Conference presentations

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Holton, A. E., Lewis, S. C., & Coddington, M. (2015). Putting reciprocity into journalistic practice: How journalists perceive and engage with audiences. Paper presented to the fifth biennial Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff, Wales, September 2015.

Lewis, S. C. (2015). Organizer and moderator of the Professional Freedom & Responsibility Panel entitled, “Silicon Valley Meets Journalism: The Startup Scene and its Connection with Emerging Forms of News,” sponsored by the Participatory Journalism Interest Group of AEJMC for its annual convention, San Francisco, August 2015. (Chair: Seth C. Lewis; Panelists: Nikki Usher, Mark Coddington, David Cohn, Burt Herman.)

Lewis, S. C. (2015). What the Concept of Boundaries Brings to the Study of Norms. Presented as part of the research panel “Normative Theories of Digital Journalism,” to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA at its annual convention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2015.

Lewis, S. C., & Westlund, O. (2015). Big Data and Journalism: Epistemology, Expertise, Economics, and Ethics. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA at its annual convention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2015.

Coddington, M., Holton, A., & Lewis, S. C. (2015). Reciprocation and Participation: The Role of Reciprocity in Participatory Journalism. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies Division of the ICA at its annual convention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2015.

Holton, A., Lewis, S. C., & Coddington, M. (2015). Reciprocal Me: Journalism and the New Engagement. Paper presented to the Re-Inventing Journalism conference, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland, February 5-6.

Lewis, S. C. (2014). Four E’s of Big Data: Epistemology, Expertise, Economics, Ethics. Presented as part of a research panel, “Big Data: Professional and Field-wide Challenges,” sponsored by the Communication Theory & Methodology and Political Communication divisions of AEJMC for its annual convention, Montreal, August 2014.

Lewis, S. C. (2014). Reciprocity and Journalism: Conceptualizing the Relationship Between Journalists and Audiences. Presented as part of a research panel, “#Net-work: The Transformative Role of Social Networks in News,” sponsored by the Newspaper and Online News and the Electronic News divisions of AEJMC for its annual convention, Montreal, August 2014.

Ananny, M., & Lewis, S. C. (2014). Co-organizer of the research panel entitled, “Apps, Algorithms, and Platforms: Emerging Objects of Digital Journalism,” sponsored by the Newspaper & Online News and the Communication Technology divisions of AEJMC, for presentation at its annual convention, Montreal, August 2014.

Zamith, R., & Lewis, S. C. (2014). Content Analysis and Computational Social Science: Rethinking a Method. Paper presented to the Communication Theory and Methodology Division of AEJMC at its annual convention, Montreal, August 2014.

Holton, A., Coddington, M., Lewis, S. C., & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2014). Reciprocity and the News: The Role of Personal and Social Media Reciprocity in News Creation and Consumption. Paper presented to the Participatory Journalism Interest Group of AEJMC at its annual convention, Montreal, August 2014. (Top Faculty Paper, Participatory Journalism Interest Group)

Lewis, S. C. (2014). Organizer of the research panel entitled, “10 Years of Journalism Studies at ICA: A Decade Since ‘Digitizing the News’: The Past, Present, and Future of Research on Journalism and Technology,” sponsored by the Journalism Studies Division of ICA for presentation at its annual convention, Seattle, May 2014. (Chair: Seth C. Lewis; Panelists: Pablo Boczkowski, David Domingo, Steen Steensen, C. W. Anderson, Nikki Usher.)

Lewis, S. C. & Westlund, O. (2014). Actors, Actants, Activities, and Audiences in Cross-media News Work: Extending the Model of Journalism. Presented as part of the research panel entitled, “Theories of Journalism in the Digital Age,” sponsored by the Journalism Studies Division of ICA for its annual convention, Seattle, May 2014.

Westlund, O., & Lewis, S. C. (2014). An Organizational Innovation Turn toward Big Data? The 4A Matrix, Mapping how Actors, Actants, and Audiences Shape Media Activities. Paper presented to the 11th World Media Economics & Management Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2014.

Zamith, R., & Lewis, S. C. (2014). Foreign Nation Visibility in the Associated Press: A Longitudinal Analysis of Contextual Determinants. Presented as part of the research panel entitled, “Methodological advances in digital content analysis: Inductive and deductive approaches to ‘Big Data’ research in Journalism Studies,” sponsored by the Journalism Studies Division of ICA for its annual convention, Seattle, May 2014.

Watson, B., Zamith, R., Cavanah, S., & Lewis, S. C. (2013). Are Demographics Adequate Controls for Cell-Phone Only Coverage Bias in Mass Communication Research? Paper presented to Midwest Association of Public Opinion Research, Chicago, November 2013.

Lewis, S. C., & Usher, N. (2013). Code, Collaboration, and the Future of Journalism: A Case Study of the Hacks/Hackers Global Network. Paper presented to the fourth biennial Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff, Wales, September 2013.

Lewis, S. C. (2013). Organizer of and presenter on the panel entitled, “The Boundaries of Participation in Journalism.” Sponsored by the Civic & Citizen Journalism Interest Group and Communication Technology Division, for presentation at AEJMC, Washington, D.C., August 2013. (Chair: Seth C. Lewis; Panelists: Matt Carlson, Sue Robinson, Wilson Lowrey, Seth C. Lewis.)

