The State of the News Beat: Expertise and division of labour in current newsrooms

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The State of the News Beat: Expertise and division of labour in current newsrooms
Chair:
Eddy
Borges-Rey
Northwestern University - Qatar
542
MPS paper - Entrepreneur-journalists: From beat reporting to generalist reporting in Nigeria
Emeka
Umejei
American University of Nigeria
686
MPS paper - Changing the beat? A comparative study of shifts in local online newsmaking in Finland, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the U.K.
joy
jenkins
University of Tennessee, (Knoxville)
Pedro
Jerónimo
University of Beira Interior
688
MPS paper - Thematic beats as micro-cultures? The relation between news topics and role performance across news organisations and cultures
Claudia
Mellado
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Mireya
Márquez-Ramírez
Universidad Iberoamericana, MEXICO
Cornelia
Mothes
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, GERMANY
María Luisa
Humanes
Rey Juan Carlos University,
689
MPS paper - Being “specialists” for all beats: The rise of the “data beat” and “flexible expertise” in three UK national newspapers
Jingrong
Tong
the University of Sheffield