Paper forthcoming in Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Journal of WHAT?
Over the past 50 years, incivility has been on the rise in the American political arena as well as in its coverage in mass media
Insert boilerplate list of things Congress members did in the early 19th century that they would not get away with today. Yawn.
:: detour to hex/dec converter ::
2009 = thin space. Oh, fer hevvins sakes. A "thin space" is what you use when you're making an e-book and want to preserve your 1885-vintage source's way of separating contractions like, er, "is n't". There's no earthly reason for it here.
Therefore, we pose the following hypothesis:
H1: Exposure to incivility in online comments of a newspaper blog post on the issue of nanotechnology will be positively related to risk perceptions of nanotechnology.
I know, I know, it wasn't meant to be funny. But doesn't that read as a huge, in-your-face HTML blunder? :)