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ADRIENNE RUSSELL
Emergent Digital Practices
Media, Film and Journalism Studies
University of Denver, Sturm Hall 216
2000 E. Asbury Ave Denver, CO 80208
adrienne.russell AT du.edu
http://adriennerussell.com

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Journalism and Mass Communication, Indiana University Bloomington, 2001.

M.S., Media Studies, Stanford University, 1995.

B.A., World Literature and Cultural Studies, University of California Santa Cruz, 1993.

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Faculty Appointments

Graduate Director and Associate Professor, Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies, University of Denver, 2007-present. Oversee graduate programs in Media, Film, and Journalism and faculty member of Emergent Digital Practices and Media, Film and Journalism Studies.

Co-Director of University of Denver’s Institute for Digital Humanities, 2011-2015. Established National Endowment for the Humanities-funded institute, which brought together fellows for a series of workshops aimed at creating and distributing research using emergent digital technologies and practices.

Assistant Professor, Department of International Communications, American University of Paris, 2002- 2005. Taught courses on international communication research and theory, new- media technologies, media and democracy, public relations, and journalism.

Visiting Research Appointments

Senior Fellow, London School of Economics, Spring and Summer 2015.

Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, Spring 2011.

Research Fellow, Annenberg Center for Communication, University of Southern California, 2005- 2007.

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Author

Journalism as Activism: Recoding Media Power, Polity Press, 2016.

Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition, Polity Press, 2011.

Something Old, Something New: Digital Media and the Coverage of Climate Change, co-authored with James Painter, María Carmen Erviti, Richard Fletcher, Candice Howarth, Silje Kristiansen, Bienvenido León, Alan Ouakrat, and Mike S. Schäfer, Oxford Reuters Institute/I.B. Tauris book series, forthcoming 2016. 

Editor-Contributor

Journalism and the NSA Revelations: Privacy, Security and the Press, co-editor with Risto Kunelius, Heikki Heikkilä, and Dmitry Yagodin, Oxford Reuters Institute/I.B. Tauris book series, forthcoming, 2016.

 International Blogging: Identity, Politics, and Networked Publics, co-editor with Nabil Echchaibi, Peter Lang, 2009.

 Journal Special Issues

 Editor-Contributor

Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, editor of issue on global media activism, October 2013.

New Media and Society, editor of issue on new media and global political resistance, August 2005.

 Refereed Journal Articles

“The Snowden Revelations and the Networked Fourth Estate,” co-author with Silvio Waisbord, Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, accepted for publication in forthcoming special issue on Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society, forthcoming 2016.

“Innovation in Hybrid Spaces: 2011 UN Climate Summit and the Changing Journalism Field,” Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Vol. 14 no. 7, October 2013.

“Extra-National Information Flows, Social Media, and the 2011 Egyptian Uprising,” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 5: 1238–1247, August 2011.

“News Boom, News Bust,” Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, tenth-anniversary issue on the future of journalism, Vol. 10 no. 3, June 2009.

“Digital Communication Networks and the Journalistic Field,” Critical Studies in Media Communication, Vol. 24 no. 4, October 2007. Translated into German for inclusion in the book: Pierre Bourdieu und die Kommunikationswissenschaft, Köln: Herbert von Halem Verlag, 2013.

“Covering Music Filesharing and the Future of Innovation,” First Monday, September 2006.

“Zapatista Myths: Exploring a Network Identity” and “Introductory Editorial,” New Media andSociety, Vol. 7 no. 4, August 2005.

Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Vol. 2 no. 2, August 2001.

Communication Studies, Vol. 63 no. 5, October 2001.

Book Chapters

“Similarities and Differences in Sources, Tone and Advocacy”, co-author with Candice Howarth, in Painter et al. Something Old, Something New: Digital Media and the Coverage of Climate Change, Oxford Reuters Institute/I.B. Tauris book series, forthcoming, 2016.

“Media Flashpoints and Coverage of the Snowden Revelations,” co-author with Silvio Waisbord, in Kunelius et al., eds. Journalism and the NSA Revelations: Privacy, Security, and the Press. Oxford Reuters Institute/I.B. Tauris book series, forthcoming, 2016.

“Following the Tweets: What happened to the IPCC AR5 Synthesis Report on Twitter?,” co-authored with Matt Tegelberg, Dmitry Yagodin, and Débora Medeiros,

in Elisabeth Eide, RistoKunelius, Matthew Tegelberg and Dmitry Yagodin (eds.) Media and Global Climate Knowledge: Climate Journalism and the IPCC. London: Palgrave.

“Networked Journalism,” in Tamara Witschge, C. W. Anderson, David Domingo, Alfred Hermida, eds. The Sage Handbook of Digital Journalism. New York: Sage, 2015.

“#ClimateNews,” co-author with Dmitry Yagodin and Matt Tegelberg, in Deserai A. Crow and Max Boykoff, eds. Culture, Politics & Climate Change: How Information Shapes our Common Future. New York: Routledge, 2014.

