Data Journalism Roadmapping: A Conceptual Approach to Embrace Data Storytelling Formats in the Journalism Business Model

by Mathias-Felipe de-Lima-Santos During these more than ten years, data journalism has had to adapt and change to embrace technological trends and evolutions in recent years. Thus, data journalism has drawn significant attention in academic literature and industry practices. Furthermore, the pandemic brought a whole new set of challenges and opportunities for data journalism. Some […]

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Evaluating social media platforms’ compliance with European Commission-mandated transparency reports

By Charis Papaevangelou The previous decade saw the rise of technology giants, so-called “Big Tech”; along with them rose the responsibilities they carried and the critical voices demanding scrutiny and better accountability. One of the ways that Big Tech companies and, in particular, social media platforms have been trying to fend off regulation is through […]

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Jolt Presentations at ICA 2021

Jolt ESRs will deliver five presentations at the annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference. The ICA conference is a leading venue for research on communications, media, and journalism. ESRs also presented their work at ICA pre-conferences on Digital Media in Latinx and Latin America and the Journalism Studies Division Graduate Student Colloquium. The Three Spheres of […]

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France, Australia, Silicon Valley, and the Political Economy of Online Platform Regulation

By Charis Papaevangelou Two recent developments concerning the online distribution of news revealed the shortcomings of platform regulation.  The first development was when French publishers (General Information Press Alliance or APIG, an industry association of daily press companies, national and regional) struck a deal with Google meant to reimburse them for the use of their […]

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The future journalism is collaborative

By Rayana Zapryanova Lucia Mesquita is a Jolt researcher whose research is focused on Collaborative Journalism. She aims to understand how collaborations work in practice, what are the best practices for collaborative journalism, and how various stakeholders perceive collaborative journalism. Collaborations are usually done when the investigating process has bigger requirements than a media outlet […]

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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