Volume 9, Issue 2

(November 2012)

Past Issues



Turnbull, Sue (Joint Editor):

'Editorial introduction'



Bore, Inger-Lise Kalviknes:

'Focus Group Research and TV Comedy Audiences’

George, Kelly C.:

'Self-Help as Women's Popular Culture in Suburban New Jersey: an Ethnographic Perspective'

Redfern, Nick:

‘Correspondence Analysis of Genre Preferences in UK Film Audiences’



Special Section: Comic-Book Audiences

Sabin, Roger:

'Special Section Introduction

Barker, Martin:

'The Reception of Joe Sacco's Palestine

Berenstein, Ofer:

'Comic-Book Fans' Recommendations Ceremony: A Look at the Inter-personal Communication Patterns of a Unique Readers/Speakers Community'

Burke, Liam:

‘"Superman in Green": An Audience Study of Comic-Book Film Adaptations Thor and Green Lantern

Gordon, Ian:

‘Writing to Superman: Towards an Understanding of the Social Networks of Comic Book Fans’

Locke, Simon:

‘Fanboy as a revolutionary category’

Patrick, Kevin:

‘"Phans", not "Fans": The Phantom and Australian Comic-Book Fandom’

Sabeti, Shari:

‘"Arts of Time and Space": the Perspectives of a Teenage Audience on Reading Novels and Graphic Novels’

Woo, Benjamin:

‘Understanding Understandings of Comics: Reading and Collecting as Media-Oriented Practices’



Special Section: Music Audiences

Bennett, Lucy:

'Special Section Introduction

Anderson, Lauren:

'"That's how it's supposed to make you feel": Talking with Audiences about 'Both Sides Now' and Love Actually

Anderson, Tonya:

'Still Kissing Their Posters Goodnight: Female Fandom and the Politics of Popular Music'

Avdeeff, Melissa:

‘Technological Engagement and Musical Eclecticism: An Examination of Contemporary Listening Practices’

Baym, Nancy K.:

‘Fans or Friends? Seeing Social Media As Musicians Do’

Duffett, Mark:

‘Boosting Elvis: a Content Analysis of Editorial Stories from One Fan Club Magazine’

Kaun, Anne & Fredrik Stiernstedt:

‘Media Memories: The Case of Youth Radio DT64’

Potts, Liza:

‘Amanda Palmer and the #LOFNOTC: How Online Fan Participation is Rewriting Music Labels’

Zaborowski, Rafal:

‘Simple Unchanging Stories about Things We Already Know’: Japanese youth and popular songs’



Special Section: Audience Involvement and New Production Paradigms [COST Action]

Noguera, José-Manuel, Francesca Pasquali & Mélanie Bourdaa:

'Special Section Introduction

Hills, Matt:

Torchwood's Trans-transmedia: Media Tie-ins and Brand “Fanagement”’

García-Avilés, José Alberto:

‘Roles of Audience Participation in Multiplatform Television: from Fans and Consumers, to Collaborators and Activists’

Boccia Artieri, Giovanni:

'Productive Publics and Transmedia Participation’

Vobic, Igor & Ana Milojevic:

‘Societal Roles of Online Journalists in Slovenia and Serbia: Self-Perceptions in Relation to the Audience and Print Journalists’

Cordeiro, Paula:

‘Radio becoming R@dio: Convergence, Interactivity and Broadcasting Trends in Perspective’’

Bennett, Lucy:

'Transformations through Twitter: The England Riots, Television Viewership and Negotiations of Power through Media Convergence'

Horváth, Dóra, Tamás Csordás & Nóra Nyiro:

‘Re-written by Machine and New Technology: Did the Internet Kill the Video Star?’

Grandío, María del Mar & Joseba Bonaut:

'Transmedia Audiences and Television Fiction: a Comparative Approach between Skins (UK) and El Barco (Spain)’

Berriman, Liam:

‘Negotiating Proximity: The Co-Existence of Habbo and its Fansites’

Lin, Yu-Wei:

‘The Emergence of the Techno Elite Audience and Free/Open Source Content: A Case Study on BBC Backstage’

Villi, Mikko:

‘Social Curation in Audience Communities: UDC (User-distributed Content) in the Networked Media Ecosystem’



Special Section: Multi-Method Audience Research [COST Action]

Schrøder, Kim Christian, Uwe Hasebrink, Sascha Hölig and Martin Barker:

'Special Section Introduction

Aveyard, Karina:

'Observer, Mediator and Empiricist:  an Account of Methodological Fusion in the Study of Rural Cinema Audiences in Australia’

Barker, Martin & Ernest Mathijs:

'Researching World Audiences: the Experience of a Complex Methodology'

Biltereyst, Daniël, Kathleen Lotze & Philippe Meers:

‘Triangulation in Historical Audience Research: Reflections and Experiences from a Multi-Methodological Research Project on Cinema Audiences in Flanders’

Courtois, Cédric:

‘When Two Worlds Meet: an Inter-Paradigmatic Mixed Method Approach to Convergent Audiovisual Media Consumption’

Dhoest, Alexander:

‘Mixed Methods, Bifocal Vision: Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Data to Assess Public Service Performance’

Hasebrink, Uwe &Hanna Domeyer:

'Media Repertoires as patterns of behaviour and as Meaningful Practices: a Multimethod Approach to Media Use in Converging Media Environments’

Nyiro, Nóra:

‘Nested Analysis-based Mixed Method Research of Television and Video-recording Audiences’

Schrøder, Kim Christian:

‘Methodological Pluralism as a Vehicle of Qualitative Generalization’




Gelly, Christophe & David Roche (eds.):

'Approaches to Film and Reception Theories / Cinéma et Théories de la Réception’ (Reviewed by Martin Barker)

Miller, Daniel:

'The Comfort of Things, and Stuff' (Reviewed by Phil Ramsey)

Thumim, Nancy:

‘Self-Representation and Digital Culture' (Reviewed by Justin Battin)


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