Media – References

Extended list of references

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Joseph Stiglitz (2019) People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent. p. 75. W.W. Norton.

Why media matters

[Colombian Truth Commission]: Andrés Ucrós Maldonado (2017) “What Is the Colombian Peace Process Teaching the World?”New England Journal of Public Policy, 29(1), Article 9

CUBE (2020) Social media usage in the pandemic stats – the website referenced in the book unfortunately no longer exists, CUBE having moved to a new site ( and not carried across their old posts:
an alternative reference to some of the source data can be found here:

Eyes wide open

Robin Worrall & Christina Pazzanese (2020) Battling the ‘Pandemic of Misinformation’The Harvard Gazette. May 2020

Lei Han, Rui Sun, Fengqiang Gao, Yuci Zhou & Min Jou (2019) The effect of negative energy news on social trust and helping behavior. Computers in Human Behavior 92, 128–138.

Qinghua He, Ofir Turel & Antoine Bechara (2017) Brain anatomy alterations associated with Social Networking Site (SNS) addiction. Sci Rep 7, 45064.

Adrian Ward, Kristen Duke, Ayelet Gneezy, & Maarten Bos (2017) Brain Drain: The mere presence of one’s own smart phone reduces available cognitive capacity. Journal of the Association of Consumer Research, 2(2).

Marshall McLuhan: 2 interviews in 1977 just before he died: &

Reuters (2018) Web creator Berners-Lee launches contract for better internet &

Ravi Chandra (2018) How to Use Social Media Wisely and MindfullyGreater Good.

Reclaiming the media we want and need

Karen McIntyre & Cathrine Gyldensted (2017) Constructive Journalism: An Introduction and Practical Guide for Applying Positive Psychology Techniques to News Production. The Journal of Media Innovations, 4(2), 20–34.

Worlds Best News

Bright Vibes


MH17 & also see Bellingcat coverage

Jello Biafra (2000) ‘Become the Media’

Mare Knibbe, Marten de Vries & Klasien Horstman (2017). Engaging cultural resources to promote mental health in Dutch LSES neighbourhoods: Study of a community-based participatory media project. Health Promotion International, 32, 567–576.

Matthew Sanders, Danielle Montgomery & Margaret Brechman-Toussaint (2000). The mass media and the prevention of child behaviour problems: the evaluation of a television series to promote positive outcomes for parents and their children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 41, 939–48.

YouTube history

Giuseppe Riva, Rosa Baños, Cristina Botella, Brenda Wiederhold & Andrea Gaggioli (2012). Positive technology: using interactive technologies to promote positive functioning. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15, 69–77.

Jon Roozenbeek & Sander van der Linden (2019) The fake news game: actively inoculating against the risk of misinformation. Journal of Risk Research, 22(5), 570–580.

Aspiration and action

Ricardo Muñoz, Michael Glish, Terry Soo-Hoo & Jerie Robertson (1982) The San Francisco mood survey project: Preliminary work toward the prevention of depression. American Journal of Community Psychology, 10(3), 317 0091-0562

[Shuga]: Abhijit Banerjee, Eliana La Ferrara & Victor Orozco-Olvera (2019) The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change : Fighting HIV with MTV. Policy Research Working Paper 8998. World Bank

Mare Knibbe, Marten de Vries & Klasien Horstman (2016) Bianca in the neighborhood: moving beyond the ‘reach paradigm’ in public mental health. Crit Public Health 26(4):434-55

The Team (2008)

Marten de Vries (2014) Mental Health, Mass Communication and Media. In Samuel Okpaku (Ed.) Essentials of Global Mental Health. Cambridge University Press.

Power of community radio: Radio Santa Maria (Dominican Republic)

Alfred Bandura (2001) Social cognitive theory of mass communication. Media Psychology, 3(3), 265–99.

Pierre Rosanvallon (2008) Counter-Democracy: Politics in an Age of Distrust (Arthur Goldhammer, Translator). Cambridge University Press.

Going forward: being media

MacBride Commission ** (1980) Many Voices, One World: Towards a New, More Just, and More Efficient World Information and Communication Order. Report of the International Commission for the Study of Communication Problems. UNESCO.
** Sean MacBride (Ireland), Elie Abel (USA); Hubert Beuve-Mery (France); Elebe Ma Ekonzo (Zaire); Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia); Sergei Losev (USSR); Mochtar Lubis (Indonesia); Mustapha Masmoudi (Tunisia); Michio Nagai (Japan); Fred Isaac Akporuaro Omu (Nigeria); Bogdan Osolnik (Yugoslavia); Gamal el Oteifi (Egypt); Johannes Pieter Pronk (Netherlands); Juan Somavia (Chile); Boobli George Verghese (India) & Betty Zimmerman (Canada)

Christian Fuchs (2015) The MacBride Report in Twenty-first-century Capitalism, the Age of Social Media and the BRICS Countries. Javnost – The Public, 22(3), 226-239

Archive of Our Own (AO3) Wattpad

Alexander Michael Petersen, Emmanuel Vincent & Anthony LeRoy Westerling (2019) Discrepancy in scientific authority and media visibility of climate change scientists and contrarians. Nat Commun 10, 3502.

Elinor Ostrom & Vincent Ostrom (2014) Choices, Rules and Collective Action. ECPR Press.

Marten de Vries (2014) Retooling for Wellbeing: media and the public’s mental health, Ch. 15. In Felicia Huppert & Cary Cooper (Eds.), Wellbeing: A complete Reference Guide: Vol 6: Interventions and Policies to Enhance Wellbeing. Wiley-Blackwell.