Money, (Co)Production and Power in Digital
Hardy, J. 2016. Money, (Co)Production and Power in Digital. Digital Journalism. 5 (1), pp. 1-25.
This article discusses the contribution of critical political economy approaches to digital journalism studies and argues that these offer important correctives to celebratory perspectives. The first part offers a review and critique of influential claims arising from self-styled new studies of convergence culture, media and creative industries. The second part discusses the contribution of critical political economy in examining digital journalism and responding to celebrant claims. The final part reflects on problems of restrictive normativity and other limitations within media political economy perspectives and considers ways in which challenges might be addressed by more synthesising approaches. The paper proposes developing radical pluralist, media systems and comparative analysis, and advocates drawing on strengths in both political economy and culturalist traditions to map and evaluate practices across all sectors of digital journalism.
|Keywords||convergence culture; digital journalism; media studies;; native advertising; ownership; political economy|
|Journal citation||5 (1), pp. 1-25|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1080/21670811.2016.1152162|
|11 Mar 2016|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||22 Sep 2016|
|Copyright information||This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Digital Journalism on 11/03/2016, available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1152162|
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