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Case Study Shows Disconnect on Civic Journalism's Role

Tully, M., Harmsen, S., Singer, J. & Ekdale, B. (2017). Case Study Shows Disconnect on Civic Journalism's Role. Newspaper Research Journal, 38(4), pp. 484-496. doi: 10.1177/0739532917739881


This in-depth case study examines attempts to transform a traditional newsroom to one oriented around civic journalism principles, offering a unique look at the resistance toward those principles even in a digital environment that facilitates new audience relationships. Civic journalism emphasizes understanding and addressing community concerns from a citizen perspective. This study finds that journalists still struggle to integrate citizens’ contributions into newsroom practice in meaningful ways.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: Tully, M., Harmsen, S., Singer, J.B. & Ekdale, B., 'Case Study Shows Disconnect on Civic Journalism's Role', Newspaper Research Journal, 38(4) pp. 484-496. Copyright © 2017 NOND of AEJMC. Reprinted by permission of SAGE Publications.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Departments: School of Communication & Creativity > Journalism
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