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#ISOJ Journal

#ISOJ is the official research journal of the International Symposium on Online Journalism. The journal was officially launched April 1, 2011 at the 12th International Symposium on Online Journalism in Austin, Texas at the University of Texas at Austin. Articles included in the journal are based on original research, methodologies relevant to the study of journalism and innovative technologies (online, tablets, mobile platforms, etc.), critical syntheses of research and theoretical perspectives on journalism today. The journal maintains a social scientific and broad behavioral focus. The articles that are selected to appear in the journal are based on the peer-reviewed research papers presented at the Symposium. Questions or inquiries about the journal can be sent to isoj@austin.utexas.edu.

#ISOJ Journal now has a ISSN!
#ISOJ (Print): ISSN 2328-0700
#ISOJ (Online): ISSN 2328-0662


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Volume 6, Number 1 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism will publish its 2016 volume and issue of #ISOJ academic journal on April, 14th, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposium in April 2016.

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The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 6 | Issue 1

Journalism: How One University Used Virtual Worlds to Tell True StoriesLeonard Witt, Farooq Kperogi, Gwenette Writer Sinclair, Claire Bohrer and Solomon Negash

"Security by Obscurity": Journalists’ Mental Models of Information SecuritySusan McGregor and Elizabeth Anne Watkins

Quieting the Commenters: The Spiral of Silence’s Persistent Effect on Online News Forums | Hans Meyer and Burton Speakman

Interactivity, social presence, and journalistic use of TwitterJeremy Littau and Mi Rosie Jahng

The Economics of Accountability Journalism: What Price Is Right? | James Breiner

Six things you didn’t know about headline writing: Sensational form in viral news of traditional and digitally native news organizationsDanielle Kilgo and Vinicio Sinta

Did you get the Buzz? Are digital native media becoming mainstream?| Lu Wu

Toward Omnipresent Journalism: A Case Study of the Real-Time Coverage of the San Antonio Spurs 2014 NBA Championship Game | Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

 



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Volume 5, Number 1 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its 2015 volume and issue of #ISOJ academic journal, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposium in April 2015.

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The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 5 | Issue 1

Gold medals, black Twitter, and not-so-good hair: Framing the Gabby Douglas controversyKathleen McElroy

Data journalism: An explicationCindy Royal and Dale Blasingame

Learning conservative: Innovation and presidential campaign coverage by U.S. newspaper websites in the digital age | Jane B. Singer

Back and forth in time: Online news archives and presence as transportationTerry L. Britt

Getting my two cents worth in: Access, interaction, participation and social inclusion in online news commenting | Fiona Martin

Digital divisions: Organizational gatekeeping practices in the context of online newsJoshua M. Scacco, Alexander L. Curry, and Natalie Jomini Stroud

#Ferguson strategic messaging: How local journalists and activists used Twitter as a communication tool | Amber Hinsley and Hyunmin Lee

Picking the NYT Picks: Editorial criterial and automation in the curation of online news comments | Nicholas Diakopoulos

Tap, scroll down, chat and more? Examining the influence of mobile applications and interpersonal discussions towards political participationJoseph Jai-sung Yoo, Pei Zheng, Hyeri Jung, Victoria Y. Chen, Shuning Lu and Thomas J. Johnson

Journalists, gatekeeping, and social interaction on Twitter: Differences by beat and media type for newspaper and online news Frank Michael Russell

Live tweeting a presidential primary debate: Comparing the content of Twitter posts and news coverageKyle Heim

The age of digital collaboration: A case study of Arquitetura da Gentrificação, a Brazilian collaborative platform for citizen journalismSoraia Herrador Costa Lima de Souza

 

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Volume 4, Number 1 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its 2014 volume and issue of #ISOJ academic journal, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposium in April 2014.

