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”

Active audiences and social discussion on the digital public sphere. Review article

In little over a decade, essential concepts in research on communication have become zombie concepts (Beck & Willms,2004) and are no longer effective for understanding the profound transformation that has taken place with the arrival of the internet. Public sphere, deliberation, audiences, public…, the academic literature has oscillated between an initial optimism about the potentialContinue reading “Active audiences and social discussion on the digital public sphere. Review article”

Contesting Professional Procedures of Journalists: Public Conversation on Twitter after Germanwings accident

Social media has been increasingly used to gather and share news stories from mainstream news sites. This article aims to extend the analysis to the public interactions between citizens and media on Twitter after the airplane accident of Germanwings’ flight 9525, in which citizens’ eyewitnessing role was minimized. Thematic and interpretative analysis have been carriedContinue reading “Contesting Professional Procedures of Journalists: Public Conversation on Twitter after Germanwings accident”