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Journalism Studies, Media Sociology, Digital Culture, Social Media, Ethnography, Qualitative Research

20062019
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Research interests

  • Journalism studies
  • Social media
  • Sociology of media
  • sociology of news
  • Digital culture

Education/Academic qualification

City University London

20092013

External Positions

Digital Journalism Fellow, Oslo Metropolitan University

Mar 2019

Affiliated Fellow, Yale Law School Information Society Project

Aug 2016 → …

Research Fellow, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University

Jan 2016Dec 2016

Research interests

  • Journalism studies
  • Media sociology
  • Sociology of Journalism
  • Social Media
  • Digital Cultures
  • News Production
  • Ethnography
  • qualitative research

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Research Output 2006 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

Audience Engagement, Reciprocity, and the Pursuit of Community Connectedness in Public Media Journalism

Belair-Gagnon, V., Nelson, J. L. & Lewis, S. C., May 28 2019, In : Journalism Practice. 13, 5, p. 558-575 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

media journalism
reciprocity
journalist
community
journalism

Mobile Applications and Journalistic Work

Steinke, A. J., Belair-Gagnon, V., Steinke, A. J. & Belair-Gagnon, V., Feb 25 2019, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford University Press, (Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Online Journalism from the Periphery: Interloper Media and the Journalistic Field by Scott Eldridge II

Belair-Gagnon, V. & Holton, A. E., Mar 16 2019, In : Digital Journalism. 7, 3, p. 404-405 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Searching for Truth in Fragmented Spaces: Chat Apps and Verification in News Production

Agur, C. P. & Belair-Gagnon, V., 2019, Social Media and Journalism’s Search for Truth. Katz, J. E. (ed.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

chat
news
reporter
conversation
journalist

The Two Faces of Janus: Web Analytics Companies and the Shifting Culture of News

Belair-Gagnon, V. & Holton, A. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journalism Practice. 13, 8, p. 993-997 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

journalism
news
Innovation
innovation
Industry