Volume 9, Issue 2

November 2012


Turnbull, Sue (Joint Editor). Editorial introduction


Bore, Inger-Lise Kalviknes. Focus Group Research and TV Comedy Audiences

George, Kelly C. Self-Help as Women’s Popular Culture in Suburban New Jersey: an Ethnographic Perspective

Redfern, Nick. Correspondence Analysis of Genre Preferences in UK Film Audiences

Special Section: Comic-Book Audiences

Sabin, Roger. Special Section Introduction

Barker, Martin. The Reception of Joe Sacco’s Palestine

Berenstein, Ofer. Comic-Book Fans’ Recommendations Ceremony: A Look at the Inter-personal Communication Patterns of a Unique Readers/Speakers Community

Burke, Liam. “Superman in Green”: An Audience Study of Comic-Book Film Adaptations Thor and Green Lantern

Gordon, Ian. Writing to Superman: Towards an Understanding of the Social Networks of Comic Book Fans

Locke, Simon. Fanboy as a revolutionary category

Patrick, Kevin. “Phans”, not “Fans”: The Phantom and Australian Comic-Book Fandom

Sabeti, Shari. “Arts of Time and Space”: the Perspectives of a Teenage Audience on Reading Novels and Graphic Novels

Woo, Benjamin. Understanding Understandings of Comics: Reading and Collecting as Media-Oriented Practices

Special Section: Music Audiences

Bennett, Lucy. Special Section Introduction

Anderson, Lauren. “That’s how it’s supposed to make you feel”: Talking with Audiences about ‘Both Sides Now’ and Love Actually

Anderson, Tonya. Still Kissing Their Posters Goodnight: Female Fandom and the Politics of Popular Music

Avdeeff, Melissa. Technological Engagement and Musical Eclecticism: An Examination of Contemporary Listening Practices

Baym, Nancy K. Fans or Friends? Seeing Social Media As Musicians Do

Duffett, Mark. Boosting Elvis: a Content Analysis of Editorial Stories from One Fan Club Magazine

Kaun, Anne & Fredrik Stiernstedt. Media Memories: The Case of Youth Radio DT64

Potts, Liza. Amanda Palmer and the #LOFNOTC: How Online Fan Participation is Rewriting Music Labels

Zaborowski, Rafal. Simple Unchanging Stories about Things We Already Know’: Japanese youth and popular songs

Special Section: Audience Involvement and New Production Paradigms [COST Action]

Noguera, José-Manuel, Francesca Pasquali & Mélanie Bourdaa. Special Section Introduction

Hills, Matt. Torchwood’s Trans-transmedia: Media Tie-ins and Brand “Fanagement”

García-Avilés, José Alberto. Roles of Audience Participation in Multiplatform Television: from Fans and Consumers, to Collaborators and Activists

Boccia Artieri, Giovanni. Productive Publics and Transmedia Participation

Vobic, Igor & Ana Milojevic. Societal Roles of Online Journalists in Slovenia and Serbia: Self-Perceptions in Relation to the Audience and Print Journalists

Cordeiro, Paula. Radio becoming R@dio: Convergence, Interactivity and Broadcasting Trends in Perspective

Bennett, Lucy. Transformations through Twitter: The England Riots, Television Viewership and Negotiations of Power through Media Convergence

Horváth, Dóra, Tamás Csordás & Nóra Nyiro. Re-written by Machine and New Technology: Did the Internet Kill the Video Star?

Grandío, María del Mar & Joseba Bonaut. Transmedia Audiences and Television Fiction: a Comparative Approach between Skins (UK) and El Barco (Spain)

Berriman, Liam. Negotiating Proximity: The Co-Existence of Habbo and its Fansites

Lin, Yu-Wei. The Emergence of the Techno Elite Audience and Free/Open Source Content: A Case Study on BBC Backstage

Villi, Mikko. Social Curation in Audience Communities: UDC (User-distributed Content) in the Networked Media Ecosystem

Special Section: Multi-Method Audience Research [COST Action]

Schrøder, Kim Christian, Uwe Hasebrink, Sascha Hölig and Martin Barker. Special Section Introduction

Aveyard, Karina. Observer, Mediator and Empiricist:  an Account of Methodological Fusion in the Study of Rural Cinema Audiences in Australia

Barker, Martin & Ernest Mathijs. Researching World Audiences: the Experience of a Complex Methodology

Biltereyst, Daniël, Kathleen Lotze & Philippe Meers. Triangulation in Historical Audience Research: Reflections and Experiences from a Multi-Methodological Research Project on Cinema Audiences in Flanders

Courtois, Cédric. When Two Worlds Meet: an Inter-Paradigmatic Mixed Method Approach to Convergent Audiovisual Media Consumption

Dhoest, Alexander. Mixed Methods, Bifocal Vision: Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Data to Assess Public Service Performance

Hasebrink, Uwe &Hanna Domeyer. Media Repertoires as patterns of behaviour and as Meaningful Practices: a Multimethod Approach to Media Use in Converging Media Environments

Nyiro, Nóra. Nested Analysis-based Mixed Method Research of Television and Video-recording Audiences

Schrøder, Kim Christian. Methodological Pluralism as a Vehicle of Qualitative Generalization


Gelly, Christophe & David Roche (eds.). Approaches to Film and Reception Theories / Cinéma et Théories de la Réception (Reviewed by Martin Barker)

Miller, Daniel. The Comfort of Things, and Stuff (Reviewed by Phil Ramsey)

Thumim, Nancy. Self-Representation and Digital Culture (Reviewed by Justin Battin)