JOURNALISM RESEARCH NEWS

ARTICLE: The impact of socioeconomic status on news use has changed over the years

Socioeconomic status does affect how people consume the news, but there is little knowledge on how this impact has changed over the years. Annika Bergström, Jesper Strömbäck and Sofia Arkhede looked into this topic. The researchers from the University of Gothenburg did a longitudinal analysis of newspaper and television news consumption focusing on Sweden between … Continued

Journalism Research of April 2019

Research of April 2019

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in March 2019 about journalism research. The bolded titles link to JRN articles written about the studies.


Journalism research of March 2019

Research of March 2019

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in February 2019 about journalism research. The bolded titles link to JRN articles written about the studies.


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ARTICLE: Swedish teenagers feel confident about identifying credible news, but often fail at it

Many teenagers fail to identify the credibility of false or biased news online, a new research article finds. Using an online survey with a test, Thomas Nygren and Mona Guath of Uppsala University seeked to find out how teenagers in Sweden determine the credibility of digital news. They investigated people’s civic online reasoning, meaning “the … Continued


Research of February 2019

Research of February 2019

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in February 2019 about journalism research. The bolded titles link to JRN articles written about the studies.


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ARTICLE: The important role of editors for journalism

Editors practice quality control and negotiate among various groups in news journalism. Research papers have rarely taken this role as their focus. “Clearer assessment of the editor thus allows for richer assessment of what is – and what is not – journalism”, Andrew Duffy of Nanyang Technological University, writes in a new study. The role … Continued


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ARTICLE: How advertising tech firms see fake news, and how this affects the business of journalism

Different online marketing platforms and programmatic advertising has made it possible to profit from producing fake news. On the other hand, also legitimate news organizations use this infrastructure and the same tools for their livelihood. Joshua A. Braun and Jessica L. Eklund, of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, wanted to find out how the programmatic … Continued


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ARTICLE: Mobile apps have become increasingly important for news personalisation

Newsrooms are changing with personalisation of news. “Whether personalisation reinforces the relationship between users and news outlets in the long run is open to debate”, a new study discusses. Jessica Kunert of the University of Hamburg and Neil Thurman of LMU Munich, did a content analysis of 15 major news outlets in the UK, United … Continued


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Research of 2018

A list of all the peer-reviewed journal articles, reports and other papers collected by Journalism Research News during the year 2018. Some titles might be missing from summer-fall, let us know if an article is not in the list. You can filter or arrange the table per your preference. See a list of the journals … Continued


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ARTICLE: The field of comparative journalism research is growing

In the recent years, comparative journalism studies have become more common. They have focused on Western authorship, the study of Western countries and elite media, quantitative methods of analysis and political aspects of journalism, a new analysis finds. Folker Hanusch of the University of Vienna and Tim P. Vos of the University of Missouri did … Continued