The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 4 | Issue 1

Preserving the Unpreservable: Form, Content, Copyright and the Archiving of Born-Digital NewspapersLisa Lynch and Paul Fontaine

Back to the Future of News: Looking at Locative Media Principles in the Pre-News EraClaudia Silva

"A Huge Culture Change": Newsrooms at La Presse and The Montreal Gazette Reflect on the Shift to Digital-FirstLisa Lynch

Curmudgeons but Yet Adapters: Impact of Web 2.0 and Twitter on Newspaper Sports Journalists’ Jobs, Responsibilities, and RoutinesEdward M. Kian and Ray Murray

Native Advertising and Digital Natives: The Effects of Age and Advertisement Format on News Website Credibility JudgmentsPatrick Howe and Brady Teufel

The Impact of Curation On Stories’ Objectivity: Audience Criteria of Perceived Objectivity of StorifyVittoria Sacco and Yanjun Zhao

Two Screens, Two Paths: News Production for Smartphones and Tablets on the Brazilian Newspaper Scene Adriana Barsotti

Bienvenido a Miami y Más: Immigration Frames in English and Spanish Newspapers During the 2012 Florida Republican Primary |  A.J. “Alex” Avila

 



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Volume 3, Number 2 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its next volume and issue of #ISOJ academic journal, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposium in April 2013.

The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 3 | Issue 2

40 Million Page Views is Not Enough: An Examination of the Christian Science Monitor's Evolution from SEO to Engagement | Jonathan Groves and Carrie Brown-Smith

Blueprint for Change: From the Teaching Hospital to the Entrepreneurial Model of Journalism Education | Donica Mensing and David Ryfe

Researching The New Relationship Between Audiences and Journalism: A Methodological Toolkit | Irene Serrano Vazquez

Read, Not Dead: A Case Study of #redanddead Viral News Spread | Geoffrey Michael Graybeal, Jiran Hou, and Carmen Hernández-Ojeda

iPerceive: Platform Priorities and Workplace Innovation in America's Consumer Magazine Industry | Elizabeth Hendrickson, Vandana Singh, and Caroline Redmond

Excellence in Journalistic Use of Social Media Through the Eyes of Social Media Editors | David A. Craig and Mohammad Yousuf

Interactives of Olympic Proportions: The Diffusion of Data Journalism at The New York Times | Cindy Royal

The "Status" of News: Implementation of Networked Technologies in Television News Organizations | Tamar Ashuri and Atara Frenkel-Faran

The Scion of Public Journalism: Case Study Evidence of a Link between Public and Social Journalism and the Potential for an Atomized Public Sphere | Mark A. Poepsel

Website Features of the Top 100 Circulation U.S. Newspapers | Heather Heater, Anita Ford, Jeremy Lyons, Brad Beckwith, Kris Miller and Robert Bergland

'Sharing' the News on Facebook: Exploring the Differences Between News-Sharers and Non-Sharers on the Social Media Site | Amber Hinsley and Samantha Johnson

Accept NO Substitutes! Well, Maybe Some...: Online Political Information, Credibility and Media Substitution | Thomas J. Johnson, Barbara K. Kaye, and Aimee Meader

Finding Their Voice: Examining Some Internet-Based Initiatives That Are Changing the Face of the Indian Media Industry: An Exploratory Study | Paromita Pain

Revisiting the Church-State Separation: A Comparative Consideration of the Effects of Advertiser Pressure on Traditional and Online Journalism | Philip M. Napoli

The 'Original Platform': How Newsrooms Build Digital Loyalty and Generate Revenue Through Face-to-Face Engagement | Jake Batsell

Diffusion and Use of ICTs in Egyptian Newsrooms: A Longitudinal Approach | Ahmed El Gody

 



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Volume 3, Number 1 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its next volume and issue of #ISOJ academic journal, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposium in April 2012.

The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 3 | Issue 1

Are "Digital Natives" Droppping Print Newspaper? A National Survey of College Newspaper Advisers | Hsiang Iris Chyi

Verbal and Visual National News Framing of Dilma Rousseff and her Successful Bid as Brazil's First Female President | Tania Cantrell Rosas-Moreno

Animation, Documentary or Interactive Gaming? Exploring Communicative Effects of Environmental Messaging Online | Astrid Gynnild and Paul C. Adams

Through the Lens: Visual Framing of the Japan Tsunami in U.S., British, and Chinese Online Media | Rosellen Downey, Erika Johnson, and Bailey Brewer

More Than Shovelware: A Call for Layered Stories for Online Journalism | Yanjun Zhao



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Volume 2, Number 2 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its next volume and issue of #ISOJ academic journal, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposium in April 2012.

