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CFP | 15.9. | Current debates and future directions in media industry studies

A conference entitled “Media Industry Studies: Current Debates and Future Directions” is calling for papers, panels and workshops. The event will take place between the 18th and 20th of April 2018 in London, United Kingdom. The conference’s focus is on the field of media industry studies, rather than on the media industry itself. In short, … Continued

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ARTICLE: Public service news are more diverse than commercial

News published online by public service broadcasters provide more diversity than news published by other types of news organisations, Edda Humprecht and Frank Esser, both of University of Zurich, write. The authors analysed 1 660 political news articles, published by 48 news organisations in six countries: United States, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland. … Continued

REPORT: Developing digital news in public service media

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) has published a new Digital News Report 2017. The authors are Annika Sehl and Alessio Cornia, both Research Fellows at the RISJ, and Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of Research at the RISJ. The report analyses how public service media organisations are developing new projects and products to … Continued

Valencian newspapers, Facebook’s ad hoc groups and Spanish TV

The new issue of Communication & Society is now available. The current issue includes nine research articles in the field of communication and journalism. Anna Mateu and Martí Domínguez, of University of Valencia, study opinion articles published in the Valencian newspapers, in order to analyze the evolution of the environmental discourse in Spanish society from the dictatorship to the … Continued

Oliver Hahn interview

VIDEO: Global journalism and virtual foreign correspondence

Oliver Hahn, Professor of Journalism at the University of Passau talked to us about his work on international comparisons and cultural differences in journalism. He brings out interesting findings from his research into virtual foreign correspondence. Lastly, Hahn tells about his new project about digital investigative journalism. The interview was filmed at the ECREA 2016 … Continued

VIDEO: Platforms and publishers

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, talked to us about his research. He discussed about his research on the relationship between news media organizations and digital intermediaries like search engines and social media. His future interest is to to understand the … Continued


CFP | 30.3. | What will the future hold for local journalism?

The journal Sur le journalisme is looking for papers for its upcoming special issue on local journalism. The issue is entitled “Local News: sustainability, participation and community life” and it is edited by David Domingo, of Université Libre de Bruxelles, Josep-Àngel Guimerà i Orts, of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and Andy Williams, of Cardiff University. … Continued