Author Archives: mcarls10

About mcarls10

Assistant Professor of Communication Saint Louis University

New Journalism Studies article

I’m pleased to have a new piece out in Journalism Studies titled “The Information Politics of Journalism in a Post-Truth Age.” It acknowledges the extreme shortcomings of “post-truth age” as an analytical term while taking seriously its  currency for thinking … Continue reading

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New position! (and new email)

At the end of August, I will be an associate professor at the Hubbard School for Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota. I am grateful for my time at Saint Louis University, and excited for this new … Continue reading

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Podcast on Algorithmic Judgment

I’m on the It’s All Journalism podcast talking about algorithmic judgment in news. You can listen to it here. Our conversation came out of the my recent publication in New Media & Society titled Automating judgment? Algorithmic judgment, news knowledge, and … Continue reading

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New Article in New Media & Society

New Media & Society has just published my article, “Automating judgment? Algorithmic judgment, news knowledge, and journalistic professionalism.” This article began as a paper for the Unlocking the Black Box conference hosted by the Internet Society Project by the Yale Law School in April … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Digital Journalism

I am pleased to announce that I am editing a special issue of Digital Journalism titled ‘Measurable Journalism: Digital Platforms, News Metrics, and the Quantified Audience.’ You can read the call here, but the gist of it is putting together an issue with … Continue reading

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New Article in Digital Journalism

Digital Journalism has just published my new article, “Facebook in the News: Social media, journalism, and public responsibility following the 2016 Trending Topics controversy.” This piece examines the dustup surrounding the Facebook’s Trending Topics feature (see the image for an example), which … Continue reading

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Thinking through journalism’s public mandate

I have a chapter in the new book Rethinking Journalism Again, edited by Chris Peters and Marcel Broersma and available from Routledge. This is a follow-up to Peters and Broersma’s first volume, Rethinking Journalism which has an amazing introductory chapter that they wrote. … Continue reading

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