Wikipedia - Free and Reliable?
- BESTSELLERS. // U.S. News & World Report;08/21/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 7, p66
Presents a list of top entertainment Web sites, as determined by Nielson and NetRatings.
- Cultural Proximity and Reflexivity in Interpreting Transnational Media Texts: The Case of Malaysians Consuming Japanese Popular Culture. Yamato, Eriko // Qualitative Report;11/24/2014, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p1
Television programs such as animation and drama series from Japan have become common transnational products in Malaysia. Since studies on Malaysians who consume Japanese popular culture are lacking even a decade after its substantial rise in popularity, this qualitative study was designed to...
- Revision and Collapse. LeGault, David // Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction;Spring2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p109
An essay is presented on topics including bridge collapses and maintenance, the editing of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, and the relationship between the internet and reality. In particular, the collapse of a bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the vandalism of a Wikipedia article about...
- Crisis Communication in a New World. Falkheimer, Jesper; Heide, Mats // NORDICOM Review;May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p55
Crisis communication is a growing field of research and practice. A weakness in the traditional research field is the lack of theoretical development and the isolated sender and mass communication focus. In the present paper, we challenge traditional research by focusing on the contemporary...
- Customizing the World on the Web. Peek, Robin // Information Today;May2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p50
Discusses the impact of geographic borders and cultural differences on Internet usage. Effects of increasing international Internet access on electronic commerce; International commerce and publishing laws which affect web sites originating in the United States; Need for separate editions of...
- How interconnected world spawned era of selfishness. Pollard, Ivan // Advertising Age;12/3/2007, Vol. 78 Issue 48, p22
The author suggests that the world is moving toward a state of hyperconnectivity that has led to a rise in selfishness. He mentions the focus on personalization and customization and that connected networks aim to allow people to achieve their personal aims and not any common purpose. He...
- Recombinant Comedy, Transmedial Mobility, and Viral Video. GURNEY, DAVID // Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television;Fall2011, Issue 68, p3
An essay is presented in which the author examines how the use comedy in Internet videos can be used as a way to study participatory culture. Particular focus is given to viral videos, those that gain popularity when viewers pass them along to acquaintances, and the concept of recombinant...
- Abstracts and biographical notes. // Graduate Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies;Dec2006, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p99
The article presents abstracts related to studies on Asia-Pacific which include anti-China sentiments in popular non-fiction literature of Japan, urbanity, and the role of Internet in the 2002 presidential election in South Korea.
- Global Convergence/Local Divergence. Neale, Imogen; Remer, Ashley // Graduate Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies;Dec2006, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses an article on the images of China as portrayed in popular fiction of Japan, urbanity and nomadity, and the role of Internet in the success of President Roh Moo Hyun in the 2002 presidential election of South Korea.