Online Information Review: Volume 48 Issue 3


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There's more to news media skepticism: a path analysis examining news media literacy, news media skepticism and misinformation behaviors

Xizhu Xiao, Wenyuan Yang

While much research has examined the effect of media literacy in combatting misinformation, whether and to what extent news media literacy influences misinformation-related…

Exploring Arab researchers' research data sharing and requesting practices: a survey study

A. Subaveerapandiyan, Mohammad Amees, Lovely M. Annamma, Upasana Yadav, Kapata Mushanga

This survey-based study aims to explore the research data dissemination and requesting practices of Arab researchers. It investigates the reasons, types, methods, barriers and…

Digital divide: accessing digital technologies for firms in BOP countries

Ewuradjoa Mansa Quansah

Digital technologies (DTs) are key and essential in firms and communities. Countries in low-income areas, such as Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) contexts, struggle with digital…

Transforming entrepreneurial research: leveraging library research services and technology innovations for rapid information discovery

Varun Gupta, Chetna Gupta

With the aid of libraries, the research paper aims to assist businesses in swiftly and accurately acquiring knowledge and insights from scholarly literature to guide their…

Understanding Shadow IT usage intention: a view of the dual-factor model

Trang Nguyen

Despite the growing concern about security breaches and risks emerging from Shadow IT usage, a type of information security violation committed by organizational insiders, this…

Media events in an age of “cross-media”: a smartphone diary app study

Azi Lev-On, Hila Lowenstein-Barkai

Aiming to explore how audience consume and produce media events in the digital, distributed and social era we live in, the paper analyzes the viewing patterns of video news items…

Using YouTube for corporate communication: a comparison between Chinese and American companies

Sheng Yuan

The purpose of this study is to compare the communication practices of Chinese and US companies on YouTube and explores the effectiveness of different communication strategies at…

Creating a virtuous circle during a pandemic threat: netizens' resilience via information-induced psychological distance and social media approach

Chih-An Lin, Yu-Ming Hsu, Homin Chen

During COVID-19 restrictions, people spent more time in cyberspace and consuming health-related information. An increase was also observed in mediated caring messages or…

Stories worth sharing – why do people spread news online?

Maria-Magdalena Rosu, Ana-Maria Cosmoiu, Rodica Ianole-Calin, Sandra Cornoiu

The insidious proliferation of online misinformation represents a significant societal problem. With a wealth of research dedicated to the topic, it is still unclear what…

The complex information needs of Chinese parents of children with autism spectrum disorder

Zhengbiao Han, Huan Zhong, Preben Hansen

This study aims to explore the information needs of Chinese parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how these needs evolve as their children develop.

Shame on you! How incivility and absence of supporting evidence in likeminded Facebook comments influence evaluations of ingroup members and online political participation

Yonghwan Kim

This study examined how likeminded Facebook comments with incivility and without supporting evidence influence readers' evaluations of the commenter and online political…

Cognition and gender differences in cyberbullying in China: an investigation of textual cues and sentimental clues

Wanqi Li, Huaxin Peng

Cyberbullying is a globally pervasive problem and not novel in academia. Previous studies mainly focussed on the features, consequences and technological management of…

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