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  • 24.05.2019 New Publications!
    Hanusch, F. (2019). Indigenous Journalism. In T. P. Vos, F. Hanusch, D. Dimitrakopoulou, M. Geertsema-Sligh and A. Sehl (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies (Vol. 2, pp. 746-750). doi:10.1002/9781118841570.iejs0131
     
    Hanusch, F. (2019). Lifestyle Coverage. In In T. P. Vos, F. Hanusch, D. Dimitrakopoulou, M. Geertsema-Sligh and A. Sehl (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies (Vol. 2, pp. 891-897). doi:10.1002/9781118841570.iejs0210
     
    Nölleke, D. (2019). Constructive Journalism. In In T. P. Vos, F. Hanusch, D. Dimitrakopoulou, M. Geertsema-Sligh and A. Sehl (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies (Vol. 1, pp. 341-345). doi:10.1002/9781118841570.iejs0121

  • 23.05.2019 ICA in Washington
    Phoebe Maares will present a paper at the 69th annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) from May 24-28 in Washington, USA!
    • Phoebe Maares, Esther Greussing, and Fabienne Lind. "Showing Off Your Social Capital: Homophily of Professional Reputation and Gender in Journalistic Networks on Twitter"
  • 17.05.2019 New Podcast!
    In this episode we talked with Chrysi Dagoula who is an assistant professor at the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands, about the public sphere on Twitter.
  • 11.04.2019 New Publication!
    Nölleke, D.,
    & Oehmer, F. (Hrsg.) (2018). Medien und Justiz [Special Issue]. Medien Journal, 42(4)
  • 26.03.2018 New podcast with Karin Wahl-Jorgensen!
    In this episode we talked with Karin Wahl-Jorgensen (Cardiff University) about her research on emotions in journalism and the role of certain emotions in political discourse.
  • 25.03.2019 Future of Journalism Conference in Cardiff
    Sandra Banjac and Folker Hanusch will be participating in the Future of Journalism Conference (12-13 September 2019) in Cardiff with the paper "A question of perspective: Exploring audiences’ views of journalistic boundaries"
  • 20.03.2019 IAMCR 2019 in Madrid
    Folker Hanusch is co-author on a paper that will be presented on the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research, IAMCR 2019, in Madrid, Spain from 7 to 11 July 2019.

    Hanitzsch, T., Vos, T., Standaert, O., Hanusch, F., Hovden, J. F., Hermans, L., & Ramaprasad, J. (2019). Multiplicity of Professional Cultures: Mapping Journalistic Roles around 67 Countries.
  • 19.03.2019 ICA Top Student Paper Award
    The paper "Showing off your social capital: Homophily of professional reputation and gender in journalistic networks on Twitter,“ by Phoebe Maares, Esther Greussing and Fabienne Lind has been selected as a 2019 Top Student Paper of ICA's Journalism Studies Division. Congratulations!
  • 04.03.2019 New publications!
    Obijiofor, L., & Hanusch, F.  (2019). Global Journalism. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Ed. Henrik Örnebring. Oxford University Press.
    Hanusch, F. (2019). Book Review: Morse, T. (2018). The Mourning News: Reporting violent death in a global age. New York, NY: Peter Lang. 267 pp.. Communications, 0(0), pp. -. Communications. doi:10.1515/commun-2019-2026
  • 06.02.2019 New Podcast with Armin Scholl!
    For our ninth episode we talked with Armin Scholl, Professor at the University of Münster, about changes in the journalistic field and counter-publics.
  • 19.11.2018 New Podcast with Yariv Tsfati!
    We talked with Yariv Tsfati, Professor at the University of Haifa in Israel, about about decreasing trust in the media and why some people might think it’s their civic duty to make others shut up.
  • 12.11.2018 Inaugural lecture!
    Folker Hanusch and Sophie Lecheler will talk about "More than Just News: Beyond the Boundaries of Political Communication and Journalism". The lecture is scheduled to take place at the small ceremonial hall (Kleiner Festsaal) of the university's main building on November 21 from 5:30pm. [more]
  • 05.11.2019 ECREA in Lugano
    Folker Hanusch has been elected as Chair of the Journalism Studies Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA). He had served as Vice-Chair for the past two years. For the next two years, he will run the section together with new Vice-Chairs Evelyn Runge (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) and Sergio Splendore (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy). During his term, the Journalism Studies Center (JSC) will also be organizing the upcoming sectional conference in Vienna on 14-15 February, 2019.
     
