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Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University., 2015)
Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency.
(Peter Lang, 2011-06-16)
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 ...
Finishing the "unfinished" story.
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, ...
Mothers with attitude: how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online.
This paper investigates the motivations and online behaviour of the users of Mumsnet, a UK online parenting community. The Mumsnet discussion forum is characterised by its difference to other mothering websites in its ...
Membership and activity in an online parenting community.
(IGI Global, 2010)
Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large ...
Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere.
(IGI Global, 2010)
Previous researchers investigating motivations for blogging have suggested mainly intangible benefits: for instance, documenting the author’s life, providing commentary and opinions, expressing deeply felt emotions, ...
Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, 2015-05-19)
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 ...
Festival place or place of festival? The role of place identity and attachment in the festival environment.
(Academy of Marketing., 2014-07)
This paper addresses place identity and attachment theory in the context of events. Viewing place as a symbolic part of the consumption process, a "Model of Festival Place" is developed. This advances theories that presuppose ...
'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-09-01)
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 ...
An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland.
This exploratory research took the form of a qualitative study that aims to investigate the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be effectively applied across the creative industries through a study ...