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.
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The Markets for News Enduring Structures in the Age of Business Model Disruptions
Arab Digital Journalism
Digital Journalism in China
Newsrooms and the Disruption of the Internet A Short History of Disruptive Technologies, 1990–2010
Disrupting Sports Journalism
Disruption and Digital Journalism Assessing News Media Innovation in a Time of Dramatic Change
By Helle Sjøvaag
November 28, 2022
In the face of ongoing digitization, The Markets for News examines how certain established economic features of the news industry have persisted and what makes them such stable frameworks for journalistic organizations. Drawing on an analysis of Scandinavian news industries, this text revises ...
By Noha Mellor
November 21, 2022
Responding to urgent calls to de-westernise Media and Journalism Studies and shed light on local agency, this book examines digital journalistic practices in the Arab region, exploring how Arab journalists understand their roles and how digital technologies in Arab newsrooms are used to influence ...
By Chrysi Dagoula
November 21, 2022
This book provides a critical account of the impact of Twitter on journalism, exploring how the news media has adapted to and normalised the use of the platform in the industry. Offering a comprehensive understanding of Twitter uses for journalistic purposes, this book explores the platform’s use ...
By Summer Harlow
September 30, 2022
Digital-Native News and the Remaking of Latin American Mainstream and Alternative Journalism explores the rise of independent, digital-native news outlets in Latin America and their role in social change, a justice-centered journalism, and the refinement of the concept of "alternative" media. ...
By Shixin Ivy Zhang
July 26, 2022
This edited collection brings together journalism scholars from mainland China, Hong Kong, the UK and Australia to address a variety of pressing issues and challenges facing digital journalism in China today. While China shares certain affinities with the digital disruption of media in other ...
By Birgit Røe Mathisen
July 26, 2022
Following recent developments in digital technologies, financial crises, and changes in audience preferences, this book addresses the critical challenges and disruptions facing the profession of journalism: an arguably precarious industry suffering from employment insecurity, individualization, and...
By Jingrong Tong
July 21, 2022
Considering the interactions between developments in open data and data journalism, Data for Journalism: Between Transparency and Accountability offers an interdisciplinary account of this complex and uncertain relationship in a context of tightening the control over data and weighing transparency ...
By Stephen Jukes
March 08, 2022
This book explores the role of international news agencies and investigates whether they have been able to adapt to the contemporary media landscape following the disruption wrought by fake news, social media and an increasingly polarised public discourse. News Agencies addresses the key players in...
By Will Mari
February 04, 2022
Newsrooms and the Disruption of the Internet is an insightful account of what happened when the internet first arrived in the 1990s and early 2000s in the recently computerized, but still largely unchanged, newspaper industry. Providing a focused narrative of how the internet disrupted news ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Brian McNair
September 30, 2021
Fake News: Falsehood, fabrication and fantasy in journalism examines the causes and consequences of the ‘fake news’ phenomenon now sweeping the world’s media and political debates. Drawing on three decades of research and writing on journalism and news media, the author engages with the fake news ...