Irene Costera Meijer

prof. dr.

  • De Boelelaan 1105, main building, room 13A-96

    1081HV Amsterdam

    Netherlands

20062018
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Irene Costera Meijer is Professor of Journalism Studies at VU Amsterdam and Head of the Journalism Studies department. She is an international expert on journalism audiences and the principal investigator of both the NWO Research project The New News Consumer http://www.news-use.com/ and the research project Reinventing Quality Journalism in the Digital Age.

Irene Costera Meijer has run more than 45 audience and user research projects (mediastudies, journalism studies, popular communication)  funded by scientific foundations as well as comissioned by professional media organisations. Her book The Future of News (De toekomst van het nieuws, 2006), based on the experience of journalism of 450 young people was voted the best Dutch-language book on journalism in ten years in 2008. The book was used to set up the innovative and successful quality newspaper NRC-Next and rejuvenate the national public broadcaster NOS News. Costera Meijer is on the editorial board of the academic journals Digital Journalism and Journalism Practice.

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Research Output 2006 2018

What clicks actually mean: Exploring digital news user practices

Groot Kormelink, T. & Costera Meijer, I. 1 May 2018 In : Journalism. 19, 5, p. 668-683 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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journalism
pragmatics
News

What clicks actually mean: Exploring digital news user practices

Groot Kormelink, T. & Costera Meijer, I. 2017 In : Journalism. 2017, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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news
lack
journalism
pragmatics
News
Open Access
current affairs
journalism
journalist
experience
news

Participatory journalism: Rethinking Journalism in the Digital Age?

Borger, M. 2016 Amsterdam: Uitgeverij BoxPress. 180 p.

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

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Practicing Audience-centred Journalism Research

Costera-Meijer, I. C. 2016 The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism. Witschge, T., Anderson, C. W., Domingo, D. & Hermida, A. (eds.). London: Sage

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