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ARTICLE: British readers spend more time with newspapers in print than online

Even though newspaper circulations have been falling and news are consumed more via smartphones, readers still spend much more time with newspapers’ …

Journalism

How Far Is India From Flying Drones?

All RPAs/drones, unless exempted, will need a Unique Identification Number (UIN) from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.<p>In addition to UIN, …

Drones

ARTICLE: Traditional foreign correspondence is hard to replace

Using “virtual correspondence” can help ease the workload of traditional foreign correspondents – but not replace them, write <b>Oliver Hahn</b>, <b>Florian</b> …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Economic expectations are shaped by experience and tabloids

How does the media affect people’s expectations of their future financial situation? <b>Antonis Kalogeropoulos</b>, of University of Oxford, investigated the …

Journalism

ARTICLE: What constitutes quality data storytelling?

<b>Adegboyega Ojo</b>, of National University of Ireland, and <b>Bahareh Heravi</b>, of University College Dublin explore what characterises good data stories and …

Storytelling

ARTICLE: The bigger and more powerful a country is, the less foreign news it produces

Many factors influence the volume of foreign news reported in different countries. The new study by <b>Miki Tanikawa</b> of Akita International University, …

Research

ARTICLE: Change of ownership increased political content in the front pages of Wall Street Journal

Relatively more political stories were being promoted after <b>Rupert Murdoch</b> took over the <i>Wall Street Journal (WSJ),</i> a study by <b>Allison M. Archer</b>, of the …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Most successful independent news sites depended on few revenue sources

Acquiring multiple sources for revenue is usually good for a business. Looking at independent online news services in the United States, a study by</b> …

Journalism

ARTICLE: Visual coverage of the Ukraine crisis on Twitter

The Ukraine conflict has been characterised by a discursive battle or “information war” that is seen in the drastically different narratives about …

Ukraine

ARTICLE: User generated content makes news appear less trustworthy

“It appears that journalism’s trustworthiness will more likely suffer than benefit from an increased use of UGC”, write <b>Katherine M. Grosser</b> and</b> …

User Generated Content

ARTICLE: Freelance journalists follow their own ethical judgement

Freelance magazine journalists display strong professional confidence in dealing with ethical dilemmas in their work, <b>Joy Jenkins</b>, of University of …

University of Oxford

ARTICLE: The hybridity in journalistic cultures

Most comparative research on media systems and journalistic cultures has focused on advanced democracies only. In a new study, researchers analyzed …

PAPER: Some fake news stories persisted longer than others

There were geographic and time-related trends in consumption of fake news prior to the US presidential election. <b>Adam Fourney</b>, <b>Miklos Z. Racz</b>, <b>Gireeja</b> …

ARTICLE: Comparing news apps in 10 countries

<b>Teresa Nozal Cantarero</b> and <b>Ana González-Neira</b>, of The University of A Coruña, and <b>Elena Valentini</b> of Sapienza University of Rome, looked at 148 news …

ARTICLE: Individual news repertoires and political participation

In contemporary high-choice media environments, people increasingly mix and combine their use of various news media into personal news repertoires, …

ARTICLE: News app users read 20 times more mobile news than non-users

<b>Jacob L. Nelson</b> and <b>Ryan F. Lei</b>, both of Northwestern University, have analysed news readership data from over a million Americans. They wanted to …

REPORT: Fighting impunity is crucial for journalists' future safety

Making sure attacks against journalists do not go unpunished is “key to long term safety”, a recent report states. The report was published by the …

Journalism Research News video interviews - Journalism research news

Here is a collection of all interviews we have done with researchers of journalism. Click the links to watch the video on YouTube. You can also …

ARTICLE: TV journalists strongly support contextual reporting

Contextual news stories focus on the “big picture” rather than “just the facts”, write <b>Jesse Abdenour</b>, of University of Oregon, <b>Karen McIntyre</b>, of …

ARTICLE: Practices of mobile journalism at Hindustan Times

Mobile journalism practices have provided new skills to and have also been time-consuming for journalists, Indian reporters state in a new</b> …

ARTICLE: Politicians’ hostile media perceptions

Politicians’ discomfort with journalism may be based on the hostile media phenomenon (HMP), write <b>Jörg Matthes</b>, of University of Vienna, <b>Peter Maurer</b>, …

ARTICLE: In Chile, TV is better for democracy than newspapers

Chilean television news provide more civic and watchdog journalism than newspapers do, write <b>Daniel C. Hallin</b>, of University of California San Diego, …

ARTICLE: How to better analyse "echo chambers"

<b>Curd Benjamin Knüpfer</b>, of George Washington University, proposes a new model for analysing so-called “echo chambers”. To be more specific, Knüpfer …

ARTICLE: News coverage of inequality is "biased" and "one-sided"

<b>Andrea Grisold</b> and <b>Hendrik Theine</b>, both of Vienna University of Economics and Business, have reviewed the extant research on reporting economic …

ARTICLE: News photographers are depicted as "sidekicks"

News discourse depicts photojournalists as mere “support staff” for reporters, write <b>Mary Angela Bock</b>, <b>Kyser Lough</b> and <b>Deepa Fadnis</b>, all of University …

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 …

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>, …

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 …

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 …