Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Benjamin Hill Detenber
Associate Professor, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
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Highly Cited:
McLeod, D. M., & Detenber, B. H. (1999). Framing effects of television news coverage of social protest. Journal of Communication, 49(3), 3-23.

Eveland Jr, W. P., Nathanson, A. I., Detenber, B. H., & McLeod, D. M. (1999). Rethinking the social distance corollary: Perceived likelihood of expsoure and the third-person perception. Communication Research, 26(3), 275-302.

McLeod, D. M., Detenber, B. H., & Eveland Jr, W. P. (2001). Behind the third‐person effect: Differentiating perceptual processes for self and other. Journal of Communication, 51(4), 678-695.

Detenber, B. H., & Reeves, B. (1996). A bio-informational theory of emotion: Motion and image size effects on viewers. Journal of Communication, 46(3), 66–84.

Detenber, B. H., Simons, R. F., & Bennett Jr, G. G. (1998). Roll ‘em!: The effects of picture motion on emotional responses. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 42(1), 113-127.

Simons, R. F., Detenber, B. H., Roedema, T. M., & Reiss, J. E. (1999). Emotion processing in three systems: The medium and the message. Psychophysiology, 36(5), 619-627.

Ng, E. W., & Detenber, B. H. (2005). The impact of synchronicity and civility in online political discussions on perceptions and intentions to participate. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 10(3).

Willnat, L., Lee, W., & Detenber, B. H. (2002). Individual‐level predictors of public outspokenness: A test of the spiral of silence theory in Singapore. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 14(4), 391-412.

Simons, R. F., Detenber, B. H., Cuthbert, B. N., Schwartz, D. D., & Reiss, J. E. (2003). Attention to television: Alpha power and its relationship to image motion and emotional content. Media Psychology, 5(3), 283-301.

Detenber, B. H., Cenite, M., Ku, M. K., Ong, C. P., Tong, H. Y., & Yeow, M. L. (2007). Singaporeans’ attitudes toward lesbians and gay men and their tolerance of media portrayals of homosexuality. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 19(3), 367-379.

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Recent Publication:
Orminski, J., Tandoc, E. & Detenber, B. H. (2021). #sustainablefashion – A conceptual framework of the sustainable fashion discourse on twitter. Environmental Communication, 15(1), 115-132.

Detenber, B. H., Ho, S. S., Ong, A. H., & Lim, N. W. B. (2018). Complementary versus competitive framing effects in the context of pro-environmental attitudes and behaviors. Science Communication, 40(2), 173-198.

Detenber, B. H. & Rosenthal, S. (2017). Public support for censorship in a highly regulated media environment: The influence of self-construal and third-person perception over time. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 30(1), 1-23.

Detenber, B. H. & Rosenthal, S., Liao, K. & Ho. S. S. (2016). Audience segmentation for campaign design: Addressing climate change in Singapore. International Journal of Communication, 10, 4736-4758.

Rosenthal, S., Detenber, B. H. & Rojas, H. (2015). Efficacy beliefs in third-person effects. Communication Research, 1-23.

Detenber, B. H., Cenite, M. Zhou, S., Malik, S & Neo, R. L. (2014). Rights vs. morality: Online debate about decriminalization of gay sex in Singapore. Journal of Homosexuality, 61(9), 1313-1333.

Detenber, B. H., Ho, S. S., Neo, R. L. J., Malik, S., & Cenite, M. (2013). Influence of value predispositions, interpersonal contact, and mediated exposure on public attitudes toward homosexuals in Singapore. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 16(3), 181-196.

Detenber, B. H., Cenite, M., Malik, S., & Neo, R. L. (2012). Examining education and newsroom work experience as predictors of communication students’ perceptions of journalism ethics. Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 67(1), 45-69.

Cenite, M., Detenber, B. H., Koh, W. K. A., Lim, L. H. A. & Ng, E. S. (2009). Doing the right thing online: A survey of bloggers’ ethical beliefs and practices. New Media & Society, 11(4), 575-597.

Tan, K. W. P., Swee, D., Lim, C., & Detenber, B. H., & Alsagoff, L. (2007). The impact of language variety and expertise on perceptions of online political discussions. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 13(1), 76-99.
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