Digital and Interactive Communication Effects Lab


The Digital and Interactive Communication Effects Lab investigates uses and effects of emerging telematic technologies--including social media, emerging apps, mobile technologies and innovative screen displays--in content domains ranging from news or entertainment to political and health information.

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David Atkin, Professor


Atkin, D. (2015). Communication and perceptions of the quality of life. In H. Wang (Ed.). Communication and the "Good Life.". May 2015.

Wang, K., Atkin, D. (2014). Horizontal knowledge gaps in the new media environment? Media versus individual frames in the 2010 health care reform debate. Electronic News(1 ed.), 30-48. January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2014.

Wu, Y., Atkin, D., Lau, T. Y., Lin, C., Mou, Y. (2013). Agenda setting and micro-blog use: An analysis of the relationship between Sina Weibo and newspaper agendas in China. Journal of Social Media in Society(2 ed.). 2013.

Hunt, D., Atkin, D., Kowal, C. (2013). Community attachment affects use of online, interactive features. Newspaper Research Journal(2 ed.). 2013.

Lee, H. M., Wang, K., Kim, C., Atkin, D. (2013). Mapping web interactivity: A comparative study of congressional campaign sites. International Journal of E-Politics. 2013.

Fu, H., Atkin, D. (2013). The quest for national standards in digitizing television: A comparative policy analysis. Telematics & Informatics, vol. 29. 2013.

Langstedt, E., Atkin, D. (2013). An examination of personality traits and television viewing motives using patterns of interrelation and quadratic analysis. Atlantic Journal of Communication(5 ed.), 278-293. November 20, 2013.

Mou, Y., Atkin, D., Fu, H., Lin, C., Lau, T. Y. (2013). The influence of online forum and SNS use on online political discussion in China: Assessing “spirals of trust”. Telematics & Informatics, vol. 30, 278-293. October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013.