Stakeholders marketing for online news media. A multi-method research into stakeholder marketing as a strategic framework for news media to build a sustainable business model with its key stakeholders (advertisers and readers). University of Antwerp
Reconstructing the news story: gatekeeping, news values and framing in an era of journalist change KU Leuven
Framing has become one of the most popular concepts in the study of news coverage. However, the process of frame-building (Scheufele, 1999), i.e. what factors influence how the news is being framed, has been treated shabbily for a long time (Borah, 2011). Among frame-building studies, the role of journalists and newsrooms remains rather unexplored. This study attempts to bridge the framing tradition with the field of news production. ...
How politics becomes news and news becomes politics. A comparative study among political journalists and politicians in Switzerland and the Netherlands. University of Antwerp
Copyright and news media: the impact of copyright on free and independent (online) news media Ghent University
The central research objective is to investigate what the impact is of copyright on the freedom and independence of online news media. The research centers on two different types of countries: first, European continental countries with a tradition of "authors' rights" (Belgium and Germany); and second, countries with a tradition of "copyrights" (the UK and the US).
The public sphere in times of marketing and digitization: a multimethodical, longitudinal study of the use of news sources in Belgium. Case study: international news. Ghent University
The central research question is wheter, how and how far the marketing and digitization of media culture influence the newsselection process in journalism, and wheter this leads to expansion of impoverishment of the public sphere. We demonstrate the underlying mechanisms of the newsproduction process that determinate which actors are prominently present in the media and influence the public agenda.
This dissertation started off with the observation that attention for news among young people decreases. More precisely, previous survey studies outlined a triple shift in the current young generation’s use of news: from more to less news, from offline to online news, and from professional to non-professional news sources. Underlying these three trends, was the finding that news does not constitute a substantial part of the daily routines of ...
You are holding a manuscript that has been written within the Steunpunt Media (2012-2016), a policy instrument and knowledge centre that was set up to monitor the pluriformity of the Flemish news media landscape, initiated by the former Flemish Minister of Media Ingrid Lieten. The starting point of our research is the notion that content diversity, by itself, ought to be protected within a democratic society (Lieten, 2011; Napoli, ...
Tracing the translation of news in community radio in South Africa: An actor-network approach KU Leuven
Tracing the translation of community radio news in South Africa: An actor-network approach
In South Africa, community radio is a powerful medium of communication for distributing news and information to particular radio audiences in specific languages. Radio is an interactive platform through which remote communities are able to communicate about issues that affect their daily lives. The community radio audience has the ...