Lewis, S. C. (2013). The Boundary Implications of New Actors in the News Space. Presentation on the above panel at AEJMC 2013.

Chyi, H. I., Lewis, S. C., & Zheng, N. (2013). Is Google ‘Stealing’ your Content? Examining How the News Industry Framed Google in an Era of News Aggregation. Paper presented to the Newspaper and Online News Division of AEJMC, Washington, D.C., August 2013. (Second-Place Paper, Newspaper and Online News Division)

Lewis, S. C. (2013). Organizer of and presenter on the panel entitled, “The Challenges of Big Data for Communication Research.” Sponsored by the Communication and Technology Division, for presentation at ICA’s annual convention, London, June 2013. (Chair: Seth C. Lewis; Panelists: Deen Freelon, Sandra Gonzalez Bailon, Itai Himelboim, and Seth C. Lewis and Rodrigo Zamith.)

Lewis, S. C., Zamith, R., & Hermida, A. (2013). Content Analysis in an Era of Big Data: Blending Computational and Manual Methods. Presentation on the above panel at ICA’s annual convention, London, June 2013.

Usher, N., Lewis, S. C., & Kominiak, T. (2013). Journalists, Hackers, and the Boundary Object of News: Establishing a New Contact Language for News Innovation. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA, London, June 2013.

Zamith, R., & Lewis, S. C. (2013). From Public Spaces to Public Sphere: Rethinking Discursive Spaces on News Websites. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA, London, June 2013.

Lewis, S. C., Zamith, R., Usher, N., & Kominiak, T. (2012). Journalists, Technologists, and the Normalization Hypothesis: A Two-Part Case Study of News Innovation Contest Submissions. Paper presented to the Newspaper and Online News Division of AEJMC, Chicago, August 2012.

Usher, N., Lewis, S. C., & Kominiak, T. (2012). Imagining the Future of Journalism Through Open-Source Journalism: A Qualitative Study of the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership. Paper presented to the Communication Technology Division of AEJMC, Chicago, August 2012.

Lewis, S. C. (2012). Organizer of panel entitled, “What’s Next for Research on Participatory Journalism?” Sponsored by the Civic & Citizen Journalism Interest Group and co-sponsored by the Communication Technology Division, for presentation at AEJMC, Chicago, August 2012. (Chair and presenter: Seth C. Lewis; Panelists: Avery Holton, Sue Robinson, Jane Singer, Bart Wojdynski.)

Lewis, S. C. (2012). Developing Research Partnerships with Non-Traditional Media Organizations and Individuals. Presentation on the PF&R panel “Developing Research Partnerships with Media Organizations,” organized by Amber Hinsley for the Media Management and Economics and Newspaper and Online News divisions at the annual meeting of AEJMC, Chicago, August 2012.

Usher, N., & Lewis, S. C. (2012). Open Source and Journalism: Toward New Frameworks for Imagining News Innovation. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA, Phoenix, AZ, May 2012.

Usher, N., & Lewis, S. C. (2012). Research in an Era of Openness: Methods for Diverse and Dispersed Journalistic Spaces. Extended abstract presented in a special session on innovation in research methods and theory to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA, Phoenix, AZ, May 2012.

Hermida, A., Lewis, S. C., & Zamith, R. (2012). Sourcing the Arab Spring: A Case Study of Andy Carvin’s Sources During the Tunisian and Egyptian Revolutions. Paper presented to the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 2012.

Lee, A., & Lewis, S. C. (2012). Audience Preference and Editorial Judgment: A Study of Time-Lagged Influence in Online News. Paper presented to the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 2012.

Lewis, S. C. (2011). The Open-Source Ethos of Journalism Innovation: Between Participation and Professional Control. Paper presented to the third biennial Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff, Wales, September 2011.

Aitamurto, T., & Lewis, S. C. (2011). Open Innovation, R&D, and the News Industry. Paper presented to the third biennial Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff, Wales, September 2011.

Hinsley, A. W., & Lewis, S. C. (2011). Co-organizers of panel entitled, “Teaching Entrepreneurship in Journalism School.” Presentation of the Media Management and Economics Division, AEJMC, St. Louis, MO, August 2011. (Chair: Seth C. Lewis; Presenters: Jake Batsell, Dan Gilmor, Mike Jenner, Judith Watson.)

Lewis, S. C. (2011). Journalism’s Shifting Professional Boundaries. Presentation on the research panel “Studying the New News Ecosystem,” organized by Wilson Lowrey for the Newspaper Division and Community Journalism Interest Group at the annual meeting of AEJMC, St. Louis, MO, August 2011.

Lewis, S. C. (2011). News Innovation and the Negotiation of Participation: A Study of the Knight News Challenge. Paper presented to the Civic & Citizen Journalism Interest Group of AEJMC, St. Louis, MO, August 2011. (Top Faculty Paper, Civic & Citizen Journalism Interest Group)

Chyi, H. I., Lewis, S. C., & Zheng, N. (2011). A Matter of Life and Death? Examining the Quality of Newspaper Coverage on the Newspaper Crisis. Paper presented to the Newspaper Division of AEJMC, St. Louis, MO, August 2011.