    Two other members of the JSC were also appointed to office at the recent ECREA conference, held in Lugano, Switzerland. Sandra Banjac and Phoebe Maares will be serving as joint journalism studies representatives for YECREA, the young scholars’ network of the association. In their roles, they will look after young scholars’ interests and play an important role in creating mentoring opportunities.
     
    The JSC was very well-represented at the Lugano conference, with a total of four paper presentations between them.
  • 21.09.2018 New Publication!
    Maares, P., & Hanusch, F. (2018). Exploring the boundaries of journalism: Instagram micro-bloggers in the twilight zone of lifestyle journalism. Journalism, 0(0), 1464884918801400. doi:10.1177/1464884918801400
  • 29.08.2018 New Publications!
    Nölleke, D. (2018). Der Einfluss von Social Media auf Sportjournalisten. In T. Horky, H.-J. Stiehler, & T. Schierl (Hrsg.), Die Digitalisierung des Sports in den Medien. (S. 181-207). Köln: Halem.

    Nölleke, D. (2018). Medialisierung. In. H. Pöttker (Hrsg.), Journalistikon.
  • 13.07.2018  Internationalisation in Humanities Grant!
    Folker Hanusch got this grant together with international project partners (project leader: Marcel Broersma, University of Groningen) from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientic Research. This network will prepare a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network application to be submitted. Congratulations!
  • 03.07.2018 New podcast with Scott Eldridge II!
    Scott Eldridge II, Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen, talks about digital journalism and journalistic boundaries.
  • 21.06.2018 New Publication!
    Hanusch, F. (2018). Lifestyle Journalism. In T.P. Vos (Ed.), Journalism: Handbooks of Communication Science (Vol. 19) (pp. 433-450). Berlin, DE: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • 18.05.2018 Folker in Barcelona
    Folker Hanusch presented the keynote "Learning the roles of the game: Journalism students‘ emerging conceptions about their work" yesterday at EJTA AGM and Annual Conference “Fast journalism vs. slow journalism” in Barcelona, Spain.
  • 15.05.2018 Congratulations Daniel!
    Daniel Nölleke has been elected Vice Chair of the Journalism Studies Division in the German Communication Association (DGPuK).
  • 19.02.2018 New publication!
    Hanusch, F. & Nölleke, D. (2018). Journalistic Homophily on Social Media: Exploring journalists’ interactions with each other on Twitter. Digital Journalism. DOI:10.1080/21670811.2018.1436977
  • 24.01.2018 New publication!
    Nölleke, D.
    , & Scheu, A. M. (2018). Perceived Media Logic: A Point of Reference for Mediatization. In C. Thimm, M. Anastasiadis, & J. Einspänner-Pflock (Eds.), Media Logic (s) Revisited (pp. 195-216). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.
  • 23.01.2018 Successful submissions for ICA 2018 in Prague!
    Our team will present four papers at the 68th annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) from May 24-28 in Prague, Czech Republic!

    • Folker Hanusch and Daniel Nölleke. Journalistic homophily on social media: Exploring journalists' interactions with each other on Twitter."
    • Phoebe Maares and Folker Hanusch. "Exploring the boundaries of journalism: Instagram micro-bloggers in the twilight zone of lifestyle journalism."
    • Daniel Nölleke, Andreas Scheu, and Thomas Birkner. "Protecting against repercussions of journalism: Re-conceptualizing mediatization in regard to defensive adaptations to news media logic".
    • Julius Reimers, Folker Hanusch and Edson Tandoc Jr. "The influence of algorithmic vs qualitative audience feedback on journalists’ work."
  • 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!