Bibliography of Sources Dealing with Youth and Media Engagement
Baird, D.E., & Fisher, M. (2006) Neomillenial user experience design strategies: Utilizing social networking media to support “always on” learning styles. Journal of Educational Technology, 34(1), 5-32.
Bishop, J. (2007). Increasing participation in online communities: A framework for human-computer interaction. Computers in Human Behavior, 23, 1881-1893.
Bowman, S. & Willis, C. (2003). We media: How audiences are shaping the future of news and information. The Media Center at The American Press Institute. Retrieved on January 25, 2009 from, www.hypergene.net/wemedia/download/we_media.pdf.
boyd, d. (2007). Why youth ♥ social network sites: The role of networked publics in teenage social life. In D. Buckingham (Ed.), The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur foundation series on digital media and learning: Youth, identity and digtial media (pp.119-142). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Retrieved October 9, 2008, from http://www.mitpressjournals.org/toc/dmal/-/6?cookieSet=1
boyd, d. m., & Ellison, N. B. (2007). Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 13(1), article 11. Retrieved October 9, 2008, from http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol13/issue1/boyd.ellison.html
Buckingham, D. (2005). The media literacy of children and young people: A review of the literature. London: Ofcom. Center for Media Design. (2008, September). High school media two: A school day in the lives of 15 teenagers. Retrieved on December 15, 2008, from https://www.bsu.edu/webapps2/cmdreports/product_select.asp?product_id=25
Center for Media Design. (2008, September). High school media two: A school day in the lives of 15 teenagers. Retrieved on December 15, 2008, from https://www.bsu.edu/webapps2/cmdreports/product_select.asp?product_id=25
-Ethnographic study detailing what kind of access teens have to the internet and what types of access they use.
Chan-Olmsted, S., & Park, J. (2000). From on-air to online world: Examining the content and structures of broadcast TV stations’ web sites. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 77(2), 321–39.
Cheung, C., Lee, M.K., Matthew, K.O. & Rabjohn, N. (2008). The impact of electronic word-of-mouth: The adoption of online opinions in online customer communities. Internet Research, 18(3), 229-247.
Chung, D. S. (2008). Interactive features of online newspapers: Identifying patterns and predicting use of engaged readers. Journal of Computer-mediated Communication, 13(3), 658-679. Retrieved on December 21, 2008, from http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/119414160/HTMLSTART
- looked at how readers of online newspapers use interactive features. Can predict what kinds of readers will use what kinds of interactive features on what types of stories.
Chung, D. S. (2007). Profits and perils: Online news producers’ perceptions of interactivity and uses of interactive features. Convergence, The International Journal of
Research into New Media Technologies, 13(1), 43–61.
Chun, S. Y. & Minhi. H. (2007). Network externality and future usage of Internet services. Internet Research, 17(2), 156-168.
Coleman, R., Lieber, P., Mendelson, A.L., & Kurpius, D.D. (2008).Public life and the Internet: If you build a better website, will citizens become engaged? New Media & Society, 10, 179-201.
-Empirical study in which a better designed website lead to more civic engagement.
Coleman, R., & McCombs, M. (2007). The young and agenda-less? Exploring age-related differences in agenda setting on the youngest generation. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 84(3), 495-508.
-Survey looking at how age and media choice for news affected how people perceived what the most important political issues were.
Dennen, V. P. (2008). Pedagogical lurking: Student engagement in non-posting discussion behavior. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1624-1633.
Deuze, M. (2003). The Web and its journalisms: Considering the consequences of different types of newsmedia online. New Media & Society, 5(2), 203–30.
Drotner, K. (2007). Leisure is hard work: Digital practices and future competencies. In D. Buckingham (Ed.), The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur foundation series on digital media and learning: Youth, identity and digtial media (pp.119-142). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Retrieved October 6, 2008, from http://www.mitpressjournals.org/toc/dmal/-/6?cookieSet=1
Ellison, N., Steinfield, C., & Lampe, C. (2007). The benefits of Facebook "friends": Exploring the relationship between college students' use of online social networks and social capital. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 12(3), article 1. Retrieved July 30, 2007, from http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol12/issue4/ellison.html
Goodings, L., Locke, A., & Brown, S. D. (2007). Social networking technology place and identity in mediated communities. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 17, 463-476.
Greenhow, C. & Robelia, E. (Forthcoming 2009). Old communication, new literacies: Social network sites as social learning resources. Journal of Computer-mediated Communication, 14 (3). Available at: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117979306/home
Greenhow, C., Robelia, E., & Hughes, J. (Forthcoming 2009). Web 2.0 and educational research: What path do we take now? Educational Researcher, 38 (4). Available at: http://edr.sagepub.com/
Greenhow, C. & Robelia, E. (Forthcoming 2009) Informal learning and identity formation in online social networks. Learning, Media and Technology, 34(2).
