Social Media Studies

Publications

Shahin, S. (2019). Facing up to Facebook: How digital activism, independent regulation, and mass media foiled a neoliberal threat to net neutrality. Information, Communication & Society, 22(1), 1-17. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2017.1340494 *Lead Article

Zheng, P. & Shahin, S. (2018). Live tweeting live debates: How Twitter reflects and refracts the US political climate in a campaign seasonInformation, Communication & Society. Published ahead of print. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2018.1503697

Smidi, A. & Shahin, S. (2017). Social media and social mobilization in the Middle East: A survey of research on the Arab Spring. India Quarterly, 73(2), 196-209. Special issue: The Middle East. doi: 10.1177/0974928417700798

Gil de Zúñiga, H. & Shahin, S. (2015). Social media and their impact on civic participation. In H. Gil de Zúñiga (Ed.), New Agendas in Communication: New Technologies and Civic Engagement (pp. 78-90). New York: Routledge.

Conference Papers & Presentations

Shahin, S., Seroka, L., & Islam, M. R. (2018, August). “What’s racist about deporting criminal illegal ‘Felons’?” Examining the link between emotion and cognition in tweets about immigration. Accepted for presentation at the the AEJMC annual conference (Mass Communication & Society Division), Washington, D.C.

Shahin, S., & Dai, Z. (2018, May). The view from the East: A comparative analysis of how Beijing and Delhi tweet about climate change. Accepted for presentation at the ICA annual conference (Global Communication and Social Change Division), Prague.

Shahin, S. & Ng, M. (2017, August). It’s Alt-Right: Tracing the technosocial evolution of White Nationalism on Twitter. Presented at the AEJMC annual conference (Communication Technology Division), Chicago.

Shahin, S. & Dai, Z. (2017, May). Social change 2.0? A comparative analysis of global aid agencies’ public engagement via Twitter. Selected for presentation at the ICA annual conference (Global Communication and Social Change Division), San Diego.

Shahin, S. (2017, May). Barbarians at the Twitter Gate: A social network analysis of #MuslimAwarenessMonth and #CanYouHearUsNow. Selected for presentation as part of the panel on ‘Intervention via interactivity: Video games, social networks, and (de)racialization’ at the ICA annual conference (Ethnicity and Race in Communication Division), San Diego.

Zheng, P. & Shahin, S. (2017, April). Through the Twitter glass: How social media reflect and influence the political climate. Selected for presentation at the ISOJ annual conference in Austin.

Shahin, S. (2016, October). Facing up to Facebook: How digital activism, independent regulation and mass media foiled a capitalist threat to net neutrality. Presented during a colloquium at the School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green.

Shahin, S. (2016, August). Facing up to Facebook: How digital activism, independent regulation and mass media foiled a capitalist threat to net neutrality. Presented at the AEJMC annual conference (Communication Technology Division), Minneapolis. *Jung-Sook Lee Top Student Paper Award.

Zheng, P., Gil de Zúñiga, H., Tu, F. & Shahin, S. (2015, November). What’s not to “Like?” How political expression on social media enhances participation. Presented at the NCA annual conference (Political Communication Division), Las Vegas.

Shahin, S., Saldaña, M. & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2013, August). The peripheral elaboration model: How incidental news exposure predicts political participation. Presented at the AEJMC annual conference (Communication Theory and Methodology Division), Washington, D.C. *Top Paper (Open Competition) Award.

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