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Learning From the News in Campaign 2000: An Experimental Comparison of TV News, Newspapers, and Online News
The present study seeks to contribute to the literature on learning differences across media by extending the traditional television news versus newspaper comparison to include reading of onlineExpand
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Alleviating depression only to become problematic mobile phone users: Can face-to-face communication be the antidote?
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Depressed people tend to engage in problematic use of mobile phone (PUMP).Face-to-face communication can break the cycle leading to PUMP. Expand
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Moving beyond “Just the Facts”
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Online news that takes advantage of one of the key characteristics of the Web—the use of in-text hyperlinks—may actually discourage learning of the facts that make up many news stories. Expand
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Cultural Differences in Preference for Entertainment Messages That Induce Mixed Responses of Joy and Sorrow
Two cross-cultural studies were conducted to explore how affective states from viewing favorite entertainment messages vary as a function of culture. Koreans were more likely than U.S. Americans toExpand
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Always Connected or Always Distracted? ADHD Symptoms and Social Assurance Explain Problematic Use of Mobile Phone and Multicommunicating
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Multicommunicating via mobile phone during face-to-face encounters with family and friends was examined with data from an online survey of 432 adults in the US. Expand
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Willingness to Help Following the Sichuan Earthquake
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Examining individuals’ TV and Internet involvement following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, this study demonstrates that involvement with disaster media renders positive and negative effects on viewers. Expand
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News and Politics
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Beyond Coethnic Boundaries: Coethnic Residential Context, Communication, and Asian Americans’ Political Participation
This study examines when and where residential context and communicative factors help and hurt Asian Americans’ political participation both within and beyond coethnic boundaries. Using multilevelExpand
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Frequent Interaction and Fast Feedback Predict Perceived Social Support: Using Crawled and Self-Reported Data of Facebook Users
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The present study examines if Facebooking can contribute to psychological well-being and if so, which aspects of Facebook use could play a significant role. Expand
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The Role of Social Presence in Opinion Expression During FtF and CMC Discussions
This study sought to examine the process of talk and opinion expression in face-to-face (FtF) and text-based, synchronous, computer-mediated communication (TBS-CMC) discussions. A model was tested inExpand
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