Online first: Online journalism forged through the sum of practices


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Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth transitioned onto the internet not by carefully calculated managerial scheme nor with teleological ascent set in technological determinism, writes Tamar Ashuri, of Tel-Aviv University. Instead, the paper’s online structures were molded through the individual practices of journalists. Instead of creating a revolution, the journalists took up practices that best upheld their organization’s status. Despite superficial changes, the basic functionalities of journalism remained, the author notes.

The study was published as an online first article of the journal Journalism Studies and it can be accessed online here (abstract public).

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