Digital Journalism

(The TQCC of Digital Journalism is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Mob Censorship: Online Harassment of US Journalists in Times of Digital Hate and Populism121
Online Harassment and Its Implications for the Journalist–Audience Relationship94
Does a Crisis Change News Habits? A Comparative Study of the Effects of COVID-19 on News Media Use in 17 European Countries77
The Political Power of Platforms: How Current Attempts to Regulate Misinformation Amplify Opinion Power74
Communal News Work: COVID-19 Calls for Collective Funding of Journalism62
Dimensions of Social Media Logics: Mapping Forms of Journalistic Norms and Practices on Twitter and Instagram61
News Avoidance during the Covid-19 Crisis: Understanding Information Overload60
What Is Digital Journalism? Defining the Practice and Role of the Digital Journalist59
The Unified Framework of Media Diversity: A Systematic Literature Review57
Sourcing Pandemic News: A Cross-National Computational Analysis of Mainstream Media Coverage of COVID-19 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram56
Taking a Break from News: A Five-nation Study of News Avoidance in the Digital Era49
Conceptualizing “Dark Platforms”. Covid-19-Related Conspiracy Theories on 8kun and Gab44
Digital Press Criticism: The Symbolic Dimensions of Donald Trump’s Assault on U.S. Journalists as the “Enemy of the People”44
The Coronavirus Pandemic as a Critical Moment for Digital Journalism43
Content for Free? Drivers of Past Payment, Paying Intent and Willingness to Pay for Digital Journalism – A Systematic Literature Review43
Combating Disinformation on Social Media: Multilevel Governance and Distributed Accountability in Europe42
Advancing a Radical Audience Turn in Journalism. Fundamental Dilemmas for Journalism Studies40
Journalism as Usual? Managing Disruption in Virtual Newsrooms during the COVID-19 Crisis39
The Objects and Objectives of Journalism Research During the Coronavirus Pandemic and Beyond39
China’s “Fake News” Problem: Exploring the Spread of Online Rumors in the Government-Controlled News Media39
Uneasy Bedfellows: AI in the News, Platform Companies and the Issue of Journalistic Autonomy38
Block, Hide or Follow—Personal News Curation Practices on Social Media36
Hostility Toward the Press: A Synthesis of Terms, Research, and Future Directions in Examining Harassment of Journalists34
Antecedents of News Avoidance: Competing Effects of Political Interest, News Overload, Trust in News Media, and “News Finds Me” Perception34
Tackling Disinformation and Infodemics Demands Media Policy Changes34
Stronger and Safer Together: Motivations for and Challenges of (Trans)National Collaboration in Investigative Reporting in Latin America32
Online News User Journeys: The Role of Social Media, News Websites, and Topics32
User Perspectives on the News Personalisation Process: Agency, Trust and Utility as Building Blocks31
‘Lockdown’ on Digital Journalism? Mapping Threats to Press Freedom during the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis31
Spaces of Negotiation: Analyzing Platform Power in the News Industry29
Nudging Away False News: Evidence from a Social Norms Experiment28
Shared Emotion: The Social Amplification of Partisan News on Twitter27
What the Metrics Say. The Softening of News on the Facebook Pages of Mainstream Media Outlets27
“Flatten the Curve”: Data-Driven Projections and the Journalistic Brokering of Knowledge during the COVID-19 Crisis26
Confirmation Bias in the Era of Mobile News Consumption: The Social and Psychological Dimensions26
Reclaiming Control: How Journalists Embrace Social Media Logics While Defending Journalistic Values25
“If This account is True, It is Most Enormously Wonderful”: Interestingness-If-True and the Sharing of True and False News25
Safeguarding the Journalistic DNA: Attitudes towards the Role of Professional Values in Algorithmic News Recommender Designs25
Platform Civics: Facebook in the Local Information Infrastructure24
Do Small Streams Make a Big River? Detailing the Diversification of Revenue Streams in Newspapers’ Transition to Digital Journalism Businesses23
