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Structural Ageism in Big Data Approaches

sociolinguistics . Oxford, United Kingdom: Blackwell. EPSC. (2018). The age of artificial intelligence – Towards a European strategy for human-centric machines . Heidelberg: Springer Eubanks, V. (2018). Automating inequality: How high-tech tools profile, police and punish the poor . New York: St Martin’s Press. Eurostat. (2017). Population structure and ageing . Retrieved from [Accessed 2018, March 1]. Eurostat. (2018). Individuals Internet use. Last

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Tracing Communicative Patterns
A comparative ethnography across platforms, media and contexts


This article outlines a research design for a qualitative comparative study of communication across platforms, media and contexts – in China, the US and Denmark. After addressing the limitations in previous research on digital media in everyday life, we argue in favour of a comparative ethnography of communication that emphasizes the study of intermediality by taking a people-centred approach. The methodological design combines network sampling and maximum variation sampling with communication diaries and elicitation interviews. This design makes it possible to collect small and deep communicative trace data, to capture individuals’ unique linking of all the communication tools and channels available to them and, in turn, to identify the role of the internet as it interacts and intersects with other forms of communication.

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A Room of One’s Own?
Using period trackers to escape menstrual stigma

. A. (2017). Examining menstrual tracking to inform the design of personal informatics tools. Retrieved from . Floridi, L. (2015). The onlife manifesto – Being human in a hyperconnected era . Springer International Publishing. Fox, S. (2000). Trust and privacy online: Why Americans want to rewrite the rules. The Pew Internet & American Life Project. Retrieved from . Foucault, M. (1979). Discipline and

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One Day in the Life of a National Twittersphere

. (2001). Popular media as public “sphericules” for diasporic communities. International Journal of Cultural Studies , 4(2): 131-147. doi: http://doi.org10.1177/136787790100400201 Dahlgren, P. (2009). Media and political engagement: Citizens, communication, and democracy . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Dixon, D. (2012). Analysis tool or research methodology? Is there an epistemology for patterns? In D. M. Berry (ed.), Understanding digital humanities (pp. 191-209). Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. Gitlin, T. (1998). Public sphere or

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Control over Stories of Illness and Life
The case of a career media participant turned media professional

participatory turn in broadcast television: Institutional, editorial and textual challenges and strategies Oslo Unipub Figenschou, T.U. (2017). Patient narratives: Health journalists’ reflections, dilemmas and criticism of a compelling journalistic tool. In B. Kjos Fonn, H. Hornmoen, N. Hyde-Clarke & Y. Benestad Hågvar (eds.), Putting a face on it: Individual exposure and subjectivity in journalism (pp. 235-256) Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk. Figenschou T.U. 2017 Patient narratives: Health journalists’ reflections, dilemmas and criticism of a compelling

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Issue Salience on Twitter During Swedish Party Leaders’ Debates

search tool. The search interface was used if there were any uncertainties regarding the context in which a word appeared on Twitter. Applying a combination of methods and techniques enabled us to analyse tweets in detail and handle larger quantities of data. Results The proportions of tweets in the dataset with a party leaders’ debate-related hashtag were 15.8 per cent (October 2013) and 22.5 per cent (May 2014). As we only accounted for those with the selected hashtags, the overall share of tweets discussing the debate was larger. In line with previous

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Unboxing news automation
Exploring imagined affordances of automation in news journalism

determines the affordance (2013: 11). However, for Norman, an affordance can be misunderstood, difficult to enact and contextual. This view also encompasses designing hindrances and constraints. For further elaboration of the concept and its iterations, see Blewett and Hugo (2016) , Bucher and Helmond (2018) and McGrenere and Ho (2000) . Despite its theoretical fluidity, the concept can “provide a useful tool for user-centered analyses of technologies” ( Gaver, 1991 : 79) and is applicable to the study of the “symbiotic relationship between people and technology

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Disrupting video game distribution
A diachronic affordance analysis of Steam’s platformization strategy

requiring a Steam account to authenticate the game, such as It was initially created as a tool to handle automatic updates and anti-piracy measures for popular Valve games, such as Counter-Strike and Half-Life 2 . In April 2018, the game developer and distributor Valve made headlines by announcing several important new features of its digital distribution client, Steam. However, the feature changes seemingly had little to do with playing games but instead addressed issues like privacy and data sharing

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Communication , Media Culture & Society and MedieKultur . Contact: ASTA BÄCK received a Master of Science degree in Media Technology from the Helsinki University of Technology in 1983. She currently works as Principal Scientist in the VTT Big Data Industrial Applications team. She has worked at VTT since 1983 in different positions, such as research scientist, team leader, and project manager. Her expertise and research interests include media innovation development, the utilization of social media to support innovation and marketing, and tools and

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The delay economy of “continuity” and the emerging impatience culture of the digital era

(Facebook) 0 61 (Twitter # for the same programme) Comment : *’Crossroad’: interstitials promoting one immediate alternative programme on another linear channel in the company’s portfolio. ‘Roundabouts’: interstitials promoting two or more immediate alternative programmes. **SVOD: Subscription video on demand; AVOD: advertisement-funded video on demand. The tax-funded public service television channel DR1 uses self-promotional tools that set this channel very much apart from the other three. All the intermissions feature trailers and on

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