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Local heroes or village idiots? (2015)
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BAXTER, G. 2015. Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(2).

This paper examines press coverage, at the local, regional and national (i.e. Scottish) levels, of two controversial coastal developments in Northeast Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal in the 1970s, and the current developm... Read More about Local heroes or village idiots?.

The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. (2015)
Working Paper
BAXTER, G., COOPER, K., GRAY, D., REID, P.H, VERGUNST, J. and WILLIAMS, D. 2015. The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 8(1).

This paper explores the value of photo elicitation as a method for investigating the role played by small town main streets in Scottish island communities in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place. In particular, it critically... Read More about The use of photo elicitation to explore the role of the main street in Kirkwall in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place..

Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. (2014)
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PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D., and MARTIN, C. 2014. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. Aberdeen Business School working paper series, 7(2).

Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which can add a new dimension and p... Read More about Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014..