Opponent on “Computational Journalism” by Eirik Stavelin in Bergen

On May 8th Eirik Stavelin defended his doctoral thesis.  Seth C. Lewis and myself acted as opponents on the dissertation. See more info about the disseration and Stavelins work HERE. It was a great experience working with Seth on this project over the past half year, and more importantly, it was a good experience since we both found Eirik having produced an interesting and worthwhile dissertation.             ABSTRACT: Digital data sources and platforms allow journalists to produce news in new

New book chapter published in “The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media”

A massive book from Routledge titled The Routledge companion to mobile media has now arrived with the snail mail. The 558 pages of the book cover nearly all aspects of mobile media, with contributions from leading mobile media and communication scholars around the world. All in all there are 47 chapters, and I sincerely look forward to take a grab at many of these.      The Australian-based editors, Gerard Goggin and Larissa Hjorth, first invited me to contribute during the

Letter of acceptance from Digital Journalism – journal article for special issue

Today I was happy to receive the formal and final etter of acceptance from Digital Journalism  on a journal article for a forthcoming special issue called “Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age”, edited by Steen Stensen and Laura Ahva (which also will be published by Routledge as a book). The article is titled“Actors, Actants, Audiences, and Activities in Cross-Media News Work: A Matrix and a Research Agenda” and has been co-authored by Seth Lewis and myself. It was a