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In a new book, a group of academics look at how the big defining questions of the field — what is journalism? who is a journalist? who decides? — are changing.
How “bridging elites” help on Twitter, perceptions of news by a skeptical public, and Wikipedia pages as newsmaking destinations: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Moving from swing states to swing individuals, how your CMS affects your journalism, and the efficacy of digital activism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
In a new study, academic and Nieman Lab contributor Mark Coddington looks at how journalists defined their work in response to WikiLeaks — what made them different from Julian Assange.
Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
The author of “Rebuilding the News: Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age” talks about what he saw in Philadelphia as the business came tumbling down. Joshua Benton
The NYU professor and scholar talks about his intellectual influences, how he thinks the press did in 2012, and how much of an audience there’ll be for civic-minded journalism. Joshua Benton
“Rather than the public being eclipsed or forgotten, there are instead too many publics.” C.W. Anderson
European media scholar Rasmus Kleis Nielsen says there are big differences between how the media ecosystems on both sides on the Atlantic are shifting — and some ways Americans can learn from Europeans. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen
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