Get Access to All the Information I Want" "It Seems Like They Have More Freedom" THE FUTURE OF POLITICAL CHANGE AND THE INTERNET IN THE ARAB WORLD APPENDIX A: THE 24 SURVEY QUESTIONS ASKED IN JORDAN, EGYPT, AND KUWAIT INDEX.
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