Publications



My main research domains:

1. New Technology and Public Policy (FTC/FCC & International Realm, e.g. APEC)

2. New Media Users (Internet, Mobile, Social Media, etc)

3. Media Institutions and System

Topical areas: Privacy in Digital Media, Internet/Mobile Use-Skill and Digital Disparity, New Media Policy, (New) Media Institution, Real Time Observation Data, and Big Data (Large Scale Data) Analysis

 The interdisciplinary nature of the following works draws upon statistical analysis/inferences, with mixed methods of historical and qualitative insights.


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Park, Y. J., & Yang, G. S. (Forthcoming). Personal network on the Internet: How the socially marginalized stay marginalized in personal network diversity and multiplicity. Telematics and Informatics, 34(1), 1-10.


Park, Y.J. (Forthcoming). Explicating Net Diversity in Trend Assessment. Communication Research, 0093650215601883.

 Jang, S. M., Park, Y. J., & Lee, H. (Forthcoming) Round-trip agenda setting: Tracking the intermedia process over time in the ice bucket challenge. Journalism. 

Park, Y. J., & Skoric, M. (Forthcoming). Personalized Ad in Your Google Glass? Wearable Technology, Hands-Off Data Collection, and New Policy Imperative. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-12.

Park, Y. J., & Jang, S. M. (Forthcoming). African American Internet Use for Information Search and Privacy Protection Tasks. Social Science Computer Review, 0894439315597429.

Skoric, M. Park, Y.J., & Jiang. (2015). Cultural Values and Digital Networks as Predictors of Sustainable

Democratic Development. Technological Determinism and Social Change: Communication in a Tech-Mad World.


Park, Y. J. (2015). My whole worlds in my palm! The second-level divide of teenagers mobile use and skill. New Media & Society, 17(6), 977-995. 


Park, Y. J. (2015). Do men and women differ in privacy? Gendered privacy and (in) equality in the Internet. Computers in Human Behavior, 50, 252-258.

 

Skoric, M. M., Ji, P., Fu, W. W. J., Sim, C. C. L., & Park, Y.J. (2015). Does the Use of Social Network Sites and Mobile Phones Promote the Acquisition of Job-Related Information, Job Mobility and Entrepreneurship in Asia?. Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, 14(1), 5-22.


A Broken System of Self-Regulation of Privacy Online? Surveillance, Control, and Limits of User Features in U.S. Websites. Policy & Internet, 2014

 

Understanding Privacy Knowledge and Skill in Mobile Communication. Computers in Human Behavior. 38, 296-303. (with Dr. S. Mo Jang). SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 2.273



Harrison, D., Walfall, C., & Park, Y.J. (2014). Media and communication policy. In K. Harvey (Ed.), Encyclopedia of social media and politics. (Vol. 14, pp. 802-804). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452244723.n324



The More Friends, the Less Political Talks? Predictors of Facebook Discussion among College Students.
Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. (Lead Article). (with Dr. S. Mo Jang and Dr. Hoon Lee). SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 1.842, Ranked 7/72 Communication Journal. Renowned scholars published in this journal: Nicole Ellison, Namkee Park, Robert LaRose, etc. [Article]


My Whole World is in My Palm!: The Second-Level Digital Divide of Teenagers' Mobile Use and Skill. New Media and Society. (Forthcoming). SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 1.824, Ranked 9/72 Communication Journal. Renowned scholars published in this journal: Eszter Hargittai, Han Woo Park, Nicole Ellison, Steve Jones, Christien Licoppe, William Dutton, Dong Hee Shin, Keith Hampton, Scott Campbell, Nojin Kwak, etc. 


