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Unpacking MOOC scholarly discourse: a review of nascent MOOC scholarship

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(2014). Unpacking MOOC scholarly discourse: a review of nascent MOOC scholarship. Learning, Media and Technology. ???aop.label???.

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Open access book: 'Journalism - New Challenges'

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Journalism: New Challenges: an e-book published with the support of the Centre for Journalism and Communication Research (CJCR) in the Media School at Bournemouth University, UK.

An Introduction, written by co-editors Karen Fowler-Watt and Stuart Allan, followed by 29 engaging chapters prepared by academics and journalists.


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Manuel Pinto's curator insight, October 8, 2013 5:40 AM

"In seeking to identify and critique a range of the most pressing challenges confronting journalism today, this book examines topics such as:

the role of the journalist in a democratic society, including where questions of truth and free speech are concerned;the changing priorities of newspaper, radio, television, magazine, photography, and online news organisations;the political, economic and technological pressures on news and editorial independence;the impact of digital convergence on the forms and practices of newsgathering and storytelling;the dynamics of professionalism, such as the negotiation of impartiality and objectivity in news reports;journalists’ relationships with their sources, not least where the ‘spin’ of public relations shapes what’s covered, how and why;evolving genres of news reporting, including politics, business, sports, celebrity, documentary, war and peace journalism;journalism’s influence on its audiences, from moral panics to the trauma of representing violence and tragedy;the globalisation of news, including the role of international news agencies;new approaches to investigative reporting in a digital era;and the rise of citizen journalism, live-blogging and social media, amongst many others."