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  • Armchair auditing and the great town hall transparency swindle. 

    Morrison, James (Peter Lang http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0563-0, 2014-05-05)
    MORRISON, J. 2014. Armchair auditing and the great town hall transparency swindle. In Charles, A. The end of journalism 2.0. Oxford: Peter Lang [online], pages 153-170 . Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0563-0
    Britain's coalition government has preached an awful lot about local trans- parency. Within weeks of the Conservatives entering their uneasy alliance with the Liberal Democrats in May 2010, the new administration's Pooterish ...
  • Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive. 

    Morrison, James (Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community http://www.electionanalysis.uk/uk-election-analysis-2015/section-4-the-nations/blot-on-the-landscape-how-brighton-and-hove-kept-the-progressive-dream-alive/, 2015-05-19)
    MORRISON, J. 2015. Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive. In Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) UK election analysis 2015: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics. Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community [online], pages 58-59. Available from: http://www.electionanalysis.uk/uk-election-analysis-2015/section-4-the-nations/blot-on-the-landscape-how-brighton-and-hove-kept-the-progressive-dream-alive/
    The distinctive three-marginal nature of Brighton and Hove had made it a focus of Labour’s ‘ground-war’ in the months running up to 7 May 2015. Given the city’s status as Britain’s leading Green stronghold (until 48 hours ...
  • Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades. 

    Morrison, James (Bournemouth University. Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community http://www.referendumanalysis.eu/eu-referendum-analysis-2016/section-5-campaign-and-political-communication/break-point-for-brexit-how-ukips-image-of-hate-set-race-discourse-reeling-back-decades/, 2016-06-30)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E. and Wing, D. (eds.) EU referendum analysis 2016: media, voters and the campaign [online]. Poole: Bournemouth University, Centre for the study of journalism, culture and community, page 66-67. Available from: http://bit.ly/EUReferendumAnalysis2016_Jackson-Thorsen-and-Wring_v1
    This article argues that the Grassroots Out "Breaking Point" poster was the crystallisation of a moral panic narrative framed around negative stereotypes of foreigners that had echoes of similarly racialized moral panics ...
  • Chilling at the grassroots? The impact of the Leveson inquiry on reporter-source relations and the reporting of the powerful at local level. 

    Morrison, James
    MORRISON, J. 2017. Chilling at the grassroots? The impact of the Leveson inquiry on reporter-source relations and the reporting of the powerful at local level. Journal of applied journalism and media studies [online], 6(1), pages 17-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/ajms.6.1.17_1.
    No sooner had the Leveson Inquiry opened in 2011 than journalists and politicians were warning of a 'chilling effect' on the willingness of the press to continue using informal avenues to research stories. A particular ...
  • Claims-makers versus counter claims-makers: new sites of civic conflict in the construction and contestation of moral panic narratives through online newspaper discussion-threads. 

    Morrison, James (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/The-Media-Political-Participation-and-Empowerment/Scullion-Gerodimos-Jackson-Lilleker/p/book/9780415633499, 2013-04-16)
    MORRISON, J. 2013. Claims-makers versus counter claims-makers: new sites of civic conflict in the construction and contestation of moral panic narratives through online newspaper discussion-threads. In Scullion, R., Gerodimos, R., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D. The media, political participation and empowerment. Abingdon, UK: Routledge [online], pages 142-157. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/The-Media-Political-Participation-and-Empowerment/Scullion-Gerodimos-Jackson-Lilleker/p/book/9780415633499
    Technological, cultural and economic forces are transforming political communication, posing challenges and opportunities for politicians and media organisations, while at the same time many governments and civil society ...
  • The European Union and other international institutions. 

    Morrison, James
    MORRISON, J. 2017. The European Union and other international institutions. In Morrison, J. Essential public affairs for journalists. 5th ed. Cary, NC: OUP Higher Education, chapter 9, pages 271-299.
    Essential Public Affairs for Journalists is the definitive handbook for journalism students and practising journalists. It guides readers through the constitutional framework and the governing institutions of the United ...
  • Finishing the "unfinished" story. 

    Morrison, James (Routledge https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1165129, 2016-04-06)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Finishing the "unfinished" story. Digital journalism [online], 5(2), pages 213-232. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2016.1165129
    Discussion threads published beneath articles on news websites have only lately become the subject of serious scholarship. While early research preoccupied itself with the hostile nature of comments posted on such forums, ...
  • Fixed Term Parliaments Act. 

