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Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being 'outed' can force a blogger to cease. (2012)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and NEILL, A. 2013. Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being 'outed' can force a blogger to cease. Selected papers of internet research [online], 13: selected papers from the 13th Association of Internet Researchers conference (IR 13.0), 18-21 October 2012, Salford, UK, article number 8219. Available from: https://spir.aoir.org/ojs/index.php/spir/article/view/8219

There is an expanding literature on the police use of storytelling, but very little has been written in a policing context in relation to the contemporary practice of blogging. Consequentially, this paper reports on an ongoing research project into t... Read More about Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being 'outed' can force a blogger to cease..

UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'? (2012)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2013. UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'? Journal of youth studies [online], 16(3), pages 404-419. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710741

This article reports on a recent research project undertaken in the UK that investigated young adults' perception of potentially risky behaviour online. The research was undertaken through the use of an online survey associated with the UK teen soap... Read More about UK young adults' safety awareness online: is it a 'girl thing'?.

Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere. (2012)
Journal Article
BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S., SMITH, R. and O'NEILL, A. 2012. Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere. Business information review, 29(1), pages 57-63. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266382112438689

This article examines motivations for knowledge sharing in blogs written by police officers. It draws on the findings of a research project completed in 2011 based on content analysis of 63 blogs.