“Counterpower News: Where Networked Journalism and Activist Data Clash and Combine,” in Data-Based Conflicts. International Relations and Digital Technology Project, The Canadian International Council, 2014.

“Global Social Networking and Climate News,” co-author with Dmitry Yagodin and Matt Tegelberg, in Risto Kunelius, Elisabeth Eide, eds. Transnational Media Events: The Global Media Landscape and News of the Climate. Nordicom: Gothenburg, Sweden 2012.

“Pessimism of the Intellect and Optimism of the Will: A Gramscian Analysis of Climate Justice in Summit Coverage,” co-author with Andreas Ytterstad, in Risto Kunelius, Elisabeth Eide, eds. Reading the Environment: An International Analysis of Press Discourses on the Climate Crisis. Nordicom: Gothenburg, Sweden 2012.

“Introduction: International Blogging—Identity, Politics and Networked Publics,” in Adrienne Russell and Nabil Echchaibi, eds. International Blogging. Peter Lang, 2009.

“Salon.com and the Shifting Culture of Journalism,” in Elizabeth Bird, ed. The Anthropology of News and Journalism: Global Perspectives, University of Indiana Press, 2009.

“Networked Culture,” co-author with Mizuko Ito, Todd Richmond, and Mark Tuters, in Kazys Varnelis, ed. Networked Publics, MIT Press, 2008. 

Books

Authored

Journalism, Activism, Power, Polity Press, forthcoming, 2016. 

Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition, Polity Press, 2011

Edited

The Prism of NSA: Security, Privacy and Journalism in the Global Debate on the Snowden Affair, co-editor with Risto Kunelius, Heikki Heikkilä, and Dmitry Yagodin, Reuters Institute/I.B. Tauris book series, forthcoming, 2016.

International Blogging: Identity, Politics, and Networked Publics, co-editor with Nabil Echchaibi, Peter Lang, 2009. 

Journal Special Issues

Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, editor of issue on global media activism, October 2013.

New Media and Society, editor of issue on new media and global political resistance, August 2005.

Refereed Journal Articles

“Innovation in Hybrid Spaces: 2011 UN Climate Summit and the Changing Journalism Field,” Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Vol. 14 no. 7, October 2013.

“Extra-National Information Flows, Social Media, and the 2011 Egyptian Uprising,” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 5: 1238–1247, August 2011.

“News Boom, News Bust,” Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, tenth-anniversary issue on the future of journalism, Vol. 10 no. 3, June 2009.

“Digital Communication Networks and the Journalistic Field,” Critical Studies in Media Communication, Vol. 24 no. 4, October 2007. Translated into German for inclusion in the book: Pierre Bourdieu und die Kommunikationswissenschaft, Köln: Herbert von Halem Verlag, 2013.

“Covering Music Filesharing and the Future of Innovation,” First Monday, September 2006.

“Zapatista Myths: Exploring a Network Identity” and “Introductory Editorial,” New Media and Society, Vol. 7 no. 4, August 2005.

“Chiapas and the New News: Internet and Newspaper Coverage of a Broken Cease-Fire,” Journalism:

Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Vol. 2 no. 2, August 2001.

“The Zapatistas Online: Shifting the Discourse of Globalization,” Gazette – International Journal of Communication Studies, Vol. 63 no. 5, October 2001.

Book chapters

“Media Flashpoints and Coverage of the Snowden Revelations,” co-author with Silvio Waisbord, in Risto Kunelius, Heikki Heikkilä, and Dmitry Yagodin, Adrienne Russell eds. The Prism of NSA: Security, Privacy and Journalism in the Global Debate on the Snowden Affair. Reuters Institute/I.B. Tauris book series, forthcoming, 2016.

 “Networked Journalism,” in Tamara Witschge, C. W. Anderson, David Domingo, Alfred Hermida, eds. The Sage Handbook of Digital Journalism. New York: Sage, forthcoming, 2015.

“#Climate News,” co-author with Dmitry Yagodin and Matt Tegelberg, in Deserai A. Crow and Max Boykoff eds. Culture, Politics & Climate Change: How Information Shapes our Common Future. New York: Routledge, 2014.

“Counterpower News: Where Networked Journalism and Activist Data Clash and Combine,” in Data-Based Conflicts. International Relations and Digital Technology Project, The Canadian International Council, 2014.

“Global Social Networking and Climate News,” co-author with Dmitry Yagodin and Matt Tegelberg, in Risto Kunelius, Elisabeth Eide eds. Transnational Media Events: The Global Media Landscape and News of the Climate. Nordicom: Gothenburg, Sweden 2012.

“Pessimism of the Intellect and Optimism of the Will: A Gramscian Analysis of Climate Justice in Summit Coverage,” co-author with Andreas Ytterstad, in Risto Kunelius, Elisabeth Eide eds. Reading the Environment: An International Analysis of Press Discourses on the Climate Crisis. Nordicom: Gothenburg, Sweden 2012.

