This research analyzes linguistic barriers and cross-lingual interaction in the blogosphere. The Internet is often thought to democratize access to information; however linguistic barriers remain prevalent. This study seeks to determine the extent to which information about recent world events flows between languages within the blogosphere using blogs discussing the 2010 Haitian earthquake in English, Spanish, and Japanese as a case study.
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Thesis not available via ORA. Please see article Hale, S. A. (2012). Net Increase? Cross-Lingual Linking in the Blogosphere.
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17(2), 135-151.
Cross-lingual interation online: blogging the 2010 Haitian earthquake
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