The J Word 3.8: Measuring Digital News Meanings
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It’s finally here – our episode on methods!

Bonnie Brennen, Editor-in-Chief of Journalism Practice and Professor Emerita at in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University in the U.S., discusses her newly updated book Qualitative Research Methods for Media Studies and comments on the complexities and promise of methodological advancements in journalism studies.

Lisa Merete Kristensen, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Journalism and the Department of Political Science and Public Management at the University of Southern Denmark, talks method through her article, “Audience metrics." And, Ayleen Cabas-Mijares,  Assistant Professor in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, joins in with her piece “Covering (il)Legible Bodies” where she applies qualitative interpretive approaches to understand news coverage of the Undocuqueer movement, an understudied community of queer undocumented migrants in the U.S.

Text Featured in this Episode:

Brennen, B. S. (2021). Qualitative Research Methods for Media Studies. Third Edition.

Kristensen, L. M. (2021). Audience Metrics: Operationalizing News Value for the Digital Newsroom. Journalism Practice, 1-18.

Cabas-Mijares, A. (2021). Covering (il)Legible Bodies: A CDA of News Discourse about Undocuqueer Life in the US. Journalism Practice, 1-18.

Produced and hosted by Robert (Ted) Gutsche, Jr.

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