This page page provides a single location for documents relating to the consortium and relevant materials produced by our Early-Stage Researchers, which can be useful for members of the academia and for news organizations.


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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New podcast series explores Jolt research

Jolt has collaborated with the media-curious Off-Message on a new podcast series examining major issues in contemporary news and media. Over five episodes, Off Message’s host Pat O’Mahony will discuss the research undertaken by Jolt’s PhD researchers on surveillance, audience analytics, storytelling, collaborative journalism, and human rights.  In the first episode, Dimitri Bettoni (DCU) discusses […]

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Digital News Report 2021

It is that time of the year again: when journalists, news organizations and academics stop to read and discuss the launch of the new Digital News Report, which is now on it’s 10th edition.  […]

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Journalism, Data & Technology in Latin America

JOLT collaboration launches book about Journalism, Data and Technology in Latin America. […]

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WhatsAppening to the news? How WhatsApp is used to distribute news and engage audiences in Brazil.

Ever wonder WhatsAppening to the news? Digital applications such as WhatsApp are continuously being used to distribute news and engage audiences by news organizations, and two of our ESRs, Giuliander Carpes and Enric Moreu, present on their site how 14 companies in Brazil are currently using the platform. […]

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