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What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation. (2016)
Thesis
RAI, N. 2016. What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

With the rise of internet literacy across the world, men and women on the street are increasingly participating in the news media more than ever before. Early speculations about the influence of citizen journalism imbued the practice with an almost m... Read More about What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation..

Social media: a force for inclusion. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
BROWN, A., MACLURE, K., ADDISON, B., PEDERSON, S., STEWART, D. and ANDREWS, J. 2016. Social media: a force for inclusion. Presented at the 45th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2016), 5-7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.

The migration of modern social networks to the internet has facilitated the transition of traditional pharmacy networks online. The ubiquitous nature of social media (SoMe) combined with merging of personal and professional personas have led to organ... Read More about Social media: a force for inclusion..

The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet. (2016)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2016. The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet. Women's studies international forum [online], 59, pages 32-38. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2016.09.004

The article investigates the conceptualisation of the good and bad mother from the point of view of users of the UK parenting website Mumsnet, which offers the opportunity to assess the dominant ideologies of motherhood at play in contemporary middle... Read More about The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet..

Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. (2016)
Journal Article
LUPTON, D., PEDERSEN, S. and THOMAS, G.M. 2016. Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. Sociology compass [online], 10(8), pages 730-743. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398

Parents have accessed websites, online discussion forums and blogs for advice, information and support since the early days of the World Wide Web. In this article, we review the literature in sociology and related social research addressing the ways... Read More about Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society..

Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. (2016)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2018. Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. Journalism studies [online], 19(5), pages 709-725. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1200953

Celebrity culture and the personalisation of both politics and the media in the last few decades has exacerbated the media's focus on the appearance of women politicians. However, this article argues that we can see a similar approach to women politi... Read More about Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders..

What are you feeling right now? Communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. (2016)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and LUPTON, D. 2018. What are you feeling right now? Communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. Emotion, space and society [online], 26, pages 57-63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001

In this article, we present an analysis of how communities of maternal feeling are configured by users on the discussion boards of Mumsnet, a popular British online parenting forum. A search was conducted to find threads with the phrase 'I feel' in t... Read More about What are you feeling right now? Communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet..

An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. (2016)
Journal Article
LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2016. An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. Women and birth [online], 29(4), pages 368-375. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008

Background There are now many pregnancy and parenting apps available on the market for both pregnancy and parenting. Aims To investigate how Australian women use pregnancy and parenting apps, their attitudes about the information provided and data pr... Read More about An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps..

Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol. (2016)
Other
BROWN, A., STEWART, D., PEDERSON, S., MACLURE, K. and ADDISON, B. 2016. Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42016026877. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016026877

Registered healthcare professionals are expected to adhere to a code of conduct. Where a concern is raised about an individual's social media behaviour, this has the potential to be tested against professional expectations of behaviours and may have... Read More about Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol..