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Failure to Launch: Competing Institutional Logics, Intrapreneurship, and the Case of Chatbots

Belair-Gagnon, Valerie; Lewis, Seth C.; Agur, Colin (2020)

The Bully Pulpit, Social Media, and Public Opinion: A Big Data Approach

Agur, Colin; Michael, Gabriel (Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 2018)
In this paper, we seek to understand the contemporary power of the presidential “bully pulpit”— the persuasive power of the nation’s highest elected office—in a context of shifting patterns of mediation. We do so by examining ...

Re-Imagining the Indian State: External Forces and the Transformation of Telecommunications Policy, 1947-present

Agur, Colin (Global Media and Communication, 2018)
This article examines Indian telecom policy from independence to the present. Dividing this period into three phases – from 1947 to 1984, 1984 to 1991 and 1991 to the present – the article explores the role of the state ...

Mobile Sourcing: A Case Study of Journalistic Norms and Usage of Chat Apps

Agur, Colin; Belair-Gagnon, Valerie; Frisch, Nicholas (Mobile Media and Communication, 2017)
Since 2011, mobile chat apps have gained significant popularity worldwide and the leading chat apps have surpassed social networking sites in user numbers. These apps have become the hosts for everyday communication among ...

Media Capture with Chinese Characteristics: Changing Patterns in Hong Kong’s News Media System

Agur, Colin; Belair-Gagnon, Valerie; Frisch, Nicholas (Journalism, 2018)
In the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, a former British territory in southern China returned to the People’s Republic as a semi-autonomous enclave in 1997, media capture has distinct characteristics. On one ...

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