“Journalistic deskilling and a call for a new journalism”

Rich Ling (Ph.D., University of Colorado, sociology) is the Shaw Foundation Professor of Media Technology, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

“Journalism under threat: Towards a systematic investigation of journalists’ perceptions of risk in 110 countries”, Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova og Thomas Hanitzsch, 8. november

Thomas Hanitzsch is Chair and Professor of Communication in the Department of Communication Studies and Media Research at LMU Munich, Germany. Dr Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova is Senior Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies at the University of Liverpool, UK.

“The New Frontline: Female Journalists at the Intersection of Converging Digital Age Threats”, Julie Posetti, 8 november

Julie Posetti is Senior Research Fellow ved Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford. Centre for Freedom of the Media. Dr Posetti brings over two decades of high-level international journalism practice to her research, including time as a news editor, documentary reporter and national political correspondent with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

“Whose speech? The demonization of journalism and online harassment of reporters”, Silvio Waisbord, 7. november

Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communication and The International Journal of Press/Politics.

“One Journalism Crisis for All? Shattered hopes of transformation and fragile (digital) journalism futures outside Western contexts”, Hanan Badr, 6. november

Hanan Badr holds an interim professorship at the Free University in Berlin. She has a secondary appointment as an assistant professor at Department of Journalism at Cairo University.

“Journalism and innovation; approaches to data and fact-checking”, Ester Appelgren, 25. oktober

Ester Appelgren is Senior Lecturer, Södertörn University. Research interests focus on two main areas: data journalism and digital integrity. I study working processes, technological processes and organisational processes within media companies, and I have a special focus on media companies in the field of journalism.

“Journalistic Authority in Transition: Changing Modes of Doing and Thinking About Journalism”, Matt Carlson, 23. oktober

Matt Carlson is an associate professor at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota, USA. He teaches and researches in the area of media and journalism studies, and his work examines public discourse about journalism, with an interest in the cultural construction of journalistic norms and practices.

“Investigating Algorithmic Content Curation in an Age of Polarization”, Mario Haim, 10. oktober

Mario Haim is Junior Professor at the University of München. Haim mainly focuses on journalism studies but also reaches out to political communication and health communication, yet almost always with a strong emphasis on computational communication research

“Journalism outside in: A memoir of power, authority and identity”, Alfred Hermida, 10. oktober

Alfred Hermida is research lead and Professor of Journalism Innovation at City, University of London. Alfred Hermida PhD is an associate professor and director of the School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia, and co-founder of The Conversation Canada

“Journalism, place, space and territory in digital times”, Kristy Hess, 26. september

Dr Kristy Hess is an Associate Professor at Deakin University, Australia who research focuses on the role and place of local media in a digital era. She also examines the geographies of journalism in terms of media’s relationship to boundary maintenance, place-making and power.

“The manipulated society: Research findings on the content, actors and effects of online propaganda”, Thorsten Quandt, 29. august

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Quandt, Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Münster. He was holding the Chair of Online Communication and Interactive Media at the University of Hohenheim from 2009-2012, where he also served as the Director of the Institute of Communication Studies in 2012

“Tools of Disinformation: What Factors Enable Fake News to Deceive”, Edson C. Tandoc Jr., 3. juni

Edson C. Tandoc Jr. (Ph.D., University of Missouri) is an Associate Professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His research focuses on the sociology of message construction in the context of digital journalism.

The “Infrastructural Uncanny and the Social Life of Junk News Online”, Liliana Bounegru, juni

Liliana Bounegru is a new media, digital methods and digital journalism researcher and a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford. She is affiliated with the Oxford Internet Institute and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

“Data for social change: literacy, champions and communities”, Eddy Borges-Rey, juni

Eddy Borges-Rey is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism Studies, and the Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty and Arts and Humanities at the University of Stirling. He is also the Programme Director of the MSc. Media and Communications Management in Vietnam (Stirling-Vietnam National University).

“Journalism, Transmedia and Design Thinking (within Mobile Devices)”, Ana Serrano, 8. april

Ana Serrano Tellería is Associate Professor at the Journalism Faculty of University of Castilla La Mancha (Spain) and Postdoctoral Researcher in LabCom.IFP at University of Beira Interior (Portugal), DIGIDOC at Pompeu Fabra University (Spain), IN_DIGITAL MEDIA at Carlos III University (Spain) and MESO at San Andrés University (Argentina) and Northwestern University (EEUU).

“Transnational networking and (dis-)integration among right-wing digital news ecologies in Europe and the US”, Eva Mayerhøffer, juni

Eva Mayerhöffer is Assistant Professor of Journalism at the Department of Communication and Arts, University of Roskilde, where she is also affiliated with the Center for News Research and the Roskilde University Digital Media Lab. She holds a PhD in political communication from Freie Universität Berlin

“Understanding journalism without boundaries: The interlocking practices between data journalism and civic Tech”, Stefan Baack, 28. mars

Stefan Baack’s research is broadly interested in how the growing quantification of social life intersects with democratic practices and visions. In his dissertation, he studied how data journalists and civic tech activists use and imagine data; and examined how the growing reliance on data across different sectors in society has created new entanglements between journalism and civil society.

“Journalistic Heretics and Observants”, Scott Eldridge II, 27. mars

Scott Eldridge is an assistant professor with the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies at the University of Groningen. His research focuses on antagonistic journalistic actors and journalistic boundaries, towards advancing conceptual understanding of a changing journalistic field.

“Strangers to the game: Unpacking journalism’s peripheral actors”, Avery E. Holton, 27. mars

Avery E. Holton is a Vice President’s Clinical and Translational Research Scholar in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah, where his research navigates the intersections of digital and social media, news and information, and constructs of health and identity.

“Committing Acts of Journalism”, Valerie Belair-Gagnon, 27. mars

Valerie Belair-Gagnon is Assistant Professor of Journalism Studies and Director of the Minnesota Journalism Center at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.

“New Media, New Work, and the New Call to Intimacy: The Case of Musicians”, Nancy Baym, 1. februar

Nancy Baym is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft in New England and Research Affiliate in Comparative Media Studies and Writing at MIT. She began researching online fan community at the start of the 1990s, when she often had to explain the concept that networked computers were used to communicate.

“ Three trends in digital journalism: Native advertising, algorithms, and gamification”, Raul Ferrer-Conill, 31. januar

Raul Ferrer-Conill is a senior lecturer in the department of Media and Communication Studies at Karlstad University. His dissertation examines the uses of gamification in digital news outlets (expected graduation early fall 2018)