Grant Blank

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute

1 St. Giles

University of Oxford

Oxford OX1 3PG Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire OX1 3JS

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Search and Politics: The Uses and Impacts of Search in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, and the United States

Quello Center Working Paper No. 5-1-17
Number of pages: 204 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - College of Arts & Sciences, University of Ottawa and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 3,051 (6,077)
Citation 20

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search, search engines, fake news, echo chamber, filter bubble, Internet, social media, politics, opinion

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A New Privacy Paradox: Young People and Privacy on Social Network Sites

Prepared for the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, 17 August 2014, San Francisco, California.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, University of Leeds - School of Politics and International Studies and University of Ottawa
Downloads 2,492 (8,323)
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privacy, social network sites, social media, facebook, young people, social circles, Oxford Internet Survey

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Social Shaping of the Politics of Internet Search and Networking: Moving Beyond Filter Bubbles, Echo Chambers, and Fake News

Quello Center Working Paper No. 2944191
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - College of Arts & Sciences, University of Ottawa and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 2,033 (11,624)
Citation 8

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surveys, political opinion formation, cross-national research, filter bubbles, echo chambers, fake news

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Perceived Threats to Privacy Online: The Internet in Britain, the Oxford Internet Survey, 2019

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Downloads 1,175 (26,706)
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Oxford Internet Survey, OxIS, 2019 wave, launch, internet, digital divide

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Cultures on the Internet

Dutton, William H., and Blank, G. (2015), 'Cultures on the Internet', InterMedia, Winter 2014/15 Vol 42 Issue 4/5: 55-57.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
William H. Dutton and Grant Blank
GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 1,107 (29,190)

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Internet, cultures, use, demographics

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Social Media in the Changing Ecology of News Production and Consumption: The Case in Britain

Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 2011, Oxford Internet Institute Working Paper, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Nic Newman, William H. Dutton and Grant Blank
University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 1,006 (33,406)
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Online, news, Internet, social media, Fifth Estate, Fourth Estate

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Next Generation Users: The Internet in Britain

Oxford Internet Survey, 2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
William H. Dutton and Grant Blank
GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 919 (37,960)
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Internet, use, Britain, generation, access, digital, survey, adoption

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Oxis 2019: Digital Divides in Britain are Narrowing But Deepening

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Downloads 661 (59,184)
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Internet, digital divide, United Kingdom, Oxford Internet Survey, OxIS, next generation users

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Cultures of the Internet: Five Clusters of Attitudes and Beliefs Among Users in Britain

OII Working Paper, Oxford Internet Surveys (OxIS) Project, University of Oxford.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Feb 2014
William H. Dutton and Grant Blank
GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 504 (82,885)
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culture, Internet, cyberculture, beliefs, attitudes, Britain

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Two-Speed Britain: Rural Internet Use

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2015
University of Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen - School of GeoSciences, University of Aberdeen - Geography and Environment, School of Education, University of Aberdeen, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford
Downloads 327 (136,021)
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Information-Seeking Patterns and COVID-19 in the United States

Journal of Quantitative Description: Digital Media 1(2021), 1-38, DOI: https://doi.org/10.51685/jqd.2021.003, Quello Center Working Paper No. 01-21
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - College of Arts & Sciences, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, Michigan State University-Department of Media and Information, Clemson University - Department of Sociology, Michigan State University - College of Communication Arts and Sciences and Michigan State University - Department of Media and Information
Downloads 190 (231,961)

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COVID-19, Information-seeking, Knowledge gaps

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OxIS 2019: The Rise of Mobile Internet Use in Britain

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2020
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Downloads 150 (281,679)
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mobile, internet, mobile-only, adoption, use

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OxIS 2019: Dueling Perspectives on the Internet in Britain

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Dec 2019
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford and Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Downloads 112 (350,479)

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Internet, Britain, survey, trends, society

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Libraries on the Front Lines of the Digital Divide: The Oxfordshire Digital Inclusion Project Report

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Kira Allmann, Grant Blank and Annique Wong
University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 104 (368,545)
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digital inclusion, public libraries, digital skills, computer users, digital inequality

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Local Geographies of Digital Inequality

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Grant Blank, Mark Graham and Claudio Calvino
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and Capgemini UK
Downloads 75 (449,901)

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small area estimation (SAE), Internet use, geographical inequality, digital divide, Great Britain

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A Digital Privacy Divide: How Privacy Concerns Reinforce Inequalities Online

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2022
GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 63 (493,126)

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privacy, attitudes, behavior, paradox, digital inequality, divides

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OxIS 2019: New Media Habits Meet the Pandemic and Social Distancing

Blank, G., and Dutton, W.H. (2020). OxIS 2019: New Media Habits, the Pandemic, and the Transition to Social Distancing. Oxford Internet Institute. University of Oxford
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
Grant Blank and William H. Dutton
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and GCSCC Computer Science University of Oxford
Downloads 51 (543,463)

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habits, media, internet, pandemic, COVID-19, change

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Overcoming Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: The United States Faces a Steeper Uphill Struggle than the United Kingdom

Quello Center Working Paper No. 02-21
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Aug 2021
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - College of Arts & Sciences, University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, Clemson University - Department of Sociology, Michigan State University - College of Communication Arts and Sciences, Michigan State University, Michigan State University - Department of Media and Information and Michigan State University-Department of Media and Information
Downloads 34 (633,144)

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Covid-19, vaccine hesitancy, race, gender, income, age, trust, media, polarization, United States, United Kingdom

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Social Media, Web, and Panel Surveys: Using Non-Probability Samples in Social and Policy Research

Policy & Internet, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Apr 2020
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute, University of Helsinki - Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Turku and University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
Downloads 31 (652,287)
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The Participatory Web: A User Perspective on Web 2.0

Blank, G., & Reisdorf, B. C. (2012). The participatory web: A user perspective on Web 2.0. Information, Communication & Society, 15(4), 537-554., Quello Center Working Paper
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Grant Blank and Bianca Reisdorf
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - College of Arts & Sciences

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Web 2.0, media studies, ICTs, digital divide

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 140
1.

OxIS 2019 Questionnaire. All Parts

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 29 May 2020
Grant Blank
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute
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Oxford Internet Survey, 2019 wave, questionnaire, user, non-user, ex-user, Internet, survey, United Kingdom