Thematic Overview of Scholarly Work


Anderson, C.W. (2013). Rebuilding the News: Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Anderson, C.W., Emily Bell, and Clay Shirky. (2012). Post-Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present. Published by the Tow Center and Columbia University, under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

I. Artifacts, Metrics, and Shifting News Practices

Anderson, C.W. (2011). “Deliberative, Agonistic, and Algorithmic Audiences: Journalism’s Vision of its Public in an Age of Audience Transparency,” International Journal of Communication 5(2011) [OPEN ACCESS]. Online at

Anderson, C.W. (2011). “Between  Creative and Quantified Audiences: Web Metrics and Changing Patterns of Newswork in Local U.S. Newsrooms,” Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism. 12(5): 550-566

II. News Ecologies, Ecosystems, and Diffusion

Anderson, C. W.(2010). “Journalistic Networks and the Diffusion of Local News: The Brief, Happy News Life of the ‘Francisville Four,'” Political Communication, 27(3): 289 — 309

III. The Long History of Data Journalism

Anderson, C.W. (2012). “Towards a sociology of computational and algorithmic journalism,” New Media and Society. Published online before print December 10, 2012.

IV. Journalistic Authority, Expertise, and Power

Anderson, C.W. (2011). “From Indymedia to Demand Media: Journalism’s Visions of its’ Audience and the Horizons of Democracy.” The Social Media Reader. Michael Mandiberg, ed. (NYU Press)

Anderson. C.W. and Michael Schudson (2008). “News Production and Organizations: Professionalism, Objectivity, and Truth Seeking.” Handbook of Journalism Studies. Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Thomas Hanitzsch, eds. (Lawrence Erlbaum, ICA Handbook Series)

Anderson, C.W. (2008).  “Journalism: Expertise, Authority, and Power in Democratic Life.”  The Media and Social Theory. David Hesmondhalgh and Jason Toynbee, eds. (Routledge)

Anderson, C.W. (2007). “Grassroots Journalism on the Web: An Overview.” Making Our Media. Clemencia Rodriguez and Dorothy Kidd, eds. (Hampton Press)

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