Volume 1


Making Online News – Volume 1

The Ethnography of New Media Production
Edited by Chris Paterson and David Domingo

Published by Peter Lang in May 2008. Over 1000 copies sold in the first 2 years!
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Foreword – Nora Paul
Introduction: Why ethnography? – Chris Paterson

PART ONE: Researching the Changing Nature of Media Production

1. Inventing online journalism: a constructivist approach to the development of online news
David Domingo

2. Ethnographic media production research in a digital environment
Roel Puijk

PART TWO: New Media, New Routines?

3. News production in an Irish online newsroom: practice, process and culture
Anthony Cawley

4. Print and online newsrooms in Argentinean media: autonomy and professional identity
Edgardo Pablo García

5. News tuning and content management: An observation study of old and new routines in German online newsrooms
Thorsten Quandt

6. Maximize the medium: assessing obstacles to performing multimedia journalism in three US newsrooms
Jody Brannon

7. When immediacy rules: online journalism models in four Catalan online newsrooms
David Domingo

8. Online Journalism in China: constrained by politics, spirited by public nationalism
Johan Lagerkvist

9. Do online journalists belong in the newsroom? A Belgian case of convergence
Vinciane Colson and François Heinderyckx

PART THREE: Reinventing Journalism?

10. Ethnography of newsroom convergence
Jane B. Singer

11. The active audience: transforming journalism from gatekeeping to gatewatching
Axel Bruns

12. The routines of blogging
Wilson Lowrey and John Latta

Epilogue: Toward a sociology of online news?
Mark Deuze