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From a Western Phenomenon to a Global Phenomenon: A Comparative Culutral Analysis of Reality TV in the U.S. and China

This paper explores what constitutes successful reality shows in the U.S., China, and select Arab nations based on a theoretical explanation of what is culturally resonant and perhaps politically necessary.

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How Spatial Proximity Matters in the Encounters between Strangers: Urban Chinese Young Adults and Their Use of WeChat

This article investigates how Chinese college students use WeChat to negotiate encounters with strangers who share physical proximity with them.

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"Brothers Gonna Work It Out": Cultural Representation as Sound in Public Enemy’s Fear of a Black Planet

This article examines the question of sound-as-meaning in popular music through an analysis of Public Enemy's "Fear of a Black Planet."

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Relationships between Human Beings and Objects: An Extension of Parasocial Interaction

This study examines human-object interaction and relationship development over time. Results include factors of frequent use and visiting of object as well as standard phases of relationship development.

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Published Online: February 14, 2017

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The Journal of Communication and Media Studies , Volume 2, Issue 1

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Terror and Illusion of the Consumerist Utopia in J. G. Ballard’s "Super-Cannes"

J. G. Ballard suggests that the simulated world, Eden-Olympia, is created by consumer society, where terror is disguised as "perverse warmth" through image and, therefore, violence is transformed into fiction.

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Published Online: October 6, 2016

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Persuading the Masses to Participate in a Rally: A Study of Media Photographs

Study explores whether or not media photographs that contain crowds can cause people to participate in a rally.

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Published Online: September 1, 2016

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The Use of Facebook as a Marketing Tool by Politicians: An Empirical Study in Mauritius

This qualitative study investigated politicians’ usage of Facebook and the relationship with voters. The findings show that Facebook contributes significantly in the success of politicians in Mauritius.

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Published Online: August 23, 2016

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Digital Natives and Perceived Technology Skills: Bridging the Digital Divide between Natives

This quantitative study examines the misconceptions and misunderstanding between millennials and their perceived technology skills necessary for the workplace. Overall, millennials are less technologically savvy than employers believe.

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Published Online: August 23, 2016

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Image after the Internet: Transmedia and Participatory Artistic Practices

This paper frames a cartographic and semiotic approach to dialogic mass media imagery as "hybrid meta images" reflecting on their post-internet condition of circulation and media unstable authorship and access.

Published Online: August 18, 2016

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Published Online: August 18, 2016

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