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Outstanding Author tribute for NEMO’s Szilvia

Szilvia Gyimóthy’s chapter on “Symbolic Convergence and Tourism Social Media” has been selected as a 2014 Outstanding Author Contribution winner for Emerald’s Tourism Social Science Series. The work explores the potentials of symbolic convergence theory as an analytical framework to study the narrative constitution of virtual communities on social media and demonstrates how visitor experiences are increasingly affected by digital … Continue reading

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Rebranding the city: an old building in a new media

By NEMO researchers Cecilia Cassinger & Åsa Thelander How is the city imagined visually in social media? Does it affect the way citizens view their city, their level of engagement and participation in community life and political decision-making? Who is included and excluded in re-imaginations of the city? Who is given voice and who has none? These are some of … Continue reading

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How will Digital Natural first-timer voters affect the Swedish election?

ISK researcher Nils Gustafsson has begun work on the latest NEMO funded project.  The Viral Vote? First-time voters in Helsingborg, social media, and information about the Swedish general election in 2014. In research on social media and political behaviour among young people, the focus is often on “new” forms of political participation: for instance, the networked activism made globally known … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality expert Vroom for NEMO conference

Augmented Reality pioneer Remco Vroom, co-founder & CEO of TAB Worldmedia, will join leading social media expert   Neville Hobson as a key note speaker at NEMO’s New Media: Modern Democracy conference on October 5. Amsterdam-based TAB Worldmedia has an impressive portfolio, having created mobile augmented reality concepts for National Geographic, Walt Disney, Canon and many other brands. NEMO project leader Philip Young … Continue reading

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Things are starting to happen…

NEMO is up and running! After our recent call for proposals, we have selected three more projects that we want to support, and are in the process of fine-tuning them to fit our research criteria. Full details will appear here shortly. We are also making good progress with plans for our launch conference, New Media:Modern Democracy, which will take place at … Continue reading

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Welcome to NEMO!

NEMO is a three-year research project, based at Campus Helsingborg, Sweden, which aims to develop new knowledge and explore new ways of understanding the significance of social media and online communication for individuals and organizations in a thriving democratic society. Call for Project Proposals

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