Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

Publisher: Broadcast Education Association (U.S.), Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Current impact factor: 0.89

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5-year impact 1.16
Cited half-life >10.0
Immediacy index 0.10
Eigenfactor 0.00
Article influence 0.52
Other titles Journal of broadcasting & electronic media (Online), Journal of broadcasting & electronic media, Journal of broadcasting and electronic media
ISSN 1550-6878
OCLC 39081449
Material type Document, Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

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Publications in this journal

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    ABSTRACT: There is an ongoing debate as to whether the Internet broadly, and social media specifically, has radicalized or normalized existing patterns of participation in discussions of public affairs. Previous studies of traditional media's coverage of polluting industries have found media in less structurally pluralistic, more economically dependent communities are less likely to be critical in their coverage of industrial pollution. This study examines whether or not the influence of local community structure was normalized in Gulf Coast Twitter users' tweets about the 2010 BP oil spill. While it has been suggested that the Internet “overrides” the influences of local geography, like journalists, the producers of online content still live and work in local geographic communities. Thus, this study examines whether Twitter users in less pluralistic, more economically dependent communities are less critical of BP and its response to the crisis.
    No preview · Article · Jan 2015 · Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
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    ABSTRACT: This study employs a uses and gratifications approach to explore how social network sites (SNS) users' attachment style influences SNS motives, SNS use, and related psychological outcomes, as well as the interrelationships of these factors. By modifying preexisting attachment styles, users were classified into four styles: (1) fearful-avoidant, (2) dismissive-avoidant, (3) secure, and (4) anxious-ambivalent. Findings show SNS use and SNS-related outcomes differ across attachment style groups, although SNS motive does not; and attachment style moderates the influences of SNS motive and SNS use on psychological outcomes. These findings imply potential consequences of SNS use can substantially differ depending on users' attachment style.
    No preview · Article · Oct 2014 · Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
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    ABSTRACT: The interplay between Twitter and media organizations has been an increasing area of research. This article examines how talk radio stations have adopted Twitter at an institutional level, based on a comparative study of the official accounts of three prominent talk radio stations in Canada in 2010 and 2011. While talk radio is considered an interpersonal medium, our analysis shows the stations mainly use Twitter as a one-way medium to broadcast news updates, rather than to engage with audiences. Our findings suggest a divergence between institutional and individual social media practices, with official accounts as formal channels of communication.
    No preview · Article · Oct 2014 · Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
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    ABSTRACT: This study extends the Gamson Hypothesis, which asserts that trust and self-efficacy affect political activity, by examining how reliance on mainstream and alternative sources of political information interact with trust, self-efficacy, and political activity. Overall, this study supports the Gamson Hypothesis: Dissidents (those high in self-efficacy and low in political trust) are more likely to protest the government than Assureds (high levels of trust and efficacy), who are more likely to engage in more conventional political activities. Dissidents avoid online newspapers and broadcast news sites and instead turn to more polarizing sources, such as radio talk shows and political blogs. On the other hand, Assureds rely on mainstream sources such as broadcast television online and avoid more partisan sources such as political Web sites and talk radio.
    No preview · Article · Oct 2013 · Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

  • No preview · Article · Jul 2013 · Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
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    ABSTRACT: This study analyzes the depiction of the procedural fairness with which police officers in fictional police shows exercise their authority. This study uses the relational model of procedural justice to examine whether and to what extent police officers in CSI Miami, NCIS, Without a Trace, and The Mentalist provide opportunities for participation for citizens and act in a trustworthy, respectful, and neutral manner. Results show that fictional police officers generally follow fair procedures, but sometimes break the rules. We argue that the context in which most cases of rule-breaking occur strengthens, rather than undermines, police officers' position as societal moral agents.
    No preview · Article · Mar 2012 · Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media