News

  • 29.11.2017 New Podcast with Klaus Schönbach!
    Klaus Schönbach, Northwestern University of Qatar, talks about health communication and journalism in Qatar and the MENA region.
  • 09.10.2017 Research Award!
    Sandra Banjac receives Research Award! The University of Vienna's Department of Communication awarded Sandra the competitive "Research Award 2017" for her proposal "'D(Re-)conceptualising
    journalistic role conceptions through audience expectations: Considering journalists and audiences in South Africa
    ".
    The award, established in 2014, offers financial support for young scholars to conduct innovative research projects. Congratulations, Sandra!
  • 20.09.2017 New publication!
    Hanusch, F. (2017). Journalistic Roles and Everyday Life: An empirical account of lifestyle journalists’ professional views. Journalism Studies, doi: 10.1080/1461670X.2017.1370977
  • 18.09.2017 Journalism Studies - New editor!
    Folker Hanusch
    has been appointed as new editor of the academic journal Journalism Studies. Publishers Routledge announced the news during the Future of Journalism Conference, which was recently held in Cardiff. Prof. Hanusch will take up the position in January, 2018, and succeed Prof. Bob Franklin, who had founded the journal in the year 2000, and was its editor since. Journalism Studies is considered one of the field’s leading international journals, with an impact factor in the Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index of 1.927 for 2016.
  • 29.08.2017 New publication!
    Bruns, A., & Hanusch, F. (2017). Conflict imagery in a connective environment: audiovisual content on Twitter following the 2015/2016 terror attacks in Paris and Brussels. Media, Culture & Society, doi:10.1177/0163443717725574
  • 10.08.2017 New Podcast!
    Listen to our interview with Hemmady Mora, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, about the importance of citizen journalism for archipelagos and media literacy.
  • 24.07.2017 New publication!
    Hanusch, F., & Tandoc Jr., E. C. (2017). Comments, analytics, and social media: The impact of audience feedback on journalists’ market orientation. Journalism. doi: v10.1177/146488491772030
  • 26.06.2017 New research report!
    The Journalism Studies Center has released a new research report that examines the role that audience feedback plays in journalism. Exploring the results of a survey of 358 Australian news journalists, the report, titled "Putting Audiences First: The Role of Audience Feedback in Australian Journalism" shows signs that journalists feel it is becoming more important to provide consumer-oriented information. The report also contains information on journalists' uses of various audience feedback tools, such as social media, web analytics and reader comments. Download HERE.
  • 10.04.2017 New publications!
    Hanusch, F., & Hanitzsch, T. (2017). Comparing Journalistic Cultures Across Nations: What we can learn from the Worlds of Journalism Study. Journalism Studies, 18(5), 525-535.
    Kalyango, Y., Hanusch, F., Ramaprasad, J., Skjerdal, T., Hasim, M. S., Muchtar, N., Ullah, M. S., Manda, L. Z. Kamara, S. B. (2017). Journalists’ Development Journalism Role Perceptions. Journalism Studies, 18(5), 576-594.
  • 06.04.2017 New publications!
    Hanusch, F.
    (ed.). (2017). Journalismus Macht Wirklichkeit. Wien: Picus.
    Nölleke, D., Grimmer, C.G., & Horky, T. (2017). News Sources and Follow-up Communication. Facets of Complementary between Sports Journalism and Social Media. Journalism Practice, 11(4), 509-526.  doi:17512786.2015.1125761
  • 05.04.2017 Successful submissions for IAMCR in Cartagena, Colombia!
    Our team will present two papers at the IAMCR (International Association for Media and Communication Research) conference from July 17-20 in Cartagena, USA!
    • Thomas Birkner and Daniel Nölleke: 'Shielding and bypassing: Sports stars’ strategies to gain independence from traditional sports media'
    • Sandra Banjac, Phoebe Maares, and Folker Hanusch: ‘Who do the “in-betweeners” think they are?: Conceptualising journalistic role perceptions beyond newsroom centricity’
  • 30.03.2017 New publication!
    Hollings, J., Hanusch, F., Lealand, G., & Balasubramanian R. (2017). Journalists in New Zealand. Worlds of Journalism. Available online.
  • 22.03.2017 New publication!
    Hanusch, F. (2017). Political journalists’ corporate and personal identities on Twitter profile pages: A comparative analysis in four Westminster democracies. New Media & Society. DOI: 10.1177/1461444817698479
  • 01.02.2017 Welcome Daniel Nölleke!
    We are delighted to welcome a new researcher within our ranks. Daniel Nölleke finished his dissertation entitled "Experts in Journalism" in 2012 and was working at the University of Münster, Germany. Welcome to Vienna, Daniel!
  • 25.01.2017 New publication!
    Hollings, J., Hanusch, F., Balasubramanian, R., & Lealand, G. (2016). Causes for concern: The state of New Zealand journalism in 2015. Pacific Journalism Review, 22(2), 122-38.
  • 18.01.2017 Successful submissions for ICA 2017 in San Diego!
    Our team will present six papers at the 67th annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) from June 25-29 in San Diego, USA!

    • Folker Hanusch and Edson Tandoc, Jr. “Comments, analytics, and social media: The impact of audience feedback on journalists’ market orientation.” (Full Paper)
    • Folker Hanusch and Tim P. Vos. „Charting the development of a field: A systematic analysis of comparative studies of journalism. (Full Paper)
    • Claudia Mellado and Folker Hanusch. “Comparative Design and Methodological Challenges: An introduction to Journalism Students Across the Globe”  (Panel, Journalism Studies Division)
    • Folker Hanusch. “Expanding conceptualizations of news work through studying lifestyle journalism.” in einem panel in der Journalism Studies Division zum Thema: Expanding the Journalistic Repertoire: Opportunities and Challenges of Emerging News Logics." (Panel, Journalism Studies Division)
    • Daniel Nölleke and Thomas Birkner. "Bypassing traditinal sports media? Why and how professional volleyball players use social media."
    • Judith Lohner and Sandra Banjac. "Conflict (-sensitive) journalism: How journalists perceive their role when communicating conflicts in transitional regimes"
  • 12.12.2016 New research report!
    The Journalism Studies Center has released a new research report that examines the increasingly important area of lifestyle journalism. Titled “Lifestyle Journalists in Australia: Roles, Influences and Transformations”, it is the first comprehensive study of lifestyle journalists as a group. Based on a standardized survey of 616 Australian journalists working in the area of lifestyle journalism, it provides detailed information about journalists’ perceived roles and the pressures they experience from a variety of economic and technological factors. Download HERE.
  • 01.12.2016 Tim Vos in Vienna!
    Associate Professor Tim P. Vos, Coordinator of Global Research Initiatives at the University of Missouri, School of Journalism, will be our guest from December 2-8. Vos and Hanusch are currently working on a research project about international comparative journalism studies. Furthermore, Vos will give a talk for students of the Master of Communications Sciences on theory development in journalistic role perceptions (December 3, 1pm, SR 3).
  • 01.12.2016 New Publication!
    Kalyango, Y., Hanusch, F., Ramaprasad, J., Skjerdal, T., Hasim, M. S., Muchtar, N., Ullah, M. S., Manda, L. Z. & Kamara, S. B. (2016). Journalists’ Development Journalism Role Perceptions: Select countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. Journalism Studies. DOI:10.1080/1461670X.2016.1254060
  • 30.11.2016 - New Publication!
    Hanusch, F
    . (2016) Transformations of Journalism Culture. In B. Franklin and S. Eldridge II (Ed.), Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies (pp. 387-395). London: Routledge.
  • 16.11.16
    Members from the Journalism Studies Center will be represented with four presentations at the upcoming conference “Changing audiences, changing journalims”, held by the ECREA Journalism Studies Section from 23-24 March, 2017 at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense.
     
    Folker Hanusch, Sandra Banjac and Phoebe Maares will present a paper titled: “The impact of public relations and advertising on journalism in uncertain times: Evidence from a survey of lifestyle journalists.”
     
    Edson Tandoc (Nanyang Technological University) and Folker Hanusch will present a paper titled: “The impact of audience measurement tools on journalistic objectivity and transparency: Results from an exploratory study.”
     
    Sandra Banjac will present a paper titled: "Reconceptualising journalistic role perceptions through audience perspectives: Considering journalists and audiences in transitional democracies.“
     
    Phoebe Maares will present a paper titled: “Involuntary freedom: Economic pressures in Austrian freelance journalism.”
  • 14.11.16
    Folker Hanusch is the new Vice-Chair of ECREA's Journalism Studies Section. Congratulations!