Skip to main content

Reshaping the public radio newsroom for the digital future

Buy Article:

$18.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

This article provides an in-depth analysis of the United States' National Public Radio's journey as it strives to become a more web- and multimedia-savvy company. The article offers a qualitative account of a significant transition phase in the news organization's development: what started as a 400-person retraining of the newsroom ended as a rethinking of the newsroom's digital development. The article examines the way in which NPR created the conditions of ambiguity that allowed for innovation to take place.

Keywords: Knight Foundation; NPR; ambiguity; newsroom; online journalism; public broadcasting; public radio

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/rjao.10.1.65_1

Affiliations: George Washington University

Publication date: 2012-06-02

More about this publication?
  • The Radio Journal is committed to high-quality, diverse research in the arena of radio and sound media, from broadcast to podcast and all in between. We look for articles that explore the production, circulation and reception of radio and creative soundwork, addressing historical and contemporary issues in sound-based journalism and media studies from a wide range of national and transnational perspectives.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
UA-1313315-26
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more