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Module Reading List

Live Journalism Practice, 2021/22, Semester 2
Anna Crossley
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Broersma, M., & Graham, T. (2013). Twitter as a news source: How Dutch and British newspapers used tweets in their news coverage, 2007–2011. Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-27867(4), 446-464.

Chyi and Chada (2012) News on New Devices: is multi-platform news consumption a reality? Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786 6(4), 431-49.

Cottle, S (1999) From BBC newsroom to BBC newscentre: on changing technology and journalist practices, Convergence : the international journal of research into new media technologies. ISSN: 1354-8565, 5(3), 22-43.

Cushion, S (2011) Television Journalism, London: Sage.

Firmstone, J. 2016. Mapping Changes In Local News. Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786 , 10, 928-938.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2014. The Changing Role Of The Local News Media In Enabling Citizens To Engage In Local Democracies. Journalism practice ISSN: 1751-2786 , 8, 596-606.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2015a. Public Engagement In Local Government: The Voice And Influence Of Citizens In Online Communicative Spaces. Information, communication and society. ISSN: 1369-118x. , 18, 680-695.

Firmstone, J. & Coleman, S. 2015b. Rethinking Local Communicative Spaces: Reflecting On The Implications Of Digital Media And Citizen Journalism For The Role Of Local Journalism In Engaging Citizens. In: Nielsen, R. K. (Ed.) Local Journalism: The Decline Of Newspapers And The Rise Of Digital Media. London;New York;: I.B. Tauris.

Harcup, T (2009) Journalism: principles and practice, London: Sage.

Hedman and Djerf-Pierre (2013) The Social Journalist: Embracing the social media life or creating a new digital divide, Digital Journalism 1(3), pp 368-385. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Hill and Lashmar (2014) Online journalism : the essential guide ISBN: 9781446207345 (hbk.); 144620734X (hbk.); 9781446207352 (pbk.); 1446207358 (pbk.), London: Sage.

Franklin, Bob.2006. Attacking The Devil? Local journalism and local newspapers in the UK in Local Journalism and Local Media: making the Local News edited by Bob Franklin, 3-5. London: Routledge.

Kleis Nielsen, Rasmus. 2015. Introduction: The Uncertain Future of Local Journalism in Kleis Nielsen R (eds.) Local Journalism: The decline of newspapers and the rise of digital media. I.B.Tauris.

Lindgren, S (2017) Digital media and society ISBN: 9781473925014 (pbk.) : £26.99; 9781473925007 (hbk.) : £75.00; 9781473998896 (ePub ebook) : £21.99, London: Sage.  

Manning, P (2001) News and news sources: a critical introduction, London: Sage.

Mcleod, Jack, Dietram A. Scheufele, and Patricia Moy. 1999. Community, Communication, and Participation: The Role of Mass Media and Interpersonal Discussion in Local Political Participation. Political communication. ISSN: 1058-4609. 16 (3): 315–36.

McNair, Brian. 2009. Journalism and Democracy. In The Handbook of Journalism Studies, edited by Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Thomas Hanitsch, 237-250. New York: Routledge.

Ramsay, G., Freedman, D., Jackson, D. & Thorsen, E. 2017. Mapping changes in local news 2015-2017 More bad news for democracy? Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community in collaboration with the National Union of Journalists, the Political Studies Association and the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power at King’s College London. Available from:

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 

This list was last updated on 26/11/2021