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COMM3790
Module Reading List

Citizen Media, 2021/22, Semester 2
Todd Graham
T.Graham@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Week 1. Introduction: What is citizenship?

Required reading:

Bellamy, R., (2008). Citizenship : a very short introduction, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-26 (Chapter 1).   

Oldfield, A., (1990) Citizenship: An Unnatural Practice?, The political quarterly., 61(2), 177–87.    

Dalton, R. J., (2008). Citizenship Norms and the Expansion of Political Participation, Political studies., 56(1), 76–98.  

 

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Week 2. Theory Part 1: (Digital) Media & Citizenship

Required reading:

Thorson, K. (2012). What does it mean to be a good citizen? Citizenship vocabularies as resources for action. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 644(1), 70–85.  

Ekman, J., & Amnå, E. (2012). Political participation and civic engagement: Towards a new typology. Human Affairs, 22(3): 283–300.  

Blumler, J.G. (1997) Origins of the Crisis of Communication for Citizenship, Political Communication, 14: 395–404.   

Blumler, J.G. (2016). The Fourth Age of Political Communication, Politiques de Communication, 1(6): 19–30 (English version begins on page 23) 

Supplementary reading:

Concept of Citizenship

Bellamy, R. (2008). Evaluating Union citizenship: belonging, rights and participation within the EU, Citizenship Studies, 12:6, 597-611, DOI: 10.1080/13621020802450676 

Bens, C. (2001) ‘What Does It Mean to Be a Good Citizen?’, National Civic Review, 90(2), 193–8.

Dalton, R. J. (2008) Citizen Politics: Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies, 5th edition. CQ Press.

Delanty, G. (2000). Citizenship In A Global Age: Society, Culture, Politics. Open University Press, pp. 7-49.

Faulks, K. (2000) Citizenship, 1st edition. Routledge.

Isin, E.F. and Turner, B.S., eds. (2002) Handbook of Citizenship Studies, London: SAGE.

Kymlicka, W. (2002). Contemporary Political Philosophy: An introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 287–293.

Olson, K. (2008). Constructing Citizens, The Journal of Politics, 70(01), 40–53.

Sparks, H. (1997) ‘Dissident Citizenship: Democratic Theory, Political Courage, and Activist Women’, Hypatia, 12(4), 74–110.

Young, I. (2001) ‘Activist challenges to deliberative democracy’, Political Theory, 29(5), 670–90.

Media and Citizenship (see the last two sections of this list below for useful edited volumes and books)

Blumler, J.G. and Gurevitch, M. (1995). Crisis of Public Communication, London: Routledge.

Coleman, S., Anthony, S. and Morrison, D.E. (2009). Public Trust in the News. A constructivist study of the social life of the news. Oxford: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Coleman, S. and Ross, K. (2010) The Media and the Public: ‘them’ and ‘us’ in media discourse, London: Wiley-Blackwell (Ch. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6).

Couldry, N., Livingstone, S. & T. Markham (2006). Media Consumption and Political Engagement: Beyond the Presumption of Attention. Palgrave Macmillan.

Dahlgren, P. (2009). Media and political engagement : citizens, communication and democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 57-79. 

Livingstone, S. and Lunt, P. (1994). Talk on Television: Audience Participation and Public Debate, London, Routledge.

Putnam, R., (1995) 'Tuning In, Tuning Out: The Strange Disappearance of Social Capital in America', PS: Political Science and Politics.

Scannell, P. (1989). Public service broadcasting and modern public life. Media, Culture & Society, 11(2), 135-166.

Scheufele, D., (2002) ‘Examining the Differential Gains from Mass Media and their Implications for Participatory Behaviour’, in Communication Research.

Van Aelst, P., Strömbäck, J., Aalberg, T., Esser, F., De Vreese, C., Matthes, J., ... & Papathanassopoulos, S. (2017). Political communication in a high-choice media environment: a challenge for democracy?. Annals of the International Communication Association ISSN: 2380-8985, 41(1), 3-27.

 

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Week 3. Theory Part 2: (Digital) Media & Citizenship

Required reading:

Coleman, S. and Blumler, J.G. (2009). The Internet and Democratic Citizenship:Theory, practice and policy. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 1–13 (Introduction).   