“Introduction: International Blogging—Identity, Politics and Networked Publics,” in Adrienne Russell and Nabil Echchaibi eds. International Blogging. Peter Lang, 2009.

“Salon.com and the Shifting Culture of Journalism,” in Elizabeth Bird ed. The Anthropology of News and Journalism: Global Perspectives, University of Indiana Press, 2009.

“Networked Culture,” co-author with Mizuko Ito, Todd Richmond, and Mark Tuters, in Kazys Varnelis ed. Networked Publics, MIT Press, 2008.

APPEARANCES, CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PANELS

Recent Invited appearances

“New Media Players and US News Coverage of the COP21,” speaker, Reuters Institute for Journalism Studies, Oxford University, May 2016.

“What the Snowden Revelations Mean for Journalism and the Public,” speaker, Colorado College, April 2016.

“New Journalism Players and the UN Climate Summit,” speaker, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University, February 2016.

“Media Sensibility and Social Change,” speaker, Fellows Speaker Series, London School of Economics, London, June 2015.

“Journalism as Activism: Representing and Shaping Social Change in the Contemporary Media Landscape,” speaker, Transforming Political Imaginations: Web 2.0 and Political Repertoires, Goldsmiths University, London, May 2015.

“Media Research in a Time of Crisis and Transformation,” keynote speaker, Brestonlon, Ph.D. conference for doctoral candidates at the London School of Economics, University of Bremen, University of Stockholm, London School of Economics, May 2015.

“New Forms of Political Journalism,” panel moderator, Polis Annual Conference, London School of Economics, March 2015.

“Media Sensibility and Social Change,” Speaker, Fellows Speaker Series, London School of Economics, London, June 2015.

“Journalism as Activism: Representing and Shaping Social Change in the Contemporary Media Landscape,” Speaker, Transforming Political Imaginations: Web 2.0 and Political Repertoires, Goldsmiths University, London, May 2015.

“Media Research in a Time of Crisis and Transformation,” Keynote Speaker, Brestonlon, Ph.D. conference for doctoral candidates at London School of Economics, University of Bremen, University of Stockholm, London School of Economics, May 2015.

“New Forms of Political Journalism,” Panel Moderator, Polis Annual Conference, London School of Economics, March 2015.

“The Many Realities of Media and Politics,” Respondent, Qualitative Political Communication Research Pre-Conference International Communication Association University of Washington Seattle, May 2014. 

Recent conference papers and panels

“Snowden Revelations and the Mediapolis,” presenter, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Fukuoka, Japan, June 2016.

“Hacking the News: Journalism, Activism and Media Sensibilities,” presenter, Protest Participation in Variable Communication Ecologies, Alghero, Italy, June 2015.

“Covering the Snowden Revelations: Hybrid News Environments and Expanding Spheres of Legitimate Debate,” presenter, Surveillance and Citizenship, Cardiff University, Wales, June 2015.

“Advancing Mediatization Research,” respondent, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle, May 2014.

“Media Systems and Media Markets,” respondent, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle, May 2014.

“Innovation in Hybrid Spaces,” presenter, International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Conference, Dublin, June 2013.

“Climate Crisis Communication and the Voice of Global Publics,” presenter, International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Conference, Dublin, June 2013.

“Pitching Climate Change, Children and Gender Reporting in Complex Dialogues,” chair and discussant, International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Conference, Dublin, June 2013.

“Imagined Networks: How International Journalism Innovators Negotiate Authority and Rework News Norms,” presented by co-author Mike Annany. International Communication Association Annual Conference, London, June 2013.

PROFESSIONAL AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE 

Manuscript and Proposal Review

American Academy in Berlin; National Endowment for the Humanities; International Communication Association; Romanian National Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; MIT Press; Sage Publications; Polity Press; Columbia University Press; New Media and Society; Communication Theory; and Social Movement Studies; Social Media + Society; Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. 

Boards

Advisory Board, University of Colorado Boulder, College of Communication, Media and Information, 2011-present.

Editorial Board, Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 2008-present and Kaleidoscope: The Journal of Alternative Media and Social Movements, 2015-present.

Executive Board of Directors, Open Media Foundation, 2008-2011.

Award Committees

Peabody Award Faculty Judge, 2015, 2016.

International Communication Association Burd Dissertation Award committee chair.   

Ongoing University of Denver Service

 Media, Film, and Journalism Studies Graduate Director; Freshman Seminar Curriculum Committee.

Past University of Denver Service

Digital Media Outreach Center Faculty Director; Emergent Digital Practices Undergraduate Director; Dean’s Directions Committee; Honors Program Committee; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Tenure and Promotion Committee, Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning Proposal Grant Review Committee, Emergent Digital Practices Program Graduate Committee.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

International Communication Association

Association of Internet Researchers

International Association of Media and Communication Researchers