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Less of the Same: Online Local News

Matthew Hindman

in The Internet Trap

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691159263
eISBN:
9780691184074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159263.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines online local news within the top one hundred U.S. television markets using comScore panel data that track a quarter of a million Internet users across more than a million World ... More


Making News Stickier

Matthew Hindman

in The Internet Trap

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691159263
eISBN:
9780691184074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159263.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Publishers, technology leaders, academics, and policymakers have proposed a broad and contradictory set of “solutions” to the local news crisis. This chapter argues that preserving local journalism ... More


National versus Local Disaster News

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

in Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter re-establishes media roles in crisis by exploring the different responsibilities and coverage of national vs. local news during tragedies. Local television and newspapers often assume ... More


The Solutions of Localism: Regulatory Approaches to the Crisis of Local Television

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 5 chronicles regulatory attempts to bolster local television, particularly local television news, in the US, UK and Canada. It argues that each of these attempts ultimately fell victim to ... More


The Internet Trap

Matthew Hindman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691159263
eISBN:
9780691184074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159263.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Internet was supposed to fragment audiences and make media monopolies impossible. Instead, behemoths like Google and Facebook now dominate the time we spend online—and grab all the profits from ... More


The Dichotomy of the Public/Private Sphere

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter resumes the discussion raised in the previous chapter concerning the role of the pan-Arab media in the public sphere. It discusses the content of the public debate as illustrated by ... More


The Ecosystems of Localism: A Holistic Approach to Local News and Information

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes attempts in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom to evaluate their respective local media ecosystems. It begins by defining ecosystem and discusses the importance of ... More


Interventions in Localism: From Public Goods to Merit Goods

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 7 focuses on two concrete recommendations for policy makers interested in protecting media localism and encouraging local news. The first advocates for comprehensive local media policy ... More


Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Christopher Ali

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Local media is at a turning point. Legacy outlets – television and newspapers – are declining while emerging platforms are failing to take their place. When it comes to the policies and regulations ... More


News Deserts, Echo Chambers, Algorithmic Editors, and the Siren Call of Revenues

Martha Minow

in Saving the News: Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190948412
eISBN:
9780190948443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948412.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 1 traces monumental shifts in the news industry and in the communications technologies and companies that have brought about a new ecosystem of news. Failing business models for newspapers, ... More


Groundwork for the Public: How Grey Literature Is Shaping What We Know about Local News

Jesse Holcomb

in Journalism Research That Matters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197538470
eISBN:
9780197538517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538470.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Public-facing research institutions and university centers have played an outsized role in collecting and disseminating knowledge about local news trends in the United States. Philanthropic support, ... More


Introduction: Jeopardy to News Production and Challenges for Constitutional Democracy

Martha Minow

in Saving the News: Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190948412
eISBN:
9780190948443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948412.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

As traditional for-profit news media in the United States decline in economic viability and sheer numbers of outlets and staff, what does and what should the constitutional guarantee of freedom of ... More


Rebuilding Trust through Journalism Education: Teaching Multimedia Reporting with Local Communities

Rachel R. Mourão and Soo Young Shin

in Journalism Research That Matters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197538470
eISBN:
9780197538517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538470.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This study details the development of a public affairs reporting course for journalism schools in resource-limited communities offered at a land-grant institution surrounded by a resource-strapped ... More


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