“Journalism as Process”: The Organizational Implications of Participatory Online News

  title={“Journalism as Process”: The Organizational Implications of Participatory Online News},
  author={Sue Robinson},
  journal={Journalism \& Mass Communication Monographs},
  pages={137 - 210}
  • Sue Robinson
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journalism & Mass Communication Monographs
This Monograph will explore the empirical and theoretical ramifications of journalism as social media, specifically “journalism as process.” The piece calls for an end to thinking about news as a discrete product and the beginning of considering news production as a shared, distributed action with multiple authors, shifting institution-audience relationships and altered labor dynamics for everyone involved. Using the exemplar of one Midwestern city - Madison, WI - and its information-production… 

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