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Université de Fribourg

More Than Just Gender : Exploring Contextual Influences on Media Bias of Political Candidates

Rohrbach, Tobias ; Fiechtner, Stephanie ; Schönhagen, Philomen ; Puppis, Manuel

In: The International Journal of Press/Politics, 2020, vol. 25, no. 4, p. 692-711

Gender bias in the media coverage of political elections has long been theorized as a major obstacle to women’s success in elections and their institutional representation. However, this view of persistent media bias against women politicians is increasingly subject to pressure by inconsistent evidence of size and patterns of gender bias. This paper argues that some of these inconsistencies...

Université de Genève

Enfants influenceurs(es) dans le monde digital : divertissement ou nouvelle forme de travail ?

Condrea, Doina ; Jaffé, Philip D. (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Genève, 2020.

La question des médias numériques est un sujet d’actualité et en plein essor et d’autant plus concernant les droits de l’enfant. Les jeunes se retrouvent indéniablement sur les plateformes numériques, qui répondent non seulement à un besoin de curiosité, mais également d’apprentissage et d’acquisition de nouvelles compétences. Les enfants se trouvent propulsés dans un monde...

Université de Fribourg

Parliament Against Government and Industry : How Switzerland Decided to Implement Net Neutrality Against All Odds

Just, Natascha ; Puppis, Manuel

In: International Journal of Communication, 2019, vol. 13, p. 5841-5869

This article investigates the net neutrality policy-making process in Switzerland in the past decade, from first attempts to regulate net neutrality to the implementation of regulation in 2019. Based on a qualitative content analysis, the study assesses the arguments employed by various policy-making actors to advocate or prevent particular governance solutions. Results of the empirical...

Université de Fribourg

‘If the phone were broken, I’d be screwed’ : media use of people with disabilities in the digital era

Baumgartner, Antonia ; Rohrbach, Tobias ; Schönhagen, Philomen

In: Disability & Society, 2021, p. 1-25

Digital media have become integral to the everyday life of people with disabilities. So far, research about disability and digital media use is rather scarce and narrowed on issues of accessibility and social media. This paper draws on qualitative interviews with people with visual or motoric impairments to provide an in-depth analysis of their everyday experiences relating to barriers and...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Introducing public procurement tenders as part of corporate communications : a typological analysis based on CSR reporting indicators

Knebel, Sebastian ; Seele, Peter

In: Corporate communications : an international journal, 2020, p. 18 p

Purpose – Corporations have to include increasingly CSR communication by responding to public procurement tenders because of the recently revised Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) concluded by the WTO. We argue that procurement tenders are to be seen as part of corporate communications, particularly when aligned with CSR reporting and performance indicators as proposed by the Global...

Università della Svizzera italiana

The relationship between social anxiety, smartphone use, dispositional trust, and problematic smartphone use : a moderated mediation model

Annoni, Anna Maria ; Petrocchi, Serena ; Camerini, Anne-Linda ; Marciano, Laura

In: International journal of environmental research and public health, 2021, vol. 18, no. 5, p. 15 p

Background: The pervasiveness of smartphones has raised concerns about an increase in the prevalence of problematic smartphone use (PSU), which depends on a set of psychological and behavioral risk factors. Previous research has yielded mixed results on factors predicting PSU, including social anxiety and trust. In particular, the role of trust remained largely unexplored. In the present study,...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Conceptualizing the "corporate nervous net" : decentralized strategic communication based on a digital reporting indicator framework

Knebel, Sebastian ; Seele, Peter

In: International journal of strategic communication, 2019, vol. 13, no. 5, p. 23 p

The digital revolution challenges strategic communication. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) create a rapidly changing environment for organizations as well as system complexities. To fulfill its task in ensuring the long-lasting success of organizations strategic communication needs to continuously adopt to this revolution. This article approaches the...

Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg

Papiers Joseph Grivel (1810-1876) : inventaire

Arbellay, Caroline ; Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire (Fribourg)

Fribourg : Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire, 2021

Titre : Papiers Joseph Grivel (1810-1876). Dates extrêmes des documents : 1824-1892. Résumé : correspondance scientifique, documents personnels, notes de travail, travaux de transcription et de traduction. Contient également quelques documents du père de Joseph, Claude-Joseph (†1832), et de son fils Louis (1838-1903).

Università della Svizzera italiana

The mediatization of the air : wireless telegraphy and the origins of a transnational space of communication, 1900-1910s

Rikitianskaia, Maria ; Balbi, Gabriele ; Lobinger, Katharina

In: Journal of communication, 2018, vol. 68, no. 4, p. 758–779

Airspace today is densely penetrated by Wi-Fi networks, GPS services, and broadcasting and mobile phone signals. This process, what we call the mediatization of the air, is not so new, as it began in the first two decades of the 20th century, with the advent of wireless telegraphy. Based on archival research, this paper shows that wireless telegraphy mediatized the air and made it a matter of...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Solutions d’accès direct aux ressources numériques en texte intégral : situation actuelle et tendances, quelle implémentation pour le réseau Renouvaud ?

Odier, Yann ; Gobeill, Julien (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2020 ; TBD 2448.

Quatre ans après son lancement, le réseau Renouvaud compte désormais 123 bibliothèques réparties en deux institutions: «Ecoles et Lectures publique» ainsi que «Sciences et Patrimoines». Ces bibliothèques peuvent être publiques, scolaires, patrimoniales ou encore académiques. La Coordination Renouvaud, chargée d’administrer les outils professionnels et d’apporter un soutien...