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CFP: New Media & Society special issue — “Truth, facts, and fake: The shifting epistemologies of news in a digital age”

I’m pleased to announce the following call for papers for a special issue of New Media & Society, as well as a related online workshop. Submission information is at the bottom of the call, and inquiries may be directed to ekstrom.lewis.westlund@gmail.com. Truth, facts, and fake: The shifting epistemologies of news in a digital age Co-editors: Mats […]

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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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The specter of uncertainty

What do Facebook’s less than stellar IPO and Bankia’s downgrade by S&P have in common?  If you’re uncertain, you’re right. Facebook’s IPO was marred by uncertainty.  In the days leading up to its public offering, the talk surrounding Facebook was quite optimistic.  Yet, somehow uncertainty crept in.  My guess is that it had something to do […]

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