Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search
Organisation Image

Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. (2019)
Journal Article
RAI, N., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, F. 2019. Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. Journal of communication: media watch [online], 10(2), pages 294-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15655/mw/2019/v10i2/49640

This article analyses the discussion of nationality and ethnicity on a Bhutanese citizen journalism site which is particularly used by members of the Lhotshampa ethnic group. Many of the citizen journalists are based outside Bhutan, either in refugee... Read More about Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com..

Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. (2019)
Thesis
MARCELLA-HOOD, M. 2019. Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Research into Scottish fashion is a developing field; existing studies have tended to focus on the production of iconic textiles such as tartan, tweed and cashmere. The aim of this thesis was to explore the construction of national identity and place... Read More about Scottish style: the construction of Scottish identity amongst fashion and style influencers on Instagram..

Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. (2018)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and PEACH, A. 2019. Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century. Journal of design history [online], 32(3), pages 263-279. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epy046

Few have heard of Orkney tweed today, but in the mid-twentieth century it was as well known as Harris Tweed, and praised for its soft and light characteristics. This article investigates the rise and fall of Orkney tweed and suggests that its decline... Read More about Highland romance or Viking saga? The contradictory branding of Orkney Tweed in the twentieth century..

In search of digital marketing communications success: the case of oil and gas industry B2B SMEs. (2018)
Thesis
SETKUTE, J. 2018. In search of digital marketing communications success: the case of oil and gas industry B2B SMEs. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The focus of this study is the use and role of digital marketing communications (DMC) among B2B SMEs in the oil and gas industry. In order to understand the role of DMC, which is described as the use of DMC channels, such as website, social media, e-... Read More about In search of digital marketing communications success: the case of oil and gas industry B2B SMEs..

Citizen curation in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet. (2017)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2018. Citizen curation in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet. Digital journalism [online], 6(5), pages 545-562. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2017.1399806

In an era of fake news and concerns about social-media bubbles, we consider how participants in online discussions on the UK parenting website Mumsnet assess the validity and potential subjectivity of news information sources. Building on previous wo... Read More about Citizen curation in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet..

Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. (2017)
Book
PEDERSEN, S. 2017. Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a unique collection of correspondence that belonged to a woman journalist called Caroline Phillips. As honorary secretary of the Aberdeen branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), otherwise known as the Suffr... Read More about Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist..

The Scottish suffragettes and the press. (2017)
Book
PEDERSEN, S. 2017. The Scottish suffragettes and the press. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-53834-5_1

This work approaches the Scottish women's suffrage campaign from the point of view of the popular press. It investigates how the press engaged with the women's suffrage movement; how suffragettes were portrayed in newspapers; and how different groups... Read More about The Scottish suffragettes and the press..

Public perceptions of the introduction of the single-use carrier bags charge in Scotland. (2017)
Journal Article
OKE, A., PEDERSEN, S. and MCDONALD, S. 2017. Public perceptions of the introduction of the single-use carrier bags charge in Scotland. Social business [online], 7(2), pages 127-154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1362/204440817x14970183958041

Purpose: This article analyses the comments of consumers concerning the introduction of a minimum charge on single-use carrier bags in Scotland through the Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Regulations 2014. Research Methods: The data analyse... Read More about Public perceptions of the introduction of the single-use carrier bags charge in Scotland..

The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. (2017)
Journal Article
THOMAS, G.M., LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2018. The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. Journal of gender studies [online], 27(7), pages 759-770. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813

Many mobile software applications ('apps') related to pregnancy have been developed for the global market, yet little research has explored how expectant or new fathers are represented in such technologies. Drawing on a critical discourse analysis of... Read More about The appy for a happy pappy: expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps..

Suffragettes and the Scottish press during the First World War. (2017)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2018. Suffragettes and the Scottish press during the First World War. Women's history review [online], 27(4), pages 534-550. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2017.1292620

This article analyses the coverage of the suffrage movement in Scottish newspapers during the First World War. Suspension of militant action and a re-focus on women's war work did not mean the complete disappearance of the suffrage campaign from news... Read More about Suffragettes and the Scottish press during the First World War..