Haythornthwaite, C. (2002). Strong, weak, and latent ties and the impact of new media. The Information Society, 18, 385-401.
Hallahan, K. (2001). The dynamics of issues activation and response: An issues processes model. Journal of Public Relations Research, 13(1), 27-59.
-Framework for characterizing how people feel about issues.
Horrigan, J.B. (2007, May 7). A typology of information and communication technology users. Pew Internet & American Life Project. Retrieved February 23, 2008, from http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_ICT_Typology.pdf
International Telecommunication Union. (2005). The Internet of Things. Retrieved on January 25, 2009 from, www.itu.int/internetofthings/
-- Prepared for the World Information Technology Summit in 2005, this report explores the key technical visions and challenges underlying the Internet of Things, such as ubiquitous networks, next-generation networks and ubiquitous computing;
Jenkins, H. (2006). Confronting the challenges of participatory culture: Media education for the 21st Century. White paper for the MacArthur Foundation. Retrieved on July 1, 2008, from www.digitallearning.macfound.org
Journalism.org. (2005). The state of the news media2005: An annual report on American journalism. Retrieved July 06, 2006, from http://www.stateofthemedia.org
Journalism.org. (2006). The State of the News Media 2006: An annual report on American journalism. Retrieved September 13, 2006 from http://www.stateofthemedia.org/
Kenney, K., Gorelik, A., & Mwangi, S. (2000). Interactive features of online newspapers. First Monday, 5(1), Retrieved July 6, 2006, from http://www.firstmonday.org /issues/issue5_1/ kenney/
Kinnally, W., Lacayo, A., McClung, S.. & Sapolsky, B. (2008). Getting up on the download: college students' motivations for acquiring music via the web. New Media & Society,10, 893-913.
Kao, G. Y-M., Lei, P-L., & Sun, Chuen-Tsai. (2008). Thinking style impacts on Web search strategies, Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1330-1341.
Lee, Jong Hyuk. (2008). Effects of News deviance and personal involvement on audience story selection: A web-tracking analysis. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 85(1), 41-60.
-Examines how news deviance (defined in the article), new context and personal involvement in the issue affects how readers choose what news to read. The study was conducted using email invites and web tracking software that kept track of where participants clicked and how much time they spent there.
Livingstone, S. (2008).Taking risky opportunities in youthful content creation: teenagers' use of social networking sites for intimacy, privacy and self-expression. New Media & Society, 10, 393-411.
-More about what youth are doing on social networking sites to create identity than journalism.
Livingstone, S. & Helsper, E. (2007). Gradations in digital inclusion: Children, young people and the digital divide. New Media & Society, 9, 671-696.
Madden, M. (2007, July 25). Online video: 57% of internet users have watched videos online and most of them share what they find with others. Pew Internet & American Life Project. Retrieved February 28, 2008 from http://www.pewinternet. org/pdfs/PIP_Online_Video_2007.pdf
-Devising how children use the internet in the UK. Going beyond use and non-use to gradations of use. Author looked at lower end of our target demographic.
McMillan, S. J. & Morrison, M.. (2006). Coming of age with the Internet: A qualitative exploration of how the internet has become an integral part of young people's lives. New Media & Society, 8(1), 73-95.
- Internet use by college students explored in autobiographies. How the internet impacted the lives of young people in college in 2006. A bit dated but interesting in retrospect perhaps.
North, S., Snyder, I. & Bulfin, S. (2008). Digital Tastes: Social class and young people's technology use. Information, Communication & Society, 11(7), 895-911.
Nowak, K.L. & Rauh, C. (2008). Choose your ‘buddy icon’ carefully: The influence of avatar androgyny, anthropomorphism and credibility in online interactions. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1473-1493.
Palfrey, J., & Gasser, U. (2008). Born digital: Understanding the first generation of digital natives. New York: Basic Books.
Perkel, D. (2008). Copy and paste literacy? Literacy practices in the production of a myspace profile. In K. Drotner, H. S. Jensen & K. C. Schroeder (Eds.), Informal learning and digital media: Constructions, contexts, consequences (pp. 203-224). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press.Pew Research Center for the People and the Press (1999, January 14). The Internet news audience goes ordinary. Retrieved June 28, 2004 from http://peoplepress.org/ reports/display.php3?ReportID=72
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press (2004, June 6). News audiences increasingly politicized: Online news audience larger, more diverse. Retrieved January 30, 2006 from http://people-press.org/reports/display.php3?ReportID=215
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press (2006, July 30). Online papers modestly boost newspaper readership: Maturing Internet news audience broader than deep. Retrieved February 24, 2008 from http://peoplepress.org/reports/ display.php3?ReportID=282
Raacke, J. & Raacke, J. B. (2008). MySpace and Facebook: Applying the uses and gratifications theory to exploring friend-networking sites. Cyber Psychology & Behavior, 11(November), 169-174.
