Author Archives: Jacob Groshek

About Jacob Groshek

Dr. Groshek’s research focuses on the democratic utility of communication technologies and the ways in which the structure, content and uses of online and mobile media may influence political change. Additional research pursuits include applied econometric analyses, data mining social media content, public sentiment, and media ethics. He has over 20 peer-reviewed publications since earning his Ph.D. at Indiana University in 2008 and some of his recent work is featured in Journal of Communication, New Media & Society, Social Scientific Computer Review, and in volumes published by Oxford and Routledge, among others. Dr. Groshek also sits on the editorial board of Communication Yearbook and regularly reviews for more than a dozen journals. He just completed his term as Head of the Communication Technology division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and he recently received a top faculty paper award at the annual AEJMC conference.

DiscoverText: A Vital Research Tool for Social Media

I’ve been using DiscoverText for several years, primarily in an academic research capacity but also working with journalists to help them reach broader audiences through social media.  From an academic standpoint, DiscoverText was the backbone of collecting Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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