Staff members with discipline Journalism
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He is an Associate Editor and Reviews Editor for the journal Digital Journalism , and on the editorial boards of Digital Journalism and the Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies. He is author of the book Online Journalism from the Periphery: Interloper Media and the Journalistic Field with Routledge (September 2017), and is co-editor with Bob Franklin of the Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies (2017) and the Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies (2019).
His research interests are in the fields of Digital Journalism Studies and Journalism Studies (more broadly), and more specifically on understanding new types of journalism emerging online, exploring journalistic identity constructs, and conceptual approaches to the journalistic field. He has also published on photojournalism and poverty, normative theories of journalism, British media history and the internet, and discursive constructions of journalism and newswork.
Prior to his academic work, he worked as a journalist in the United States, and as a freelance researcher in South Africa.
His areas of expertise are:
• digital journalism
• journalism studies
• journalistic identity and the journalistic field
• boundaries of journalism
• discourse analysis methodologies
• leaking, hacking, and journalism (eg. digital information activism/hacktivism)
• journalistic metadiscourses (eg. journalists talking about journalism)