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Together in the encoding-assemblage: a new materialist framework for examining knowledge production in journalism. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. 2024. Together in the encoding-assemblage: a new materialist framework for examining knowledge production in journalism. To be presented at the 10th European Communication Research and Education Association European communication conference (ECREA ECC 2024): communication and social (dis)order, 24-27 September 2024, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Journalism's broken monopoly over the production of knowledge (Carlson, 2017; Ekström and Westlund, 2019) has led to an erosion of public trust in professional journalism and a general "epistemic crisis" of the present (Steensen, 2019). Pioneer journ... Read More about Together in the encoding-assemblage: a new materialist framework for examining knowledge production in journalism..

Who's the "pioneer"? A critical examination of "pioneer journalism" from an indigenous perspective. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. and HALABI, N. 2024. Who's the "pioneer"? A critical examination of "pioneer journalism" from an indigenous perspective. Presented at the 2024 International Association for Media and Communication Research conference (IAMCR 2024): weaving people together: communicative projects of decolonising, engaging and listening, 30 June - 4 July 2024, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Journalism scholarship has been preoccupied with discourses of futures thinking and reimagining what journalism could be (Zelizer, Boczkowski, and Anderson, 2022), leading to the emergence of new conceptual frameworks such as "pioneer journalism", wh... Read More about Who's the "pioneer"? A critical examination of "pioneer journalism" from an indigenous perspective..

What non-mainstream journalism can(not) do: the "affect economy" of four journalism startups in Malaysia, Pakistan, Romania and the UK. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. 2024. What non-mainstream journalism can(not) do: the "affect economy" of four journalism startups in Malaysia, Pakistan, Romania and the UK. Presented at the 2024 Auckland University of Technology Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy conference (JMAD Conference 2024): political economy of journalism, an International Association for Media and Communication Research pre-conference, 27 June 2024, Auckland, New Zealand.

Recognising that journalism operates within various constraints, scholars have theorised the relationship between journalism and its environment through a hierarchical model of influences (Shoemaker and Reese, 1996). Recently, there has been a recons... Read More about What non-mainstream journalism can(not) do: the "affect economy" of four journalism startups in Malaysia, Pakistan, Romania and the UK..

Weaving knowledge together: the micropolitics of "encounters" in community journalism. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. 2024. Weaving knowledge together: the micropolitics of "encounters" in community journalism. Presented at the 2024 International Association for Media and Communication Research / International Communication Association bridge conference: the ascent of community and activist media: theorising the turn to counter-power media and communication, 25 June 2024, Gold Coast, Australia.

Community journalism has been hailed as one of several solutions to journalism's deepening crisis, motivating scholarly interest in how community-focused journalists produce knowledge in their networks (Callison and Young, 2019; Fenton et al., 2010;... Read More about Weaving knowledge together: the micropolitics of "encounters" in community journalism..

Between futures thinking and a settler-colonialist past: a critical examination of "pioneer journalism" from the perspective of indigenous journalists and their epistemic practices. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. and HALABI, N. 2024. Between futures thinking and a settler-colonialist past: a critical examination of "pioneer journalism" from the perspective of indigenous journalists and their epistemic practices. Presented at the 74th Annual International Communication Association conference (ICA 2024): communication and global human rights, 20-24 June 2024, Gold Coast, Australia.

Journalism, historically considered a pillar of public knowledge, deliberation and democracy, has been shedding its epistemic authority as increasingly fragmented audiences migrate to "alternative" sources of information. Consequently, within the eve... Read More about Between futures thinking and a settler-colonialist past: a critical examination of "pioneer journalism" from the perspective of indigenous journalists and their epistemic practices..

Weaving the future of journalism? Re-examining journalistic epistemology through an indigenous lens. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. and HALABI, N. 2024. Weaving the future of journalism? Re-examining journalistic epistemology through an indigenous lens. Presented at the 4th European Communication Research and Education Association journalism studies conference (ECREA Journalism 2024): diversity, equality and inclusion in and through journalism, 11-12 April 2024, Sheffield, UK.

Journalism, historically considered a pillar of public knowledge, deliberation and democracy, has been shedding its epistemic authority as increasingly fragmented audiences migrate to "alternative" sources of information. Consequently, within the eve... Read More about Weaving the future of journalism? Re-examining journalistic epistemology through an indigenous lens..

Meaning-ful encounters: theorising knowledge production in community-centred pioneer journalism. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. 2024. Meaning-ful encounters: theorising knowledge production in community-centred pioneer journalism. Presented at the 4th European Communication Research and Education Association journalism studies conference (ECREA Journalism 2024): diversity, equality and inclusion in and through journalism, 11-12 April 2024, Sheffield, UK.