Blumler, J.G. and Coleman S. (2015). Democracy and the media–Revisited. Javnost : the public ISSN: 1318-3222, 22(2): 111–128.  

Hintz, A., Dencik, l., and Wahl-Jorgensen, K. (2018). Digital citizenship in a datafied society. Cambridge: Polity Press (Ch. 1, Citizenship in the Digital Age, pp. 20-41).  

Kligler-Vilenchik N. (2017). Alternative citizenship models: Contextualizing new media and the new “good citizen.” New Media & Society, 19(11): 1887–1903.  

Supplementary reading:

Digital Media and Citizenship (see the last two sections of this list below for useful edited volumes and books)

Anttiroiko, A.V., (2003) ‘Building strong e-democracy, the role of technology in developing democracy for the information age’, Communications of the ACM, 46(9).

Bennett, W. L., Freelon, D., Hussain, M. and Wells, C. (2012) ‘Digital media and youth engagement’, in H. Semetko and M. Scammell (eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Political Communication. London: SAGE.

Bimber, B. (2012). Digital media and citizenship. In H. Semetko and M. Scammell (eds.), The SAGE handbook of political communication ISBN: 9781847874399 (hbk.); 1847874398 (hbk.). London: SAGE, pp. 115–27.  

Chadwick, A. (2017). The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power (2nd Edition). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Coleman, S. (2017). Can the Internet Strengthen Democracy? Cambridge: Polity Press. 

Coleman, S. (2007) 'E-democracy: the history and future of an idea’, in The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies, edited by D. Quah, R. Silverstone, R. Mansell and C. Avgerou, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 362-383.

Coleman, S. (2012) ‘Making the e-citizen: a socio-technical approach to democracy’, in S. Coleman and P. M. Shane (ed.) Connecting Democracy: Online Consultation and the Flow of Political Communication, The MIT Press, pp. 379-394.

Coleman, S., and Blumler, J.G. (2012). The Internet and Citizenship: Democratic Opportunity or More of the Same?, in H. Semetko and M. Scammell (eds.), The SAGE handbook of political communication. London: SAGE, pp.  141-152. 

Dahlberg, L. (2011) 'Re-constructing digital democracy: An outline of four "positions"', New Media & Society 13(6), 855–872.

Scammell, M. (2000) The Internet and Civic Engagement: The Age of the Citizen-Consumer, Political Communication, 17:4, 351-355. 

  

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Week 4. Theory Part 3: Habermas & the Public Sphere

Required reading:

Dahlgren, P. (2002). The public sphere as historical narrative. In D. McQuail (Ed.), McQuail's reader in mass communication theory ISBN: 0761972439 (pbk); 0761972420. London: SAGE, pp. 194–200.    OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MH 14/01/2022) 

Habermas, J. (2006), Political Communication in Media Society: Does Democracy Still Enjoy an Epistemic Dimension? The Impact of Normative Theory on Empirical Research. Communication Theory, 16(4): 411-426.
 
 

Coleman, S. and Blumler, J.G. (2009). The Internet and Democratic Citizenship:Theory, practice and policy. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 14–41 (Chapter 1).  

Required listening:

Talking Politics Podcast (7 January 2019) [25 min]. Talking Politics Guide to ... Deliberative Democracy (135). David talks to Matthew Taylor about whether more deliberation could remedy some of the defects in contemporary democracy. What can deliberative democracy add to traditional forms of political representation and how might it actually work in practice?  

Supplementary reading:

Scannell, P. (2007). Media and Communication, London, SAGE, pp. 233–259 (Chapter 9). 

James S. Ettema (2007) Journalism as Reason-Giving: Deliberative Democracy, Institutional Accountability, and the News Media's Mission, Political Communication, 24:2, 143-160. 

Webster, F., Blom, R., & Puoskari, E. (Eds.). (2004). The information society reader. Psychology Press (See PART 7, Chapters 23-26). (I highly recommend reading these chapters if you are thinking about the puiblic sphere and deliberation concepts for the assessments). 

Goode, L. (2005) Jürgen Habermas. Democracy and the Public Sphere. London: Pluto Press, pp. 3-28 (Chapter 1) and pp. 120-141 (Chapter 5).

Habermas, J., Lennox, S., & Lennox, F. (1974). The public sphere: An encyclopedia article (1964). New German Critique, (3), 49-55.

