NewsCubed: journalism through design

Doherty, Skye (2015) NewsCubed: journalism through design. Journalism Practice, 10 5: 569-588. doi:10.1080/17512786.2015.1049645

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Author Doherty, Skye
Title NewsCubed: journalism through design
Journal name Journalism Practice   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1751-2786
1751-2794
Publication date 2015-08-11
Year available 2016
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/17512786.2015.1049645
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 10
Issue 5
Start page 569
End page 588
Total pages 20
Place of publication Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom
Publisher Routledge
Language eng
Abstract As journalism navigates a new technological landscape, both researchers and practitioners need ways to innovate. Established methods of journalism research are designed to study practice and understand its importance, but they are not suited to solving problems or developing new ideas. This paper argues that design methods provide tools that allow journalism researchers to address problems in parallel with solutions and to invent new practice. The paper outlines the development of the NewsCube, an innovative storytelling tool. In doing so, it demonstrates how design produces artefacts that act as tools for reflection and knowledge production. The study contributes to discussion around practice-led research in journalism and shows how such research can provide perspectives on journalism that more conventional forms of enquiry cannot.
Keyword Interaction Design
Methodology
Reflexive practice
Journalism
Artefacts
NewsCube
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Created: Thu, 15 Oct 2015, 00:10:08 EST by Skye Doherty on behalf of School of Communication and Arts