Digital News Start-ups in Spain: Symbolic and Social Capital as Drivers of Success

Ongoing downsizing in the media sector has sparked a new start-up culture in the field of journalism. Over the past few years an increasing number of news organizations seeking to leverage social and symbolic rather than financial capital and cultivate employee as well as audience loyalty have entered the market (Wagemans, Witschge and Deuze, 2016).Continue reading “Digital News Start-ups in Spain: Symbolic and Social Capital as Drivers of Success”

Media and Social Innovation: The Rise of Active Audiences in the Digital Environment

The widespread use of the Internet has generated profound changes in the media over the past two decades. The rise of new media, far from being limi ted to incorporate a new broadcast channel, has caused profound changes in the way audiences consume media and participate in its contents. Similarly, the term innovation has alsoContinue reading “Media and Social Innovation: The Rise of Active Audiences in the Digital Environment”

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Journalism: Current Keys

The world of communication is at a turning point, as technological advances and, more specifically, the digitization processes that began at the turn of the century brought many opportunities. At the beginning of the century, when the web was in the process of being established as the fourth largest media platform, processes related to theContinue reading “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Journalism: Current Keys”