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

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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

Research of January 2019

Research of January 2019

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

Lugano aerial view

Few picks from the ECREA2018 conference

It is again time for Europe’s biggest conference for communication scholars, ECREA. Held this year in Lugano, Switzerland, the conference offers 29 sessions on Journalism Studies, not to mention various other divisions dealing with media and journalism. Theme of the four-day event is “Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation”. We gathered few picks from the … Continued

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ARTICLE: Data journalism struggles to gain foothold in China

Data journalism gained momentum in China around 2011-2012. Shuling Zhang and Jieyun Feng, of the UIBE University in Beijing, seek to find out how it is developing currently. Practicing data journalism creates enthusiasm in China, but it is only applied on a rather cursory level, their new study states. Researchers explored the diffusion of data … Continued

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Journalism Research News is back – but with fewer resources

Journalism Research News is returning from a summer break. However, due to a limited budget, our activities in the autumn 2018 will be somewhat reduced. Some changes During the coming months, we will continue to update our monthly research lists. These gather all academic research related to journalism from different journals and research institutions from … Continued