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Randolph Hollingsworth

Gallup-Purdue Index Releases Inaugural Findings of National Landmark Study | Lumina Fou... - 13 views

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    It's Not 'Where' You Go To College, But 'How' You Go To College
Randolph Hollingsworth

The Personal Is Political on Social Media: Online Civic Expression Patterns and Pathway... - 11 views

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    by Emily C. Weinstein, Harvard University International Journal of Communication 8 (2014), 210-233. Social media have dramatically altered the communication landscape, offering novel contexts for individual expression. But how do youth who are civically engaged off-­line manage opportunities for civic expression on social media? Interviews with 70 U.S.-­based civic youth aged 15 to 25 revealed three main patterns characterizing the relationship between off-­line participation and online expression: blended, bounded, and differentiated. Five sets of empirically derived considerations influencing expression patterns emerged: organizational policies, personal image and privacy, perceived alignment with civic goals, attitudes toward the platform(s), and perceptions of their audience(s). Most civic youth express the civic online, yet a minority highlight tensions that lead them to refrain from sharing in certain or all online context.
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