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Drum and Bass Connect us: the Characteristics of Drum and Bass Listeners Related to this Genre
Krátký, Vojtěch ; Oravcová, Anna (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
(in English) This bachelor's degree focuses on the characteristics of listeners of the music genre Drum and Bass (DnB). The main method of research were semi-structured interviews with respondents in the form of qualitative research and participant observation. The respondents are long-term DnB listeners, the participant observation took place in clubs and festivals focusing on Drum and Bass throughout 2018. Drum and Bass is originally a British music genre that has existed in the Czech Republic for many years now. This bachelor's degree focuses mainly on the long-term listeners perception of Drum and Bass, the role Drum and Bass has in their personal and social lives, the relationships they have with other listeners and the transformation of this genre during their active research. The listeners are a diverse group that do not form a subculture, but do share similar characteristics and views about contemporary Drum and Bass and are also interested in actively engaging in DnB as DJ's.
Identity of Deserving and it's Construction by social Benefit Recipients
Šafářová, Adéla ; Ripka, Štěpán (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
The bachelor thesis "Identity of deserving and it's construction by social benefit recipients" explores the ways the benefit recipients reach deservingness. While public discourse presents users of social benefits as inactive people, who abuse state social support, benefit recipients themselves perceive their position in a different way. Deservingness plays the role of a powerful instrument in the relation institution-claimant, by means of that the officers distinguish between deserving and undeserving recipients and against that they have to demonstrate themselves. The claimants try to reach the identity of deserving by means of many strategies, which on the on hand reflect public discourse of state social support, on the other hand potential failure during this identity negotiation and consequently alternative ways of presentation of deservingness. The research was empirically oriented, qualitative interviews used for analysis were inspired by principles of collaborative dialogue [Anderson 2009], which enables to depict that identity negotiation in the context of situatedness [Goffman 1999] of informants. On the one hand, they answer the general notions of ideal claimant through activity, job searching or good financial management [e.g. Howe 1990], on the other hand, due to the failure of the...
Same event, different representations: How do biases differ in mass media and participants descriptions?
Pešková, Tereza ; Hájek, Martin (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
Same event, different representations: How do biases differ in mass media and participants descriptions? Abstract The main theme of this thesis is the representation of events by two different perspectives - the media's representation on the one hand and narration of participants on the other. Both of these methods of capturing events stands for an effort to interpret actuality, which attributes importance to it. While in the case of media the important factors are especially those as regulatory requirements, news values or the image of the audience, at the individual level are mainly applied different strategies of self-presentation. Since everyone in the interpretation of reality is affected by their personality or behavior, there are many different images that depict everyday reality which we accept. It is therefore important to be aware of how these representations are created. The goal of the research itself was to explore both of these sources and describe how they differ from one another in case of a representation of the same event (namely Prague Pride Parade 2014). The intention was to find out how the two types of descriptions differ and how are affected. The findings presents on what both types of description have focused, what were the main topics presented and the context in which the event was...
Close Social Ties and their Role in Virtual
Burešová, Lucie ; Tuček, Milan (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
This thesis deals with the functioning of virtual communities in relation to social capital of their members gained in this environment. The issue of virtual communities is embedded in a broader discussion about the form of community life in modern society and about the impact of new media on social behavior, individual identity and association. Attention is paid to linking the virval environment with the real environment through offline meetings and how this affects social ties between users and life of community. Based on the case study of specific community formed around game-literary server www.darkage.cz, thesis analyzes the influence of close social ties between users on the functioning of the community within its evolution in time.
Comparison of media image of Roma and Ukrainians in tabloids
Mitrenga, David ; Hájek, Martin (advisor) ; Leontiyeva, Yana (referee)
This text deals with a media image of two large minorities in The Czech Republic. It is contribution to wide history of research that deals with question, how media construct and present minorities or foreigners. The author explores the media image of Roma/Gypsies and Ukrainians in Czech tabloids, because it is a specific segment of a media world. The text argues, that presenting of minorities could be different despite researches arguing that it is often negative and stereotypical. This analysis show differences between presenting two minorities and it pays attention to contexts and stereotypes. The author deals with stigmatization stylistic form of tabloid too. About these minorities is significant that both are stigmatized and unheeded while they have a different civil status and a color of skin.