Habermas, J. (1989) The Public Sphere: An Encyclopaedia Article. In: S.E. Bronner & D.M. Kellner (eds.), Critical theory and society : a reader ISBN: 0415900409; 0415900417 (pbk). New York: Routledge, pp. 136-142.

Calhoun, C. (Ed.). (1992). Habermas and the public sphere ISBN: 0262531143 (pbk); 0262031833. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Dahlberg, L. (2005). The Habermasian public sphere: A specification of the idealized conditions of democratic communication. Theory and society. ISSN: 0304-2421 v.34, no.2, 2005 pp.111-136

Coleman, S. (2020). How People Talk about Politics: Brexit and Beyond. Bloomsbury Publishing. 

 

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Week 5. Online Deliberation

Required reading:

Ercan, S.A., Hendriks, C.M. and Dryzek, J.S., 2018. Public deliberation in an era of communicative plenty. Policy and politics. ISSN: 0305-5736; 1470-8442, 47(1), pp.19-36.  

Graham, T. (2015). Everyday political talk in the Internet-based public sphere. In: Coleman S and Freelon, D. (ed.) Handbook of digital politics. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 247-263.  

Birchall, C. and Coleman, S. (2015). Creating spaces for online deliberation. In: Coleman S and Freelon, D. (Eds.), Handbook of Digital Politics. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 264-280.  

Required listening:

Social Media and Politics Podcast (15 November 2020) [53 min]. #117: Incivility, Intolerance, and Misinformation Sharing on Social Media and News Websites, with Dr. Patricía Rossini. Dr. Patricía Rossini, Derby Fellow in the Department of Communication and Media at the University of Liverpool, discusses her latest research on informal political talk online. We break down differences between incivility and intolerance in online discussions, as well as misinformation sharing across Facebook and WhatsApp.  

Supplementary reading:

Strandberg, K. and Grönlund, K., 2018. Online deliberation. In A. Bächtiger, J.S. Dryzek, J. Mansbridge, and M.E. Warren (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of deliberative democracy ISBN: 9780198747369; 0198747365. Oxford University Press, pp. 365–377 (Overview of the Field). 

Dahlgren, P. (2005). The Intemet, public spheres, and political communication: Dispersion and deliberation. Political Communication 22: 147-162. (If you are interested in the internet and the public sphere as a topic for the assessments read this article)

Dahlberg, L. (2011). Re-constructing digital democracy: An outline of four ‘positions.’ New Media & Society13(6), 855–872. (If you are interested in the internet and the public sphere as a topic for the assessments read this article)

Dahlberg, L. (2007). Rethinking the fragmentation of the cyberpublic: from consensus to contestation. New Media & Society9(5), 827–847 (About digital media and counter public spheres). 

Iandoli, L., Quinto, I., Spada, P., Klein, M. and Calabretta, R., 2018. Supporting argumentation in online political debate: Evidence from an experiment of collective deliberation. New media and society. ISSN: 1461-4448, 20(4), pp.1320-1341.

Graham, T., Jackson, D., & Wright, S. (2016). ‘We need to get together and make ourselves heard’: Everyday online spaces as incubators of political action. Information, communication and society. ISSN: 1369-118x, 19(10), 1373-1389 (About online everyday political talk in 'third spaces').

Graham T (2013). Talking back, but is anyone listening? Journalism and comment fields. In Peters C & Broersma M (Eds.) Rethinking Journalism: Trust and Participation in a Transformed News Landscape (114-28). London: Routledge (About reader comment sections and the public sphere).

Wright S, Graham T, Jackson D (2016). Third space, social media and everyday political talk. In Bruns A, Enli G, Skogerbø E, Larsson AO & Christensen C (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics (74-88). New York: Routledge (About online everyday political talk in 'third spaces' - conceptual piece).

Sun Y, Graham T, Broersma M (2018). Environmental talk in the Chinese green public sphere: A comparative analysis of daily green-speak across three Chinese online forums. In Schwanholz J, Graham T, Stoll PT (Eds.) Managing Democracy in the Digital Age: Internet Regulation, Social Media Use, and Online Civic Engagement (243-63). Cham, Switzerland: Springer (About the Chinese online public sphere).

