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ARTICLE: Data journalism or electoral prediction?

<b>Norman P. Lewis</b> and <b>Stephenson Waters</b> examine how journalists convey the meaning of data journalism to their audiences. The focus of the study is on …

Journalism

ARTICLE: News and social media attention are a zero-sum game

When news and social media turn their attention to someone, they start to forget others. <b>S Mo Jang</b>, of University of South Carolina, and <b>Yong Jin Park</b>, …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Journalistic privilege in international law

The status of journalistic privilege “took a significant step forward” in 2011, <b>Edward L. Carter</b>, of Brigham Young University, writes. Carter reviews …

Civil Rights

ARTICLE: Who pays for investigative journalism online - and why?

<b>John Price</b>, of University of Sunderland, has surveyed the subscribers of the online investigative journalism co-operative, <i>The Ferret</i>. Price wanted to …

Journalism

Mapping news consumption

Kim Schrøder, Professor of Communication at Roskilde University, talked to us about his research on how people use news media in their everyday life. …

Journalism

THESIS: Professional journalists should collaborate with the civil society

What is the role of journalism in social innovation? asks <b>Taneli Heikka</b>, of University of Jyväskylä. The doctoral thesis analyzes four cases of …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Institutional constraints cause varying forms of censorship towards critical journalism

<b>Andrew Kennis</b> of Universidad Iberoamericana, México, studied “whether institutional constraints are more powerful than standardized journalistic …

Journalism

ARTICLE: News with positive images get clicked and shared more

Online Journalism

ARTICLE: Australian press depictions of asylum seekers polarized

Australian newspapers portray asylum seekers either as “victims requiring management” or as a “threat requiring military intervention”. Researchers …

Asylum Seekers

ARTICLE: CNN and FOX are less different than usually thought

The two American cable networks CNN and FOX are ideologically more similar than they are usually assumed, <b>Perry Parks</b>, of Michigan State University, …

Journalism

Coverage of the fake news issue in Norway

<b>Bente Kalsnes</b>, Associate Professor, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA), did an interview with us about her recent …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Most Kenyan journalists enjoy a fair amount of journalistic autonomy

Most Kenyan journalists feel they have freedom to decide what to include in news. <b>Kioko Ireri</b>, of United States International University Africa, …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Critical journalism is in deep trouble in China

As soon as <b>Xi Jinping</b> came to power as president of China in 2012, the control over freedom of expression and media was immediately tightened, writes</b> …

China

REPORT: Local journalism remains important

Local news outlets are facing the same challenges as their larger counterparts: declining revenues, smaller newsrooms and shuttered titles. New …

Journalism

REPORT: Is virtual reality a viable medium for journalism?

The use of virtual reality (VR) for journalism is in its formative years, <b>Zilla Watson</b>, of the British Broadcasting Corporation, writes. Watson …

Virtual Reality

PAPER: Automation to help reporting election data

<b>Leo Leppänen</b>, <b>Myriam Munezero</b>, <b>Stefanie Sirén-Heikel</b>, <b>Mark Granroth-Wilding</b> and <b>Hannu Toivonen</b>, all of the University of Helsinki, studied whether the …

Journalism

REPORT: New business models in United States’ news media

Many established newspaper firms in the United States have not been able to reconfigure their business models to the demands of the digital …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Conflict reporters under greater threat

The conflict reporter as we know it is a threatened species, a new study argues. <b>Marte Høiby</b> and <b>Rune Ottosen</b>, both of Oslo and Akershus University …

Journalism

ARTICLE: How do people authenticate social media info?

Numerous stories that have gone viral in social media have been turned out to be fake news. It can be difficult to distinguish between trustworthy …

Fake News

Blind spots of regional media in Norway

<b>Lisbeth Morlandstø</b>, Professor of Journalism at Nord University, Norway, talks about her research on regional media and opinion-based journalism in …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Indirect media bribery common at local and regional levels in US media

The non-transparency of media is related to the issues of native advertising and content marketing. <b>Katerina Tsetsura</b> and <b>Kelsie Aziz</b>, both of …

Journalism

ARTICLE: How do NGOs influence and shape public discourses on conflict?

It has been claimed that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have become increasingly visible in media discourses on armed conflict. But what types …

King's College London

ARTICLE: Spies put journalists in mortal danger

The way American and British intelligence services use journalists put <i>bona fide</i> reporters in harm’s way, <b>Paul Lashmar</b>, of City, University of London, …

ARTICLE: How do people view Black Lives Matter?

<b>Lanier Frush Holt</b>, of the Ohio State University, studied people’s opinion of the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM) and how credible they see …

ARTICLE: Consuming news from multiple platforms is good for civic engagement

<b>Logan Molyneux</b>, of Temple University, examined how civically engaged individuals consume various types of news content across multiple platforms. The …

ARTICLE: Acquiring digital capital is important but gendered

Digital capital, i.e. information and communication technology skills and knowledge, is important in the struggle for power in journalism, increasing …

Roles, values and qualifications of journalism teachers

<b>Nico Drok</b>, Professor of Media and Civil Society at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, in the Netherlands, talked to us about his ongoing …

FOJ2017: Picks from the Future of Journalism 2017 Conference

The the sixth biennial conference “Future of Journalism 2017: Journalism in a Post-Truth Age” will be held on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 September …

ARTICLE: Divided reporting of the Occupy Central Movement protests in Hong Kong

The Occupy Central Movement protests in Hong Kong in 2014 divided the local media in their stance: some applauded the fight for democracy, others …