A Content Analysis of Journalists’ Blogs with Special Reference to Driving Forces for Blog Writing

By Agya Ram Pandey, Amitabh Srivastava and Pashyanti Shukla WJMCR 43 (January 2013) Introduction | Literature Review | Method | Results and Discussion | Conclusion Abstract In the ever changing world of media, blogs have been emerged as a bridge. They are not only crossing the limits presented by time and space but also shortening the widening drift between communicator and addressee. Most importantly, […]

Blogging the Meltdown: Comparing the Coverage of the Economic Crisis in Journalistic Blogs vs. Economic Blogs

By Michael Sheehy and Hong Ji WJMCR 35 (August 2011) Introduction | Literature Review | Method| Findings | Discussion Abstract This content analysis examines coverage of the U.S. economic crisis of 2008-2009 by 25 economics blogs. The study sought to identify differences in the coverage by bloggers of different professional backgrounds. The study found that journalist bloggers wrote more often about government/regulator topics […]

Analysis of Risks and Opportunities in Journalism in Poland: The Example of the Lublin Region

Lidia Pokrzycka [WJMCR 8:3 June 2005] Sections: Research Questions|Methods|Results|Conclusions Introduction The Lublin region1 in Poland is characterized by a low level of economic growth, poor investment in enterprise, and a very low investment appeal of the province for international capital. A positive feature is the location of the Lublin province on the East�West transit route (at the […]

The Impact of New Technologies on Journalistic Routines

Michelle Seelig [WJMCR 6:1 December 2002] Sections:  Abstract|Introduction|Social Construction of Reality|Research Questions|Research Design|Procedures|Findings|Conclusions and Implications Abstract Technology continues to provide news professionals with sophisticated tools indispensable to the photo-editorial decision process. Thus, this paper offers a theoretical and practical look at how new technologies have influenced the social construction of news photos. Using a major metropolitan […]

Autonomy in Journalism: How It Is Related to Attitudes and Behavior of Media Professionals

Armin Scholl and Siegfried Weischenberg [WJMCR 2:4 September 1999] Sections:  Abstract|Introduction|Theoretical framework and hypothesesMethod|Results|Discussion Abstract Autonomy is a main characteristic of professions. Social system theory suggests observing journalism in terms of self-referentiality and external referentiality. In our study “Journalism in Germany,” we could identify a particular self-referential group of journalists, which differed from the rest of the sample […]