Sun Y, Graham T, Broersma M. (2020). Informing the government or fostering public debate? How Chinese discussion forums open up spaces for deliberation. Journal of Language and Politics [Online First] (About the Chinese online public sphere).

 Papacharissi, Z.A. (2010). A private sphere : democracy in a digital age ISBN: 9780745645254 (pbk.) : £14.99; 9780745645247 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0745645240 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0745645259 (pbk.) : £14.99, Cambridge: Polity, pp. 112–130. (About digital media and the public sphere).

  

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Week 6. Fake News & the Challenge of Post-truth in the Digital Age  

Required reading:

Bennett, W.L. and Livingston, S., (2018). The disinformation order: Disruptive communication and the decline of democratic institutions. European Journal of Communication, 33(2), pp.122-139.  

Waisbord, S., (2018). Truth is What Happens to News: On journalism, fake news, and post-truth. Journalism Studies, 19(13), pp.1866-1878.  

Coleman, S., (2018). The elusiveness of political truth: From the conceit of objectivity to intersubjective judgement. European Journal of Communication, 33(2), pp.157-171.
 
 

Bryman, A. (2016). Social Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press (5th edition), pp. 2-15 (Chapter 1 The nature and process of social research), pp. 73-88 (Chapter 4 Planning a research project and formulating a research question). 

Supplementary reading: 

Lowrey, W., (2017). The emergence and development of news fact-checking sites: Institutional logics and population ecology. Journalism Studies, 18(3), pp.376-394.

Coleman, S. (2018). Introduction. European Journal of Communication, 33(2), 117–121. (SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE TOPIC)

Bennett, L., Berry, M., & Allan, S. (2018). Introduction, Journalism Studies, 19:13, 1849-1853. (SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE TOPIC)

Carlson, M. (2018). The Information Politics of Journalism in a Post-Truth Age. Journalism Studies, 19(13), 1879-1888.

Zelizer, B. (2018). Resetting journalism in the aftermath of Brexit and Trump. European Journal of Communication, 33(2), 140-156.

Wales, J. (2017). 'With the power of online transparency, together we can beat fake news'. The Guardian, 3 February 2017.

 

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Week 7. Digital Media, Political Parties & Election Campaigns

Required reading:

Chadwick, A., and Stromer-Galley, J. (2016). Digital media, power, and democracy in parties and election campaigns: Party decline or party renewal? The international journal of press/politics. ISSN: 1940-1612, 21(3), 283–293.  

Koc-Michalska, K., Lilleker, D. G., Michalski, T., Gibson, R., & Zajac, J. M. (2020). Facebook affordances and citizen engagement during elections: European political parties and their benefit from online strategies?, Journal of Information Technology & Politics, DOI: 10.1080/19331681.2020.1837707  

Roemmele A, and Gibson R. (2020). Scientific and subversive: The two faces of the fourth era of political campaigning. New Media & Society, 22(4): 595–610.  

Bryman, A. (2016). Social Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press (5th edition), pp. 90-119 (Chapter 5 Getting started: reviewing the literature).   

Required listening:

Social Media and Politics Podcast (12 April 2020) [35 min]. #104: Online Engagement and Digital Campaigning for Pete Buttigieg, with Stefan Smith. Stefan Smith, former Online Engagement Director at Pete for America, discusses the role of social media in digital organizing and campaigning during the 2020 Democratic Primaries. We break down two of Stefan’s grassroots initiatives — the Digital Captains program and Digital Door Knocking program — and how they contributed to the overall campaign. We also talk about the political viability of Pinterest and Reddit, alongside more traditional platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  

Supplementary reading:

Gibson, R. K. (2015). Party change, social media and the rise of ‘citizen-initiated’ campaigning. Party politics. ISSN: 1354-0688, 21(2), 183-197.

Gibson, R. K., A. Römmele, and A. Williamson (2014). Chasing the digital wave: international perspectives on the growth of online campaigning. Journal of information technology and politics. ISSN: 1933-1681; 1933-169X, 11(2), 123–129. 

Graham, T., & Schwanholz, J. (2020). Politicians and political parties’ use of social media in-between elections. Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies9(2), 91-103 (a special issue on the topic w/ some good articles on non-election periods).

