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iPolitics : Citizens, Elections, and Governing in the New Media Era.

Author/Creator:
Fox, Richard L.
Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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Subjects:
Political participation -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Communication in politics -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Internet in political campaigns -- United States.
Internet -- Political aspects -- United States.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States.
Internet in public administration -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
iPolitics describes the ways in which new media innovations change how politicians and citizens engage the political arena.
Contents:
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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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Ramos, Jennifer M.
Other format:
Print version: Fox, Richard L. iPolitics
ISBN:
9781139218283
9781107015951
OCLC:
796384141