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Books

Carlson, M. (2017). Journalistic authority: Legitimating news in the digital era. New York: Columbia University Press.

Carlson, M. (2011). On the condition of anonymity: Unnamed sources and the battle for journalism. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press. Paperback released in 2012. Reviewed in: Journalism, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Library Journal, ALA Choice, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Edited Volumes

 Carlson, M. & Lewis. S.C. (Eds.). (2015). Boundaries of journalism: Professionalism, practices, and participation. New York: Routledge. Reviewed in: Digital Journalism, Media, Culture & Society, Journalism, Australian Journalism Review, CHOICE

Franklin, B. & Carlson, M. (Eds.). (2011). Journalists, sources, and credibility: New Perspectives. London: Routledge. Paperback released in 2013.
Reviewed in: Journalism Practice

Refereed Journal Articles

Carlson, M. (2017). Automating Judgment? Algorithmic Judgment, News Knowledge, and Journalistic Professionalism. New Media & Society, forthcoming.

Carlson, M. (2017). Facebook in the news: Social media, journalism, and public responsibility following the 2016 Trending Topics controversy. Digital Journalism, forthcoming.

Carlson, M. (2016). Metajournalistic discourse and the meanings of journalism: Definitional control, boundary work, and legitimation. Communication Theory, 26(4), 349-368.

Carlson, M. (2016). Embedded links, embedded meanings: Social media commentary and news sharing as mundane media criticism. Journalism Studies, 17(7), 915-924.

Carlson, M. & Usher, N. (2016). News startups as agents of innovation: For-profit digital news startup manifestos as metajournalistic discourse. Digital Journalism, 4(5), 563-581.

Carlson, Matt (2015) The Robotic Reporter: Automated Journalism and the Redefinition of Labor, Compositional Forms, and Journalistic Authority. Digital Journalism, 3(3), 416-431.

Carlson, M. (2015). When news sites go native: Redefining the advertising-editorial divide in response to native advertising. Journalism, 15(7), 849-865.

Carlson, M. & Berkowitz, D. (2014). ‘The emperor lost his clothes’: Rupert Murdoch, News of the World and journalistic boundary work in the UK and the USA. Journalism, 15(4), 389-406.

Carlson, M. (2014). Gone, but not forgotten: Memories of journalistic deviance as metajournalistic discourse. Journalism Studies, 15(1), 33-47.

Carlson, M. (2013). Journalistic change in an online age: Disaggregating visibility, legitimacy, and revenue. JOMEC, 3. http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/jomec/jomecjournal/3-june2013/Carlson_Change.pdf

Carlson, M. & Peifer, J. (2013). The impudence of being earnest: Jon Stewart and the boundaries of discursive responsibility. Journal of Communication, 63(2), 333-350.

Carlson, M. & Berkowitz, D. (2012). Twilight of the television idols: Collective memory, network news, and the death of Walter Cronkite. Memory Studies, 5(4), 408-422.

Carlson, M. (2012). Rethinking journalistic authority: Walter Cronkite and ritual in television news. Journalism Studies, 13(4), 483-498.

Carlson, M. & Ben-Porath, E. N. (2012). “The people’s debate:” The CNN/YouTube debates and the demotic voice in political communication. Journalism Practice, 6(3), 302-316.

Carlson, M. (2012). ‘Where once stood titans’: Second-order paradigm repair and the vanishing U.S. newspaper. Journalism, 13(3), 267-283.

Carlson, M. (2010). Embodying Deep Throat: Mark Felt and the collective memory of Watergate. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 27(3), 235-250.

Carlson, M. (2009). Dueling, dancing, or dominating? Journalists and their sources. Sociology Compass, 3(4), 526-542.

Carlson, M. (2009). Media criticism as competitive discourse: Defining reportage of the Abu Ghraib scandal. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 33(3), 258-277.

Carlson, M. (2009). The reality of a fake image: News norms, photojournalistic craft, and Brian Walski’s fabricated photo. Journalism Practice, 3(2), 125-139.

Carlson, M. (2007). Order versus access: News search engines and the challenge to traditional journalistic roles. Media, Culture & Society, 29(6), 1014-1030. 

Carlson, M. (2007). Making memories matter: Journalistic authority and the memorializing discourse around Mary McGrory and David Brinkley. Journalism, 8(2), 165-183.

Carlson, M. (2007). Blogs and journalistic authority: The role of blogs in US Election Day 2004 Coverage. Journalism Studies, 8(2), 264-279.

Carlson, M. (2006). War journalism and the “KIA journalist”: The cases of David Bloom and Michael Kelly. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 23(2), 91-111. [Focus of CSMC Critical Forum in same issue] 

Carlson, M. (2006). Transnational journalism and cultural norms: How the New York Times Talks about Al Jazeera. Southern Review: Communication, Politics & Culture, 39(1), 54-69.

Carlson, M. (2006) Tapping into TiVo: Digital video recorders and the transition from schedules to surveillance in television. New Media & Society, 6(1), 97-116.