Graham T, Jackson D, Broersma M (2018). The personal in the political on Twitter: Towards a typology of politicians’ personalized tweeting behaviours. In Schwanholz J, Graham T, Stoll PT (Eds.) Managing Democracy in the Digital Age: Internet Regulation, Social Media Use, and Online Civic Engagement (137-57). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Graham T, Jackson D, Broersma M (2016). New platform, old habits? Candidates’ use of Twitter during the 2010 British and Dutch general election campaigns. New Media and Society. 18(5), 765-83.

Jungherr, A. (2016). Twitter use in election campaigns: A systematic literature review. Journal of information technology and politics. ISSN: 1933-1681; 1933-169X, 13(1):72–91. 

Lee, B., & Campbell, V. (2016). Looking out or turning in? Organizational ramifications of Online Political Posters on Facebook. The international journal of press/politics. ISSN: 1940-1612, 21(3), 313-337.

Lilleker, D.G., Koc-Michalska, K., Jackson, N. (2015). Social media in the UK election campaigns 2008–14: Experimentation, innovation and convergence. In: Bruns, A, Skogerbo, E. (Eds.) The Routledge companion to social media and politics ISBN: 9781138860766; 113886076X. London: Routledge, pp. 325–337.

McLoughlin, Liam et al. (2020). A tale of three tribes: UK MPs, Twitter and the EU Referendum campaign. Information Polity. 25(1): 45-66. https://doi.org/10.3233/IP-190140

Vaccari, C., & Valeriani, A. (2016). Party campaigners or citizen campaigners? How social media deepen and broaden party-related engagement. The international journal of press/politics. ISSN: 1940-1612, 21(3), 294-312.

  

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Week 8. Digital Activism & Networked Political Communication

Required reading:

Fenton, N. (2016). The internet and radical politics. In Curran, J., Fenton, N. and Freedman, D. (Eds.), Misunderstanding the Internet (2nd Edition). London: Routledge, pp. 173–202.  

Treré, E. and Mattoni, A. (2015). Media ecologies and protest movements: main perspectives and key lessons. Information, communication and society. ISSN: 1369-118x, 19(2): 290–306.  

Bennett, W. L, and A. Segerberg, 2011. Digital media and the personalization of collective action, Information, communication and society. 14 (6), 770-799.  

Supplementary reading:

Bennett, W.L. and Segerberg, A., 2012. The logic of connective action: Digital media and the personalization of contentious politics. Information, communication and society. ISSN: 1369-118x, 15(5), pp.739-768.

Freelon, D., McIlwain, C. and Clark, M., 2018. Quantifying the power and consequences of social media protest. New media and society. ISSN: 1461-4448, 20(3), pp.990-1011.

Kaun, A. and Uldam, J. (2017). Digital activism: After the hype. New media and society. ISSN: 1461-4448, 1-8 (a special issue on the topic with a number of other relevant articles). Doi: 10.1177/1461444817731924 

Mejias, U.A., 2010. The limits of networks as models for organizing the social. New media and society. ISSN: 1461-4448, 12(4), pp.603-617.

 

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Week 9. Agenda-Setting, Social Media & Political Communication

Required reading:

Skogerbø E, Bruns A, Quodling A, Ingebretsen T (2016). Agenda-Setting Revisited: Social Media and Sourcing in mainstream journalism. In: Bruns A, Enli G, Skogerbø E, Larsson AO, Christensen C (eds) The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics. Routledge, New York, p 104–120.  

Parmelee JH (2014). The agenda-building function of political tweets. New media and society. ISSN: 1461-4448 16 (3):434–450. doi:10.1177/1461444813487955  

Broersma M, Graham T (2016). Tipping the balance of power: Social media and the transformation of political journalism. In: Bruns A, Enli G, Skogerbø E, Larsson AO, Christensen C (eds) The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics. Routledge, New York, p 89–103.  

Bryman, A. (2016). Social Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press (5th edition), pp. 16-38 (Chapter 2 Social research strategies: quantitative research and qualitative research), pp. 39-72 (Chapter 3 Research design).   