Journalism's eroding epistemic authority and the diminishing public trust in journalism as a knowledge-producing institution have become increasingly critical topics of scholarly debate in the field of Journalism Studies since the advent of the netwo... Read More about Meaning-ful encounters: theorising knowledge production in community-centred pioneer journalism..

Join the coalition: how pioneer journalism communities reimagine journalistic epistemology from the periphery. (2023)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, B. [2023]. Join the coalition: how pioneer journalism communities reimagine journalistic epistemology from the periphery. Digital journalism [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2023.2278043

This article examines how pioneer journalism communities reimagine journalistic epistemology from the periphery, and traces how ideas about journalism as a form of knowledge are embodied in their metadiscourses and enacted in their epistemic practice... Read More about Join the coalition: how pioneer journalism communities reimagine journalistic epistemology from the periphery..

Join the coalition: collective action spaces in pioneer journalism and the reimagination of journalistic epistemology. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. 2023. Join the coalition: collective action spaces in pioneer journalism and the reimagination of journalistic epistemology. Presented at the 9th Future of journalism conference 2023: journalism in troubled times: threats, opportunities and research, 14-15 September 2023, Cardiff, UK

The aim of this project is to examine how transformation-focused journalism communities produce knowledge vis-à-vis their audiences, public and wider world. This will be carried out by metajournalistic discourse analysis, 30 semi-structured interview... Read More about Join the coalition: collective action spaces in pioneer journalism and the reimagination of journalistic epistemology..

A better future: people power and collective action spaces in global pioneer journalism. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. 2023. A better future: people power and collective action spaces in global pioneer journalism. Presented at the 2023 MeCCSA (Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association) conference (MeCCSA 2023): connected futures, 4-6 September 2023, Glasgow, UK.

The aim of this project is to examine how transformation-focused journalism communities produce knowledge in relation to their audiences, public and wider world.

Designing for deeper audience engagement panel. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B., VAN DER NAT, R., ROTH, C., FERRER-CONILL, R., ALBEANU, C., KWONG, R., STEENSEN, S., KULKARNI, S., BORGES-REY, E., APPELGREN, E. 2022. Designing for deeper audience engagement panel. Presented at the 2020 ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association) journalism conference (ECREA Journalism 2022) [online], 15-17 June 2022, Utrecht, Netherlands. Available from: https://web.archive.org/save/https://tinyurl.com/2cres4yt

The notion of engagement has evolved from the embodiment of civic involvement and political participation to a measurement of interactivity with digital journalistic products and a key performance indicator. This development, which we believe is far... Read More about Designing for deeper audience engagement panel..

#TogetherApart: mediatization, (inter)subjectivity and sociality at a time of pandemic. (2021)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, B. and KUMAR PUTTA, S. 2021. #TogetherApart: mediatization, (inter)subjectivity and sociality at a time of pandemic. Networking knowledge: journal of the MeCCSA postgraduate network [online], 14(1): #TogetherApart, pages 1-8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31165/nk.2021.141.663

This special issue features 12 contributions by early career scholars and artists dealing with the role of mediatization in the COVID-19 pandemic conjuncture. Themes such as mediated intimacy and sociality, pandemic ideology, politicians' curated aut... Read More about #TogetherApart: mediatization, (inter)subjectivity and sociality at a time of pandemic..

Meaningful encounters: theorizing relationality in pioneer journalism. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ANDERSON, B. 2021. Meaningful encounters: theorizing relationality in pioneer journalism. Presented at the 71st International Communication Association annual conference (ICA 2021): engaging the essential work of care: communication, connectedness and social justice, 27-31 May 2021, [virtual event].

This study aims to find out how meaning in pioneer journalism is co-produced and what are the implications for the way pioneer journalists relate to their audiences. An initial sample of 22 pioneer journalism organisations was selected, which led to... Read More about Meaningful encounters: theorizing relationality in pioneer journalism..

The relational UX: constructing repertoires of audience agency in pioneer journalism practice. (2021)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, B. 2021. The relational UX: constructing repertoires of audience agency in pioneer journalism practice. Mediální studia/ Media studies [online], 15(2), pages 167-189. Available from: https://medialnistudia.fsv.cuni.cz/front.file/download?file=medialni_studia_2_2021_anderson.pdf

This article examines how "pioneer journalists" (Hepp & Loosen, 2021) in legacy newsrooms create preferred audience experiences through their UX practices in a networked media ecosystem where journalism's epistemic authority is increasingly conteste... Read More about The relational UX: constructing repertoires of audience agency in pioneer journalism practice..