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Podcasting as a New Media Phenomenon and its Current State in the Czech Republic
Svobodová, Markéta ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Miessler, Jan (referee)
This MA thesis is devoted to podcasting, one of the phenomena of new media. It describes its origins and development; in greater detail it deals with the present state and characteristic features of podcasts from the viewpoint of their contents, forms, user practice, ways of financing, and also technological perspectives. Attention is focused on elements which interconnect podcasting with radio and radio programmes and also on their differences. The phenomenon is presented in the context of chosen concepts related to web 2.0. Several chapters focussed generally on the development and present state of podcasting are devoted to the situation in the Czech Republic. The research part then provides insight into the present situation from the point of view of independent podcast creators, with whom half-structured interviews were carried out. On the basis of a qualitative analysis of these interviews, several types of attitudes to podcasting and a number of factors related to production of podcasts were identified - primarily motivations to create them as well as some discouraging aspects. Further results of the analysis concern motivation of the authors to listen to podcasts of other creators, their view of the present state of affairs in the sphere of podcasting in the Czech Republic, and their...
Framing of Me Too Campaign in Selected Czech Media
Konopáčová, Jana ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Nečas, Vlastimil (referee)
The thesis Framing of Me Too Campaign in Selected Czech Media examines how selected Czech newspapers and magazines represented the Me Too movement. This movement is considered to be an example of hashtag activism which relates to sexual harassment and gender based violence. This thesis draws both from theoretical and analytical concept of media framing. Using qualitative analysis based on grounded theory approach - more specifically open and axial coding - the research aims at identification and description of news frames that appears in analysed articles. The sample is composed of selected articles published at newspapers and magazines, including Hospodářské noviny Lidové noviny, Právo, Blesk, Reflex, Blesk pro ženy and Respekt. Axial coding stage revealed ten news frames which were integrated into three major categories: (1) Social consequences of the Me Too movement (2) Me Too in the context of Czech Republic and (3) Film festivals (and awards) in the light of the Me Too movement.
Framing Autism in Selected Czech Media and Related Discussions
Zoubková, Alice ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Nečas, Vlastimil (referee)
The diploma thesis focuses on how the topic of autism is framed in articles published on two Czech internet servers - iDnes.cz and Blesk.cz. However, it also deals with discussions under the various articles, in order to find out what frameworks are in the reader's contributions, and whether there are issues that extend the discourse that speaks of autism. In the theoretical part of the thesis is presented not only the diagnosis of disorders of the autistic spectrum, but also the problems of media representation of otherness or representation of autism in the media. It also includes a more detailed description of the two research methods used, namely discourse analysis and framing. The research section first presents the eleven specific frameworks defined in the articles, devoted to their qualitative evaluation as well as quantitative representation on individual servers in 2016 and 2017. The second half of the empirical part is devoted to the analyzed discussions. In this case, ten major frameworks, as well as their representation on the servers mentioned above, are further elaborated. In the discussion and in the final part of the thesis, the results are compared with the foreign researches, detailed and outlined the possibilities of further research on the given topic.
Sex On a Plate: ,Food Porn' on Czech foodblogs
Pospíšilová, Tereza ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Reifová, Irena (referee)
Diploma thesis "Sex on a plate: Food porn on Czech food blogs" explores the link between food and sex. It argues that this connection is deeply rooted in our culture and nowadays it is reflected in food porn circulating on social media. The aim of this thesis is not only pointig out the connection between food and sex but also demonstrate that "porn" in food porn is well justified and not at all coincidental. The phenomenon of food porn is also set in the context of a contemporary trend of online sharing. The theoretical part explores the relationship between people and food with emphasis on the differences between eating habits of men and women. Furthermore, the thesis draws attention to the similarities between food porn and sexual pornography. In the theoretical part of this thesis, I also comment on the trend of online sharing and digital narcisism. The second half of the thesis presents the chosen methodology, its design and my analysis using grounded theory, a method of qualitative research.