Supplementary reading:

Wanta, W., & Alkazemi, M. (2018). 10 Journalism as Agenda Setting. In: Vos, T.P. (ed) Journalism ISBN: 9781501510380 (hardcover); 9781501500084 (PDF); 9781501500107 (EPUB)De Gruyter Mouton: Boston/Berlin, pp. 189-204. ISBN: 978-1-5015-0008-4

Weimann, Gabriel, and Hans-Bernd Brosius. 2016. “A New Agenda for Agenda-Setting Research in the Digital Era.” In: Vowe, G. and P Henn (eds) Political communication in the online world : theoretical approaches and research designs ISBN: 9781138900080; 1138900087. New York: Routledge, pp. 26–44.

Moy, P. , Tewksbury, D. and Rinke, E. M. (2016). Agenda‐Setting, Priming, and Framing. In The International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy (eds K. B. Jensen, E. W. Rothenbuhler, J. D. Pooley and R. T. Craig). 

Conway, B.A., Kenski, K. and Wang, D., 2015. The rise of Twitter in the political campaign: Searching for intermedia agenda-setting effects in the presidential primary. Journal of computer-mediated communication [electronic resource]. ISSN: 1083-6101, 20(4), pp.363-380.

Harder, R.A., Sevenans, J. and Van Aelst, P., 2017. Intermedia agenda setting in the social media age: How traditional players dominate the news agenda in election times. The international journal of press/politics. ISSN: 1940-1612, 22(3), pp.275-293.

Williams, C.B., Fedorowicz, J., Kavanaugh, A., Mentzer, K., Thatcher, J.B. and Xu, J., 2018. Leveraging social media to achieve a community policing agenda. Government information quarterly. ISSN: 0740-624X 35(2), pp.210-222.

 

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Week 10. Citizen Journalism

Required reading:

Nip, J.Y.M. (2006). Exploring the second phase of public journalism. Journalism Studies, 7(2): 212–36.

Wall, M. (2019). Citizen Journalism: Practices, Propaganda, Pedagogy, New York: Routledge, pp. 1-10 (Introduction). ISBN 9781138483156  

Bruns, A. and Highfield T. (2012). Blogs, Twitter, and breaking news: The produsage of citizen journalism.” In R.A. Lind (Ed.), Produsing Theory in a Digital World: The Intersection of Audiences and Production in Contemporary Theory, New York: Peter Lang, pp. 15–32. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MH 10/12/2021) 

Wall, M. (2019). (ed.) Mapping Citizen and Participatory Journalism: In Newsrooms, Classrooms and Beyond, New York: Routledge, pp. 27-43 (Chapter 2). ISBN 9780367437442
 
   
  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MH 10/12/2021)   

Supplementary reading:

Allan, S. and Thorsen, E. (2009). Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives, New York: Peter Lang, pp. 17–32.

Benkler, Y. (2006) The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom, Yale University Press, pp. 176–185 and pp. 221–233.

Vis, F. (2013). Twitter as a reporting tool for breaking news: Journalists tweeting the 2011 UK riots. Digital Journalism, 1(1), 27–47.

Sullivan, A. (2014) The meaning of #Ferguson. Online: http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2014/08/20/the-meaning-of-ferguson/
 

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Textbooks on (Political) Communication/Media Theories

McNair, B. (2017). An introduction to political communication. Routledge.

McQuail, D. (2019). McQuail's Media and Mass Communication Theory (7th Edition). London: SAGE.     

Scannell, P. (2007). Media and Communication, London: SAGE.

Potter, W. J. (2012). Media effects ISBN: 9781412964692. London: SAGE.

Croteau, D. and Hoynes, W. (2017).Media/Society: Technology, Industries, Content, and Users (6th Edition). London: SAGE.

Lindgren, S. (2017). Digital Media and Society. London: SAGE.

 

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Literature Review and Social Research Methods Literature

Clark, T., Foster, L., Sloan, L., & Bryman, A. (2021). Bryman's Social Research Methods (6th Edition). London: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780198796053   

Hart, C. (2018). Doing a literature review : releasing the research imagination ISBN: 9781526419217 (pbk.) : £26.99; 9781526419200 (hbk.) : £75.00; 9781526423122 (ePub ebook) : £21.99 (2nd Edition). London: Sage.     

Bryman, A. (2016). Social Research Methods (Fifth Edition). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Anderson, J. A. (2011). Media research methods : understanding metric and interpretive approaches ISBN: 9781412999564 paperback; 1412999561 paperback. London: Sage.   

Punch, K. F. (2013). Introduction to social research: Quantitative and qualitative approaches. London: Sage.   

