The research in Information and Media Studies Publications covers a range of subjects pertaining to information and knowledge and the ways they move through and shape society. The department covers media studies, popular music and culture, journalism, health information sciences, and library and information science.

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Submissions from 2017

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Adoptability and acceptability of peace journalism among Afghan photojournalists: Lessons for peace journalism training in conflict-affected countries, Saumava Mitra

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DH and the Digital Archive, Cal Murgu

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‘Innocence is as Innocence Does’: Anglo-Irish Politics, Masculinity and the De Cobain Gross Indecency Scandal, 1891-3, Cal Murgu

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Introduction, Karen Nicholson and Maura Seale

A webometric analysis of the online vaccination debate, A. Ninkov and L. Vaughan

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Visual Research in LIS: Complementary and Alternative Methods, Angela Pollak

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Contemplation as Educational Activism within Communication, Ajit Pyati

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Deception Detection and Rumor Debunking for Social Media, Victoria L. Rubin

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Literacy Requirements of Court Documents: An Underexplored Barrier to Access to Justice, Amy Salyzyn, Lori Isaj, Brandon Piva, and Jacquelyn Burkell

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Problematizing the digital literacy paradox in the context of older adults’ ICT use: Aging, media discourse, and self-determination, Kathleen Schreuers, Anabel Quan-Haase, and Kim Martin

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Player–Game Interaction and Cognitive Gameplay: A Taxonomic Framework for the Core Mechanic of Videogames, Kamran Sedig, Paul Parsons, and Robert Haworth

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The Information Practices of the Fishermen, Nafiz Zaman Shuva

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Widespread use of misidentified cell line KB (HeLa): Incorrect attribution and its impact revealed through mining the scientific literature, Liwen Vaughan, Wolfgang Glanzel, Christopher Korch, and Amanda Capes-David

Investigating disciplinary differences in the relationships between citations and downloads, L. Vaughan, J. Tang, and R. Yang

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Motivations for Sharing News on Social Media, Lorraine (Lola) Y.C. Wong and Jacquelyn Burkell

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Research Data Management: A Library Practitioner’s Perspective, Siu Hong Yu

Submissions from 2016

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Epic and Genre: Beyond the Boundaries of Media, Luke Arnott

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Remembering Me: Big Data, Individual Identity, and the Psychological Necessity of Forgetting, Jacquelyn A. Burkell

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Display and Control in Online Social Spaces: Toward a Typology of Users, Jacquelyn A. Burkell and Alexandre Fortier

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The Paradox of Privacy: Revisiting a Core Library Value in an Age of Big Data and Linked Data, Grant D. Campbell and Scott Cowan

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Tween Girls, Sexuality and the Biopolitics of HPV Vaccination in English-speaking Canadian Magazines., Laura Cayen, Jessica Polzer, and Susan Knabe

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Policy as Embedded Generativity: A Case Study of the Emergence and Evolution of HathiTrust, Alissa Centivany

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Values, Ethics and Participatory Policymaking in Online Communities, Alissa Centivany

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“Popcorn Tastes Good”: Participatory Policymaking and Reddit’s “AMAgeddon”, Alissa Centivany and Bobby Glushko

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Illusions of a ‘Bond’: Tagging Cultural Products across Online Platforms, Nadine Desrochers, Audrey Laplante, Anabel Quan-Haase, Kim Martin, and Louise Spiteri