Jan Boesman

Postdoctoral researcher, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

(Video of Boesman’s presentation at ISOJ2018 is below bio, along with article from ISOJ team)

Twitter: @jan_boesman
Jan Boesman is a postdoctoral researcher at the Journalism Studies department of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (the Netherlands), and a lecturer in sports journalism at the University of Leuven (Belgium). After having worked as a sports writer, among many other jobs, he prepared a PhD thesis on news production and framing (University of Leuven, Belgium, 2017). As a member of the New News Consumer project, he is currently mainly interested in how journalists deal with changing news consumption patterns in their daily (digital) storytelling practices. His research was published in journals such as Journalism, Journalism Studies, Journalism Practice and Communication Methods and Measures.

Boesman was a presenter on the RESEARCH PANEL: Cultural change: Telling stories, shaping identity and normalizing precarity at ISOJ 2018 on Saturday, April 14 @ 4:00 p.m.


International research highlights differences among journalists’ methods, the precarious status of the profession and the evolution of a renown publication

Top academic paper at ISOJ identifies differences between ‘news makers’ and ‘storytellers’