Informational pathologies and interest bubbles: Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Standard

Informational pathologies and interest bubbles : Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack . / Wiewiura, Joachim Schmidt; Hendricks, Vincent Fella.

In: New Media & Society, Vol. 20, No. 3, 03.2018, p. 1123–1138.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Wiewiura, JS & Hendricks, VF 2018, 'Informational pathologies and interest bubbles: Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack ', New Media & Society, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 1123–1138. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444816686095

APA

Wiewiura, J. S., & Hendricks, V. F. (2018). Informational pathologies and interest bubbles: Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack . New Media & Society, 20(3), 1123–1138. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444816686095

Vancouver

Wiewiura JS, Hendricks VF. Informational pathologies and interest bubbles: Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack . New Media & Society. 2018 Mar;20(3):1123–1138. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444816686095

Author

Wiewiura, Joachim Schmidt ; Hendricks, Vincent Fella. / Informational pathologies and interest bubbles : Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack . In: New Media & Society. 2018 ; Vol. 20, No. 3. pp. 1123–1138.

Bibtex

@article{6e9098afe9bc480fb50178b5070cc5a8,
title = "Informational pathologies and interest bubbles: Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack",
abstract = "This article contends that certain configurations of information networks facilitate specific cognitive states that are instrumental for decision and action on social media. Group-related knowledge and belief states—in particular common knowledge and pluralistic ignorance—may enable strong public signals. Indeed, some network configurations and attitude states foster informational pathologies that may fuel interest bubbles affecting agenda-setting and the generation of narratives in public spheres.",
keywords = "Faculty of Humanities, Bubbles, common knowledge, information structure, informational pathology, pluralistic ignorance, public spheres",
author = "Wiewiura, {Joachim Schmidt} and Hendricks, {Vincent Fella}",
year = "2018",
month = "3",
doi = "10.1177/1461444816686095",
language = "English",
volume = "20",
pages = "1123–1138",
journal = "New Media & Society",
issn = "1461-4448",
publisher = "SAGE Publications",
number = "3",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Informational pathologies and interest bubbles

T2 - Exploring the structural mobilization of knowledge, ignorance, and slack

AU - Wiewiura, Joachim Schmidt

AU - Hendricks, Vincent Fella

PY - 2018/3

Y1 - 2018/3

N2 - This article contends that certain configurations of information networks facilitate specific cognitive states that are instrumental for decision and action on social media. Group-related knowledge and belief states—in particular common knowledge and pluralistic ignorance—may enable strong public signals. Indeed, some network configurations and attitude states foster informational pathologies that may fuel interest bubbles affecting agenda-setting and the generation of narratives in public spheres.

AB - This article contends that certain configurations of information networks facilitate specific cognitive states that are instrumental for decision and action on social media. Group-related knowledge and belief states—in particular common knowledge and pluralistic ignorance—may enable strong public signals. Indeed, some network configurations and attitude states foster informational pathologies that may fuel interest bubbles affecting agenda-setting and the generation of narratives in public spheres.

KW - Faculty of Humanities

KW - Bubbles

KW - common knowledge

KW - information structure

KW - informational pathology

KW - pluralistic ignorance

KW - public spheres

UR - http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/metrics/10.1177/1461444816686095

U2 - 10.1177/1461444816686095

DO - 10.1177/1461444816686095

M3 - Journal article

VL - 20

SP - 1123

EP - 1138

JO - New Media & Society

JF - New Media & Society

SN - 1461-4448

IS - 3

ER -

ID: 172276554