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About folkerhanusch

Dr Folker Hanusch is Professor of Journalism at the University of Vienna, Austria.

New paper: Journalistic Branding on Twitter

My QUT colleague Axel Bruns and I have just published a new paper on ways in which journalists self-brand on their Twitter profile descriptions. It examines more than 4000 journalists’ accounts and is titled: “Journalistic Branding on Twitter: A representative study … Continue reading

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New major grant awarded!

Great news in today from the Australian Research Council, where a team of which I am a member was successful in winning one of the prestigious Discovery Project grants. The success rate was 18%, so we’re very excited that our … Continue reading

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Best paper award at ICA!

I’m delighted to share some exciting news from the recent conference of the International Communication Association, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. My paper “‘How much love are you going to give this brand?’ Lifestyle journalists on commercial influences in … Continue reading

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Some recent accepted papers

Further news on the publishing front: In the past few months, I have had four more journal articles accepted. See below for a list with abstracts – I will post more updates and links once the articles are published. Hanusch, … Continue reading

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New Book out now: Travel Journalism: Exploring Production, Impact and Culture

After a couple of years of a lot of hard work by everyone involved, a new book on travel journalism, co-edited by Elfriede Fürsich and myself, has now been published by Palgrave Macmillan. We are very excited by this, and … Continue reading

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New article: Journalistic interventionism in 21 countries

Journalism Studies has just published a new article by Thomas Hanitzsch, Corinna Lauerer and myself on the topic of journalistic interventionism. The paper compares journalists’ perceptions of these aspects in 21 countries. Here is the abstract: This study seeks to … Continue reading

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New article: Comparing local and metropolitan journalism cultures

Further results from my survey of Australian journalists have been published in Journalism Studies. This paper compares local and metropolitan journalists’ role perceptions and backgrounds. Here is the abstract: While a number of scholars have explored the special exigencies of … Continue reading

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