Wag the Blog: How Reliance on Traditional Media and the Internet Influence Credibility Perceptions of Weblogs Among Blog Users

@article{Johnson2004WagTB,
  title={Wag the Blog: How Reliance on Traditional Media and the Internet Influence Credibility Perceptions of Weblogs Among Blog Users},
  author={T. Johnson and Barbara K. Kaye},
  journal={Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={81},
  pages={622 - 642}
}
  • T. Johnson, Barbara K. Kaye
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
  • 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 which reliance on Weblogs as well as traditional and online media sources predicts credibility of Weblogs after controlling for demographic and political factors. Weblog users judged blogs as highly credible—more credible than traditional sources. They did, however, rate traditional sources as moderately… CONTINUE READING

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