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The Resource The global impact of social media, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

The global impact of social media, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

Label
The global impact of social media
Title
The global impact of social media
Statement of responsibility
Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.48/2028567
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1206
LC item number
.G563 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bryfonski, Dedria
Series statement
Current controversies
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  • Social media
  • Social media
  • Globalization
Label
The global impact of social media, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-178) and index
Contents
Chapter 1: Are social networks valid sources for news? Overview: social media make news a social experience / Kristen Purcell et al. -- Yes: social networks are valid sources for news. Facebook helps people share credible information / Randi Zuckerberg, as told to Rory O'Connor -- Social media can make traditional news organizations more relevant / Michael Skoler -- Twitter helps reporters connect with the news / Steve Buttry -- No: social networks are not valid news sources. Social media cannot replace professional news organizations / Barb Palser -- Twitter is often inaccurate / Herman Manson -- Twitter connects only the young and hip / Edward Wasserman -- Chapter 2: What impact do social media have on politics? Chapter preface -- Facebook has a permanent role in politics / Vincent Harris -- The impact of social media on politics is fleeting / Julian E. Zelizer -- Complex political issues are trivialized by social media / Matt Bai -- Social networks enable quick collaboration around issues / Micah L. Sifry -- Social media can help citizens press for free and fair elections / Asch Harwood -- Social media can be used to spread hatred / Jelena Maksimovic -- Social media enable lawmakers to communicate with the public / Colleen J. Shogan -- Social media pose risks for politicians / Kiera Haley -- Chapter 3: Can social media facilitate political change? Chapter preface -- Yes: social media can facilitate political change. Social media empower people / Simon Mainwaring --The Tunisian revolt was the world's first Facebook revolution / Anshel Pfeffer -- No: Social media do not facilitate political change. Social media fail to incite true activism / Malcolm Gladwell -- The role of social media in Iran was exaggerated / Evgeny Morozov -- Social media did not cause the Egyptian revolution / Parvez Sharma -- Chapter 4: Should people have unrestricted access to social networks? Overview: Technology makes it harder for repressive governments to censor / William J. Dobson -- Yes: people should have unrestricted access to social networks. Internet freedom is an essential global freedom / Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Repressive governments should be pressured to have an open internet / Lucie Morillon and Jean-François Julliard -- Facebook should not censor radical posts / Greg Butterfield -- No: In some circumstances, access to social networks should be restricted. Censorship is appropriate in the context of different value systems / Derek Bambauer -- The US insistence on internet freedom does more harm than good / Clay Shirky -- Schools need to establish some limits to social media use / Kathryn S. Vander Broek, Steven M. Puiszis, and Evan D. Brown
Control code
ocn707965557
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780737756210
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011026398
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o707965557
  • (OCoLC)707965557
Label
The global impact of social media, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-178) and index
Contents
Chapter 1: Are social networks valid sources for news? Overview: social media make news a social experience / Kristen Purcell et al. -- Yes: social networks are valid sources for news. Facebook helps people share credible information / Randi Zuckerberg, as told to Rory O'Connor -- Social media can make traditional news organizations more relevant / Michael Skoler -- Twitter helps reporters connect with the news / Steve Buttry -- No: social networks are not valid news sources. Social media cannot replace professional news organizations / Barb Palser -- Twitter is often inaccurate / Herman Manson -- Twitter connects only the young and hip / Edward Wasserman -- Chapter 2: What impact do social media have on politics? Chapter preface -- Facebook has a permanent role in politics / Vincent Harris -- The impact of social media on politics is fleeting / Julian E. Zelizer -- Complex political issues are trivialized by social media / Matt Bai -- Social networks enable quick collaboration around issues / Micah L. Sifry -- Social media can help citizens press for free and fair elections / Asch Harwood -- Social media can be used to spread hatred / Jelena Maksimovic -- Social media enable lawmakers to communicate with the public / Colleen J. Shogan -- Social media pose risks for politicians / Kiera Haley -- Chapter 3: Can social media facilitate political change? Chapter preface -- Yes: social media can facilitate political change. Social media empower people / Simon Mainwaring --The Tunisian revolt was the world's first Facebook revolution / Anshel Pfeffer -- No: Social media do not facilitate political change. Social media fail to incite true activism / Malcolm Gladwell -- The role of social media in Iran was exaggerated / Evgeny Morozov -- Social media did not cause the Egyptian revolution / Parvez Sharma -- Chapter 4: Should people have unrestricted access to social networks? Overview: Technology makes it harder for repressive governments to censor / William J. Dobson -- Yes: people should have unrestricted access to social networks. Internet freedom is an essential global freedom / Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Repressive governments should be pressured to have an open internet / Lucie Morillon and Jean-François Julliard -- Facebook should not censor radical posts / Greg Butterfield -- No: In some circumstances, access to social networks should be restricted. Censorship is appropriate in the context of different value systems / Derek Bambauer -- The US insistence on internet freedom does more harm than good / Clay Shirky -- Schools need to establish some limits to social media use / Kathryn S. Vander Broek, Steven M. Puiszis, and Evan D. Brown
Control code
ocn707965557
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780737756210
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011026398
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o707965557
  • (OCoLC)707965557

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