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Cliff Lampe ;Palabra Clave 2013, 16 3

Author: Alcides Velásquez

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Palabra Clave ISSN: 0122-8285 palabra.clave@unisabana.edu.co Universidad de La Sabana Colombia Velásquez, Alcides; Lampe, Cliff The Role of Communal Ratings as Cues in Participation in Political User-generated News Websites Palabra Clave, vol.
16, núm.
3, septiembre-diciembre, 2013, pp.
701-728 Universidad de La Sabana Bogotá, Colombia Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=64930924003 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative The Role of Communal Ratings as Cues in Participation in Political User-generated News Websites Alcides Velásquez1 Cliff Lampe2 Recibido: 2013-06-05 Envío a pares: 2013-06-24 Aprobado por pares: 2013-09-12 Aceptado: 2013-09-21 Para citar este artículo - To reference this article - Para citar este artigo Velásquez, A., Lampe, C.
Diciembre de 2013.
The Role of Communal Ratings as Cues in Participation in Political User-generated News Websites.
Palabra Clave 16 (3), 701-728. Abstract Citizen journalists can participate in political user-generated news websites in different ways, including providing content, discussing with other users, and rating the content posted on the site.
Also, users of these types of sites form impressions of other users based on the information provided by different sources.
The information supplied by rating systems, for example, constitutes a source of information that cues certain characteristics about others.
However, user-generated news websites’ rating systems usually evaluate users’ participation without distinguishing between types of participation.
Taking into account the origin of the information carried by the cues and the communal dimension evaluated in the process of impression formation, this study examines how a set of different rating s...





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