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New Media & Society Themed Section on 'Search'

A themed section on ‘search’ that I put together with my colleagues Ralph Schroeder and Greg Taylor is now out in New Media and Society. 

The section includes the following pieces:

Graham, M. Schroeder, R. and Taylor, G. (2013) Re:Search. New Media & Society. dpi: 10.1177/1461444813481194 (open access version here)

Rieder, B., and Sire, G. (2013) Conflicts of interest and incentives to bias: A microeconomic critique of Google’s tangled position on the WebNew Media & Society. doi: 10.1177/1461444813481195

Jiang, M. (2013) The business and politics of search engines: A comparative study of Baidu and Google’s search results of Internet events in China. New Media & Society. doi: 10.1177/1461444813481196

Robinson, L. (2013) Freeways, detours, and dead ends: Search journeys among disadvantaged youth. New Media & Society. doi: 10.1177/1461444813481197

Sanz, E., and Stančík, J. (2013) Your search – ‘Ontological Security’ – matched 111,000 documents: An empirical substantiation of the cultural dimension of online search  doi: 10.1177/1461444813481198

Thanks to all of the authors for participating, and I hope you find the collection useful!