Predictors of Mobile Sexting Among Teens: Toward a New Explanatory Framework. Mobile Media and Communication. (2014). January 2014, 2: 20-39. (with Dr. Scott Campbell). Renowned scholars published in this journal: Lee Humphreys, Rich Ling, Amit M. Schejter, Wenhong Chen, Ran Wei, Klaus Bruhn Jensen, Jeffrey Boase, etc. [Article


Mapping the Paths of Political Development: Culture, New Technologies and Democracy. Telematics and Informatics. (In press). (with Dr. Skoric).  
SSCI JournalRenowned scholars published in this journal: Rich Ling, Leopoldina Fortunati, Jan Servaes, Jan Fernback, Ran Wei, etc. 


Offline Status, Online Status: Reproduction of Social Categories in Personal Information Skill and Knowledge. Social Science Computer Review December 2013 31: 680-702. doi: 10.1177/0894439313485202 SSCI Journal: Impact Factor: 1.303, Citation Ranking 14/92 in Social Science. 
Renowned scholars published in this journal: Nicole Ellison, Eszter Hargittai, Louis Leung, William Dutton, Grant Blank, Van Dijk, John Robinson, Han Woo Park, Thomas Holt, Hector Postigo, etc. [Article]


The Citizen as Issue Specialist in a Changing Media Environment. Future Internet 2013, 5(4), 568-579; doi:10.3390/fi5040568 (with Dr. S. Mo Jang).  


Digital Literacy and Privacy Behavior Online. Communication Research April 2013 40: 215-236. doi: 10.1177/0093650211418338 SSCI Journal: Impact Factor: 2.028, Citation Ranking 6/72 in communication


Tracking the Flow of Information into the Home: An Empirical Assessment of the Digital Revolution in the United States 1960-2005. International Journal of Communication 6 (2012), 1022 - 1041. (Lead Article) (with Dr. W. Russ Neuman and Dr. Elliot Panek).
SSCI Journal: Renowned scholars published in this journal: Eszter Hargittai, Larry Gross, Manuel Castells, Eliu Katz, Yochai Benkler, Peter Monge, Philip Napoli, Robert McChesney, etc.


The Internet, Selective Learning, and The Rise of Specialist. First Monday 17, 5 (2012). (with S. Mo Jang).
Impact Factor 0.58 in 2011. Renowned scholars published in this journal:
Eszter Hargittai, Hal Varian, Philip Agre, Pamela Samuelson, Brian Kahn, Jessica Litman, Steve Jones, David Noble


Affect, Cognition and Reward: Predictors of Privacy Protection Online. Computers in Human Behavior 28(3): 1019-1027 (2012). (with Dr. Scott Campbell and Dr. Nojin Kwak)
SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 1.865 in 2011/5 year 2.304


Policy Game, Online Game - Simulated: Applying the Ecology of Policy Game to Virtual World. Communication Teacher 26(1), 45-49.(ms: pdf)
CT is one of the NCA (National Communication Association) Flagship Journals


Race - and Gender - Conscious Policies
: Toward an Egalitarian Communications Future. Journal of Information Policy 1(2011), 425-440. (with Dr. Carolyn Byerly and Prof Regge Miles)
Outstanding tech-policy scholars published in this journal:
Sandra Braman, Martha Garcia-Murillo, Eli Noam, Philip Napoli, Header Hudson, Krishna Jayakar


Provision of Internet Privacy and Market Conditions: An Empirical Analysis. Telecommunications Policy 35(2011), 650-662. (ms: pdf)
SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 0.963 in 2010/ 5 year 1.165


Market Philosophy and Information Privacy. Javnost-the Public 18(2), 87-100. (ms: pdf)
SSCI Journal: Journal Impact, Outstanding tech-policy scholars published in this journal:
Jurgen Habermas, Peter Dahlgreen, Sharon Strover, John Downey, Nicholas Jankowski, Michael Schudson Columbia, Laura Stein U of Texas Austin, etc


Information Flow TPRC Proceeding (with Dr. W. Russell Neuman and Elliot Panek)
Conference Proceeding Acceptance Rate 31.7%: tprc


Regime Formation & Consequence: The Case of Internet Security of the East Asia ‘Four Tigers’. Government Information Quarterly 26(2), 398-406.
SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 2.098, Citation Ranking 12th/65 in Information & Library