Campbell, J. E. & Carlson, M. (2002) Panopticon.com: Online surveillance and the commodification of privacy. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 46(4), 586-606.

Book Chapters

Carlson, M. & Lewis, S.C. (2018). News and the networked self: Platforms, performativity, and journalistic epistemologies. In Zizi Papachariss, (Ed) A Networked Self: Platforms, Stories, Connections. New York: Routledge, forthcoming.

Carlson, M. (2017). Metajournalistic discourse in times of urban unrest: Journalists as victims and perpetrators of violence. In L. Steiner & S. Waisbord, (EDs.) Race, News, and the City: Uncovering Baltimore. New York: Routledge, forthcoming.

Carlson, M. (2016). Automated journalism: A posthuman future for digital news? In B. Franklin & S. Eldridge (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies (pp. 226-234). London: Routledge.

Carlson, M. (2016). The robotic reporter: Automated journalism and the redefinition of labor, compositional forms, and journalistic authority. In S. C. Lewis (Ed.), Journalism in an era of big data: Cases, concepts, and critiques (pp. 96-11). London: Routledge, forthcoming. [reprint of journal article]

Carlson, M. (2016). Establishing the boundaries of journalism’s public mandate. In C. Peters & M. Broersma (Eds.), Rethinking journalism Again (pp. 49-63). London: Routledge.

Carlson, M. (2016). Telling the crisis story of journalism: Narratives of normative reassurance in Page One. In J. C. Alexander, E. Breese & M. Luengo (Eds.), The crisis of journalism reconsidered: From technology to culture (pp. 135-152). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Carlson, M. (2016). Sources as news producers. In T. Witschge, C.W. Anderson, D. Domingo, & A. Hermida (Eds), Sage Handbook of Digital Journalism (pp. 236-249). London: Sage.

Carlson, M. (2015). The many boundaries of journalism. In M. Carlson & S. Lewis (Eds.), Boundaries of Journalism: Professionalism, Practices, and Participation (pp. 1-18). New York: Routledge.

Carlson, M. (2015). Keeping watch on the gates: Media criticism as advocatory pressure. In T. Vos & F. Heinderyckx (Eds.), Gatekeeping in transition (pp. 163-179). New York: Routledge.

Carlson, M. & Berkowitz, D. (2014). The late news: Memory work as boundary work in commemoration of television journalists. In B. Zelizer & K. Tenenboim-Wienblatt (Eds.), Journalism and memory (pp. 95-210). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Carlson, M. & Ben-Porath, E. N. (2013). “The people’s debate:” The CNN/YouTube debates and the demotic voice in political communication. In E. Thorsen (Ed), Online Reporting of Elections (pp. 12-26). London: Routledge. [reprint of journal article]

Carlson, M. & Bergen, L. (2012). Anonymous sources. In D. Sloan (Ed.), Contemporary Media Issues (3rd ed.) (pp. 219-316). Northport, AL: Vision Press.

Carlson, M. (2011). Introduction. In B. Franklin & M. Carlson (Eds.), Journalists, sources, and credibility: New perspectives (pp. 1-18). London: Routledge.

Carlson, M. (2011). Whither anonymity? Journalism and unnamed sources in a changing media environment. In B. Franklin & M. Carlson (Eds.), Journalists, sources, and credibility: New perspectives (pp. 37-48). London: Routledge.

Carlson, M. (2010) Making memories matter: Journalistic authority and the memorializing discourse around Mary McGrory and David Brinkley. In D. Berkowitz (Ed.), Cultural meanings of news (pp. 337-350). Los Angeles: Sage. [reprint of journal article]

Carlson, Matt (2010) War journalism and the “KIA Journalist”: The cases of David Bloom and Michael Kelly. In D. Berkowitz (Ed), Cultural meanings of news (pp. 119-136). Los Angeles: Sage. [reprint of journal article]

Peer-Reviewed Reference Works

Carlson, M. (2011). Journalism. Oxford bibliographies online: Communication. http://www.oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780199756841/obo-9780199756841-0067.xml

Carlson, M. (2009). Broadsheet newspapers. In The Sage encyclopedia of journalism (Vol. 1, pp. 223-225). Los Angeles: Sage.

Carlson, M. (2009). Trade Magazines. In The Sage encyclopedia of journalism (Vol. 4, pp. 1399-1401). Los Angeles: Sage. 

Book Reviews

Carlson, M. (2013). Book review of Can Journalism Survive? Political Communication, 30(3), 243-257.

Carlson, M. (2010). Book Review of Sourcing the News. Journalism Practice, 4(4), 535-536.

Carlson, M. (2009). Book Review of The Pursuit of Public Journalism. Journal of Communication, 59(2), E25-E27.

Carlson, M. (2008). Book Review of When the Press Fails. Journalism, 9(5), 665-667.

Carlson, M. (2007). Book Review of Internet television. New Media & Society, 9(2), 374-376.

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