Titscher, S., Meyer, M., Wodak, R. & Vetter, E. (2000).Methods of text and discourse analysis ISBN: 0761964835(pbk); 0761964827 London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: 10.4135/9780857024480

Reinard, J. C. (2006).Communication research statistics ISBN: 0761929878 (pbk). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: 10.4135/9781412983693

Discourse Analysis

Wetherell, M. (2001). Themes in discourse research: The case of Diana. In M. Wetherell et al. (Eds), Discourse Theory and Practice ISBN: 0761971564 (pbk.) : £18.99; 0761971556. London: SAGE.

Wetherell, M. M. & Potter, J. (1988). Discourse analysis and the identification of interpretative repertoires. In C. Antaki (Ed), Analysing everyday explanation ISBN: 0803981406 (pbk ; cased) : £9.95; 0803981392: A case book. London: SAGE.

Antaki, C. et al. (2002). Discourse analysis means doing analysis. Discourse Analysis On-line, http://extra.shu.ac.uk/daol/articles/v1/n1/a1/antaki2002002-paper.html

Qualitative Content Analysis

Mayring, P. (2013). Qualitative Content Analysis. Theoretical Foundation and Basic Procedures.

Content Analysis

Neuendorf, K. A. (2017). The Content Analysis Guidebook (2nd edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Krippendorff, K. (2018). Content Analysis: An Introduction to Its Methodology (4th edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Riff, D., Lacy, S., Fico, F. (2019). Analyzing Media Messages: Using Quantitative Content Analysis in Research (4th edition). New York: Routledge.     

Swann, P. (2020). The Illustrated Guide To The Content Analysis Research Project. New York: Routledge.      

Inductive Coding: Grounded Theory

Corbin, J., & Strauss, A. (2008).Basics of qualitative research : Techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. 

 

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Litertaure on Citizen Journalism

Allan, S. (2009). "Histories of Citizen Journalism." In S. Allan and E. Thorsen (eds.) Citizen journalism : global perspectives. 1st ed. New York: Peter Lang, pp. 17-32.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Benkler, Y. (2006) The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom, Yale University Press, pp. 176–185 and pp. 221–233.

Bruns, A. and Highfield T. (2012). "Blogs, Twitter, and breaking news: The produsage of citizen journalism.” In R.A. Lind (Ed.), Produsing theory in a digital world : the intersection of audiences and production in contemporary theory ISBN: 9781433115196 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781433115196; 9781433115202 (hbk. : alk. paper); 1433115204 (hbk. : alk. paper); 1433115190 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781453908402 (e-book); 1453908404 (e-book), New York: Peter Lang, pp. 15–32.  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Nip, J.Y.M. (2006). Exploring the second phase of public journalism. Journalism studies. ISSN: 1461-670x, 7(2): 212–36. 

Sullivan, A. (2014) The meaning of #Ferguson. Online: http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2014/08/20/the-meaning-of-ferguson/

Vis, F. (2013). Twitter as a reporting tool for breaking news: Journalists tweeting the 2011 UK riots. Digital Journalism, 1(1), 27–47. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 

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Useful Handbooks/Edited Volumes on (Digital) Media and Citizenship/Democracy

Schwanholz J., Graham T., and Stoll P.T. (2018). Managing democracy in the digital age : internet regulation, social media use, and online civic engagement ISBN: 9783319617084 (electronic bk.); 3319617087 (electronic bk.); 9783319617077m  (Eds.). Berlin: Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61708-4

Bruns A., Enli G., Skogerbø E., Larsson A.O., and Christensen C. (2016). The Routledge companion to social media and politics ISBN: 9781138860766; 113886076X (Eds.). New York: Routledge

Coleman S. and Freelon D. (2015). Handbook of digital politics ISBN: 9781782548751 (hbk.) : £160.00; 9781782548768 (ebook) : No price(Eds.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar

Allen, D. and Light, J.S. (2015). From voice to influence : understanding citizenship in a digital age ISBN: 9780226262260 (pbk.) : No price; 9780226262123 (hbk.) : £52.50; 9780226262437 (ebook) : No price (Eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.   

