Christine L. Ogan

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Social media represent powerful tools of mass communication and information diffusion. They played a pivotal role during recent social uprisings and political mobilizations across the world. Here we present a study of the Gezi Park movement in Turkey through the lens of Twitter. We analyze over 2.3 million tweets produced during the 25 days of protest(More)
This article reports a survey of 4531 users of Itiraf.com (‘Confession.com’), a confessional website based in Istanbul, Turkey, where people make personal confessions, tell stories and establish online and offline relationships with other users. Adopting a uses and gratifications approach to the web-based survey, to determine why the contributors to this(More)
This collection of essays that address challenges to mainstream media delivered in both traditional channels and in a new media environment provides examples of alternative media from a variety of geographic locations, from Malaysia to Chile and Indonesia to California. Cases are also presented that address diverse audiences from gay teenagers and adults to(More)
To cite this article: Christine Ogan, Roya Imani Giglou & Leen d'Haenens (2017) Challenges of conducting survey research related to a social protest movement: Lessons learned from a study of Gezi protests involving the Turkish diaspora in three European countries, The Information Society, 33:1, 1-12, DOI: 10.1080/01972243.2016.1248615 To link to this(More)
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