    Morrison, James (OUP, 2017-05-31)
    MORRISON, J. 2017. Fixed Term Parliaments Act. [online]. 31 May 2017. Available from: https://blog.oup.com/2017/05/fixed-term-parliaments-act/
    Was there ever a more hollow and impotent piece of legislation than the UK's Fixed Term Parliaments Act? Trumpeted by the Conservative-led coalition as a way of stopping opportunist prime ministers ever again calling snap ...
  • Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. 

    Morrison, James (PSA https://www.psa.ac.uk/sites/default/files/conference/papers/2016/Framing%20Families%20conference%20paper.pdf, 2016-03-21)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Framing families: 'deserving' vs 'undeserving' households and neighbourhoods as glimpsed through juvenile panic stories in the online press. In Proceedings of the 66th International conference of political studies association annual conference: politics and the good life, 21-23 March 2016, Brighton, UK. London: PSA [online]. Available from: https://www.psa.ac.uk/sites/default/files/conference/papers/2016/Framing%20Families%20conference%20paper.pdf
    Highly dramatized narratives about children have become a staple of late-modern popular discourse - from media-stoked horror stories about child abuse and abduction to more conventional moral panics, often mobilized by ...
  • Invisible enemies, wars without winners: when 'khaki elections' fail. 

    Morrison, James (Bournemouth University. Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community http://www.electionanalysis.uk/uk-election-analysis-2017/section-4-parties-and-the-campaign/invisible-enemies-wars-without-winners-when-khaki-elections-fail/, 2017-06-19)
    MORRISON, J. 2017. Invisible enemies, wars without winners: when 'khaki elections' fail. In Thorsen, E., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D. (eds.) UK election analysis 2017: media, voters and the campaign; early reflections from leading academics [online]. Poole: Bournemouth University Centre for the study of journalism, culture and community, page 86. Available from: http://bit.ly/UKElectionAnalysis2017_Thorsen-Jackson-and-Lilleker_v1
    This article argues that, in the aftermath of the Manchester and London terror attacks, a concerted attempt was made by Theresa May and her senior ministers to re-frame the coming contest as a 'khaki election', which ...
  • Latest 'Essential Public Affairs' sees huge changes. 

    Morrison, James (Hold the Front Page http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2017/news/james-morrison-huge-changes-in-the-latest-essential-public-affairs-for-journalists/, 2017-04-04)
    MORRISON, J. 2017. Latest 'Essential Public Affairs' sees huge changes. [online]. 04 April 2017. Available from: http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2017/news/james-morrison-huge-changes-in-the-latest-essential-public-affairs-for-journalists/
    This blog post summarises the changes to the fifth edition of "Essential Public Affairs for Journalists" by James Morrison.
  • Online news audiences as co-authors? The extent and limits of collaborative citizen-professional journalism on newspaper comment threads. 

    Morrison, James (IntechOpen https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.77098, 2018-10-31)
    MORRISON, J. 2018. Online news audiences as co-authors? The extent and limits of collaborative citizen-professional journalism on newspaper comment threads. In Višňovský, J. and Radošinská, J. (eds.) Social media and journalism: trends, connections, implications. London: IntechOpen [online], chapter 2, pages 13-33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.77098
    Recent research has demonstrated how comment threads published beneath online news articles are being transformed into fluid interfaces between professional journalists, their work and their audiences. Today's audience-members ...
  • Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. 

    Morrison, James (Peter Lang https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2, 2011-06-16)
    MORRISON, J. 2011. Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. In Charles, A. and Stewart, G. The end of journalism. Oxford: Peter Lang [online], pages 193-210. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2
    If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate' it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For ...
  • Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. 

    Morrison, James (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6, 2016-03-23)
    MORRISON, J. 2016. Strangers no more: towards reconstructing trust. In Morrison, J. Familiar strangers, juvenile panic and the British press: the decline of social trust. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 6, pages 210-224. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137529954_6
    Though we have long regarded our children as subjects of moral scrutiny and concern, rarely have they been treated with such heightened anxiety - or profound ambivalence - as they are in today's Britain. Late-modern ...