New Media and External Accounting Information: A Critical Review

Australian Accounting Review, vol. 62., no. 3, pp. 286-302, 2012

21 Pages Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last revised: 26 Sep 2012

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Gregory D. Saxton

Schulich School of Business, York University

Date Written: January 12, 2012

Abstract

The proliferation of new media has initiated substantial changes in both the production and consumption of accounting information. The implications for accounting research and practice are thus considerable. Consequently, this paper represents a critical review of the relevant literature on new media and accounting information. A complete bibliography, along with additional analyses, are available online at the project website: http://www.newmediaandcapitalmarkets.org/

Keywords: New media, social media, accounting, capital markets, finance, investors, communication, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs

Suggested Citation

Saxton, Gregory D., New Media and External Accounting Information: A Critical Review (January 12, 2012). Australian Accounting Review, vol. 62., no. 3, pp. 286-302, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1984051 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1984051

Gregory D. Saxton (Contact Author)

Schulich School of Business, York University ( email )

4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
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