The relationship between social media usage, and populism & polarization in politics is a complex issue which needs to be studied and understood. Undoubtedly, social media make influence on people’s... More
How to understand hybrid media relates to two major elements, hybridity and media logic.
By hybridity, the complex interdependent relationship of different forces, especially old and new, is addressed as the... More
Some would argue that technology is neutral and the real effect of it is decided by the people who are using it and by what means.
However, internet, seems to be... More
The development of the internet and SNSs (social networking sites) has greatly changed how the public discuss and participate political affairs. Before the invention of SNSs, people received political information... More
The Case of Tumblr
As of December 17th, the popular social networking site, Tumblr, will ban adult content. This very factor was once a driving factor to why so many gravitated... More
How Emerging Media Penetrated All Aspects of Our Life
Since the emergence of smartphones and various sorts of applications that cover almost every corner of our lives, the traditional way of... More
Everything has been changed hugely by mobile and social media, so do the politic sphere. The newer media system consisting of mobile phones（e.g. anytime anywhere access to information and messaging）and... More
As social media has become an important role in our daily life, numbers of traditional industries have been affected and have been brought to a new stage. “Since the 2008... More
Weibo is microblogging sites in China, which have similar functions align to Twitter. As what was summarized in the study about the roles of mobile and social participation which was... More
As Andrew Chadwick said in The Hybrid Media System, political communication is now shaped by what is best described as a hybrid media system. As the hybrid media system consists... More