JOURNALISM RESEARCH NEWS

News sharing on apps is more about social ties than spreading the news

New research by Antonis Kalegoropoulos of the University of Liverpool compared news sharing habits of mobile messaging application users in four countries: US, UK, Germany, and Brazil. Employing comparative and mixed methods, the study had three questions to answer: to understand the profile of the users who shared news, the types of news they shared, … Continued


Research of November 2020

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in November 2020 about journalism research. The bolded titles link to JRN articles written about the studies.


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US Election of 2016, whistleblowing, rumors, and ‘truth markets’

New study by Stephen E. Marmura, of St. Francis Xavier University, examines media fragmentation, political polarization and the rising mistrust toward public institutions. The 2016 Wikileaks/Russiagate scandal is a significant turning point here.  Prelude: forwarding propaganda in 2004 Mistrust toward mainstream, corporate media organizations is older than 2016. Marmura argues that 2004 and the tenuous … Continued


Books of November 2020

Here is a list of all the academic books on journalism we have collected at Journalism Research News during December 2020. You can search or arrange the table per your preference. We search the books from publishers Bloomsbury, Combined Academic Publishers, I.B. Tauris, Intellect, Oxford University Press, Peter Lang, Sage, Springer, Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield, … Continued


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Fewer but gendered and more positive stories about women as heads of government

Few journalism research papers up to this day have focused on women as heads of government. The new paper by Melanee Thomas of University of Calgary, Allison Harell and Tania Gosselin of UQAM, Montreal, and Sanne A.M. Rijkhoff of  Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (authors not in original order), studied how gender roles are represented … Continued


Journalism books of October 2020

Books of October 2020

Here is a list of all the academic books on journalism we have collected at Journalism Research News during October 2020. You can search or arrange the table per your preference. We search the books from publishers Bloomsbury, Combined Academic Publishers, I.B. Tauris, Intellect, Oxford University Press, Peter Lang, Sage, Springer, Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield, … Continued


Journalism books of september 2020

Books of September 2020

Here is a list of all the academic books on journalism we have collected at Journalism Research News during September 2020. You can search or arrange the table per your preference. We search the books from publishers Bloomsbury, Combined Academic Publishers, I.B. Tauris, Intellect, Oxford University Press, Peter Lang, Sage, Springer, Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield, … Continued


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Training innovators for a conservative sector

New study by Marcel Broersma of the University of Groningen and Jane Singer of City University of London describes how young journalists perceive their role and journalistic innovation and entrepreunial journalism in the quite conservative news business. Among journalists, there is a strong commitment to being a change agent, and utilizing innovation and new technology. … Continued


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Networks in newsrooms enable unethical behavior to persist

New study by Minette E. Drumwright of the University of Texas at Austin and Peggy H. Cunningham of Dalhousie University, uses behavioral ethics to study sexual harassment in newsrooms and unethical journalistic content produced by newsrooms. Interviews of 25 participants in Canada and United States was conducted. Journalists had varying levels of experience and positions … Continued