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Analyzing Analytics

Disrupting Journalism One Click at a Time, 1st Edition

By Edson C. Tandoc Jr.


82 pages

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pub: 2019-06-04
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Analyzing Analytics: Disrupting Journalism One Click at a Time critically examines how journalists use web analytics in their work and the implications of that use.

Now that web analytics has become deeply embedded in newsrooms, its impact on journalism is even more potent. Documenting the different ways web analytics has disrupted traditional journalism, the book provides a timely review of what we know so far about the place of web analytics in reporting, and maps a future research agenda. It conceptualizes web analytics as an object of journalism where audiences, businesses, technologists, and journalists confront one another, negotiating the contours of digital journalism in the process.

Including newly developed theoretical frameworks as well as case studies and empirical projects, the book is ideal for journalism students, researchers, and professional journalists.


"An incredibly accessible, critical, global, and in-depth assessment of how web analytics are changing journalism, written by one of the foremost scholars in the field"

Professor Folker Hanusch, PhD, University of Vienna

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Disrupting Journalism

Chapter 2: Changing Audiences

Chapter 3: Overlapping Fields

Chapter 4: Journalists Adapting

Chapter 5: Changing Journalism

Chapter 6: Journalism Disrupted

About the Author

Edson C. Tandoc Jr. is Assistant Professor in the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

About the Series


Studies in Digital Journalism

The Disruptions: Studies in Digital Journalism series features ground breaking short form publications which engage with cutting edge technological and critical developments and debates in contemporary digital journalism theory and practice. Titles in the series explore emerging hot topics, present detailed case studies and offer new assessments of theoretical and conceptual innovations in relation to subjects including digital journalism ethics, robot news, data journalism, web metrics and online surveillance. Titles respond quickly to the latest developments in the field and showcase the work of best new and established critical thinkers in this vibrant and emerging area.


For more information on submitting a proposal for the series, please contact Bob Franklin at

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies