Media and Communication is an international peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to a wide variety of basic and applied research in communication and its related fields.

Open Access Journal | ISSN: 2183-2439

Journalism, Activism, and Social Media: Exploring the Shifts in Journalistic Roles, Performance, and Interconnectedness

Academic Editors: Peter Maurer (Trier University) and Christian Nuernbergk (Trier University)

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Editorial: Journalism, Activism, and Social Media: Exploring the Shifts in Journalistic Roles, Performance, and Interconnectedness
Peter Maurer and Christian Nuernbergk
Editorial | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Responding to “Fake News”: Journalistic Perceptions of and Reactions to a Delegitimising Force
Aljosha Karim Schapals and Axel Bruns
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Hijacking Journalism: Legitimacy and Metajournalistic Discourse in Right-Wing Podcasts
David O. Dowling, Patrick R. Johnson and Brian Ekdale
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Journalist-Twitterers as Political Influencers in Brazil: Narratives and Disputes Towards a New Intermediary Model
Luiz Peres-Neto
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
United in Grief? Emotional Communities Around the Far-Right Terrorist Attack in Hanau
Débora Medeiros and Ana Makhashvili
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
How China Divides the Left: Competing Transnational Left-Wing Alternative Media on Twitter
Lev Nachman, Adrian Rauchfleisch and Brian Hioe
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Neutral Observers or Advocates for Societal Transformation? Role Orientations of Constructive Journalists in Germany
Uwe Krüger, Markus Beiler, Thilko Gläßgen, Michael Kees and Maximilian Küstermann
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Crime News Under Digitization Process in French and German Newsrooms: Standardization and Diversification of News under Web-First Pressure
Claire Ruffio and Nicolas Hubé
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022