Seth Lewis

University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication

sclewis@uoregon.edu

at Culture Digitally, we’re thinking about our scholarship in the harsh light of this week

Yesterday was a surprising, difficult day for a lot of us. For many of us based in the U.S., amidst whatever political feelings we were having, it spurred us to think hard about our own work and research agendas, and how they should shift to face new political realities. So some of us spent the day […]

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Book Announcement and Excerpt: “Boundaries of Journalism”

Matt Carlson and Seth Lewis have just published Boundaries of Journalism: Professionalism, Practices and Participation, an edited collection on the study of boundary work and journalism, and part of the Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies series edited by Barbie Zelizer. Below is an excerpt from Matt’s introductory chapter, and further information can be found here as well […]

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Journalism in an era of big data: Cases, concepts, and critiques

I’m excited to announce the publication of a special issue of Digital Journalism that I guest-edited around the theme “Journalism in an Era of Big Data: Cases, Concepts, and Critiques.” I was fortunate to work with a terrific set of contributors. Their work sheds important light on the implications of data and algorithms, computation and quantification, for journalism as practice and […]

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Big Data and journalism: a call for papers

Big Data, in the broadest sense, has become a rich site of research interest across the scholarly disciplines. I’m happy to share with the Culture Digitally community this call for papers for a special issue of Digital Journalism that I’m editing around the subject of Big Data and journalism. Questions? Drop them in the comments […]

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