Holton, A., & Lewis, S. C. (2011). Journalists, Social Media, and the Use of Humor on Twitter. Paper presented to the Journalism Research & Education Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011.

Lewis, S. C. (2011). The Knight News Challenge: How it works, what succeeds, and why that matters for the shaping of journalism innovation. Paper presented to the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 2011.

Aitamurto, T., & Lewis, S. C. (2011). Open APIs and News Organizations: A Study of Open Innovation in Online Journalism. Paper presented to the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 2011.

Lewis, S. C. (2011). The Sociology of Professions, Boundary Work, and Participation in Journalism: A Review of the Literature. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA, Boston, MA, May 2011. (Top Faculty Paper, Journalism Studies Division)

Lewis, S. C. (2011) From Journalism to Information: The Transformation of the Knight Foundation and News Innovation. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies Division of ICA, Boston, MA, May 2011.

Lasorsa, D. L., Lewis, S. C., Holton, A. (2011). ‘Normalizing’ Twitter: Journalism Practice in an Emerging Communication Space. Paper presented to the Communication & Technology Division of ICA, Boston, MA, May 2011.

Chyi, H. I., Lewis, S. C., & Zheng, N. (2010). Writing Their Own Obituaries? Examining How Newspapers Covered the Newspaper Crisis from the Media Economics Perspective. Paper presented to the Media Management and Economics Division of AEJMC, Denver, CO, August 2010.

Lewis, S. C. (2010). The Logic of Journalism Innovation: The Case of the Knight News Challenge. Paper presented to the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 2010.

Lewis, S. C., & Yang, M. (2009). Attracting the Newspaper Reader in a New Domain: Dimensions of User Interest in News Content Online. Paper presented to the Newspaper Division of AEJMC, Boston, MA, August 2009. Named a Top 3 Student Paper.

Lasorsa, D. L., & Lewis, S. C. (2009). Reports, Inferences, and Judgments in Deceptive and Authentic News Stories. Paper presented to the Mass Communication & Society Division of AEJMC, Boston, MA, August 2009.

Chyi, H. I., & Lewis, S. C. (2009). U.S. Online Newspapers’ Performance in Local Markets: Evaluating Inter- and Intra-Media Competition. Paper presented to the Newspaper Division of AEJMC, Boston, MA, August 2009.

Chyi, H. I., Yang, M., Sylvie, G., Lewis, S. C., Zheng, N. (2009). One Product, Three Markets: How Market Segmentation Informs Newspapers about their Online Readership. Paper presented to the Newspaper Division of AEJMC, Boston, MA, August 2009.

Gil de Zúñiga, H., Lewis, S. C., Willard, A., Valenzuela, S., Lee, J. K., & Baresch, B. (2009). Blogging as a Form of Journalism: A Model Linking Perception, Motivation, and Behavior. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies division of ICA, Chicago, IL, May 2009.

Chyi, H. I., Yang, M., Lewis, S. C., & Zheng, N. (2009). An Empirical Study of Online Newspaper Readership in Local Markets: Exploring Differences Between Hybrid and Online-Only Users. Paper presented to the Journalism Studies division of ICA, Chicago, IL, May 2009.

Lewis, S. C., Kaufhold, K., & Lasorsa, D. L. (2009). Thinking about Citizen Journalism: Perspectives on Participatory News Production at Community Newspapers. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 2009.

Lewis, S. C. (2009). What Do People Want to Read Online? Exploring Interest in Content Features on Newspaper Web Sites. Presented to the Communication Technology Division of AEJMC (Midwinter), Norman, OK, March 2009.

Lewis, S. C., Willard, A., Valenzuela, S., Lee, J. K., Baresch, B., & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2008). Blogging as Journalistic Practice: Explaining the Psychology and Behavior of Bloggers. Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, IL, November 2008.

Bachmann, I., Lee, J. K., Kaufhold, K., Lewis, S. C., & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2008). News Still Matters: Young People’s News Platform Preference and Participation. Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, IL, November 2008.

Lewis, S. C., & Reese, S. D. (2008). What is the War on Terror? Exploring Framing Through the Eyes of Journalists. Paper presented to the Cultural and Critical Studies Division of AEJMC, Chicago, IL, August 2008. (Top Faculty Paper, Winner of the James E. Murphy Memorial Award)

Lewis, S. C. (2007). Next-Generation News Consumers: An Exploratory Study of Young Adults and Their Future with News and Newspapers. Presented to the Newspaper Division of AEJMC, Washington, DC, August 2007.

Lasorsa, D. L., Dalecki, L., & Lewis, S. C. (2007). The News Readability Problem. Presented to the Newspaper Division of AEJMC, Washington, DC, August 2007.

Lewis, S. C. (2007). A Case of Convergence in Spain: Bilingual Journalism, Nationalism, and the Imagined Community. Presented at the Definition of Convergence & Integration Conference, Lubbock, TX, April 2007.

 

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