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Mixed messages: An investigation into the discursive construction of journalism as a practice (2019)
Book Chapter
Reardon, S. (2019). Mixed messages: An investigation into the discursive construction of journalism as a practice. In A. Williams, K. Wahl-Jorgensen, R. Sambrook, J. Harris, S. Allan, C. Carter, …I. Garcia-Blanco (Eds.), The Future of Journalism: Risks, Threats and Opportunities, 276-286. Routledge

Using the tools of discourse analysis, this research identifies the competing and sometimes contradictory public discourses around the requirements for the next generation of journalists—those of journalism educators, industry accreditation bodies,... Read More about Mixed messages: An investigation into the discursive construction of journalism as a practice.

It is criminal: The state of magistrates’ court reporting in England and Wales (2019)
Journal Article
Chamberlain, P., Keppel-Palmer, M., Reardon, S., & Smith, T. (in press). It is criminal: The state of magistrates’ court reporting in England and Wales. Journalism, https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919868049

© The Author(s) 2019. There is a widespread perception that there has been a collapse in court reporting in England and Wales as local legacy media struggles to survive in times of falling revenues and shifting audiences. However, there is little emp... Read More about It is criminal: The state of magistrates’ court reporting in England and Wales.

Fantasy, pragmatism and journalistic socialisation: UK journalism students’ aspirations and motivations (2019)
Journal Article
Jackson, D., Thorsen, E., & Reardon, S. (2020). Fantasy, pragmatism and journalistic socialisation: UK journalism students’ aspirations and motivations. Journalism Practice, 14(1), 104-124. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2019.1591929

Despite the sustained growth in journalism as a choice of degree path for young people, our understanding of students’ aspirations and motivations remains relatively underdeveloped. At the same time, journalism careers appear increasingly uncertain,... Read More about Fantasy, pragmatism and journalistic socialisation: UK journalism students’ aspirations and motivations.

Court reporting and local newspapers (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Keppel-Palmer, M., Smith, T., Reardon, S., & Chamberlain, P. (2018, March). Court reporting and local newspapers. Presented at SLSA Annual Conference 2018

This paper reported on a pilot study carried out by UWE Law and UWE Journalism in January 2018 into reporting of newsworthy stories at the Magistrates Courts. In one week, researchers saw every case heard in Bristol Magistrates Courts, coded these fo... Read More about Court reporting and local newspapers.

United Kingdom: Post-Leveson, media accountability is all over the place (2017)
Book Chapter
Jempson, M., Powell, W., & Reardon, S. (2017). United Kingdom: Post-Leveson, media accountability is all over the place. In T. Eberwein, S. Fengler, & M. Karmasin (Eds.), The European Handbook of Media AccountabilityRoutledge

In recent years, the media in the UK have been under greater scrutiny than ever before, across all platforms. Journalists have been the subject of protracted criminal investigations and trials. The Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethi... Read More about United Kingdom: Post-Leveson, media accountability is all over the place.

Natural selection: Empiricist discourse in the talk of broadcast journalists (2017)
Journal Article
Reardon, S. (2018). Natural selection: Empiricist discourse in the talk of broadcast journalists. Discourse and Communication, 12(1), 80-98. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750481317735711

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. Journalists are frequently used as a source of information for those studying news production and practice and as a means of describing the ‘real’ world of news. However, these conversations between researcher and journa... Read More about Natural selection: Empiricist discourse in the talk of broadcast journalists.

Mixed Messages: An investigation into the discursive construction of journalism as a practice (2016)
Journal Article
Reardon, S. (2016). Mixed Messages: An investigation into the discursive construction of journalism as a practice. Journalism Practice, 10(7), 939-949. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2016.1168710

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Using the tools of discourse analysis, this research identifies the competing and sometimes contradictory public discourses around the requirements for the next generation of journalists... Read More about Mixed Messages: An investigation into the discursive construction of journalism as a practice.

Editor for an Hour (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Evans, M. (2016, June). Editor for an Hour. Presented at UWE Learning and Teaching Conference 2016: Teaching Excellence


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