Volume 2, Number 2 Issue of the #ISOJ Journal

Volume 2, Number 2 of the 2012 #ISOJ focuses on the role of Twitter in breaking news situations, the relationship between journalists and the communities they serve, the importance of privacy policies in social media channels and their implications for society in general, the challenge in creating ethical codes/frameworks in today’s media climate, the entrepreneurial spirit in news startups, the unique tension between public journalism and news values, and investigating the news ecosystem one hub and node at a time.

Table of Contents

Volume 2 | Issue 2

#Memstorm: Twitter as a Community-Driven Breaking News Reporting Tool | Carrie Brown-Smith

WellCommons.com: Breaking Down the Barriers Between Journalists and the Community | Jonathan Groves

Social Reading and Privacy Norms: The Aesthetic of Simplicity, Online Reading, and Interface Confusion | J. Richard Stevens

“Best Practices” in the Journalism Ethics Frame: A Comparative Study | Lawrie Zion

From Student Journalist to Local News Entrepreneurs: A Case Study of Technically Media | Mark Berkey-Gerard

Is This the Future of News?: An Examination of Samoa Topix | Linda Jean Kenix and Christine Daviault

Popularity is Not the Same Thing as Influence: A Study of the Bay Area News System | David Ryfe, Donica Mensing, Hayreddin Ceker, and Mehmet Gunes