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Issue Salience on Twitter During Swedish Party Leaders’ Debates

same issues in debates on Twitter. The political issues addressed in the debates were identified in messages on Twitter over the same time period and these data provided the empirical basis for our comparison of political agendas. We addressed the following research questions: (1) How did the discussions of political issues on Twitter deviate from the televised debate in terms of temporal dynamics and amount of attention? (2) Did the amount of attention given to issues on the different policy dimensions (the liberal-authoritarian and the traditional left

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How streaming services make cinema more important
Lessons from Norway

national film production, which in most countries is an important element of cultural policy, as it adds diversity and both reflects and shapes national identities ( Murschetz et al., 2018 ). Despite generous state finance institutions ( Kanzler & Talavera, 2018 ), most producers are dependent on market revenues to finance new projects ( Gaustad, 2009 ). A drop in home video revenues will have consequences for producers’ ability to finance new productions, unless the drop is compensated for by higher theatrical revenues or state support. While there is a significant

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Media disruption and the public interest
How private media managers talk about responsibility to society in an era of turmoil

of commercial business. This has always included incidents and trends that have put the pursuit of profits above the public interest; still there is a strong history of attempts to balance the two. (Croteau & Hoynes, 2006: 33) A broad public purpose of private media was, at least until recently, “widely, if not universally, accepted” (Croteau & Hoynes, 2006: 32), involving notions such as diversity, innovation, substance and independence. The authors noted that serving the public interest is usually understood as “a vibrant media system that is open to various

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Disrupting journalism from scratch
Outlining the figure of the entrepreneur–journalist in four French pure players

; Smyrnaios, 2013 ), a strong diversity of “pure players” has continued to surface during the past decade, in France and abroad. These also include media created by journalists who have decided to leave their jobs in corporate newsrooms. According to these media’s declarations of purpose and their promotional content, the founding journalists are motivated by the opportunity to create something from scratch and have control over both the business and the editorial processes – aspects that were missing from their previous job. Building on this earlier research, this

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Swedish teenagers’ difficulties and abilities to determine digital news credibility

(1): 92-113. Hatlevik, O. E. & Christophersen, K.-A. (2013). Digital competence at the beginning of upper secondary school: Identifying factors explaining digital inclusion. Computers & Education, 63: 240-247. doi: Hatlevik, O. E., Guðmundsdóttir, G. B. & Loi, M. (2015). Digital diversity among upper secondary students: A multilevel analysis of the relationship between cultural capital, self-efficacy, strategic use of information and digital competence. Computers & Education, 81: 345-353. doi

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