Bob Franklin held the foundation Chair in Journalism Studies at Cardiff University from 2005-2018, is founding editor of the journals Digital Journalism, Journalism Practice and Journalism Studies and edits the new book series Disruptions: Studies in Digital Journalism. Recent publications include The Future of Journalism: In an Age of Digital Media and Economic Uncertainty (2016). Scott A. Eldridge II is an assistant professor at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is the author of Online Journalism from the Periphery: Interloper Media and the Journalistic Field (2018) and an associate editor of Digital Journalism.
This outstanding volume includes insights from every leading scholar doing thought provoking research on digital journalism. Everything you need to know about the state of contemporary journalism: the why, the how, and with what effect - it's all here, in this engaging and forward thinking Companion to Digital Journalism Studies. Zizi Papacharissi, Professor and Head, Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago. Bob Franklin and Scott Eldridge have created a foundational text for the development of digital journalism studies as an emerging interdisciplinary field of study. The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies is a masterful collection, addressing key ideas, issues and concerns shaping the field and exploring conceptual, professional, methodological and ethical considerations related to digital journalism studies. Framed globally, this must-read text includes 58 original articles, which focus on the implications of economic, cultural, social, political and technological conditions facing digital journalism studies while addressing key changes in the way people now engage with news and information. Bonnie Brennen, Nieman Professor of Journalism, Marquette University, USA. The world of news and journalism is changing fast as the internet has become a common means of news gathering and distribution. The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies offers a comprehensive collection of essays analysing 'digital journalism' and 'Digital Journalism Studies' and makes an irreplaceable and timely contribution to the field. Very familiar concepts like news and journalism are now up for complete overhaul, and this essential compilation of original work provides a major input to this task. Peter Golding, Emeritus Professor, Northumbria University, UK.