The diminution of PR’ dependence on journalism, and the growth of journalism’s dependence on PR

Reuters Institute :: The internet, especially social media, has made reputation more precarious – but it has also given companies, governments and public figures channels of communication of their own. The need to proclaim and protect the brand – personal, corporate or political – means that public relations is now a top-table profession … whilst journalism struggles for survival. This unique study illuminates and analyses a new media age.

Read John LLoyd, Laura Toogood, reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk

The diminution of PR’ dependence on journalism, and the growth of journalism’s dependence on PR

Journalism in an era of Big Data: Cases, concepts, and critiques

Research :: This special issue examines the changing nature of journalism amid data abundance, computational exploration, and algorithmic emphasis—developments with wide meaning in technology and society at large, and with growing significance for the media industry and for journalism as practice and profession.

Read Seth C. Lewis, www.tandfonline.com

Journalism in an era of Big Data: Cases, concepts, and critiques