Journalism Research News

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Research of August 2018

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in August 2018 about journalism research. The list is …

Research of July 2018

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in July 2018 about journalism research. The bolded titles …

Research of June 2018

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in June 2018 about journalism research. The bolded titles …

Foreign Aid

ARTICLE: Folk theories help to explain how “news avoiders” get information

Growing numbers of people access information in other ways than by reading newspapers or accessing a news organization’s website. There’s been a …

University of Oxford

ARTICLE: The what, where and who of data journalism education

What skills do data journalists need and possess? Where is data journalism being taught, and by who? a new study asks. <b>Bahareh R. Heravi</b> of University …

PAPER: The relation between foreign news coverage and web search activity

If a country gets major media attention from other countries, does it also come up in people’s searches? <b>Haewoon Kwak</b>, <b>Jisun An</b>, <b>Joni Salminen</b>, <b>Soon-Gyo</b> …

ARTICLE: Australian papers prioritize business over nature

The discourse surrounding the protection of the Great Barrier Reef has become increasingly business-oriented in Australian newspapers, <b>Kerrie</b> …

REPORT: High level of distrust in news in Turkey

People’s trust and mistrust in news media Turkey indicate a very polarised society and news media, a new report by <b>Servet Yanatma</b> of the University of …

High Level

ARTICLE: The ABC Open project has managed to emphasize reciprocity

Previous research has argued that journalists involved in participatory projects have exercised too much control over the publication of …

User Generated Content

ARTICLE: Convergence and de-convergence at a Chinese newsroom

A well-established organizational culture and a working routine are crucial for legacy media when adapting to rapid changes in the digital age, a new …

University of Illinois

ARTICLE: Indian entrepreunial journalism and social identity

How do entrepreneurial journalists see their social identity and how does this influence the journalism they practice? <b>Summer Harlow</b> of the University …

Entrepreneurship

ARTICLE: Who gets to speak and what in Flemish TV news?

Significant differences exist between issues in the actors that get to speak in television news, new study from Belgium finds. <b>Kathleen Beckers</b> and</b> …

Research

ARTICLE: Western approaches to ethics training have failed in Cambodia

<b>Fergal Quinn</b>, of the University of Limerick, studied the teaching of journalism ethics in a developing country. The author interviewed 25 organizers …

Self-Censorship

ARTICLE: Facebook use as a predictor of political knowledge

How does the use of Facebook connect to the level of people’s political knowledge? In a new study, researchers explored this relationship by …

Social Media

ARTICLE: Colombian media shapes people’s perceptions of income inequality

<b>David Coppini</b> of the University of Denver, and <b>German Alvarez</b> and <b>Hernando Rojas</b>, both of the University of Wisconsin, studied the relationship between …

ARTICLE: Examining the hybrid media system and politics in Australia

Australia’s Prime Minister <b>John Howard’s</b> (1996–2007) use of talk back radio and YouTube were pivotal in the trend towards ‘disintermediation’ in …

ARTICLE: News audiences are not fragmented in the Japanese Twittersphere

Existing studies on ideological selective exposure have several limitations, state <b>Tetsuro Kobayashi</b> of City University Hong Kong, <b>Yuki Ogawa</b> of …

Social Media

ARTICLE: How online harassment influences the work of female journalists

Female journalists face rampant online harassment, across different cultures, new study states. Researchers interviewed 75 female journalists who …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Scandinavian news websites are not linked on equal terms

Hyperlinking patterns of news websites can be seen as indicators of flow of information. News outlets are not connected equally, and significant …

Research

ARTICLE: Paradigm repair and building the journalistic paradigm

Earlier research has higlighted instances of ‘paradigm repair’, moments when journalists deploy discursive strategies to defend the paradigmatic …

ARTICLE: Political satire challenged in the UK

Humour and satirical attitudes are often intertwined to political communication and journalism.<p>The new political landscapes, in the president Trump’s …

Journalism

Research of April 2018

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in April 2018 about journalism research. The list is …

ARTICLE: Journalists at El Mundo use emotional and social resources to cope with uncertainty

How does uncertainty affect journalists’ job expectations? <b>Manuel Goyanes</b> and <b>Eduardo Francisco Rodríguez-Gómez</b>, of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Generation C uses all available sources to receive local news

Generation C has always been a challenging group for news organizations. New research identified Generation C’s local news repertoires, and build an …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Social media affects the journalistic process on "all levels"

How does social media affect contemporary journalism? <b>Patrick Ferrucci</b>, of University of Colorado-Boulder, put the question to 53 American digital …

ARTICLE: How activist citizen journalists fight state surveillance in Turkey

Since the failed coup in 2016, the Turkish state has increased surveillance of activists and journalists. How do activist citizen journalists manage …

ARTICLE: Organizational and news agendas influence each other

It takes two to tango when it comes to agenda building, the results of a new study show. <b>Anne C. Kroon</b> and <b>Toni G. L. A. van der Meer</b> of the University …

ARTICLE: Journalism researchers should look beyond "hybridity"

The concept of “hybridity” and “hybrid journalism” has been useful in describing things that do not fall into dichotomous categories. However, the …

ARTICLE: How journalists give think tanks their authority

The way journalists cite think tanks can help construct them as authoritative sources, <b>Andrew Chadwick</b>, of Loughborough University, writes with <b>Declan</b> …