Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung (IFKW)




Top faculty paper, Journalism Studies Division, ICA


Professor Neil Thurman has been awarded 'Top Faculty Paper' by the Journalism Studies Division of the International Communications Association (ICA) for a paper that will be presented at the ICA's annual conference in Washington, USA in May 2019. The paper Large, loyal, lingering? An analysis of online, overseas audiences for UK news brands was co-authored by Thiemo Hensmann, who completed his Master of Arts in Communication Studies at the IfKW in 2018, and by Dr Richard Fletcher from the Reuters Instiute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford. The paper analyses online, overseas audiences for news brands using a multidimentional model of web attention.