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Defining “Fake News”
This paper is based on a review of how previous studies have defined and operationalized the term “fake news.” An examination of 34 academic articles that used the term “fake news” between 2003 and…
Facebook use, envy, and depression among college students: Is facebooking depressing?
Communicating on Twitter during a disaster: An analysis of tweets during Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
Journalism is twerking? How web analytics is changing the process of gatekeeping
- Edson C. Tandoc
- SociologyNew Media Soc.
- 11 April 2014
It is argued that how journalists conceive of the audience as a form of capital influences the extent to which journalists integrate audience feedback from web analytics in their news work.
Audiences’ acts of authentication in the age of fake news: A conceptual framework
- Edson C. Tandoc, Richard Ling, O. Westlund, A. Duffy, Debbie Goh, Lim Zheng Wei
- BusinessNew Media Soc.
- 1 August 2018
It is found that individuals rely on both their own judgment of the source and the message, and when this does not adequately provide a definitive answer, they turn to external resources to authenticate news items.
MIND THE GAP
The study of journalistic role conceptions rests on the assumption that these conceptions shape the news stories that journalists create. However, limited empirical evidence exists to support this…
THE JOURNALIST IS MARKETING THE NEWS
This study, based on case studies of three online newsrooms, seeks to understand the patterns of how journalists use social media in their news work. Through 150 hours of observations and interviews…
Diffusion of disinformation: How social media users respond to fake news and why
This exploratory study seeks to understand the diffusion of disinformation by examining how social media users respond to fake news and why. Using a mixed-methods approach in an…
The Audience-Oriented Editor
Spurred by the increasingly central role of audience metrics in the editorial process, a new set of roles is being introduced in the newsroom primarily focused on navigating audience data. This paper…
The Real You? The Role of Visual Cues and Comment Congruence in Perceptions of Social Attractiveness from Facebook Profiles
- Seoyeon Hong, Edson C. Tandoc, E. Kim, Bokyung Kim, Kevin Wise
- PsychologyCyberpsychology Behav. Soc. Netw.
- 10 July 2012
Interestingly, an interaction effect between congruence and thelevel of social cues suggested that perceived popularity was low in the incongruent condition regardless of level of social cue.