Information Visualization in the Era of Innovative Journalism brings together over 30 authors from countries around the world to synthesize how recent technological innovations have impacted the development, practice and consumption of contemporary journalism.
As technology rapidly progresses, shifts, and innovates, there have been immense changes in the way we communicate. This book collects research from around the world that takes an in-depth look at the primary transformations related to journalistic innovation in recent times. High-profile contributors provide cutting-edge scholarship on innovation in journalism as it relates to emergent topics such as virtual reality, podcasting, multimedia infographics, social media, mobile storytelling and others. The book pays special attention to the development of information visualization and the ability of recent innovations to meet audience needs and desires.
Students and scholars studying contemporary journalism history and practice will find this a vital and up-to-date resource, as well as those studying communication technology as it relates to marketing, PR or mass media broadly.
Table of Contents
Ángel Vizoso, Sara Pérez-Seijo, Marta Rodríguez-Castro, and Martín Vaz-Álvarez.
1. Digital society’s technological network. From saying goodbye to analogue to intelligent automation.
Josep-Lluís Micó, Berta García-Orosa, and Eva Campos-Domínguez.
2. Visual culture and networked society.
Carmen Peñafiel and Lázaro Echegaray.
3. Mobility, ubiquity, and image. The adaptation of content to the disparate ways of new consumption.
Alba Silva-Rodríguez, Deborah S. Chung, Martín Vaz-Álvarez, and Juanjo Lainez-Reche.
4. New narratives in the age of visualization
Xosé López-García, Sara Pérez-Seijo, Jorge Vázquez-Herrero, and Alba García-Ortega.
5. From infographics to post-infographics
Ángel Vizoso, Ana Figueiras, and Murray Dick.
6. New information consumptions. The impact of audiences on journalistic roles.
Ana-Isabel Rodríguez-Vázquez, Carmen Costa-Sánchez, and Rosa García-Ruiz.
7. Information visualization and new professional profiles for the new circular communication models
Carlos Toural-Bran, Miguel Túñez-López, and Luis Cárcamo.
8. Media management for the transmedia scene
Marta Rodríguez-Castro, José M. Valero-Pastor, and Marius Dragomir.
9. Innovative strategies in the communication of the network society: From global to hyperlocal
María-Cruz Negreira-Rey and Diana Rivera-Rogel.
10. From artisans to engineers: How technology transformed formats, workflows, teams, and the craft of infographics and data visualization in the news.
Xaquín Veira-González and Alberto Cairo.
11. New challenges and threats for journalism in the post-truth era: Fact checking and the fake news combat.
Xosé Rúas-Araújo, Concha Pérez-Curiel, and Paulo-Carlos López.
12. Journalistic reinvention for an automated and polarized scenario
Bella Palomo and Pere Masip.
Carlos Toural-Bran is Professor at the Department of Communication Science (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), researcher at Novos Medios Research Group and President of the Galician Association of Researchers in Communication (AGACOM).
Ángel Vizoso is a researcher at Novos Medios Research Group (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), beneficiary of the Training University Lecturers’ Program (FPU) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (Government of Spain), and visiting scholar at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal).
Sara Pérez-Seijo is a researcher at Novos Medios Research Group (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), beneficiary of the Training University Lecturers’ Program (FPU) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (Government of Spain), and visiting scholar at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal).
Marta Rodríguez-Castro is a researcher at Novos Medios Research Group (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela) thanks to a grant awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities.
María-Cruz Negreira-Rey is a PhD student in Communication and Contemporary Information from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and researcher in training at Novos Medios group (USC).