Jane B. Singer

Research Lead and Professor of Journalism Innovation, City, University of London

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

Twitter: @JaneBSinger
Jane B. Singer is research lead and professor of journalism innovation in the Department of Journalism at City, University of London. A former print and online journalist, she has been studying journalists’ responses to digital technologies since the mid-1990s. Jane is especially interested in the impact of digital media on journalists’ roles, norms, practices and products. Her previous academic appointments have been at the University of Central Lancashire (UK), the University of Iowa (USA) and Colorado State University (USA). Prior to earning her PhD in journalism at the University of Missouri (USA), she served as the founding news manager of the first national online service in America. She also has experience as a print newspaper reporter and editor.

Singer was chair for 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