Imagination, Algorithms and News: Developing AI Literacy for Journalism23
Moderating Uncivil User Comments by Humans or Machines? The Effects of Moderation Agent on Perceptions of Bias and Credibility in News Content23
Benefits of Diverse News Recommendations for Democracy: A User Study23
Digital Journalism, Social Media Platforms, and Audience Engagement: The Case of AJ+23
Appreciating News Algorithms: Examining Audiences’ Perceptions to Different News Selection Mechanisms22
Engaging Citizens for Climate Change—Challenges for Journalism22
Data “Objectivity” in a Time of Coronavirus: Uncovering the Potential Impact of State Influence on the Production of Data-Driven News22
News as They Know It: Young Adults’ Information Repertoires in the Digital Media Landscape22
Robots in the News and Newsrooms: Unpacking Meta-Journalistic Discourse on the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Journalism22
Exploring “Angry” and “Like” Reactions on Uncivil Facebook Comments That Correct Misinformation in the News22
Adapting to Affordances and Audiences? A Cross-Platform, Multi-Modal Analysis of the Platformization of News on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter22
Platforms, Journalists and Their Digital Selves21
The Temporal Nature of Mobile Push Notification Alerts: A Study of European News Outlets’ Dissemination Patterns21
A Conceptual Framework for Journalistic Identity on Social Media: How the Personal and Professional Contribute to Power and Profit21
Loopholes in the Echo Chambers: How the Echo Chamber Metaphor Oversimplifies the Effects of Information Gateways on Opinion Expression21
What is Valuable Journalism? Three Key Experiences and Their Challenges for Journalism Scholars and Practitioners*21
Social Media and Trust in News: An Experimental Study of the Effect of Facebook on News Story Credibility21
Alternative Media, Alternative Voices? A Quantitative Analysis of Actor Diversity in Alternative and Mainstream News Outlets21
Debunking False Information: Investigating Journalists’ Fact-Checking Skills21
Collective Social Correction: Addressing Misinformation through Group Practices of Information Verification on WhatsApp20
What a Special Issue on Latin America Teaches Us about Some Key Limitations in the Field of Digital Journalism20
Reengineering Journalism: Product Manager as News Industry Institutional Entrepreneur20
An Intersectional Approach to Exploring Audience Expectations of Journalism20
The Democratic Significance of Everyday News Use: Using Diaries to Understand Public Connection over Time and beyond Journalism20
News Engagement on Closed Platforms. Human Factors and Technological Affordances Influencing Exposure to News on WhatsApp19
Affective Affordances: Exploring Facebook Reactions as Emotional Responses to Hyperpartisan Political News19
How to Cope with Dark Participation: Moderation Practices in German Newsrooms19
Fake News: Audience Perceptions and Concerted Coping Strategies19
How Do Funding Models and Organizational Legacy Shape News Organizations’ Social Media Strategies? A Comparison of Public Service and Private Sector News Media in Six Countries19
“Yes, I Saw It – But Didn’t Read It…” A Cross-Country Study, Exploring Relationships between Incidental News Exposure and News Use across Platforms18
Is Social Media Killing Local News? An Examination of Engagement and Ownership Patterns in U.S. Community News on Facebook18
News Sharing, Gatekeeping, and Polarization: A Study of the #Bolsonaro Election18
Alternative News Orientation and Trust in Mainstream Media: A Longitudinal Audience Perspective18
Black Lives Matter Coverage: How Protest News Frames and Attitudinal Change Affect Social Media Engagement18
The Value of Local News in the Digital Realm – Introducing the Integrated Value Creation Model17
Designing What’s News: An Ethnography of a Personalization Algorithm and the Data-Driven (Re)Assembling of the News17
Between Journalistic and Movement Logic: Disentangling Referencing Practices of Right-Wing Alternative Online News Media17
