Content AnalysisContent analysis is the systematic evaluation of the content of messages that are shared in media. For example, considering the methods that media use to influence or spread propaganda such as message framing, nudges and call to action. channels that can be used to reach a target audience with a promotional message.
Media EconomicsEvaluating value creation, competition and markets in the media industry. For example, attention economics that models the value of reaching an audience with a message.
Structural AnalysisExamining the structure of media control. For example, investigating the ownership structure of newspapers in the United States to identify entities that have the power to influence society at scale.
Behavioral AnalysisEvaluating the impact of media on behavior. For example, compulsive behaviors such as checking social media every few minutes that interferes with an individual's ability to be a happy and productive member of society.
Social AnalysisEvaluating the impact of media on politics, corporate strategy, design, culture, economics, communities and quality of life.
Medium is The MessageMedium is the message is the idea that each medium shapes the content and character of communication. This calls for a big picture analysis that considers how a new medium transforms a society. For example, the emergence of internet media that allows anyone to broadcast to large audiences changed the nature of communication on a global basis.
|Overview: Media Analysis|
The systematic investigation of communication structures, outlets, artifacts and methods.