The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 2 | Issue 2

#Memstorm: Twitter as a Community-Driven Breaking News Reporting Tool | Carrie Brown-Smith

WellCommons.com: Breaking Down the Barriers Between Journalists and the Community | Jonathan Groves

Social Reading and Privacy Norms: The Aesthetic of Simplicity, Online Reading, and Interface Confusion | J. Richard Stevens

"Best Practices" in the Journalism Ethics Frame: A Comparative Study | Lawrie Zion

From Student Journalist to Local News Entrepreneurs: A Case Study of Technically Media | Mark Berkey-Gerard

Is This the Future of News?: An Examination of Samoa Topix | Linda Jean Kenix and Christine Daviault

Popularity is Not the Same Thing as Influence: A Study of the Bay Area News System | David Ryfe, Donica Mensing, Hayreddin Ceker, and Mehmet Gunes



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Volume 2, Number 1 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its next volume and issue of #ISOJ academic journal, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposia in April 2010 and April 2011.

The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 2 | Issue 1

The Journalist as Programmer: A Case Study of The New York Times Interactive News Technology Department | Cindy Royal

Multimedia and Interactivity on Newspaper Websites: A Multi-Study Analysis of Six English-Speaking Countries | Robert Bergland, David Hon, Lisa Crawford, and Sarah Noe

Comments in News, Democracy Booster or Journalistic Nightmare: Assessing the Quality and Dynamics of Citizen Debates in Catalan Online Newspapers | Javier Díaz Noci, David Domingo, Pere Masip, Josep Lluís Micó, and Carles Ruiz

Shoveling Tweets: An Analysis of the Microblogging Engagement of Traditional News Organizations | Marcus Messner, Maureen Linke, and Asriel Eford

Being a Journalist Within the French Regional Press in the Web Age. The Example of the Dauphiné Libéré | Maria Holubowicz

The Role of ICTs Inside Egyptian Newsrooms | Ahmed El Gody



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Volume 1, Second Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its second issue of #ISOJ academic journal, featuring articles that are based on research papers presented at the symposium in April 2011.

The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 1 | Issue 2

Gatejumping: Twitter, TV News and the Delivery of Breaking News | Dale Blasingame

Experiments In Location-Based Content: A Case Study of Postmedia's Use of Foursquare | Timothy Currie

Friends Who Choose Your News: An Analysis of Content Links on Facebook | Brian Baresch, Dustin Harp, Lewis Knight, and Carolyn Yaschur

Stopping the Presses: A Longitudinal Case Study of the Christian Science Monitor Transition From Print Daily to Web Always | Jonathan Groves and Carrie Brown

The Active Recipient: Participatory Journalism Through the Lens of the Dewey-Lippmann Debate | Alfred Hermida, David Domingo, Ari Heinonen, Steve Paulussen, Thorsten Quandt, Zvi Reich, Jane Singer, and Marina Vujnovic

Is the Medium the Message? Predicting Popularity of Top U.S. News Sites with Medium-Specific Features | Angela Lee



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Inaugural Edition of #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism has published its first academic journal, with research articles that were approved from past symposia via its blind review process. The inaugural edition of #ISOJ -- The official journal of the International Symposium on Online Journalism launched during the ISOJ' 2011 opening session.

The digital edition can be downloaded for free. A print on demand version is available at a small cost. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, please contact us at isoj@austin.utexas.edu

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Volume 1 | Issue 1

Setting Guidelines on How to Design the News Online. Portuguese Newspapers and their Spanish, Argentinean and Brazilian Counterparts | Nuno Vargas

Citizen Journalism, Citizen Activism and Technology: Positioning Technology as a 'Second Superpower' in Times of Disasters and Terrorism | Sharon Meraz

Web Production, News Judgment and Emerging Categories of Online Newswork in Metropolitan Journalism | C.W. Anderson

Methods for Mapping Hyperlink Networks. Examining the Environment of Belgian News Websites | Juliette de Maeyer

Hypertext Newswriting Effects on Satisfaction, Comprehension and Attitudes | Joao Canavilhas

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