The Duality of Media: A Structurational Theory of Public Attention

James G. Webster
Communication Theory

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Further, the dynamics of many search, recommendation, and navigation algorithms emphasize popularity as a key criterion in generating results (see Jones, 2012; Webster, 2011), which again leads to a certain reflexivity in their operation. Popular content is what is most frequently and prominently recommended, thus further enhancing its popularity relative to other available content, and inhibiting less popular content from gaining popularity (see Cho & Roy, 2004). cites The Duality of Media: A Structurational Theory of Public Attention on 6/3/2019, 5:45:39 PM

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