• Audience-Centric Engagement, Collaboration Culture and PlatformCounterbalancing: A Longitudinal Study of Ongoing Sensemaking of Emerging Technologies 

      Chua, Sherwin; Westlund, Oscar (Media and Communication;Vol 7, No 1 (2019): Emerging Technologies in Journalism and Media: International Perspectives on Their Nature and Impact, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-10)
      Digital journalism studies have done little in terms of studying longitudinally the interrelationships between emerging technology and convergent news practices. This study addresses that void by using a sensemaking approach ...
    • Communal News Work: COVID-19 Calls for Collective Funding of Journalism 

      Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Pickard, Victor; Westlund, Oscar (Digital Journalism;Volume 8, Issue 5, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-28)
      It is widely held that journalism, journalists and news all play important roles for democracy and an informed citizenry. News publishers have journalistic authority and are oftentimes seen as one of the most important ...
    • Competition, Change, and Coordination and Collaboration: Tracing news executives’ perceptions about participation in media innovation 

      Westlund, Oscar; Krumsvik, Arne H.; Lewis, Seth C. (Journalism Studies;Volume 22, 2021 - Issue 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-09)
      Technological disruptions and increasing competition in the digital mediascape have fundamentally altered the market conditions for news media companies, raising corresponding concerns about the future of journalism. News ...
    • The Dislocation of News Journalism: A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Epistemologies of Digital Journalism 

      Ekström, Mats; Westlund, Oscar (Media and Communication;Volume 7, Issue 1 (2019): Journalism and Social Media: Redistribution of Power?, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-11)
      This article focuses on news journalism, social media platforms and power, and key implications for epistemology. The conceptual framework presented is intended to inspire and guide future studies relating to the emerging ...
    • The Epistemologies of Breaking News 

      Ekström, Mats; Waldenstrom, Amanda; Westlund, Oscar (Journalism Studies;Volume 22, 2021 - Issue 2: Future on Journalism, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-28)
      The study analyses the epistemologies of online breaking news, focusing on the distinctive epistemic practices and challenges in the production of continuous news updates and online live broadcast. The analytical framework ...
    • EPISTEMOLOGIES OF DIGITAL JOURNALISM AND MISINFORMATION 

      Ekström, Mats; Lewis, Seth C.; Westlund, Oscar (Article, 2019-09)
      Verified, fact-based information is presumed to be an important feature in society, for citizens individually and for democratic governance as a whole. During much the 20th century, legacy news media enjoyed a prominent ...
    • Epistemology and Journalism 

      Ekström, Mats; Westlund, Oscar (In Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Oxford University Press;, Book chapter, 2019-02)
      Epistemology is a central issue in journalism research. Journalism is among the most influential knowledge-producing institutions in modern society, associated with high claims of providing relevant, accurate, and verified ...
    • Four conceptual lenses for journalism amidst big data: Towards an emphasis on epistemological challenges 

      Westlund, Oscar; Lewis, Seth C. (Book chapter, 2017)
      Th e social world is increasingly quantifi ed, rendered as digital trace information – geolocation, web metrics, self-tracking, social graphs, likes and shares, and much more. Such data may be collected and analysed at ...
    • Invisible Locative Media: Key Considerations at the Nexus of Place and Digital Journalism 

      Erdal, Ivar John; Øie, Kjetil Vaage; Westlund, Oscar; Oppegaard, Brett (Media and Communication;Vol 7, No 1, 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-19)
      Mobility and location awareness are pervasive and foundational elements of contemporary communication systems, and a descriptive term to synthesize them, “locative media”, has gained wide spread use throughout mobile media ...
    • Mobile journalism: Systematic literature review 

      López-García, Xosé; Silva-Rodríguez, Alba; Vizoso-García, Ángel-Antonio; Westlund, Oscar; Canavilhas, João (Comunicar;Vol. XXVII, n 59, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-28)
      The era of mobile media has placed communications convergence at a new stage. The importance of studies about mobilecommunications has been growing increasingly over the last years. This growth is connected ...
    • Navigating the Scholarly Terrain: Introducing the Digital Journalism Studies Compass 

      Eldridge II, Scott A.; Hess, Kristy; Tandoc, Edson C.; Westlund, Oscar (Digital Journalism; Volume 7, 2019 - Issue 3: Defining Digital Journalism (Studies), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This article by the Digital Journalism Editorial Team surfaces with the explicit ambition to reassess the field of Digital Journalism Studies and map a future editorial agenda for Digital Journalism. The article dissects ...
    • News organizations 

      Westlund, Oscar; Ekström, Mats (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The first studies on news routines emerged in the 1950s, and since then a wealth of studies have followed that focus on routines among journalists in newsrooms. Clearly, however, much has happened in journalism since ...
    • News organizations and routines 

      Westlund, Oscar; Ekström, Mats (Handbook of Journalism Studies, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen & Thomas Hanitzsch (Eds.);, Book chapter, 2019-06)
      The first studies on news routines emerged in the 1950s, and since then a wealth of studies have followed that focus on routines among journalists in newsrooms. Clearly, however, much has happened in journalism since then; ...
    • News: Mobiles, Mobilities and Their Meeting Points 

      Duffy, Andrew; Ling, Rich; Kim, Nuri; Tandoc JR, Edson; Westlund, Oscar (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-29)
      In the field of quantum mechanics (at least in its more accessible and demotic form), Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle states that the more precisely the position of a particle can be established, the less possible it ...
    • Perceptions of Intra-Organizational Collaboration and Media Workers Interests in Media Innovations 

      Westlund, Oscar; Krumsvik, Arne H. (The Journal of Media Innovations;1(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      This article contributes with a unique quantitative study of newspaper executives’ perceptions on the interest and collaboration contained within digital media innovation among staff in the editorial, business and IT ...
    • What is Digital Journalism Studies? 

      Steensen, Steen; Westlund, Oscar (Book; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-22)
      What is Digital Journalism Studies? delves into the technologies, platforms, and audience relations that constitute digital journalism studies' central objects of study, outlining its principal theories, the research methods ...