Tag Archive for ‘Power’
On February 2010 a bunch of network scholars (including me) convened in a workshop in USC (the Annenberg School) to talk about Network Theory. The strength of the workshop was in its ability to bring interdisciplinary perspectives about network theory to one table. The videos, powerpoints and reports of each one of the talks is available on the ANN (Annenberg Networks Network) website.
As a result, the IJoC (International Journal of Communication) dedicated a volume to network theory.
This post covers the paper that Kevin Wallsten is presenting at HICSS at the e-government minitrack. Kevin is trying to assess the relationship between the blogosphere and journalists. He looked at the A-list blogs by combining two main authority indices of blogs – Karpf’s BAI index and The Truth Laid Bear. His findings: Since 2004 [...]
Gatekeeping theories have been a popular heuristic for describing information control for years, but none have attained a full theoretical status in the context of networks. Network Gatekeeping Theory defines basic concepts like gatekeepers, gatekeeping and gatekeeping mechanisms and gated. It helps understanding relationships among gatekeepers and between gatekeepers and gated, the entity subjected to a gatekeeping [...]