ARTICLE: Social network analysis offers new opportunities for research


Media organizations, media content, and audiences are increasingly connected through a variety of media networks, writes J. Sophia Fu. Online news articles have hyperlinks to link to other content and news organizations disseminate news via social media, just to mention few examples.

The article aims to promote social network analysis in the study of journalism. According to Fu, the text “calls attention to a typology of communication network relations, the integration of network theories, and the utilization of multidimensional networks to advance research on journalism and media in the information age” .

Read the article here. It is published online by Journal of Communication.

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