Com 559 Syllabus – Current Trends in Mass Communication Research – From Mass Media to Social Media

Purdue University Fall 2017 Meeting time: Tuesday – Thursday, 12 – 1:20 PM, BRNG 2275 Office hours: BRNG 2140, 2:15

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Cultivation Theory and Mass Communication Research, From Left to Right

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin Adam Matei Cultivation

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Is Social Media a Spiral of Silence Machine? From “Daily Me,” to Homophily Bias, Filter Bubbles, and Echo Chamber Effects

 This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin

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Knowledge Gap Hypothesis and Digital Divides – A review of the literature and impact on social media research

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University bySorin Adam Matei Knowledge

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Is two-step flow theory still relevant for social media research?

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin Adam Matei Elihu

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What can uses and gratifications theory tell us about social media?

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University bySorin Adam Matei Of

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Does agenda setting theory still apply to social media?

Does the old fashioned newsroom still matter? Image via Wikipedia This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social /

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Can media system dependency account for social media? Or should communication infrastructure theory take care of it?

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin Adam Matei Media

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The social impact of social media: creator or destroyer of social capital?

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin Adam Matei Social

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Social media and identity: From Goffman to Sherry Turkle, Meyrowitz and beyond

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin Adam Matei Identity

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Applied social media research: what makes Wikipedia tick?

Wikipedia, had in July 2010 over 12  million users and 3.5 million articles ( see latest Wikipedia Stats) and was

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Can social entropy theory explain social media?

Social entropy theory and analysis applied to communication This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media

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