Receiving information about politics and public events in filter bubbles in the Facebook environment
Halaštová, Eliška ; Císař, Ondřej (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
This thesis describes the acceptance of information about politics and public life in filtered bubbles through Facebook. It tries to show the new phenomenon of filtered bubbles, which may have an impact on the quality of the information awareness of the general citizenry. Considering that theories of representative democracy usually describe well-informed citizens as one of the conditions of a functional democracy, the thesis considers whether or not informational isolation caused by the bubbles may have an impact on the quality of democracy in a given country. It goes on to describe how the Facebook algorithm helps to informationally isolate users in two distinct groups - fans and opponents of the Czech Prime Minister, Andrej Babiš. It shows the difference in the reception of information in different informational bubbles. A content analysis of posts in both Facebook groups, paired with an analysis of interviews with participants, shows that opinion groups differ in their reception of information, meaning that they also differ in the diversity of information received, the quality of info, the trust in public service media and a willingness to discuss. Conversely, common themes in reception of information include a growth in the importance of Facebook as a media source, a transition from active searches for...
Drum and Bass Connect us: the Characteristics of Drum and Bass Listeners Related to this Genre
Krátký, Vojtěch ; Oravcová, Anna (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
(in English) This bachelor's degree focuses on the characteristics of listeners of the music genre Drum and Bass (DnB). The main method of research were semi-structured interviews with respondents in the form of qualitative research and participant observation. The respondents are long-term DnB listeners, the participant observation took place in clubs and festivals focusing on Drum and Bass throughout 2018. Drum and Bass is originally a British music genre that has existed in the Czech Republic for many years now. This bachelor's degree focuses mainly on the long-term listeners perception of Drum and Bass, the role Drum and Bass has in their personal and social lives, the relationships they have with other listeners and the transformation of this genre during their active research. The listeners are a diverse group that do not form a subculture, but do share similar characteristics and views about contemporary Drum and Bass and are also interested in actively engaging in DnB as DJ's.
Self-presentation of Young Adults on the Instagram
Broďáková, Apolena ; Wladyniak, Ludmila Maria (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
This bachelor thesis deals with the process of self-presentation of young adults on the Instagram. The aim of this work is to explain how the process of self-presentation takes place and how it differs from self-presentation in real life. The work is based on the dramaturgical approach of Erving Goffman, which is expanded by the look of Joshua Meyrowitz, i.e. the influence of electronic media, which is presented in the theoretical part. The practical part is based on qualitative research. The research was conducted using semi-structured photo- elicitation interviews, which were analyzed by using a combination of closed and open coding. Based on these interviews, an analysis was conducted that concludes that self-presentation on Instagram's social network differs from that in real life in that it is more thoughtful and artificial, individuals share their photos depending on the responses which they receive from others. The spontaneity of everyday interactions is omitted, and the individuals presents themselves as a product, not as their identity.
Trolling in online games in relation to gender
Terzičová, Nikola ; Hájek, Martin (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
The thesis consists of 3 parts, the theoretical part, the methodology and the analytical part. He tries to analyze trolling in the Czech and Slovak online environments, specifically in World of Warcraft. The work focuses on topics such as the specifics of virtual space, virtual identity and gender stereotypes here. He is framed in the Erving Goffman On Face-Work theory, drawing information from the theory on personal interaction behavior and comparing them with interactions in the World of Warcraft environment. Using qualitative methods and chat analytics provides a view of trolling in on-line environments, a typology of trolling actors, their strategies and resources from which they draw their provocations.
Relationship of Teacher and Student who have become Friends on Facebook with Emphasis on Authority
Smolík, Petr ; Pospíšilová, Marie (advisor) ; Mitrenga, David (referee)
Bachelor thesis aims to find out the consequences of the fact that teachers and their students have become friends on Facebook. Theoretical part of the work presents the concepts of authority, teacher-student relationship and self-presentation theory. The methodology of qualitative research is then presented. The research was based on interviews with informants. Interviews are then analysed and interpreted in the analytical part. The study shows that friendship on Facebook can have an impact on teacherstudent relationship. Sharing of informations on Facebook can even lead to termination of Facebook friendship. On the other hand, revealing background or private information of teachers helps students to see them in a different, not-so-formal light. The importance of authority in this relationship is also presented. Also, different aspects of authority are emphasized by teachers and students respectively. Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)

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