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Top Three Student Papers for 2017

Yigal Godler, Ben Gurion University of the Negev: “The birth of facts in the news.”

Kirsten Van Camp, University of Antwerp: “Issue-specific newsworthiness: The impact of individual specialization and party issue ownership on news coverage of MPs.”

Raul Ferrer Conill, Karlstad University: “The datafication of newswork: The use of metrics and gamification to motivate journalists.”


Top Three Faculty Papers for 2017

Marc Ziegele & Oliver Quiring, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz: “The Discussion Value of Online News: How News Story Characteristics Affect the Deliberative Quality of User Discussions in SNS Comment Sections.”

Lei Guo & Chris Vargo, University of Colorado – Boulder: “Global Agenda Setting: A Big Data Analysis of International News Flow.”

Claudia Mellado, Ponitifica Universidad Católica de Valparaíso & Arjen van Dalen, University of Southern Denmark: “The Changes in Journalistic Role Performances in a Transitional Democracy Explained. A Cross-Longitudinal Study of Chilean Journalism between 1990 and 2011.”


Top Poster Award 2017

Soomin Seo, Temple University: Covering the Hermit Regime: A Comparison of North Korea Coverage at the AP and NK News.


The Gene Burd Outstanding Dissertation in Journalism Studies Award for 2017

Rachel Mourão, University of Texas at Austin: “From Mass to Elite Protests: How Journalists Covered the 2013 and 2015 Demonstrations in Brazil.”


Wolfgang Donsbach Outstanding Journal Article of the Year for 2017

Matt Carlson, St Louis University: Metajournalistic discourse and the meanings of journalism: Definitional control, boundary work, and legitimation. Communication Theory, 26(4), 349-368 (2016).


International Journal of Press/Politics Book Award

Katrin Voltmer, University of Leeds: “The Media in Transitional Democracies” (Polity 2013). 


The Journalism Studies Division Book Award

C. W. Anderson, City University of New York: “Rebuilding the News: Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age” (Temple University Press 2013).

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