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Pluralist public sphere or elitist closed circle? Elite-driven agendas and contributor 'chemistry' as determinants of pundit choice on a flagship BBC politics show. (2021)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2022. Pluralist public sphere or elitist closed circle? Elite-driven agendas and contributor 'chemistry' as determinants of pundit choice on a flagship BBC politics show. In Morrison, J., Birks, J. and Berry, M. (eds.) The Routledge companion to political journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online], Chapter 36, pages 383-393. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429284571-36

Since BBC1’s Politics Live discussion show launched in 2018, it has been characterised by an accessible and chatty, if sometimes highly involved, discursive style more native to podcasts than conventional daytime television. The programme attempted t... Read More about Pluralist public sphere or elitist closed circle? Elite-driven agendas and contributor 'chemistry' as determinants of pundit choice on a flagship BBC politics show..

Scotland and period poverty: a case study of activists' media and political agenda-setting. (2021)
Book Chapter
MCKAY, F. 2022. Scotland and period poverty: a case study of activists' media and political agenda-setting. In Morrison, J., Birks, J. and Berry, M. (eds.) The Routledge companion to political journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online], Chapter 38, pages 404-413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429284571-38

Grassroots-led global social movements have become increasingly prominent on mainstream media and political agendas. In Scotland, several of these have resulted in significant policy change, including the period poverty movement, which addresses ineq... Read More about Scotland and period poverty: a case study of activists' media and political agenda-setting..

The self and the supernatural. (2021)
Book Chapter
IRONSIDE, R. 2021. The self and the supernatural. In vom Lehn, D., Ruiz-Junco, N. and Gibson, W. (eds.). The Routledge international handbook of interactionism. Abindon: Routledge [online], chapter 10. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780367227708

Supernatural experiences continue to be a feature in our everyday lives. Indeed, research suggests that over two fifths of the population in Britain have reported a supernatural experience and one-quarter of Americans claim to have felt or sensed a p... Read More about The self and the supernatural..

Employer perspectives on virtual international working: essential skills for the globalised, digital workplace. (2021)
Book Chapter
CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Employer perspectives on virtual international working: essential skills for the globalised, digital workplace. In Swartz, S., Barbosa, B., Crawford, I. and Luck, S. (eds.). Developments in virtual learning environments and global workplace. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], pages 178-204. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7331-0.ch010

This chapter summarises the key findings from a doctoral research project that examined employer perceptions of virtual, international working immediately before, during, and after the global pandemic took hold in Spring 2020. The purposive interview... Read More about Employer perspectives on virtual international working: essential skills for the globalised, digital workplace..

The Scottish suffragettes and the press. (2021)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2021. The Scottish suffragettes and the press. In Wiley, C. and Rose, L.E. (eds.) Women's suffrage in word, image, music, stage and screen. Abingdon: Routledge, pages 67-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429344534-6

This chapter focuses on the coverage of the suffragettes in Scottish newspapers. While Scottish readers were similar to everyone else in Britain in their interest in the more shocking elements of suffragette militancy, it was only with the establishm... Read More about The Scottish suffragettes and the press..

A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918. (2021)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2021. A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918. In Hughes-Johnson, A. and Jenkins, L. (eds.) The politics of women's suffrage: local, national and international dimensions. London: University of London [online], chapter 7, pages 191-212. Available from: https://humanities-digital-library.org/index.php/hdl/catalog/book/politics-of-womens-suffrage

This chapter investigates how a constitutional suffrage organization navigated two distinct and problematic relationships – with the suffrage press and with local newspapers. It demonstrates that not all suffrage campaigners strode confidently into t... Read More about A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918..

From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism. (2020)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2020. From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism. In Gulyas, A. and Baines, D. Routledge companion to local media and journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 30. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780815375364

Local newspapers were once bastions of their communities – reporting everything from church fetes to factory closures and speaking truth to power to councillors and business leaders. But growing competition from online media, combined with advertisin... Read More about From community to commerce? Analytics, audience 'engagement' and how local newspapers are renegotiating news values in the age of pageview-driven journalism..

Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. (2020)
Book Chapter
MARTZOUKOU, K. 2020. Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community. In Goldstein, S. (ed.) Informed societies: why information literacy matters for citizenship, participation and democracy. London: Facet [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=304226

This chapter offers an overview of the information needs and experiences of Syrian refugees in Scotland, drawing from data collected as part of ‘Lost in Information: Syrian new Scots’ Information Literacy Way-finding practices’, a research project wh... Read More about Scottish public libraries welcome Syrian new Scots: a transition from being a refugee to becoming an active part of the community..

Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live. (2019)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2019. Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E., Lilleker, D. and Weidhase, N. (eds.) UK election analysis 2019: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading academics. Bournemouth: Centre for Comparative Politics and Media Research [online], chapter 7, section 65, page 98. Available from: http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/33165/

What should pluralistic punditry look like in a multi-party parliamentary democracy? How should a state-owned broadcaster's flagship political show populate its panels before elections to guarantee balance between Left, Right and Centre, eliminate pe... Read More about Pluralism or partisanship? Calibrating punditry on BBC2’s Politics Live..

Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment. (2019)
Book Chapter
MUIR, A. 2020. Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment. In Gooding, P. and Terras, M. (eds.) Electronic legal deposit: shaping the library collections of the future. London: Facet Publishing [online], chapter 10. Available from: http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=303779&category_code=37

UK publishers have always had mixed attitudes to legal deposit. This chapter focuses on electronic legal deposit in the UK from the perspective of publishers, providing some assessment of what the impact on publishers has been in the relatively short... Read More about Publishers, legal deposit and the changing publishing environment..