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

Purdue University Fall 2015 Meeting time: Wednesday, 6 – 8:45 PM, BRNG 1248  Office hours: BRNG 2132, 12 – 2 PM

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

Gabriel Tarde Image via Wikipedia This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue

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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?

The structure of the Internet Image via Wikipedia This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass 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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