Program--ICA New Media Preconference 2014


   
Description Program Location  

  

Registration

8:30 am - 9:00 am
 

Welcome Remarks

Nojin Kwak, Department of Communication Studies, University of Michigan, USA
Marko Skoric, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG
9:00 am - 9:10 am
 

Session 1: Social Media as an Alternative Source of News and Information

Moderator: Natalie Pang, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information,
Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE
9:10 am – 10:30 am

The Consumption and Diffusion of Election News on Twitter: The Case of the 18th Korean Presidential Campaign, by Hyeyon Lee, Department of Communication, Seoul National University, KOREA; Jihye Lee, Department of Communication, Seoul National University, KOREA; and Kyu S. Hahn, Department of Communication, Seoul National University, KOREA

Democratic Potential of China's Micro-Blogging Sites: Deliberativeness and Incivility of Online Comments, by Yanqin Lu, School of Journalism, Indiana University, USA

Information Verification in the Course of the Turkish Gezi Social Movement, by Gulizar Haciyakupoglu, Department of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE, and Weiyu Zhang,  Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

Effects of Personalisation and Interactivity on the Perception of Politicians on Instagram, by Terence Heng, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; Ashley Tay, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; Goh Yan Hui, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; Judith Ho, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; and Younbo Jung, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE
 

Session 2: Social-Media Based Activism and Pathways to Democratization

Moderator: Tetsuro Kobayashi, Information and Society Research Division,
National Institute of Informatics, JAPAN
10:50 am – 12:10 pm

Mobile Internet Usage and Civic Participation in China, by Yingru Ji, College of Media and International Culture, Zhejiang University, CHINA, and Xinmiao Chen, College of Media and International Culture, Zhejiang University, CHINA

Protesting the Singapore Government: The Role of Collective Action Frames in Social Media Mobilization, by Debbie Goh, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE, and Natalie Pang, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE

Who Participates in Elections in China? Examining the Relationship Between Political Value Orientation and Political Participation, by Fei (Chris) Shen, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG; Tianjiao Wang, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG; Ye Lu, School of Journalism, Fudan University, CHINA; and Zhi'an Zhang, School of Communication and Design, Sun Yat-sen University, CHINA

INAYAN: How an Indigenous Social Code Found its Way into the Mobile World, by Dazzelyn Baltazar Zapata, Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

Return on Investment or Social Capital? Comparing Field Experiment Results of a Civil Society SNS Page in Japan, by Muneo Kaigo, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, JAPAN

Social-Media Based Civic Engagement for Dengue Prevention in Sri Lanka, by May O. Lwin, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; Santosh Vijaykumar, Centre of Social Media Innovations for Communities, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; Owen Noel Newton Fernando, Centre of Social Media Innovations for Communities, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; Vajira Sampath Rathnayake, Centre of Social Media Innovations for Communities, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; Gentatsu Lim, Centre of Social Media Innovations for Communities, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; and Schubert Foo, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE
 

Methodology Workshop

Text Mining for New Media Research by Jonathan J. H. Zhu, Web Mining Lab, Dept. of Media & Communication, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG; Tai-Quan Winson Peng, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE; and Zhenzhen Wang, Web Mining Lab, Dept. of Media & Communication, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 

Session 3: Social Media, the Public Sphere, and the Prospect of Deliberative Democracy

Moderator: Baohua Zhou, Journalism School at Fudan University,
Fudan University, CHINA
2:50 pm – 4:00 pm

Weibo: From a News Platform to a Space of (Democratic) Citizenship Debates in Contemporary China, by Le (Eileen) Han, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Politics, Polemics and the ‘Internet Hindu’: Identity, Community & Political Speech in the Indian Cyberspace, by Sriram Mohan, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, INDIA

Differential Roles of Offline and Online Discussion in the Political Process: A New Mediation Model, by Chang Sup Park, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA

Beyond the Facebook Post: A Critical Analysis of the Online Public Sphere in Singapore, by Dickson Su, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE and Natalie Pang, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE
  

Session 4: Social Media, Political Struggle, and the Clash of Values

Moderator: Scott Campbell, Department of Communication Studies,
University of Michigan, USA
4:00 pm – 5:10 pm

The Effects of SNS Use on Chinese Young Citizens’ Political Participation: Extending the Citizen Communication Mediation Model, Yu Xu, School of Journalism and Communication, Tsinghua University, CHINA

Bowling Alone or Together? Impacts of Social Media Uses and Organizational Membership on Political Actions, by Xinzhi Zhang, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG, and Wan-Ying Lin, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG

Tweets that Matter: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in Japan, by Tetsuro Kobayashi, Information and Society Research Division, National Institute of Informatics, JAPAN, and Yu Ichifuji, Transdisciplinary Research Integration Center, Research Organization of Information and Systems, JAPAN

Digit or Fist?: An Analysis of ‘Region’ in Mediatized Politics Of Telangana, by Venkat Nagesh Babu Karri, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, INDIA

Social Media as Political Arena: Framing, Discourse Competition and Power Struggling, by Fangzhou Ding, College of Media and International Culture, Zhejiang University, CHINA
 

Wrap-Up

Nojin Kwak, Department of Communication Studies,
University of Michigan, USA
5:10 pm – 5:20 pm