ARTICLE: Licence to take risks is key to news agencies’ success

Privately owned news agencies are struggling to survive in ever more competitive markets. New technologies have made information more readily available, undermining the agencies’ competitive edge, Atte Jääskeläinen, of Lappeenranta University of Technology, and Servet Yanatma write. So how come some agencies have been able to remain profitable and even thrive? Jääskeläinen and Yanatma interviewed … Continued

ARTICLE: Spin doctors, academia and Turkey’s EU bid

A new issue of Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies has been published. The journal focuses on research that combines theory and practice, and so these four articles we picked for you represent applied journalism studies by European authors. The first article delves deeper into the theme of the whole journal: must academia and journalism practitioners … Continued