What News Users Perceive as ‘Alternative Media’ Varies between Countries: How Media Fragmentation and Polarization Matter17
Creativity and Innovation in Technology-Mediated Journalistic Work: Mapping out Enablers and Constraints16
Understanding Audience Engagement with Mainstream and Alternative News Posts on Facebook16
Harassment of Journalists and Its Aftermath: Anti-Press Violence, Psychological Suffering, and an Internal Chilling Effect16
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The Mechanisms of “Incidental News Consumption”: an Eye Tracking Study of News Interaction on Facebook16
Understanding Social Media in Journalism Practice: A Typology16
The Information Security Cultures of Journalism16
The One Thing Journalistic AI Just Might Do for Democracy15
Between Attack and Resilience: The Ongoing Institutionalization of Independent Digital Journalism in Brazil15
Writing the Conceptual Article: A Practical Guide15
Actor-Network Theory and Digital Journalism15
A Question of Design: Strategies for Embedding AI-Driven Tools into Journalistic Work Routines14
Comparing Frame Repertoires of Mainstream and Right-Wing Alternative Media14
Understanding Alternative News Media and Its Contribution to Diversity14
Why Do People Share Political Information on Social Media?14
Avoid or Authenticate? A Multilevel Cross-Country Analysis of the Roles of Fake News Concern and News Fatigue on News Avoidance and Authentication14
Digital Technologies and the Changing Journalism Cultures in Zimbabwe: Examining the Lived Experiences of Journalists Covering the COVID-19 Pandemic14
On the Mainstream/Alternative Continuum: Mainstream Media Reactions to Right-Wing Alternative News Media13
Showing off Your Social Capital: Homophily of Professional Reputation and Gender in Journalistic Networks on Twitter13
The Visual Boundaries of Journalism: Native Advertising and the Convergence of Editorial and Commercial Content13
In Search for an Audience-Supported Business Model for Local Newspapers: Findings from Clickstream and Subscriber Data13
Who is Responsible for Stopping the Spread of Misinformation? Examining Audience Perceptions of Responsibilities and Responses in Six Sub-Saharan African Countries13
Becoming the Data-Informed Newsroom? The Promotion of Audience Metrics in the Newsroom and Journalists’ Interactions with Them13
Right-Wing, Populist, Controlled by Foreign Powers? Topic Diversification and Partisanship in the Content Structures of German-Language Alternative Media13
Comparing Risks to Journalism: Media Criticism in the Digital Hate13
Participative Gatekeeping: The Intersection of News, Audience Data, Newsworkers, and Economics13
News Engagement: The Roles of Technological Affordance, Emotion, and Social Endorsement13
We’re in This Together: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach for News Recommenders13
Social Media Editors and the Audience Funnel: Tensions between Commercial Pressures and Professional Norms in the Data-Saturated Newsroom13
Between Personal and Public Interest: How Algorithmic News Recommendation Reconciles with Journalism as an Ideology12
The Institution of Journalism: Conceptualizing the Press in a Hybrid Media System12
Towards a Normative Perspective on Journalistic AI: Embracing the Messy Reality of Normative Ideals12
Reporting the Covid-19 Pandemic: Trauma on Our Own Doorstep12
The Effect of Deepfake Video on News Credibility and Corrective Influence of Cost-Based Knowledge about Deepfakes12
Securing Whistleblowing in the Digital Age: SecureDrop and the Changing Journalistic Practices for Source Protection12
Does Third-Party Fact-Checking Increase Trust in News Stories? An Australian Case Study Using the “Sports Rorts” Affair12
Funding Intermediaries: Google and Facebook’s Strategy to Capture Journalism12
Re-Digitizing Television News: The Relationship between TV, Online Media and Audiences12
Alternative Counter-News Use and Fake News Recall During the COVID-19 Crisis12
Linking Media Content and Survey Data in a Dynamic and Digital Media Environment – Mobile Longitudinal Linkage Analysis12