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Rethinking Journalism Again

Congratulations to Chris Peters and Marcel Broersma, and their contributors, on today’s publication of the edited collection Rethinking Journalism Again: Societal Role and Public Relevance in a Digital Age. I was very pleased to provide one of two ‘Afterwords,’ the other by … Continue reading

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Special Issues: The Future of Journalism: Risks, threats and opportunities

Three special issues drawn from the international conference, “The Future of Journalism: Risks, threats and opportunities” (held at Cardiff University, 10-11 September, 2015), are now available online. Digital Journalism 4(7) Guest edited by Cindy Carter, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Andrew Williams Journalism Practice … Continue reading

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Peace photography

Very kind of Nanni Salio and Silvia De Michelis to include my chapter, ‘Documentare la guerra, visualizzare la pace: Verso una fotografia di pace,’ in Giornalismo di Pace (Torino: Edizioni GruppoAbele, 2016). The English-language version, ‘Documenting war, visualising peace: Towards peace photography,’ appeared in I. Shaw, R. … Continue reading

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Citizen Media and Public Spaces

Co-edited by Mona Baker and Bolette B. Blaagaard, Citizen Media and Public Spaces is hot off the Routledge press. Bolette and I co-authored a chapter, titled ‘Citizen mediations of connectivity: Narrowing the “culture of distance” in television news.’

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The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism – out now!

Delighted to have my chapter, titled ‘Citizen Witnesses,’ included in the remarkably impressive The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism edited by Tamara Witschge, C.W. Anderson, David Domingo and Alfred Hermida.

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Free tickets still available

Digital Media, Journalism and Factual Storytelling symposium, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC), Cardiff University, 19 May. This symposium, open to the public, will share cutting-edge research and practice focused on how rapid transformations in digital media have … Continue reading

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ESRC-funded PhD studentship opportunity

May I draw your attention to an ESRC-funded PhD studentship in Journalism Studies we are advertising at Cardiff University, and ask you to kindly alert prospective candidates. Project title: Photojournalism, NGOs and Crisis Reporting in a Digital Age The successful … Continue reading

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Article in Global Media and Communication

Farrell, N. and Allan, S. (2015) ‘Redrawing boundaries: WITNESS and the politics of citizen videos,’ Global Media and Communication, Online first: DOI: 10.1177/1742766515606291 Abstract This article engages with several pressing issues revolving around ‘citizen witnessing,’ with specific reference to the … Continue reading

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New article in Information, Communication & Society

Allan, S. and Peters, C. (2015) ‘Visual truths of citizen reportage: Four research problematics,’ Information, Communication & Society. First fifty copies free of charge: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/QeVuQyB4n2XIfJfDAmnv/full Abstract In striving to better understand issues associated with citizen contributions to newsmaking in crisis … Continue reading

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Article in The Conversation

Crisis reporting and citizen journalism: 7/7 changed the way we experience news Posted by: Professor Stuart Allan Remembering 7/7: On July 7 2005 bomb explosions in London destroyed three underground trains and a bus. R/DV/RS, CC BY The London attacks … Continue reading

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