Presentation on theme: "Social Media in the News Romanian news media representations of online social networking V INCZE Hanna Orsolya Babe ş -Bolyai University, Cluj Department."— Presentation transcript:
Social Media in the News Romanian news media representations of online social networking V INCZE Hanna Orsolya Babe ş -Bolyai University, Cluj Department of Communications
Pool: articles on online social networking, March- May2010
Breech of privacy Tracking personal data Other stories Total nr. of articles 97204220 Foreign news Romanian news 943 Privacy-related articles, Hotnews and Adevărul, March-May 2010.
OpportunitiesRisks ContentContactConduct activism27distorsion3 breech of privacy9blackmail2 business17embarassment6sexual abuse9identity theft3 entertainment28pornography2 tracking personal data7idling13 information21 violent/hateful content5verbal abuse4prostitution2 penetration3self-harm4 public interest14 verbal agression3 socialization24 technological convergence14 Subtotals 162927 Total14872 Opportunities and risks associated with online social networking (number of articles, Hotnews and Adev ă rul, March-May 2010.)
Opportunities and risks associated with online social networking (weighted tags, Hotnews and Adev ă rul, March-May 2010.)
Risks associated with online social networking: (weighted tags, Hotnews and Adevărul, March-May 2010.) content risks contact risks conduct risks
Risks associated with online social networking (in local news (weighted tags, Hotnews and Adevărul, March- May 2010.) content risks contact risks conduct risks
The Generation that Does Not Want to Work Too Much With an eye to TV shows and another on social networking, the young aged between 16 and 25 are waiting for their family and friends to find them a job. The portrait of the young unemployed: aged 25 years at most, highschool or university graduate, moving slowly when it comes to putting in some work.
WARNING! Hundreds of Young Children from Târgovişte May Become Ill-Adapted Psychologists say that social networking sites are transforming the users into anti-social persons. Since they get the impression that the virtual world is perfect, children and the young cannot adapt to reality any more, and end up communicating with others exclusively online.
Area of lifeVoices legal / criminal16experts8 education8legal / police8 family6children6 entertainment / leisure5industry6 social life5journalists6 work1NGO5 politics1parents4 social problems1none3 politicians / government3 academics / researchers2 teachers2 Children using online social networking, both foreign and local news: area of life and voices (multi-coded)
Flash Eurobarometer 248: Towards a safer use of the Internet for children in the EU – a parents' perspective, 2008, Analytical report, p. 60. (http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/sip/docs/eurobarometer/anal yticalreport_2008.pdf )
Different national media have very varied levels of coverage of the three types of risk: content, contact and conduct. Hence, media coverage in different countries is sensitising people to different kinds of risk, which may have a bearing on the degree to which people in different countries think the various risks are prevalent. (Leslie Haddon, Findings of the EU Kids Online project, E-Safety Live 09 Conference, Bristol, 26th November. http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/ EUKidsOnline/Presentations/eSafetyConference09.ppt)