Recent Submissions

  • Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. 

    Morrison, James (Peter Lang https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2, 2011-06-16)
    MORRISON, J. 2011. Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. In Charles, A. and Stewart, G. The end of journalism. Oxford: Peter Lang [online], pages 193-210. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2
    If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate' it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For ...
  • Claims-makers versus counter claims-makers: new sites of civic conflict in the construction and contestation of moral panic narratives through online newspaper discussion-threads. 

    Morrison, James (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/The-Media-Political-Participation-and-Empowerment/Scullion-Gerodimos-Jackson-Lilleker/p/book/9780415633499, 2013-04-16)
    MORRISON, J. 2013. Claims-makers versus counter claims-makers: new sites of civic conflict in the construction and contestation of moral panic narratives through online newspaper discussion-threads. In Scullion, R., Gerodimos, R., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D. The media, political participation and empowerment. Abingdon, UK: Routledge [online], pages 142-157. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/The-Media-Political-Participation-and-Empowerment/Scullion-Gerodimos-Jackson-Lilleker/p/book/9780415633499
    Technological, cultural and economic forces are transforming political communication, posing challenges and opportunities for politicians and media organisations, while at the same time many governments and civil society ...
  • Armchair auditing and the great town hall transparency swindle. 

    Morrison, James (Peter Lang http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0563-0, 2014-05-05)
    MORRISON, J. 2014. Armchair auditing and the great town hall transparency swindle. In Charles, A. The end of journalism 2.0. Oxford: Peter Lang [online], pages 153-170 . Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0563-0
    Britain's coalition government has preached an awful lot about local trans- parency. Within weeks of the Conservatives entering their uneasy alliance with the Liberal Democrats in May 2010, the new administration's Pooterish ...
  • Chilling at the grassroots? The impact of the Leveson inquiry on reporter-source relations and the reporting of the powerful at local level. 

    Morrison, James
    MORRISON, J. [2017]. Chilling at the grassroots? The impact of the Leveson inquiry on reporter-source relations and the reporting of the powerful at local level. Journal of applied journalism and media studies (accepted).
    No sooner had the Leveson Inquiry opened in 2011 than journalists and politicians were warning of a 'chilling effect' on the willingness of the press to continue using informal avenues to research stories. A particular ...
  • The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2016.09.004, 2016-10-05)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2016. The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet. Women's studies international forum [online], 59, pages 32-38. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2016.09.004
    The article investigates the conceptualisation of the good and bad mother from the point of view of users of the UK parenting website Mumsnet, which offers the opportunity to assess the dominant ideologies of motherhood ...
  • 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17, 2015-09-01)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2015. 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. In Savigny, H., Alexander, J., Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) Media, margins and popular culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 249-261. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17
    It may be unusual to consider men as a marginalised group, but the male users of the UK discussion forum Mumsnet form a very small minority. While Mumsnet states that it is 'by parents, for parents', the vast majority of ...
  • Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. 

    Morrison, James (PSA https://www.psa.ac.uk/sites/default/files/conference/papers/2016/Framing%20Families%20conference%20paper.pdf, 2016-03-21)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. In Proceedings of the 66th International conference of political studies association annual conference: politics and the good life, 21-23 March 2016, Brighton, UK. London: PSA [online]. Available from: https://www.psa.ac.uk/sites/default/files/conference/papers/2016/Framing%20Families%20conference%20paper.pdf
    Highly dramatized narratives about children have become a staple of late-modern popular discourse - from media-stoked horror stories about child abuse and abduction to more conventional moral panics, often mobilized by ...
  • The transgressive that: Making the world uncanny. 

    Ironside, Rachael; Wooffitt, Robin; Woods, Catherine (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1461445615611784, 2015-11-02)
    HAYWARD, R., WOOFFITT, R. and WOODS, C. 2015. The transgressive that: Making the world uncanny. Discourse studies [online], 17(6), pages 703-723. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1461445615611784
    In this article, we examine how the demonstrative that may be used to notice an event in the world in such a way as to suggest it has highly unusual or transgressive properties and in so doing invite others to align with ...
  • The role of CEO (auto-) biographies in the dissemination of neo-ascetic leadership styles. 

    Halsall, Robert (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715015591861, 2015-06-24)
    HALSALL, R. 2016. The role of CEO (auto-) biographies in the dissemination of neo-ascetic leadership styles. Leadership [online], 12(5), pages 515-537. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715015591861
    This paper attempts to relate the critical analysis of religious or 'sacred' metaphors in leadership to the theory of askēsis, the idea of leader as an incarnation of a virtue defined as 'the formation of a full, perfect, ...
  • Keys to success in social media marketing (SMM): prospects for the German airline industry. 

    Knoblich, Stephan; Martin, Andrew; Nash, Robert; Stansbie, Paul (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1467358415610415, 2015-10-27)
    KNOBLICH, S., MARTIN, A., NASH, R. and STANSBIE, P. 2015. Keys to success in social media marketing (SMM): prospects for the German airline industry. Tourism and hospitality research [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1467358415610415
    The continuous growth and economic contribution of Germany's commercial aviation industry are directly linked to the implementation of new marketing practices. Especially in light of challenging market conditions and fierce ...
  • Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive. 