Duopoly and Informational Programming: Before/After Comparison. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 53(3), 383-399. (with Dr. Michael Yan)
SSCI Journal: Journal Impact Factor Rank 5th (Dr. Clark): Also see a list of high qualify comm. journals


The Seven Deadly Sins of Communication Research. Journal of Communication 58(2), 220-237 (with Dr. Neuman, Dr. Davidson, Dr. Joo and Dr. Williams)
SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 2.415, Citation Ranking 2th/54 in Communication


Social implications of mobile telephony: The rise of personal communication society. Sociology Compass, 2(2), 371-387. (with Dr. Scott Campbell)


The New Argonauts: Regional Advantage in a Global Economy. The Information Society 24(2), 126-127.
SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 1.111, Citation Ranking 25/65 in Information Science & Library Science


Privacy Regime, Culture and User Practices in the Cyber-Marketplace
. Info: Journal of Policy, Regulations, & Telecommunications (10)2, 57-74.
Journal Impact, outstanding tech-policy scholars published in this journal:
William Drake MIT, David Waterman Indiana, Philip Napoli Fordham, Christian Sandvig Illinois, Steven Wildman, MSU/Quello Center, etc


Teaching and Learning Guide for: Social implications of mobile telephony. Sociology Compass, 2: 10.1111/j.1751-9020.2008.00153.x



Market Competition and Program Type Diversity: A Cross Sectional Study of US Television Stations. TPRC Proceeding (with Dr. Michael Yan)


Comment for Consideration on the FCC's Planned Reconsideration of 2010 Media Ownership Review Proceeding (with Dr. Carolyn Byerly and Prof Reggie Miles)



Professional Work & Report



Comment on the (FCC) Commission's Latest Report on Ownership of Commercial Broadcast Stations, June 27, 2014.


Joint Response (with Free Press) to MB Docket No. 07-294, Promoting the Diversification of Ownership in the Broadcast Services (with Prof Carolyn Byerly, Aitza M. Haddad, Clint Wilson, Reggie Miles, SOC at Howard University), March 23, 2014.

Comment on FCC v. Verizon (2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality. (with Prof Carolyn Byerly, Chuka Onwumechili, Aitza M. Haddad, SOC at Howard University), March 03, 2014.


FCC Docket 12-30, Critical Information Needs Research Design (with Prof Carolyn Byerly, Aitza M. Haddad, Clint Wilson, Reggie Miles, SOC at Howard University).


Comment on MB Docket No. 09-182, 2010 Quadrennial Review, Minority Ownership is in Terrible Straits in This Nation (with Prof Carolyn Byerly, Clint Wilson, Reggie Miles, Chuka Onwumechili, SOC at Howard University).


Comment on MM Docket No. 11-189, Standardizing Programming Reporting Requirements For Broadcast Licensees (With Prof Carolyn Byerly, Clint Wilson, Reggie Miles, Chuka Onwumechili, SOC at Howard University)


Comment on MM Docket No. 00–168 , Standardized and Enhanced Disclosure Requirements for Television Broadcast Licensee Public Interest Obligations (With Prof Carolyn Byerly & Prof Reggie Miles, SOC at Howard University)


Late Comment on GN Docket No. 10-25 Public Notice Dated January 21, 2010 Future of Media, FCC (With Chuka Onwumechili, Prof Carolyn Byerly & Prof Reggie Miles, SOC at Howard University)


Filed a FCC comment, titled Comment for Consideration on the FCC’s Planned Reconsideration of the 2010 Media Ownership Review Proceeding (MB Docket No. 09-182) (With Prof Carolyn Byerly & Prof Reggie Miles, SOC at Howard University)


Prepared and formulated a 2010 report to the FCC Media Bureau, titled Gender-Race Conscious Research Toward Broadcasting Ownership Regulation (With Prof Carolyn Byerly & Prof Reggie Miles, SOC at Howard University) The FCC link is available: http://www.fcc.gov/ownership/workshop-012710.html


Contributed to/Updated the sections of China, Hong Kong. S. Korea, & Taiwan. Privacy and Human Rights Report: 2006. EPIC (Electronic Privacy & Information Center), Washington D.C.



