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Truth, Information & Democracy [chapter]

Katy Cook
2019 The Psychology of Silicon Valley  
The breakdown of civic discourse, the dissemination of false information online, the targeting of individuals with particular information, and the polarizing effect of social media platforms each contribute  ...  stand in for the public sphere itself.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-27364-4_6 fatcat:7eeftwerkbgp5egmza3aavyccm

Library instruction and information literacy 2018

Tessa Withorn, Carolyn Caffrey Gardner, Joanna Messer Kimmitt, Jillian Eslami, Anthony Andora, Maggie Clarke, Nicole Patch, Karla Salinas Guajardo, Syann Lunsford
2019 Reference Services Review  
Purpose This paper aims to present recently published resources on library instruction and information literacy providing an introductory overview and a selected annotated bibliography of publications  ...  published in 2018.  ...  Calls for social media providers to monitor and promote content credibility and for consumers to adopt more health knowledge to develop their health information literacy skills.  ... 
doi:10.1108/rsr-08-2019-0047 fatcat:3s2a6vaoufdrdpidqembop64pm

The potential for using volunteered geographic information in pervasive health computing applications

Peter Mooney, Padraig Corcoran, Blazej Ciepluch
2012 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
and then disseminated via collaborative projects such as OpenStreetMap or social media such as Flickr, Twitter, and Facebook.  ...  In this paper we describe the potential for using VGI in pervasive health computing applications.  ...  His work is funded by the Irish Research Council for Science Engineering Technology (IRCSET). Blazej Ciepluch is a PhD candidate in Computer Science at NUIM and is also funded by the EPA.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-012-0149-4 fatcat:zg7ba7usm5hsjitmxsqhzl5sdm

What's the big deal about big data?

Nick Cercone, F'IEEE
2015 Big Data & Information Analytics  
The four themes are large-scale data analytics and cloud computing, computational biology, health informatics, and interactive content analytics.  ...  Challenges presented by Big Data research are introduced and several projects are sketched in four important Big Data research theme areas, the solutions of which will further decision making in these  ...  The support of Canada's Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Ontario Centres of Excellence is gratefully 70 NICK CERCONE, F'IEEE acknowledged for their encouragement and funding  ... 
doi:10.3934/bdia.2016.1.31 fatcat:wtdsmvgvvrfbjjui3v2cc56gbm

Integrated service delivery to communities: From model to prototype

S.J. Jacobs, M.E. Herselman
2006 South African Journal of Information Management  
Health Health content could be hosted at the ICT-hub as a source of basic health information for the community members, especially the youth, who would be more interested in computer technology.  ...  Information dissemination (i.e. government) The ICT-hub can be used for the collection and dissemination of government information in the communities.  ...  Articles published in SAJIM are the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Editor, Board, Publisher, Webmaster or the Rand Afrikaans University.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajim.v8i3.226 fatcat:ceoapht7ezbkhdq55jajzcoecy

Establishment of local wastewater-based surveillance programmes in response to the spread and infection of COVID-19 – case studies from South Africa, the Netherlands, Turkey and England

M. Tlhagale, S. Liphadzi, J. Bhagwan, V. Naidoo, K. Jonas, L. van Vuuren, G. Medema, L. Andrews, F. Béen, M. L. Ferreira, A. M. Saatci, B. Alpaslan Kocamemi (+6 others)
2022 Journal of Water and Health  
This paper shares these experiences and lessons to encourage others in the water and public health sectors on the benefits and value of WBE in tackling SARS-CoV-2 and related future circumstances.  ...  A significant contribution has been from the establishment of wastewater-based epidemiological (WBE) surveillance interventions and programmes for monitoring the spread of COVID-19 in at least 55 countries  ...  (best practices guide for communicating science during a public health crisis) • Social media: Targeted at public and KWR and Watershare social media community (LinkedIn, Twitter) • Dashboards, sampling  ... 
doi:10.2166/wh.2022.185 fatcat:gkuqkg5s2fazjlfcgru55hdxfm

Catalogue of Communication Tools and Dissemination Guidelines: benchmarking current practice in EU and Member State bodies

ICONS, Alessandra Cantaluppi, Deanna Brasolin, Giuliana Folco, Charlotte Michi, Rory Harrington, Elisa Corsini, Sharon Monti, Johanna Nemess, European Food Safety Authority
2021 EFSA Journal  
Post-publication and distribution is a strategic phase to learn from the outcomes and fine-tune subsequent communication practices.  ...  All communication tools can be effective if properly designed (i.e. right content and tone of voice for the intended target audience(s) and disseminated through the right channels).  ...  The research relied on the inputs of the following organisations involved in risk communication at national level as well as in the EU, for which the authors express their gratitude:  ... 
doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2021.e190402 pmid:33968257 pmcid:PMC8082521 fatcat:eqjjontbivf3hm2a2sisx5b5zi

Introduction to the Research Handbook on Information Policy [chapter]

