Neil Thurman

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Professor

Oettingenstr. 67

Munich, 80538

Germany

City, University of London

Northampton Square

London, EC1V 0HB

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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Paid Content Strategies for News Websites: An Empirical Study of British Newspapers' Online Business Models

Journalism Practice, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 208-226, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Mar 2008
Neil Thurman and Jack Herbert
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 548 (49,046)

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business models, cannibalisation, content charging, newspapers, online journalism, subscription

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Forums for Citizen Journalists? Adoption of User Generated Content Initiatives by Online News Media

New Media & Society, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 139-157, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2008
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 358 (82,311)

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blogs, British news websites, citizen journalism, grassroots journalism, online journalism, participatory journalism, user generated content

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The Future of Breaking News Online? A Study of Live Blogs Through Surveys of Their Consumption, and of Readers' Attitudes and Participation

Journalism Studies, 2014, DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2014.882080
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Feb 2014
Neil Thurman and Nic Newman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Downloads 251 (121,032)

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accuracy, balance, content preferences, live blogs, reader contributions

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A Clash of Cultures: The Integration of User-Generated Content within Professional Journalistic Frameworks at British Newspaper Websites

Journalism Practice, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 343-356, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Sep 2008
Alfred Hermida and Neil Thurman
University of British Columbia - School of Journalism and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 244 (124,596)
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blogs, British newspaper websites, citizen journalism, online journalism, participatory journalism, user-generated content

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Newspaper Consumption in the Digital Age: Measuring Multi-Channel Audience Attention and Brand Popularity

Thurman, Neil. (2014) "Newspaper Consumption in the Digital Age: Measuring Multi-Channel Audience Attention and Brand Popularity." Digital Journalism 2(2)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 194 (155,372)
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Audience measurement, Audit Bureau of Circulations, National Readership Survey, newspaper circulation, newspaper popularity, newspaper websites, Nielsen, online journalism

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Journalism, Gatekeeping, and Interactivity

Thurman, N. (2015). Journalism, Gatekeeping, and Interactivity. In: S. Coleman & D. Freelon (Eds.), A Handbook of Digital Politics. (pp. 357-374). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. ISBN 9781782548751
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 191 (157,550)

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gatekeeping, journalism, interactivity

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Taking the Paper out of News: A Case Study of Taloussanomat, Europe’s First Online-Only Newspaper

Journalism Studies, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Neil Thurman and Merja Myllylahti
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Independent
Downloads 169 (175,817)

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online-only newspapers, journalism, convergence, business models, advertising

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Convergence Calls: Multimedia Storytelling at British News Websites

Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 439-455, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Neil Thurman and Ben Lupton
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Management
Downloads 169 (175,817)
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British news websites, convergence, multimedia, news video, online journalism, podcasting

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The Future of Personalization at News Websites: Lessons from a Longitudinal Study

Journalism Studies, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Neil Thurman and Steve Schifferes
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and City University London
Downloads 130 (218,207)

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customization, individuation, interactivity, online journalism, online news, personalization

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The Globalization of Journalism Online: A Transatlantic Study of News Websites and Their International Readers

Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 285-307, 2007
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Mar 2008
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 130 (218,207)

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online journalism, international readers, globalisation, British news websites, user metrics

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Live Blogs, Sources, and Objectivity: The Contradictions of Real-Time Online Reporting

In Franklin, Bob & Eldrige II, Scott (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies. Routledge, London; New York, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Nov 2016
Neil Thurman and Aljosha Karim Schapals
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Creative Industries
Downloads 102 (260,264)

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live blogs, sourcing practices, online journalism, new forms, content analysis

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On Digital Distribution's Failure to Solve Newspapers' Existential Crisis: Symptoms, Causes, Consequences and Remedies

Forthcoming in Scott A. Eldridge II and Bob Franklin (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies. London: Routledge
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Independent and Kristiania University College
Downloads 75 (315,248)

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Newspaper Consumption in the Mobile Age: Reassessing Multi-Platform Performance and Market Share Using ‘Time-Spent’

Thurman, Neil (2017) Newspaper Consumption in the Mobile Age: Reassessing Multi-Platform Performance and Market Share Using ‘Time-Spent’, Journalism Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2017.1279028
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 69 (330,192)

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attention, audience measurement, comScore, engagement, mobile audience, newspaper readership, ratings analysis, time spent

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Real-Time Online Reporting: Best Practices for Live Blogging

"Real-Time Online Reporting: Best Practices for Live Blogging" in Ethics for Digital Journalists: Emerging Best Practices. Ed. Lawrie Zion and David Craig. New York: Routledge. pp.103-114, 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 69 (330,192)

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Live Blogging – Digital Journalism's Pivotal Platform? A Case Study of the Production, Consumption, and Form of Live Blogs at Guardian.co.uk

Digital Journalism 1(1) 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
Neil Thurman and Anna Walters
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and City University London
Downloads 54 (373,366)
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content preferences, live blogs, news-at-work, objectivity, online journalism, reader participation, sourcing practices, verification

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When Reporters Get Hands-On with Robo-Writing: Professionals Consider Automated Journalism's Capabilities and Consequences

Digital Journalism. doi: 10.1080/21670811.2017.1289819 (2017)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
Neil Thurman, Konstantin Dörr and Jessica Kunert
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Independent and Independent
Downloads 47 (396,587)

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algorithmic journalism, automated journalism, computational journalism, journalism ethics, media economics, news production, professional skills, robot journalism

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Social Media, Surveillance and News Work: On the Apps Promising Journalists a 'Crystal Ball'

Thurman, N. (2017) Social Media, Surveillance, and News Work: On the Apps Promising Journalists a "Crystal Ball." Digital Journalism. doi: 10.1080/21670811.2017.1345318.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 47 (396,587)

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algorithms, artificial intelligence, computational journalism, geolocation, social media monitoring, surveillance, third-party apps, verification

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Making 'The Daily Me': Technology, Economics and Habit in the Mainstream Assimilation of Personalized News

Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Vol. 12, No. 4, May 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 46 (400,127)

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customization, gate-keeping, individuation, online news, online journalism, personalization

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Computational Journalism

Forthcoming, Thurman, N. (2019) "Computational Journalism" in Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Thomas Hanitzsch (Eds.) The Handbook of Journalism Studies, Second Edition. New York: Routledge.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Nov 2018
Neil Thurman
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Downloads 39 (426,238)

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algorithmic journalism, algorithmic news, automated journalism, chatbots, computational journalism, computer-assisted reporting, data journalism, data mining, personalization, recommender systems, sensor journalism, social media surveillance

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Are Newspapers Heading Towards Post-Print Obscurity? A Case Study of the Independent’s Transition to Online-Only

Digital Journalism, doi: 10.1080/21670811.2018.1504625
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2018
Neil Thurman and Richard Fletcher
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and University of Oxford - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
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attention, audience measurement, engagement, newspapers, online-only, reach, readership, time spent reading

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My Friends, Editors, Algorithms, and I: Examining Audience Attitudes to News Selection

Digital Journalism, doi: 10.1080/21670811.2018.1493936
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR) and University of Amsterdam
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algorithms, collaborative filtering, gatekeeping, journalistic curation, news selection, personalization, recommender systems, user tracking

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Can Big Media Do 'Big Society'?: A Critical Case Study of Commercial, Convergent Hyperlocal News

Posted: 11 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, City University London and Birmingham City University

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big society, convergence, hyperlocal media, localisation, regional media, user-generated content