Referred Conference Proceedings


 Park, Y.J. & Chung, J.E. (2016, Forthcoming). Health Privacy as Socio-Technical Capital. National Communication Association: Health Communication Division. PA.


Jang, M. & Park, Y.J. (2016, Forthcoming). Round-trip agenda setting: Tracking the intermedia process over time in the ice bucket challenge. National Communication Association: Mass Communication Division. PA


Park, Y.J. & Skoric, M. (2015). Data Surveillance Marketing, Wearable Media, and the Life Span of Digital Data. International Communication Association (Communication Policy Division), Puerto Rico.


 Park, Y.J. & Jang, M. (2015). Will anyone talk about Edward Snowden again? NCA, Las Vegas, Nevada. Top 4 FacultyPaper Award(Future Communication Division.). 

Jang, M. & Park, Y.J. (2015). Diverting media attention at a time of national crisis: Examining the zero-sum issue competition in the emerging media environment. AEJMC, SF CA.

 


Park, Y.J. (2015). The Health of Social Media as News-Info Platforms. Social Media Conference, Howard University, Washington DC. 



 Skoric, M., Pan J., Fu, W. & Park, Y.J. (2014).  How Social Network Sites and Mobile Phones Promote the Acquisition of Job-Related Information, Job Mobility and Entrepreneurship. Social Network Conference in Daegu, Korea (DISC, proceedings of TRIPLE HELIX). Top Paper Award (Third Place).



 Jang, M. & Park, Y.J. (2015). Sewol Tragedy and Shifting Blames. Korean Press Association, Daegu. Korea.

 

Park, Y.J. & Skoric, M. (2015).Life Span of Data Surveillance Marketing in Wearable Computing. Telecommunication Policy & Research Conference (TPRC). George Mason University, VA.   


Cultural Values and Digital Networks as Predictors of Sustainable Democratic Development. (Will) Presented at the Annual Convention of NCA, Chicago, Illinois. (with Dr. Marko Skoric). Top 3 Faculty Paper Award (Human Comm & Technology Division).


Are FB Friends the Enemy of Political Discussion? An Examination of Friend Size and Political Engagement in Facebook. (Will) Presented at the Annual Convention of NCA, Chicago, Illinois. (with Dr. Mo Jang and Dr. Hoon Lee)


Park, Y. J. (2014). Explicating net diversity in longitudinal assessment. Presented at the Annual Convention of AEJMC, Montreal, Canada. 


Park, Y. J. (2014). Web Proficiency 2.0: How African American Young Adults Use Internet as a Tool of Information Search and Protection. Presented at the Annual Convention of ICA, Seattle, Washington.


Park, Y.J. (2013). The Mobile Privacy: Policy and Skill Patterns. Presented at the Annual Convention of MAPOR, Chicago, Illinois.


Park, Y.J. (2013). Looking for Gendered Privacy: Do Men and Women Differ in Privacy Skill and Confidence? Presented at the Annual Convention of the AEJMC, Washington DC.


Predictors of Teen Sexting. Presented at the Annual Convention of the NCA, Orlando, FA, 2012. (with Dr. Scott Campbell)


My Whole World's in My Palm!: Teenagers' Mobile Use and Skill. Presented at the Annual Convention of the AEJMC, Chicago, 2012. Top 3 Faculty Paper Award (Second Place Honor: Communication & Technology Division)



Mobile Literacy among the Young Adults: Evidence for Information Privacy. Presented at the Pre-Conference of the ICA, Phoenix, Arizona, 2012.


