Review of Participatory Journalism commends theory and best practice

February 23rd, 2013 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

The findings in Participatory Journalism are discussed in the March 2013 issue of the journal, Journalism and Mass Communication Educator. The review by Jeremy Harris Lipschultz of the University of Nebraska Omaha commends the book’s blend of theory and best practices. It highlights the growing role of online community managers in newsrooms, pointing out how this […]



Pacific Journalism Review praises ‘valuable’ Participatory Journalism

November 5th, 2012 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Participatory Journalism “offers a textured account of the whys and hows of participation from the perspective of the newspaper industry thus providing a valuable counterpoint to the many studies on citizen journalism,” says a review of the book in the Pacific Journalism Review. The book is reviewed in the October 2012 issue of the journal by by Pradip Ninan Thomas, co-director of […]



Breadth and scope of Participatory Journalism praised in Journalism Studies review

February 28th, 2012 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers has been lauded for as a “robust piece of empirical research” in a review in Journalism Studies. In her review (PDF), Lily Canter of the University of Sheffield writes that “the breadth and scope of the collaborative project is an extremely valuable one which unpicks the threads that lie at […]



‘A critical read’ says review in Journalism

February 23rd, 2012 | News | Alfred Hermida | No Comments

Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers is “a critical read for scholars and journalism practitioners alike” says a review of the book published in Journalism. In her review, Carrie Brown of the University of Memphis writes that the book “provides a comprehensive, detailed guide” to the nature of participatory journalism. She writes: “The authors […]