Ratto, M.,‎ Boler, M., and Deibert, R. (2014). DIY Citizenship : Critical Making and Social Media ISBN: 9780262321211 (e-book) (Eds.).Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 

Dahlgren, P. and Sparks, C. (1993). Communication and citizenship : journalism and the public sphere ISBN: 0415100674 (pbk) (Eds.). London: Routledge. 

Coleman, S. and Shane, P.M. (2012). Connecting democracy : online consultation and the flow of political communication ISBN: 9780262516464 (pbk.) : £18.95; 9780262016568 (hbk.) : £37.95; 0262016567 (hbk.) : £37.95; 0262516462 (pbk.) : £18.95 (Eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Peters, C.J. and Broersma, M.J. (2013). Rethinking journalism : trust and participation in a transformed news landscape ISBN: 9780415697026 (pbk.); 9780415697019 (hardback); 9780203102688 (e-book) (Eds.). London: Routledge.

Peters, C.J. and Broersma, M.J. (2017). Rethinking journalism again : societal role and public relevance in a digital age ISBN: 9781138860858 hardback; 1138860859 hardback; 9781138860865 paperback; 1138860867 paperback; 9781315716244 (ebk) (Eds.). Oxon; New York: Routledge.

van Dijk, J.A.G.M. and Hacker, K.L. (2018). Internet and Democracy in the Network Society ISBN: 9780815363026. London: Routledge. 

Schill, D. and Hendricks, J.A. (2018). The presidency and social media : discourse, disruption, and digital democracy in the 2016 presidential election ISBN: 9781351623193 (e-book) (Eds.). New York: Routledge. 

Benoit, W.L. (2016). Praeger handbook of political campaigning in the United States ISBN: 9781440831638 (e-book). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.    

Wring, D., Mortimore, R., & Atkinson, S. (Eds.). (2018). Political communication in Britain: Campaigning, media and polling in the 2017 General Election (Vol. 10). Springer.     

Kenski, K., & Jamieson, K. H. (Eds.). (2017). The Oxford handbook of political communication. Oxford University Press.

Baker, M., Blaagaard, B. B., Jones, H., & Pérez-González, L. (Eds.). (2020). The Routledge Encyclopedia of Citizen Media. Routledge.  

 

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Useful Books on (Digital) Media and Citizenship/Democracy

Coleman, S. (2017). Can the Internet Strengthen Democracy? ISBN: 9781509508402 (e-book) Cambridge: Polity Press. 

Coleman, S. and Ross, K. (2010). The media and the public : 'them' and 'us' in media discourse ISBN: 9781405160414 (pbk.); 9781405160407 (hbk.); 1405160403 (hbk.); 1405160411 (pbk.). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Curran, J., Fenton, N., and Freedman, D. (2012). Misunderstanding the Internet. London: Routledge.

McQuail, D. (2013). Journalism & and society ISBN: 9781446266793 (hardback); 1446266796 (hardback); 9781446266809 (paperback); 144626680X (paperback). London: Sage. 

Couldry, N. (2012). Media, society, world : social theory and digital media practice ISBN: 9780745639215 (pbk.) : £17.99; 9780745639208 (hbk.) : £55.00; 0745639208 (hbk.) : £55.00; 0745639216 (pbk.) : £17.99. Cambridge: Polity Press. 

Tufte, T. (2017). Communication and social change : a citizen perspective ISBN: 9780745670379 (hardback); 0745670377 (hardback); 9780745670386 (paperback); 0745670385 (paperback). Cambridge: Polity Press. 

Sunstein, C.R. (2017). #Republic : Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media ISBN: 9781400884711 (e-book). Princenton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 

Chadwick, A. (2017). The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power (2nd Edition). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Hintz, A., Dencik, l., and Wahl-Jorgensen, K. (2018). Digital citizenship in a datafied society ISBN: 9781509527199 (e-book). Cambridge: Polity Press.

Van Dijck, J., Poell, T., & De Waal, M. (2018). The platform society: Public values in a connective world. Oxford University Press.

Noble, S. U. (2018). Algorithms of oppression: How search engines reinforce racism. NYU Press.

Bucher, T. (2018). If... then: Algorithmic power and politics. Oxford University Press.

Gibson, R. K. (2020). When the Nerds Go Marching in: How Digital Technology Moved from the Margins to the Mainstream of Political Campaigns. Oxford University Press. 

 

This list was last updated on 12/01/2022