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What’s Inside August 2010:

New articles on social media New articles on the BBC New articles on Internet use

http://www.apo.org.au/research/tow ards-pre-teen-typology-digital-media Mick Grimley, Mary Allan Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol 26, No. 5, 2010 . Journal article. Home broadband use 2010 http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/ Home-Broadband-2010.aspx Report from the Pew Internet and American Life project. Who uses broadband in the USA.?

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Communications Market report 2010 http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/ma rket-data-research/marketdata/communications-marketreports/cmr10/ Major annual report from OFCOM discusses nature and extent of use of media in the UK . Covers TV, radio, Internet Argues that half our time spent using and/or watching media. Towards a pre-teen typology of digital media

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Asia Pacific Social Media Trends. http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/gl obal/webinar-recap-asia-pacificsocial-media-trends/ NM Incite, a Nielsen/McKinsey company, has undertaken an inaugural study of usage and trends in social media across the Asia Pacific region’s major markets. This is a summary of a webinar. Twitter statistics http://comscore.com/Press_Events/P ress_Releases/2010/8/Indonesia_Braz


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il_and_Venezuela_Lead_Global_Sur ge_in_Twitter_Usage Comscore release report on Twitrter usage growth worldwide .

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Global Player or Subsidy Junkie? http://www.adamsmith.org/publicati ons/media-and-culture/globalplayer-or-subsidy-junkie%3Fdecision-time-for-the-bbc Report by the Adam Smith Institute

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Zeitgeist http://zeitgeist.prototyping.bbc.co.uk /zeitgeist A prototype to highlight the most shared BBC WebPages on Twitter,It has been developed by BBC research and development. The system combines a custom built ingest chain using Twitter's public APIs to search for tweets containing a BBC URL. It is possible to view trends for the last 24 hours and 7 days. The links are ranked by a tweet count (including retweets) for the chosen time period. Each entry details the page title, category, media type, short description and when it was first tweeted.

All the articles listed in this newsletter are free but did you know you can also search for articles using the library’s subscription databases. |To find out more try our subject guide . http://www2.lse.ac.uk/library/subj ectGuides/media%20and%20comm unication.aspx

The international encyclopedia of communication https://catalogue.lse.ac.uk/Record/11509 82 The International Encyclopedia of Communication Online is published in association with International Communication Association. It provides access to over 1,300 articles covering the full range of communication studies.


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Media and communications articles August 2010