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Cruising is Believing?: Comparing Internet and Traditional Sources on Media Credibility Measures
This study surveyed politically-interested Web users online to examine whether they view Web publications as credible as their traditionally- delivered counterparts. Credibility is crucial for theExpand
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Wag the Blog: How Reliance on Traditional Media and the Internet Influence Credibility Perceptions of Weblogs Among Blog Users
This study surveyed Weblog users online to investigate how credible they view blogs as compared to traditional media as well as other online sources. This study also explores the degree to whichExpand
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Online and in the Know: Uses and Gratifications of the Web for Political Information
The uses and gratifications approach is well suited for studying the World Wide Web as a whole and for examining specific types of sites within the Web. This study, therefore, examines the uses andExpand
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Uses and gratifications of the World Wide Web: From couch potato to web potato
This study investigates uses and gratifications of the World Wide Web and its impact on traditional mass media, especially television. Uses and gratifications of the Word Wide Web are compared toExpand
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A Web for all reasons: uses and gratifications of Internet components for political information
This study surveyed politically interested Internet users online during the 2000 presidential election to examine their motives for using Web, bulletin boards/electronic mailing lists and chat forumsExpand
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Research Methodology: Taming the Cyber Frontier
The World Wide Web and other new electronic technologies might soon become prime survey vehicles due to convenient, verifiable, low-cost delivery and return systems as well as easy access andExpand
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It's a Blog, Blog, Blog World: Users and Uses of Weblogs
This study surveyed 3,747 Weblog readers online from April 23, 2003, to May 22, 2003, to examine their motives for using Weblogs. Weblog users tend to be young, highly educated men with high incomes.Expand
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Webelievability: A Path Model Examining How Convenience and Reliance Predict Online Credibility
This study surveyed politically interested Internet users online during the 2000 campaign to examine whether they view Internet sources as credible and whether reliance on the Web, reliance onExpand
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Watch Your Mouth! An Analysis of Profanity Uttered by Children on Prime-Time Television
This study examines the frequency and types of offensive language spoken on prime-time television in 2001, particularly on programs rated acceptable for children and teenagers, and the use of profaneExpand
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In blog we trust? Deciphering credibility of components of the internet among politically interested internet users
This study employed an online survey of politically interested Internet users during the two weeks before and the two weeks after the 2004 presidential election to compare how they judge fiveExpand
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