    Morrison, James (Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community http://www.electionanalysis.uk/uk-election-analysis-2015/section-4-the-nations/blot-on-the-landscape-how-brighton-and-hove-kept-the-progressive-dream-alive/, 2015-05-19)
    MORRISON, J. 2015. Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive. In Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) UK election analysis 2015: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics. Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community [online], pages 58-59. Available from: http://www.electionanalysis.uk/uk-election-analysis-2015/section-4-the-nations/blot-on-the-landscape-how-brighton-and-hove-kept-the-progressive-dream-alive/
    The distinctive three-marginal nature of Brighton and Hove had made it a focus of Labour’s ‘ground-war’ in the months running up to 7 May 2015. Given the city’s status as Britain’s leading Green stronghold (until 48 hours ...
  • COEUR: developing business creativity and Europreneurship in European University networks. 

    Eickhoff, Matthias; Trigo, Virginia; Turnbull, Andrew; Dyczkowski, Tomasz (SPACE-network, 2014-01-01)
    EICKHOFF, M., TRIGO, V., TURNBULL, A. and DYCZKOWSKI, T. 2014. COEUR: developing business creativity and Europreneurship in European University networks. Journal of advances in higher education, 6(1), pages 76-101.
    This paper analyses the operating process and participants' feedback of a network of European universities that was set up in 2004, initially to organise annual week-long conferences for the development of students' ...
  • A qualitative study verifying the research constructs relating to CRM systems benefits and consumer buying behavior variables. 

    Omoge, Akinyemi Paul; Laing, Audrey Frances (West East Institute https://www.westeastinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Akinyemi-Paul-Omoge-Audrey-Laing.pdf, 2016-08-01)
    OMOGE, A.P. and LAING, A. 2016. A qualitative study verifying the research constructs relating to CRM systems benefits and consumer buying behavior variables. In the Proceedings of the WEI international academic conference on education and humanities, 1-3 August 2016, Boston, USA. West Chester, PA: WEI [online]. Available from: https://www.westeastinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Akinyemi-Paul-Omoge-Audrey-Laing.pdf
    This study presents the findings from the first phase of a mixed methods study. Following a review of relevant literature, this study has identified variables that have been claimed and rationalized to specifically imply ...
  • Finishing the "unfinished" story. 

    Morrison, James (Routledge https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1165129, 2016-04-06)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Finishing the "unfinished" story. Digital journalism [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1165129
    Discussion threads published beneath articles on news websites have only lately become the subject of serious scholarship. While early research preoccupied itself with the hostile nature of comments posted on such forums, ...
  • Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades. 

    Morrison, James (Bournemouth University. Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community http://www.referendumanalysis.eu/eu-referendum-analysis-2016/section-5-campaign-and-political-communication/break-point-for-brexit-how-ukips-image-of-hate-set-race-discourse-reeling-back-decades/, 2016-06-30)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E. and Wing, D. (eds.) EU referendum analysis 2016: media, voters and the campaign [online]. Poole: Bournemouth University, Centre for the study of journalism, culture and community, page 66-67. Available from: http://bit.ly/EUReferendumAnalysis2016_Jackson-Thorsen-and-Wring_v1
    This article argues that the Grassroots Out "Breaking Point" poster was the crystallisation of a moral panic narrative framed around negative stereotypes of foreigners that had echoes of similarly racialized moral panics ...
  • Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1200953, 2016-06-29)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2016. Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. Journalism studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1200953
    Celebrity culture and the personalisation of both politics and the media in the last few decades has exacerbated the media's focus on the appearance of women politicians. However, this article argues that we can see a ...
  • Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah; Thomas, Gareth M. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398, 2016-08-02)
    LUPTON, D., PEDERSEN, S. and THOMAS, G.M. 2016. Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. Sociology compass [online], 10(8), pages 730-743. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398
    Parents have accessed websites, online discussion forums and blogs for advice, information and support since the early days of the World Wide Web. In this article, we review the literature in sociology and related social ...
  • An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008, 2016-02-10)
    LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2016. An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. Women and birth [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008
    Background There are now many pregnancy and parenting apps available on the market for both pregnancy and parenting. Aims To investigate how Australian women use pregnancy and parenting apps, their attitudes about ...
  • 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Lupton, Deborah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001, 2016-05-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and LUPTON, D. 2016. 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. Emotion, space and society [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001
    In this article, we present an analysis of how communities of maternal feeling are configured by users on the discussion boards of Mumsnet, a popular British online parenting forum. A search was conducted to find threads ...
  • The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; Grinnall, Andy (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and GRINNALL, A., 2014. The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. New Technology, Work and Employment Management, Vol 29 (2), pp. 160-176.
    This article investigates the concept of influence within a group of police work-bloggers. During the period studied (2007–2013), three influential police bloggers, well-known within the small and tightly knit UK police ...

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