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Digital Journalism Studies

The Key Concepts, 1st Edition

By Bob Franklin, Lily Canter


304 pages

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Paperback: 9781138223066
pub: 2019-06-14
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Digital Journalism Studies: The Key Concepts provides an authoritative, research-based "first stop-must read" guide to the study of digital journalism.

This cutting-edge text offers a particular focus on developments in digital media technologies and their implications for all aspects of the working practices of journalists and the academic field of journalism studies, as well as the structures, funding and products of the journalism industries.

A selection of entries include the topics:

  • Artificial intelligence;
  • Citizen journalism;
  • Clickbait;
  • Drone journalism;
  • Fake news;
  • Hyperlocal journalism;
  • Native advertising;
  • News bots;
  • Non-profit journalism;
  • User comment threads;
  • Viral news;
  • WikiLeaks

Digital Journalism Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible read for students, academics, and researchers interested in Digital Journalism and Digital Journalism Studies, as well as the broader fields of media, communication and cultural studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction List of Key Concepts Alphabetical listing of references and sources cited in the text

About the Authors

Bob Franklin was Foundation Chair in Journalism Studies at Cardiff University from 2005-2018, founding editor of the journals Digital Journalism (2013-2018), Journalism Practice (2007-2018) and Journalism Studies (2000-2018) and editor of Routledge’s book series Disruptions: Studies in Digital Journalism. Recent publications include The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies (2019, with Scott Eldridge II).

Dr. Lily Canteris a hybrid journalist-academic. She balances working as a senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University with her freelance career as a consumer affairs journalist writing for The Guardian, Metro, Moneywise and digital native news websites. Her academic research, published in international journals, examines journalism and social media, local newspapers, education and freelancing.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies