Network Journalism

Journalistic Practice in Interactive Spheres

By Ansgard Heinrich

© 2011 – Routledge

272 pages

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About the Book

Drawing on current theoretical debates in journalism studies, and grounded in empirical research, Heinrich here analyzes the interplay between journalistic practice and processes of globalization and digitalization. She argues that a new kind of journalism is emerging, characterized by an increasingly global flow of news as well as a growing number of news deliverers. Within this transformed news sphere the roles of journalistic outlets change. They become nodes, arranged in a dense net of information gatherers, producers, and disseminators. The interactive connections among these news providers constitute what Heinrich calls the sphere of "network journalism."

Table of Contents

Selected Contents: Introduction Part 1: Network Journalism: Theories and Concepts Chapter 1: The Network Age and its Footprints on Journalism Chapter 2: News Agencies and Telegraph Technology: The Evolution of Global News Exchange Networks Chapter 3: Network Journalism: Between Decentralization and Non-linear News Flows Chapter 4: Information Nodes in the Network Journalism Sphere Part 2: Network Journalism: Practitioner Perspectives Chapter 5: Studying Network Journalism Chapter 6: The Advent of Digitalization in Newsrooms Chapter 7: The Shared Information Sphere: User-generated Content Providers, Citizen Journalists, Media Activists Chapter 8: The Shared Information Sphere: Blogs and their Impact on Journalism Chapter 9: The Active User in the Network Journalism Sphere Chapter 10: Transnational News Flows in the Network Journalism Sphere Chapter 11: Reconceptualizing Journalistic Outlets as Information Nodes Chapter 12: Conclusion Bibliography Notes Index

About the Author

Ansgard Heinrich is Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

About the Series

Routledge Research in Journalism

This series is our home for innovative research in journalism. It includes monographs and edited collections that provide insight into a field that faces the challenges of an ever-evolving news and media environment.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN008000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies