News

  • 10.10.2017 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!