5. The Field of Online Journalism: A Bourdieusian Analysis1

  1. Eugenia Siapera and
  2. Andreas Veglis
  1. Eugenia Siapera and
  2. Lia-Paschalia Spyridou

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118313978.ch5

The Handbook of Global Online Journalism

The Handbook of Global Online Journalism

How to Cite

Siapera, E. and Spyridou, L.-P. (2012) The Field of Online Journalism: A Bourdieusian Analysis1, in The Handbook of Global Online Journalism (eds E. Siapera and A. Veglis), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118313978.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Author Information

  1. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338553

Online ISBN: 9781118313978

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Keywords:

  • the field of online journalism, a Bourdieusian analysis;
  • online journalism, as a new profession, or changing the profession;
  • online journalism, flourishing with Web-only news increasing;
  • journalism as a profession, controversial;
  • journalism and professionalism relationship;
  • journalism's path to professionalization;
  • Bourdieu's field theory and journalism, conceptual tools;
  • fields structurally positioned, macro-social/micro-social structures;
  • field, capital, autonomy, struggles, insight into online journalism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Is (Online) Journalism a Profession?

  • Field Theory and Journalism: Conceptual Tools

  • The Field of Online Journalism: An Empirical Sketch

  • Conclusions

  • Notes

  • References