Tag Archives: Journalism Studies

AR; Wire agencies and PR

Looking at (online) news production from a perspective influenced by theories of political economy, Susan Forde and Jane Johnston show in a recent article “how wire agencies can become the de facto distributor of PR material.” It’s an interesting read … Continue reading

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AR; Social recommendation of news

Facebook and Twitter are become a “significant source of news for Canadians,” argues a paper very soon to be published in Journalism Studies (it’s already available on the web). This is perhaps not surprising- after all, a lot of news … Continue reading

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AR; Beyond the front page

Another paper from the latest Journalism Studies – from Helle Sjøvaag, Hallvard Moe and Eirik Stavelin -, discussing the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation’s (NRK) performance on the web: “NRK fails to fully utilize the unique potential of the web to facilitate … Continue reading

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AR; The myth of immediacy

One of the great advantages of online publications over their paper-based counterparts is their speed. Stories online can be published and updated immediately when something happens. Yet this theoretical immediacy of online news is “a myth, because it reflects only … Continue reading

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AR; The Future of Newspapers

To find out about the future, let’s look into the past. Conboy and Steel‘s article is a sobering reminder for internet revolutionaries and pessimists alike – I found the piece both interesting and well-written. Referencing Carey’s “ritual model of communication” … Continue reading

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