Readership Institute. (2005). The user engagement study. Retrieved on December 18, 2008, from http://www.readership.org/reports.asp
Readership Institute. (2004). Minneapolis Star Tribune “Experience Newspaper” Study
Questionnaire and Results. Retrieved on December 18, 2008, from http://www.readership.org/reports.asp
-Concentrates on what newspapers can do to attract readers paring 34 factors down to 8 motivators/inhibitors to engagement with newspapers in the 18-24 age group.
Readership Institute. (2004). Reinventing the newspaper for young adults. Retrieved on December 18, 2008, from http://www.readership.org/reports.asp
--This report discusses what experiences are most important to readers. The data is from the Star Tribune Reader experience study. Good questions on several factors for gauging why people visit news websites/newspapers.
Under 30 readers want 4 things from the newspaper:
Something to talk about
Assurance that the newspaper is looking out for their interests
Provides humor and surprise
Ridings, C. M., Gefen, D. & Arinze, B. (2002). Some antecedents and effects of trust in virtual communities. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 11, 271-295.
Rosenberry, J. (2005). Few Papers Use Online Techniques to Improve Public
Communication. Newspaper Research Journal, 26(4), 61–73.
Stern, S. (2007). Producing sites, exploring identities: Youth online authorship. In D. Buckingham (Ed.), The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur foundation series on digital media and learning: Youth, identity and digtial media (pp.95-118). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Retrieved October 3, 2008, from http://www.mitpressjournals.org/toc/dmal/-/6?cookieSet=1
Subrahmanyam, K., Reich, S.M., Waechter, N. & Espinoza, G. (2008). Online and offline social networks: Use of social networking sites by emerging adults. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29(6), 420-433.
Tewksbury, D., Hals, M. L., & Bihart, A. (2008). The efficacy of news browsing: The relationship of news consumption style to local and political efficacy. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 85(2), 457-272.
This is a survey study to look at how people chose the stories they read/consume. It provides background on selectors (few topics read in depth) versus browsers (more topics read in less depth - depends on the news media to do topic selection). The study looked at whether reading a newspaper online or on paper impacts how people consume news – whether they are selectors or browsers. The study is slanted towards browsers. The study shows that news browsing is associated with relative emphasis on a medium for news. Newspaper browsing predicts the variety of topics about which people feel they are informed, their social self-efficacy, and their internal political efficacy.
Tremayne, M. (2008) Manipulating interactivity with thematically hyperlinked news texts: a media learning experiment. New Media Society, 10, 703.
Abstract: This article concerns the influence of news presentation on the
Web. The study had two primary goals. The first was to test the effects of interactivity on learning, and the second was to explore the role of motivation in learning from interactive
media. Hypotheses were tested using an experimental design. Study participants were assigned one of four web news stories with structures that encouraged varying degrees of interactivity.
The results of hypothesis testing were heavily dependent on which measure of learning was employed. A traditional multiple-choice test of recognition verified an effect of motivation but not of interactive behaviour. A comprehension measure of learning, supported by the cognitive constructivism theory of learning employed in this study, supported an effect of
interactive behaviour but not of motivation.
Valkenburg, P. M., Schouten, Alexander P. & Peter, J. (2005). Adolescents’ identity experiments on the internet. New Media & Society, 7, 383-402.
Historical background. Not directly relevant.
Walther, J.B., Van Der Heide, B., Kim, S-Y., Westerman, D. & Tong, S. T. (2008). The role of friends’ appearance and behavior on evaluations of individuals on Facebook: Are we known by the company we keep? Human Communication Research, 34, 28-49.
Wellman, B., Haase, A.Q., Wittte, J. & Hampton, K. (2001). Does the Internet increase, decrease, or supplement social capital: Social networks, participation, and community commitment. American Behavioral Scientist, 45(3), 436-455.
Wu, L-L., Chuang, Y-L. & Joung, Y-J. (2008). Contextual multi-dimensional browsing. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 2873-2888.
Zhao, S., Grasmuck, S. & Martin, J. (2008). Identity construction on facebook: Digital empowerment in anchored relationships. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1816-1836.