New Publication: how migrants use social media to raise human-rights claims

Jolt ESR Sara Creta has published a research article in the journal Media, War & Conflict. The article, “I hope, one day, I will have the right to speak”, examines how migrants used the official Facebook page of UNHCR Libya to protest their conditions and raise human-rights claims. Media, War & Conflict is an international, […]

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JOLT researchers start work on Organisational Disruption

Digital technologies have placed severe pressure on the traditional business and revenue model of print journalism. However, new technologies also create opportunities for leveraging digital and data services against audience expansion and alternative revenue streams. Although individual news media have begun to experiment with new services and organizational models, research into the effectiveness of these […]

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JOLT researchers start work on New News Practices

Digital technologies have initiated new multi-media and data-driven forms of journalism, but their best-practice integration into the structures and cultures of newsrooms is poorly understood, as is their relation to the technical capabilities of newsrooms’ digital and data infrastructure. JOLT will advance technical developments for new content forms and derive new insights into the conditions […]

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DCU leading €3.9m data journalism project

Article From The Irish Times (28 April 2018) by Peter Hamilton Dublin City University’s Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo) is leading a €3.9 million project to explore new ways of supporting journalism through digital and data technologies. The “journalism and leadership transformation” project will hire 15 PhD researchers to investigate technical, business and […]

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Deadline Extended: 15 Multidisciplinary PhD Positions in Digital and Data Journalism

Note: the deadline is extended to 15 June 2018 JOLT is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) network aimed at harnessing digital and data technologies for journalism. JOLT is recruiting 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) to advance new theoretical insights, technical advancements, and best-practice guidelines for digital and data journalism. In addition to completing a PhD, […]

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This project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska Curie grant agreement No 765140