Alistair S. Duff
2021 Research Handbook on Information Policy  
Webster, Frank (2014), Theories of the Information Society, 4th edn, London: Routledge.  ...  Toffler, Alvin (1980), The Third Wave, London: Pan Books in association with Collins. Waters, Malcolm (1996), Daniel Bell, London: Routledge.  ...  Black's historical analysis sweeps in military intelligence at one end of the spectrum and mass media regulation at the other.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781789903584.00008 fatcat:gqzf2ujnbzabpf6ypu3jdjwhry

What to Say and How to Say It? Corporate Strategic Communication through Social Media during the Pandemic

Yanyan Shang, Ru-Shiun Liou, Rekha Rao-Nicholson
2022 International Journal of Strategic Communication  
The content analysis on corporate Twitter accounts of selected publicly listed firms in the US suggests that corporate social media communication is functional, information-based, direct, and of lower  ...  This study explores what and how the information was communicated in the corporate strategic communication through social media across three phases of the global public health crisis, including the early  ...  Social media platforms provided government agencies with an efficient way to disseminate public health information.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1553118x.2022.2033980 fatcat:ecmdpyvfvbgt5abmfvisqzkw6u

Latin American Network for Scientific Culture (RedLCC): A Regional Science Communication Initiative

Felix Moronta-Barrios, Santiago Vargas-Domínguez, Melanie Nuesch-Germano, Vicente Torres, Katherina Selvaggi, Cecilia Di Prinzio, Emma O'Brien, Victor Hernandez, Martin Monteiro
2021 Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors acknowledge the founders of the RedLCC and all the former scientists' members who have greatly worked and contributed to establishing this regional science communication network  ...  The use of modern data analysis tools to fine-tune its content, strategy, and effectiveness, together with the significative rise of social media, have contributed to such significative growth (Kappel  ...  Social media (such as blogs and microblogging) are powerful engines greatly incorporated into our daily lives for capturing information and as a social tool.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frma.2021.654022 pmid:33870070 pmcid:PMC8028381 fatcat:5d6ro4cezzavdbcoegfdn5isf4

Regional Climate Information for Risk Management

E. Aldrian, C. Oludhe, B.J. Garanganga, J. Pahalad, M. Rojas Corradi, M.S. Boulahya, L. Dubus, J. Ebinger, M. Fischer
2010 Procedia Environmental Sciences  
Several regions of the world have developed capability in providing services on climate information for risk management, but there are still gaps in service delivery due to inadequate information regarding  ...  Short discussions of regional socio-economic factors that shape the needs for climate information provide further context for the unique character of delivery services.  ...  and fine-tuned (downscaling) by NMHSs in the region to meet national needs; (f) Discuss, with active involvement of stakeholder representatives of climate-sensitive sectors, applications of the forecast  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2010.09.024 fatcat:mwn3z2cjbjdx3jssrhhq7o77ta

Digital Europe 2030: Designing scenarios for ICT in future governance and policy making

Gianluca Misuraca, David Broster, Clara Centeno
2012 Government Information Quarterly  
By 2030, the media will produce and disseminate content using social computing and other ICTenabled collaborative applications exclusively.  ...  Risks will arise due to private interest and fragmentation of the public good; especially, as regards the use of ICT for health, education, energy efficiency, environmental protection and prevention of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.giq.2011.08.006 fatcat:trmu4sevr5d7vhmhaefperjig4

Evolving Role of Social Media in Health Promotion: Updated Responsibilities for Health Education Specialists

Stellefson, Paige, Chaney, Chaney
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
health promotion; and (3) best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating social media forums in public health.  ...  which social media users access, negotiate, and create health information that is both actionable and impactful for diverse audiences; (2) strategies for overcoming challenges to using social media in  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17041153 pmid:32059561 pmcid:PMC7068576 fatcat:5adxlxwe45ge5eavuiocegdeqi

Learning Race and Ethnicity: Youth and Digital Media

Barbara Crow
2009 Information, Communication & Society  
Careful, socially engaged, and accessible scholarship is crucial to informing this public debate and related policy decisions.  ...  The clash between more socially driven or niche publics and the publics defined by professional forms of media is ix playing out in high-profile battles in domains such as intellectual property law, journalism  ...  Europe Realms were designed explicitly for. 22 It is clear to members of KPK, Inc., that they have a certain entitlement to server space and that their language, while "somewhat" derogatory in nature  ... 
doi:10.1080/13691180802552908 fatcat:f2tko4i24fcc5nxrcgcua4mtju

Frontiers, challenges, and opportunities for information retrieval

James Allan, Bruce Croft, Alistair Moffat, Mark Sanderson
2012 SIGIR Forum  
tension about "repeatability" and "public data" in publications.  ...  (iii) deliver enhanced search solutions which blend traditional search algorithms with social search via community portals, social networks, and/or dynamically-formed online collaborations.  ...  The rest of day was spent fine-tuning the content of these topics, culminating in a summary presentation for the entire workshop that evening.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2215676.2215678 fatcat:mo7fz7o5vzdrfkiisn2rdttg6y
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