Sofia Iordanidou is associate professor of journalism and communication at the Open University of Cyprus and president of the Advanced Media Institute in Cyprus. Emmanouil Takas is executive director and research coordinator at the Advanced Media Institute in Cyprus. He is a lecturer in social and political psychology at City Unity College in Athens. Stephen Jukes is professor of journalism at the Faculty of Media & Communication at Bournemouth University in England. Nael Jebril is associate professor in the Media and Cultural Studies Program at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and senior lecturer in journalism at Bournemouth University in England.
Contributors INTRODUCTION 1. The Digital Media Era: Challenges and Transformations Nael Jebril, Stephen Jukes, Sofia Iordanidou and Emmanouil Takas Part I: CIVIC MEDIA LITERACIES AND JOURNALISM PEDAGOGY 2. Civic Media Literacies: Re-Imagining Engagement for Civic Intentionality Paul Mihailidis 3. Global Voices in Journalism Education Karen Fowler-Watt Part II: SOCIAL MEDIA AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION 4. Social Web-Induced Changes in Protest Culture: A Model of an Ad-Hoc Public Counter-Discourse Based on the Case of the Controversy Surrounding #Aufschrei (#Outrage) Svenja Paul and Ralf Spiller 5. Snap Election Surprises: A Quantitative Analysis of Facebook Use by Political Actors in the 2017 UK Election Matt Walsh Part III: NEWS MAKING AND CONSUMPTION STRATEGIES 6. How Social Media and Technology are Changing Journalists' Perceptions of Their Role Stephen Jukes 7. Political Reporting in the Digital Media Era: Norms, Attitudes and Performance Theodora A. Maniou, Irene Photiou, Elena Ketteni and Ioannis Seitanidis 8. News Consumption Strategies in the Young Swedish Media Audience Maria Elliot Part IV: MEDIA FRAMING AND REPRESENTATION 9 The Christian Community in the Syrian Conflict: Social Representations of the Christian Minority in the Online Newspapers of Greece, Britain and France Marie Lavrentiadou and Achilleas Karadimitriou 10 Presentations of the Ukrainian Crisis in the French Press Charalampos Gousios and Ioli Taktikou