Volume 2


Making Online News – Volume 2

Newsroom Ethnography in the Second Decade of Internet Journalism

Edited by David Domingo and Chris Paterson

Published by Peter Lang in May 2011.
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Preface: A Pedagogy of Online News Sociology: Teaching with Making Online News
Chris Paterson & David Domingo

Introduction: The Centrality of Online Journalism Today (and Tomorrow)
David Domingo

PART ONE: Evolving Newsrooms

1. Fostering a Culture of Collaboration: Organizational Challenges of Newsroom Innovation
Steve Paulussen, Davy Geens & Kristel Vandenbrande

2. Closer Apart? The Networks of Cross-media News Production
Anja Bechmann

3. “Beaming up” Traditional Journalists: The Transition of an American Newspaper into Cyberspace
Sue Robinson

4. Redefining Public Radio: Marketplace in the Digital Age
Nikki Usher

5. The Internet in the Print Newsroom: Trends, Practices and Emerging Cultures in Zimbabwe
Hayes Mawindi Mabweazara

PART TWO: News Redefined

6. Routinizing Breaking News: Categories and Hierarchies In Danish Online Newsrooms
Jannie Møller Hartley

7. Making Online Features: How the Discursive Practice of an Online Newsroom Affects Genre Development
Steen Steensen

8. The Process of Covering the 2008 US Presidential Election at Salon.com and LATimes.com
Brooke Van Dam

PART THREE: Beyond the Newsroom

9. Studying User-generated Content at the BBC: A multi-Site Ethnography
Andy Williams, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen & Claire Wardle

10. Convergence in the News Wholesalers: Trends in International News Agencies
Chris Paterson

11. A News Portal without a News Team: Journalistic and Marketing Logics at the Malaysian National News Agency
Amira Firdaus

12. Blowing up the Newsroom: Ethnography in the Age of Distributed Journalism
C.W. Anderson

Epilogue: Future Avenues for Research on Online News Production
Pablo J. Boczkowski