Social media in a perspective of chosen generations
Renčová, Michaela ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Reifová, Irena (referee)
The diploma thesis Social media in a perspective of chosen generations covers the topic of differences in the use of social networks between generation X and generation Y. The aim of the thesis is to find out if there exist differences in the use of social networks between generation X and generation Y. Furthermore, the subject of the research is to explore the motivation of generation X and generation Y for using specific social networks and the needs they satisfy through social networks. The first part of the thesis consists of introduction of theoretical concepts and terms related to the theme of the thesis. Specifically, the uses and gratifications theory is defined, followed by the concept of active audience and the terms digital immigrants and digital natives. The following chapter presents characteristics of generation X and generation Y and the specifics of social networks. The methodological part of the thesis describes methods used in the research. For the research I chose a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods. Within the practical part of the thesis, a qualitative research was carried out through in-depth interviews. The second part of the research was carried out in the form of a quantitative questionnaire survey. In conclusion, the outcomes of both studies are summed up...
Sexting as a common practise in media users life: analysis of social media phenomen
Veselá, Gabriela ; Krobová, Tereza (advisor) ; Vochocová, Lenka (referee)
In recent years, sexting has become common part of online communication. This thesis aspires to analyse this media phenomen and sexting behavior among online users. One of the aim of the thesis is to find out if gender differences among online sexual communication occur. For purpose of this thesis, I used quantitative method of research and analysed data extracted from the questionnare distributed among internet users with use of statistics. Research did not prove gender difference in frequency of sexting, however men were more open to sexting outside of stable relationship. Although research did not confirm presumption suggesting that women deal with greater negative impact of sexting, women displayed higher concerns about risk and stigma related to online sexual communication. These concerns could be effected by gender stereotypes in sexual behavior sustained by society.
Media Construction of Kurdish women's militia in CT, CNN, AJE and RT
Slezák, Prokop ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Krobová, Tereza (referee)
The diploma thesis The media construction of the Kurdish women's militia in CT, CNN, AJE and RT deals with the media coverage of all female Kurdish militias in three world media and one domestic. The aim of the thesis is to allow readers a comprehensive approach to the studied media in covering topics related to Kurdish fighters with the use of a qualitative method known as interpretive reading. The author has included TV stations, each of which represents one dominant region - CNN American, AJE Middle Eastern, RT Russian and Czech TV domestic. Existing academic papers often focus on media fascination with Kurdish fighters, labeling them as "tough warriors", describing them as an unusual phenomenon in the territory of the patriarchal Middle East. This work focuses mainly on comparing the degree of fascination and gender stereotyping in media coverage of each media house. Kurdish women's militias have been the center of media attention in connection with the war with the so-called Islamic State, which has captured large areas in Syria and Iraq since 2014. The main events that raised media attention around the Kurdish women fighters were the battle of the city of Kobani in northern Syria and the assault on the Yazidi community in the northwest of Iraq at Mount Sindjar. In both cases, Kurdish women became an...
Health myths Promoted by Online Media
Jeníková, Anna ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Zezulková, Markéta (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with current media myths about health and the human body. Dissemination of myths among the general public has been facilitated by the emergence of new media that allow a multi-layered debate across social groups. Online content offers a quick source and a wide range of answers or inspiration on health and human body issues, usually without the need to indicate where the information comes from. I will focus on the discussion about detoxification of the human body in life-style online media for women. Contemporary discussions on this topic show that easy access to information has prompted a wave of so-called "self-healing" described as a situation in which people consult their health problems primarily with online content, and then, if at all, with their GP or with another expert. Although some myths have been scientifically refuted, they still have their "proponents" who can represent legitimate knowledge. The very word "myth" or "half-truth" or "superstition" is discursively specific, burdened and represents an ideology. In many health and human body issues, there are many arguments of both parties (both mainstream and alternative medicine). I will observe this extreme polarization in the diploma thesis that is neither a defense of expert votes nor "experts by...
Sama doma: case study with emphasis on gender stereotypes
Halamásek, Šimon ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Miessler, Jan (referee)
This master thesis titled "Sama doma: a case study with emphasis on gender stereotypes" focuses on the way gender stereotypes are manifested in the live publicistic talk show Sama doma. Based on the analysis of selected episodes, a conducted interview with the show's head editor and with the support of literature, this thesis shows, that gender stereotypes are indeed a part of the content. The presence of these stereotypes is noted among the topics chosen, guests invited, in the absence of a male and also in the speech of moderators. The speech is highlighted as the main source of gender stereotypes in this show and is linked to internalised sexism. Its specific manifestations are thematically categorised into several subchapters. The show has been criticised in the past for stereotypical depictions of women and the research findings of this thesis are therefore compared to the criticism as well. The thesis concludes that even though this show broadcasted on Czech Television has succeeded in shifting the way it deals with gender roles to a less stereotypical one, we can still find manifestations that support the rigid nature of these structures.

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