Editorial trust-building in German news outlets

The study “The quality oriented, the audience engagers, the transparent: Types of editorial trust-building in German news outlets” by Bernadette Uth from University of Muenster explored the issue of media trust and what sort of strategies news outlets use to regain and build trust. Especially in times of crisis, trustworthy information sources – journalism – … Continued


The view on note taking in journalism textbooks

The study ““Disastrous to Take a Single Note”: Memory and Materiality in a Century of U.S. Journalism Textbooks” by Perry Parks from Michigan State University investigated how journalism textbooks discuss an emblematic practice in journalism: taking notes (during interviews). Taking notes is often romanticized in popular presentations of journalism, and the reporter’s notebook has become … Continued


Local news organizations in Germany and data journalism

The article “Local Data Journalism in Germany: Data-driven Reporting Amidst Local Communities and Authorities” by Florian Stalph from LMU Munich and Oliver Hahn and David Liewehr from University of Passau explored data journalism within local and regional news organizations in Germany. Data journalism is often associated with large organizations such as ProPublica or with major, … Continued