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Disruptions: Studies in Digital Journalism


About the Series

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 [email protected]

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Disrupting Sports Journalism

Disrupting Sports Journalism

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Simon McEnnis
November 30, 2021

This book critically explores the impact that digital technology has had on the practices and norms of sports journalism.  In the wake of major digital disruptions in news reporting, the author analyses how sports journalism has been particularly vulnerable to challenges and attacks on its ...

Disruption and Digital Journalism Assessing News Media Innovation in a Time of Dramatic Change

Disruption and Digital Journalism: Assessing News Media Innovation in a Time of Dramatic Change

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By John V. Pavlik
October 07, 2021

This book offers a timely insight into how the news media have adapted to the digital transformation of public communication infrastructure. Providing a conceptual roadmap to understanding the disruptive, innovative impact of digital networked journalism in the 21st century, the author critically ...

Reappraising Local and Community News in the UK Media, Practice, and Policy

Reappraising Local and Community News in the UK: Media, Practice, and Policy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By David Harte, Rachel Matthews
September 13, 2021

Drawing on expert contributions from around the UK, this collection brings together a series of insights into the contemporary local and community news media landscape in the UK. Offering an analysis of the ongoing ‘crisis’ in the provision of local news, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...

Transparency and Journalism A Critical Appraisal of a Disruptive Norm

Transparency and Journalism: A Critical Appraisal of a Disruptive Norm

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Michael Karlsson
August 16, 2021

This book offers a comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible introduction to journalistic transparency. Pulling from historical and theoretical perspectives, Transparency and Journalism explains the concept of transparency and its place in journalistic practice, offering a critical ...

Disrupting Investigative Journalism Moment of Death or Dramatic Rebirth?

Disrupting Investigative Journalism: Moment of Death or Dramatic Rebirth?

1st Edition

By Amanda Gearing
June 30, 2021

This book makes the case for the enormous potential embodied in investigative journalism if reporters collaborate in the digital sphere and engage with emerging techniques and technologies. Bringing together personal narratives from investigative journalists who have successfully found, verified ...

Journalism Education for the Digital Age Promises, Perils, and Possibilities

Journalism Education for the Digital Age: Promises, Perils, and Possibilities

1st Edition

By Brian Creech
May 31, 2021

This book examines pressing debates concerning how and why journalism education should respond to digital changes in and around the industry, and questions market oriented ideology and civic responsibility in the field. Surveying a broad field of discourse and research into journalism education, ...

Participatory Journalism in Africa Digital News Engagement and User Agency in the South

Participatory Journalism in Africa: Digital News Engagement and User Agency in the South

1st Edition

By Hayes Mawindi Mabweazara, Admire Mare
May 19, 2021

This book offers an African perspective on how news organisations are embracing digital participatory practices as part of their everyday news production, dissemination and audience engagement strategies. Drawing on empirical evidence from news organisations in sub-Saharan Africa, Participatory ...

Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing in Journalism

Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing in Journalism

1st Edition

By Andrea Hunter
March 25, 2021

This book offers an in-depth exploration of crowdfunding and crowdsourcing in journalism today, and examines their impacts on the broader media landscape. Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing in Journalism looks at how these practices disrupt traditional journalism models, including shifting ...

Digital Innovations and the Production of Local Content in Community Radio Changing Practices in the UK

Digital Innovations and the Production of Local Content in Community Radio: Changing Practices in the UK

1st Edition

By Josephine F. Coleman
February 10, 2021

This book offers an in-depth analysis of how local community radio practitioners have embraced the digital revolution. Digital Innovations and the Production of Local Content in Community Radio contextualizes the UK model of community radio, before focussing on specific case studies to examine how...

Changing News Use Unchanged News Experiences?

Changing News Use: Unchanged News Experiences?

1st Edition

By Irene Costera Meijer, Tim Groot Kormelink
November 09, 2020

Changing News Use pulls from empirical research to introduce and describehow changing news user patterns and journalism practices have beenmutually disruptive, exploring what journalists and the news media canlearn from these changes. Based on 15 years of audience research, the authors provide an ...

What is Digital Journalism Studies?

What is Digital Journalism Studies?

1st Edition

By Steen Steensen, Oscar Westlund
July 22, 2020

What is Digital Journalism Studies? delves into the technologies, platforms, and audience relations that constitute digital journalism studies’ central objects of study, outlining its principal theories, the research methods being developed, its normative underpinnings, and possible futures for the...

Smartphones and the News

Smartphones and the News

1st Edition

By Andrew Duffy
June 15, 2020

This book reviews recent studies into smartphones and the news, and argues that the greatest impact on news of the smartphone as a dominant technological artefact is to shift it away from an authoritative, fixed ‘first draft of history’ to become a fluid, flexible stream of...

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