JOURNALISM RESEARCH NEWS

Populist anchoring style in Fox News and The Young Turks

The study “Comparing Populist Media: From Fox News to the Young Turks, From Cable to YouTube, From Right to Left” by Reece Peck from College of Staten Island, CUNY compared the right-wing, populist Fox News to the progressive Young Turks Youtube channel, which is similarly populist in its anchoring style. Fox News has enjoyed a … Continued

Article: How Do Investigative Journalists Initiate Their Stories? 

The study “How Do Investigative Journalists Initiate Their Stories?” by Lena Wuergler and Pauline Cancela from University of Neuchâtel interviewed Swiss investigative journalists to uncover the origin of investigative stories. Investigative journalism is seen contradictingly as both the way for journalism to survive amidst the changes to the journalistic ecosystem and as an endangered species. … Continued


Brexit-related othering was similar in broadsheets and tabloids

The study “Converging media-based othering in tabloids and broadsheets” by  Stefanie Walter from University of Munich and Zoltán Fazekas from Copenhagen Business School used word embeddings to analyze how different groups of citizens in Brexit-related news coverage are othered. The research on othering in media has looked at how the ingroup is portrayed or how … Continued


Research of August 2022

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in August 2022 about journalism research. The bolded titles have JRN articles written about the studies.


Article: Trust and Journalistic Transparency Online

The study “Trust and Journalistic Transparency Online” by Michael Koliska from Georgetown University experimented on news consumers’ trust as brought on by transparency, and further, in the second experiment, explored the reasons for the findings in the first. Transparency in journalism is defined as opening up the journalistic processes (production, decision making) to outsiders, i.e. … Continued


News ideology and media storms in France and Israel

The article “What Happens in the Eye of the Storm? News Ideology During Media Storms” by Doron Shultziner from Hadassah Academic College looked at the nexus of news ideology and media storms using two media storms to analyze the topic: the Yellow Vests Movement (2018) in France and the Occupy Movement (2011) in Israel. Media … Continued


Article: Can Journalists Be Safe in a Violent World?

The study “Can Journalists Be Safe in a Violent World?” by Silvio Waisbord from George Washington University paints a worrying picture of journalists’ safety issue: that it is more complex and worse than in the past. Journalists’ safety is a global concern. It used to be more of a problem for journalists in the Global … Continued


The rise of National Socialism and opinion-leading media in Germany and Austria

The study “ Opinion-leading media as indicators of a democracy at risk: The press and the rise of National Socialism between 1927 and 1932” by Josef Seethaler and Gabriele Melischek looked at shifts in opinion-leading media in Germany and Austria from 1927 to 1932 – at the time when National Socialism rose to prominence. The … Continued


Research of July 2022

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in July 2022 about journalism research. The bolded titles have JRN articles written about the studies.


Research of June 2022

Here is a list of all academic peer-reviewed articles, reports and other papers published in June 2022 about journalism research. The bolded titles have JRN articles written about the studies.