two sessions at the International Conference “Comparing Journalism: Theory, Methodology, Findings” Eichstنtt (Bavaria), Germany, July, 9--‐11, 2010 In an interconnected world, where communication networks build links between individuals, groups, organizations, and societies on a global scale, journalism has to redefine itself in order to remain relevant for its audiences.
It has to react to a phenomenon that has not been fully understood yet: ‘lobalization’ Accordingly, recent journalism research has developed an increased interest in the international and transnational side of journalism,
as well as cultural aspects transgressing the limiting boundaries of the nation state.
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