Journalism Research News

By Turo Uskali | Academic understanding of the changes in journalism (Journalismresearchnews.org)

ARTICLE: News factors and previous comments guide users’ commenting behaviour

Content of news articles and comments dynamically shape the discussion value of news pieces online. <b>Marc Ziegele</b>, <b>Mathias Weber</b>, <b>Oliver Quiring</b> and <b>Timo</b> …

ARTICLE: Public affairs news attract little crowdfunding

Journalism covering non-public affairs is more likely to successfully gather crowdfunding than public affairs journalism, <b>Nicole Ladson</b> and <b>Angela M.</b> …

ARTICLE: Local papers in the US use negative stereotypes when depicting Latinos

The growing Latino population in the US gets covered with negative stereotypes, a new study finds. <b>Mingxiao Sui</b>, of Louisiana State University and</b> …

REPORT: UK media coverage of Brexit was "acrimonious and divisive"

A report by Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power, examines the coverage of EU referendum. The report authored by <b>Martin Moore</b> and</b> …

ARTICLE: The more Chileans study journalism, the less they want to practice it

When Chilean journalism students approach graduation, their interest in working in journalism declines, write <b>Claudia Mellado</b>, of Pontifical Catholic …

REPORT: Approaches to fostering youth's news literacy

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has published a report on news literacy initiatives around the world. Authored by</b> …

REPORT: Republicans' and Democrats' views on the media differ more than ever

American adults’ views on the media are split sharply according to which major party they support, a recent Pew Research Center report states. The …

ARTICLE: News sharing, network heterogeneity and political participation

REPORT: Media coverage shapes people’s opinions on migration

Media coverage is vital to shaping people’s opinions on migration and the plight of refugees and asylum seekers, states EUROMED Migration IV report. …

ARTICLE: Media policies should better support journalists' autonomy

An article by <b>Epp Lauk</b>, of University of Jyväskylä (Finland), and <b>Harriki Harro-Loit</b>, of University of Tartu (Estonia), examines journalistic cultures …

Books of the week 22/2017

On week 22 the following publications have come to our attention:<p>Written by <b>Duan Peng</b><br>• Published by Springer<br>• 209 pages<p>Edited by <b>Stuart Allan</b><br>• Published by …

ARTICLE: Media framing of trolling and online abuse

<b>Karen Lumsden</b>, of Loughborough University, and <b>Heather Morgan</b>, of University of Aberdeen studied the framing of trolling in British newspaper reports. …

Censorship

REPORT: Legal source protection frameworks are under significant strain

UNESCO has released a study of changes that impact on legal frameworks that support protection of journalistic sources in the digital age. The author …

Australian Universities

ARTICLE: Stopping fake news

In their new article <b>Maria Haigh</b>, <b>Thomas Haigh</b> and <b></b><b>Nadine I. Kozak</b>, all of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, document the work practices of StopFake, …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Journalists' opinions have little effect on story framing

The way journalists perceive global poverty has “little predictive power” over how their stories frame poverty, write <b>Mirjam Vossen</b> and <b>Baldwin van …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Fans of a losing team "shoot the messenger"

Fans of a losing sports team will perceive news reports of the loss as biased, <b>Youngju Kim</b> and <b>Andrew C. Billings</b>, both of University of Alabama, …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Journalists value research more than journalism educators do

It is more common for working journalists to think academic research is important to journalism than it is for journalism educators, write <b>John …

Research

ARTICLE: On US newspapers, female nipples are bad

American newspapers usually mention the female nipple only in negative connections, write <b>Mary Angela Bock</b>, <b>Paromita Pain</b> and <b>JhuCin Jhang</b>, all of …

University of Texas at Austin

ARTICLE: How the Chinese state brushes aside social problems

The Chinese state media uses ritualistic framing to distract public attention from the social issues related to the annual Spring Festival …

China

ARTICLE: Vietnamese news media trivializes women leaders

<b>Hong Tien Vu</b>, University of Kansas, <b>Hue Trong Duong</b>, University of Georgia, <b>Barbara Barnett</b>, University of Kansas, and <b>Tien-Tsung Lee</b>, of University of …

Journalism

REPORT: Local newspapers are still strong in Canada

Canadian community newspapers still play an important role in their readerships’ lives, states a recent report by News Media Canada. A representative …

Journalism

REPORT: Journalists suffer violence, intimidation and self-censorship in Europe

A survey by the Council of Europe shows that journalists in Europe are often exposed to serious unwarranted interference in their work, including …

Censorship

ARTICLE: An algorithm makes news organizations to play by Facebook’s rules

In June 2014 Facebook’s announced an algorithm tweak that prioritized videos directly uploaded to the social media platform (native videos) over …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Eurocentric concept of revolution cannot explain the Arab Spring event

<b>Petra Cafnik Uludağ</b>, of Bilkent University examines how does the concept of revolution as used in the Western media affect reporting about the Arab …

Arab Spring

ARTICLE: Low-quality news videos make the news organization seem less credible

<b>Gina Masullo Chen</b>, of University of Texas at Austin, <b>Peter S. Chen</b>, of University of Texas at Austin, <b>Chen-Wei Chang</b>, of Fudan University, and <b>Zainul</b> …

University of Texas at Austin

ARTICLE: Transparency does not make journalism more credible

Increased transparency does not increase the perceived credibility of journalism, but rather decreases it, <b>Edson C. Tandoc</b>, of Nanyang University of …

Journalism

ARTICLE: More news exposure increases Islamophobia

New Zealanders who consume more news experience more anger and less warmth towards Muslims, write <b>John H. Shaver</b>, of University of Otago, <b>Chris G.</b> …

New Zealand

ARTICLE: Most journalists use Twitter for brand-building

Majority of American journalists’ Twitter profiles contain branding elements, write <b>Logan Molyneux</b>, of Temple University, <b>Avery Holton</b>, of University …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Newsrooms make "Frankenstein journalism" from second-hand stories

Newsrooms have developed new rituals to legitimize the use of “second-hand” news collected from other online news outlets, write <b>Andrew Duffy</b>, <b>Edson C.</b> …

Journalism