Category Archives: Research Article Analysis

The Potential of SNS Use in Government 2.0: RAA #4

Article Wills, David and Stuart Reeves (2009). “Facebook as a Political Weapon: Information in Social Networks.” British Politics 4 (2): 265-281.  DOI: 10.1057/bp.2009.3 http://www.palgrave-journals.com/bp/journal/v4/n2/pdf/bp20093a.pdf (Also Available at Purdue) Purpose of the Research In today’s political environment in the US and UK, … Continue reading

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Does Internet Use Affect Political Engagement? RAA #3

Article Boulianne, Shelley. 2009. “Does Internet Use Affect Engagement? A Meta-Analysis of Research.” Political Communication 26 (2): 193-211. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10584600902854363 Purpose of the Research In the previous Research Article Analysis, I looked at Schlozman, Verba, and Brady (2010) and their take … Continue reading

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The Internet and US Voter Participation: RAA #2

Article Schlozman, Key Lehman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady. (2010). “Weapon of the Strong? Participatory Inequality and the Internet.” Perspectives on Politics 8 (2): 487-510. Accessed at http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=7804317. DOI: 10.1017/S1537592710001210 NOTE: This article is available at Purdue! Purpose of … Continue reading

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Agenda Setting and Social Media: Research Article Analysis #1

Article Sayre, Ben, Leticia Bode, Dhavan Shah, Dave Wilcox, and Chirag Shah. (2010) “Agenda Setting in a Digital Age: Tracking Attention to California Proposition 8 in Social Media, Online News, and Conventional News.” Policy & Internet 2 (2), accessed on http://www.psocommons.org/policyandinternet/vol2/iss2/art2Continue reading

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