Offline Status, Online Status: Replication of Social Categories in Information Skill and Knowledge. Presented at the Conference of the ICA, Phoenix, Arizona, 2012.



Predictors of Privacy Protective Behavior: Cognition, Emotion, and Reward. Presented at the Annual Convention of the AEJMC, St. Louis, 2011. (with Dr. Scott Campbell & Dr. Nojin Kwak)


Internet Privacy: Past, Present and Future. Accepted and Submitted at the Annual Convention of the IAMCR, Istanbul, 2011.


Digital Privacy Literacy: Explicating the Role of Knowledge. Presented at the Annual Convention of the NCA, SF, 2010.


Framing Privacy Control: A Critical Analysis of the US sites. Accepted and Submitted at the Annual Convention of the IAMCR, Portugal, 2010.


Usable Privacy Control?: A Content Analysis of the 398 Commercial Websites Through Site Features & Links. Presented at the Annual Convention of the MPSA, Chicago, 2010.


The Exponential Growth of Digital Media in the American Household: Trends of Supply and Demand 1960-2005. Presented at the Annual Convention of the TPRC, Washington D.C, 2009. (with Dr. W. Russ Neuman & Elliot Panek)


Tracking the Flow of Information Into the Home: An Empirical Assessment of the Digital Revolution in the US from 1960-2005. Presented at the Annual Convention of the ICA, Chicago, 2009. (with Dr. W. Russ Neuman & Elliot Panek)


Mass Education, New Technology, and Policy Visions: Offline Determinants & Online Realities. Presented at the Annual Convention of the IAMCR, Paris, 2007.


The Seven Deadly Sins of Communication Research. Presented at the Annual Convention of the ICA, SF, 2007. (with Dr. W. Russ Neuman, Roei Davidson, Sung-hee Joo, & Ann Williams)


E-learning Initiative: The Policy Paradox Across the Atlantics. Presented at the Annual Convention of the MPSA, Chicago, 2006.


Ruling the Cyber-Cities: When the West and the East Walk Together. Presented at the Annual Convention of the AEJMC, SF, 2006.


Market Competition and Program Type Diversity: A Cross-Sectional Study of U.S
. Television Station. Presented at the Annual Convention of the TPRC, Washington D.C, 2006. (with Dr. Michael Yan)


Philosophy & Network Structure: A Case Study of Japan’s i-Mode and Wi-Fi in the US. Presented at the Annual Convention of the AEJMC, SF, 2006. (with Dr. Hoon Lee)


Communication Technologies & Political Development: Culture Matters, Vertical Media Don’t. Presented at the Annual Convention of the AEJMC, San Antonio. Top Paper Award (First Place Honor: Communication & Technology Division), 2005. (with Dr. Marko Skoric)


Liberalizing Potentials or Hegemonic Reinforcements?: A Story of the 2003 APEC Bangkok Summit in the Cyber-Security Standard Battle. Presented at the Annual Convention of the IAMCR Taipei, Taiwan, 2005.


Duopoly Ownership and Local Informational Programming on Television: An Empirical Analysis. Presented at the Annual Convention of the TPRC, Washington, D.C, 2005. (with Dr. Michael Yan)


The Survey of Online Privacy Policy in the US, EU, & Korea: The Comparison of Three Nation-States. Presented at the Annual Convention of the MPSA, Chicago, 2005.


Framing Policy in Ambiguous Wars: A Case of Privacy Policies (FISA & Patriot Act). Submitted to MIT 4 Story Conference, 2005.




                                                                                                       
        
  
                 

A Broken System of Self-Regulation of Privacy Online? Surveillance, Control, and Limits of User Features in U.S. Websites. Policy and Internet, 6 (4), 360-376. Renowned scholars published in this journal include: Hargittai, Helen Margetts, Boyd, Tambini,
Understanding Privacy Knowledge and Skill in Mobile Communication. Computers in Human Behavior. 38, 296-303. (with Dr. S. Mo Jang). SSCI Journal: Impact Factor 2.273.