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Scott Eldridge

Assistant Professor
Centre for Media and Journalism Studies, University of Groningen

Scott Eldridge studies changing conceptions of journalistic identity and the journalistic field. He is the author of Online Journalism from the Periphery: Interloper media and the journalistic field (2018, Routledge), and co-editor with Bob Franklin of The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies (2019), and The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies (2017). He is also an Associate Editor of the journal Digital Journalism.

Biography

Scott Eldridge is an assistant professor at the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies at University of Groningen where he studies changing conceptions of journalistic identity and the journalistic field. He is the author of Online Journalism from the Periphery: Interloper media and the journalistic field (2018, Routledge), and co-editor with Bob Franklin of The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies (2019), and The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies (2017). He is also an Associate Editor of the journal Digital Journalism.  

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Articles

Journalism Studies

Negotiating Uncertain Claims Journalism as an inferential community


Published: Jul 12, 2018 by Journalism Studies
Authors: Scott Eldridge II, Henrik Bødker

In this paper, we analyze journalistic demonstrations of authority in attempts to establish and connect “facts” related to uncertain claims in two cases of the coverage of the nascent Trump administration.

Digital Journalism

Articles Hero or Anti-Hero? Narratives of newswork and journalistic identity construction in complex digital megastories


Published: Mar 23, 2016 by Digital Journalism
Authors: Scott Eldridge II

This paper shows how semantic and semiotic approaches lend themselves to studying narratives of newswork within journalistic metadiscourses to understand journalistic identity at the nexus of traditional and digital dynamics.

Journalism Studies

Normative expectations Employing “communities of practice” models for assessing journalism's normative claims


Published: Mar 08, 2016 by Journalism Studies
Authors: Scott Eldridge II, John Steel

This paper looks to challenge normative legacies of journalism's societal role by drawing on uses and gratification theoretical frameworks and engaging with communities of practice.

Journalism Studies

Morbid Symptoms Between a dying and a re-birth (apologies to Gramsci)


Published: Apr 15, 2014 by Journalism Studies
Authors: Martin Conboy, Scott Eldridge II

With an eye towards journalism's history as a force with the potential to feed contemporary debate, this paper briefly surveys the relationship between technological innovation and role perceptions of journalism. Against this backdrop, it evaluates the discourses of professional ideals and norms within the elite press in Britain in 2011 and 2012, in the context of new media technologies.

Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies

Perceiving professional threats: Journalism’s discursive reaction to the rise of new media entities


Published: Oct 01, 2013 by Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies
Authors: Scott Eldridge II

This paper employs language analysis to look at the ways professional identities of journalism are conveyed as dimensions of belonging and non-belonging when referring to new media actors.

Journalism Studies

Boundary Maintenance and Interloper Media Reaction


Published: Apr 16, 2013 by Journalism Studies
Authors: Scott A Eldridge II

This paper argues subtle and nuanced language in news texts referring to WikiLeaks serves to invalidate WikiLeaks' extant and persistent claims of “being” journalism. These processes differ from boundary maintenance processes related to phone hacking, which serve as inwardly focused self-policing of the profession.