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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Lost flight MH370 last known locations and identified debris around the possible crash sites (maps, KMZ)

  The map below and the KMZ file of Lost Flight MH370 , summarize in real time the story of the search

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Practice Capital Concept Applied through Social Network Analysis to the C-Span Video Archive

A new concept, practice capital, which extends the concept of social capital to collaborative projects is proposed in my chapter

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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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Neil Armstrong, first man on the Moon and a Purdue graduate, dies at 82. Find the place and the precise coordinates of the Apollo 11 mission landing site on Google Earth map to remember him.

Neil Armstrong died on August 25 of heart failure following surgery. A former military pilot, he landed the moon landing

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Principles, tips, advice, and ideas for designing, creating, growing, maintaining, or using online – virtual communities

A list of principles for designing on-line communities created by Dr. Sorin A. Matei and his students registered in various versions

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Group responsible for 2010 Wikileaks Denial of Service attacks against Amazon and Visa splits, reveals power elite, confirms main ideas of Virtual sociability book

The hacktivist group Anonymous, which was recently in the news for its strong-armed support of Wikileaks, is in the middle

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Deciphering the social media genome: Toward an ecology of social roles in online collaborative spaces via Visible Symbiosis

Nothing seems more random to the naked eye than the babble of online exchanges. Are the posting patterns on Wikipedia

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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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