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Analysis on Issue Attributions between Twitter and Newspapers


Mina Lee, Chun Il Park, Jee Young Moon, Journal of Internet Computing and Services, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 43-56, Aug. 2014
10.7472/jksii.2014.15.4.43, Full Text:
Keywords: Twitter, media agenda, issue attributions, comparison between Twitter and newspaper

Abstract

This study investigated how social issues are interpreted and presented in Twitter in comparison to newspapers, considering Twitter functions as the media for information transmission and public opinion formation. this study used one of Twitter's media agenda, MBC strike, and analyzed how Twitter and newspaper deal with the issue of the MBC strike differently. The content analysis was performed to examine the differences. The categories for the content analysis include; message format, information sources, perspectives to be expressed, the frame of human interests, and the frame of cause-assigning. The results found out significant differences between Twitter and newspapers, which are related to essential differences between Twitter and newspaper as communication media.


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[APA Style]
Mina Lee, Chun Il Park, & Jee Young Moon (2014). Analysis on Issue Attributions between Twitter and Newspapers. Journal of Internet Computing and Services, 15(4), 43-56. DOI: 10.7472/jksii.2014.15.4.43.

[IEEE Style]
M. Lee, C. I. Park and J. Y. Moon, "Analysis on Issue Attributions between Twitter and Newspapers," Journal of Internet Computing and Services, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 43-56, 2014. DOI: 10.7472/jksii.2014.15.4.43.

[ACM Style]
Mina Lee, Chun Il Park, and Jee Young Moon. 2014. Analysis on Issue Attributions between Twitter and Newspapers. Journal of Internet Computing and Services, 15, 4, (2014), 43-56. DOI: 10.7472/jksii.2014.15.4.43.