Most recent edition of this "annual report on American journalism," covering major trends, content analysis, audience, economics, ownership, online trends, and more. From the Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Created under the auspices of the Interntional Communication Association and published in 2008 as a 12-volume set, this digital product contains over 1,300 signed entries, up to 6,000 words in length, "spanning the scholarship, evidence, and methodology of communication research."
Six-volume set (2009) contains more than 350 signed entries covering "all significant dimensions of journalism, including print, broadcast, and Internet journalism; U.S. and international perspectives; history; technology; legal issues and court cases; ownership; and economics." Contributors include W&L Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications Doug Cumming. [ Preview ]
Two-volume set, published in 2009, contains about 300 alphabetically-arranged signed essays on "the theories that explain numerous aspects of communication and presents the background issues and concepts that comprise these theories."
2015 volume contains 16 original essays, each of which "introduces the reader to a specific topic, reviews the literature on the development of knowledge in the field, explores critiques of the approach, and provides an understanding of applying this knowledge... You may preview the contents.