A selected list of books about economic, technological, and historical changes in journalism and the news business.


2008 - 2012


Anderson, Chris. Free: The Future of a Radical Price.
New York: Hyperion, 2009.

Auletta, Ken. Googled: The End of the World As We Know It.
New York: Penguin Press, 2009.

Boehlert, Eric. Bloggers on the Bus:
How the Internet Changed Politics and the Press
New York: Free Press, 2009.

Boczkowski, Pablo J. News at Work:
Imitation in an Age of Information Abundance
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Bogost, Ian, Simon Ferrari and Bobby Schweizer.
Newsgames: Journalism at Play.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010.

Briggs, Mark. JournalismNext:
A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing
. 2nd ed.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012.

Christakis, Nicholas A. and James H. Fowler.
Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks
and How They Shape Our Lives
New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2009.

Craig, David. Excellence in Online Journalism:
Exploring Current Practices in an Evolving Environment.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2011.

Doctor, Ken. Newsonomics.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2010.

Fenton, Natalie. New Media, Old News:
Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2010.

Folkenflick, David, ed. Page One: The New York Times
and the Future of Journalism.
New York: PublicAffairs, 2011.

Fuller, Jack. What is Happening to News:
The Information Explosion and the Crisis in Journalism
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Garfield, Bob. The Chaos Scenario.
Nashville: Stielstra Publishing, 2009.

Gillmor, Dan. Mediactive.
Farnham: O'Reilly, 2010.

Henderson, David E. Making News in the Digital Era.
New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2009.

Herndon, Keith L. The Decline of the Daily Newspaper:
How an American Institution Lost the Online Revolution.
New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2012.

Hindman, Matthew Scott. The Myth of Digital Democracy.
Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2009.

Johnson, Clay. The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption.
Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media, 2012.

Jones, Alex S. Losing the News.
New York: Oxford, 2009.

Jarvis, Jeff. What Would Google Do?
New York: Collins Business, 2009.

Kaye, Jeff. Funding Journalism in the Digital Age:
Business Models, Strategies, Issues and Trends
New York: Peter Lang, 2010.

King, Elliot. Free for All:
The Internet's Transformation of Journalism
Chicago: Northwestern University Press, 2010.

Knee, Jonathan A. The Curse of the Mogul:
What's Wrong with the World's Leading Media Companies
New York: Portfolio, 2009.

Kovach, Bill and Tom Rosenstiel. Blur:
How to Know What's True in the Age of Information Overload
New York: Bloomsbury, 2010.

Li, Charlene and Josh Bernoff. Groundswell:
Winning in a World Transformed By Social Technologies
Boston: Harvard Business Press, 2008.

Luckie, Mark S. The Digital Journalist's Handbook.
Lexington, KY: CreateSpace, 2010.

Napoli, Philip. Audience Evolution: New Technologies and the
Transformation of Media Audiences.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

McChesney, Robert W. and John Nichols.
The Death and Life of American Journalism:
the Media Revolution that will Begin the World Again
Philadelphia, PA: Nation Books, 2010.

McChesney, Robert W. and Victor W. Pickard.
Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights:
The Collapse of Journalism and What Can Be Done to Fix It.

New York: New Press, 2011.

Mersey, Rachel Davis. Can Journalism Be Saved? Rediscovering
America's Appetite for News
Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2010.

Meyer, Philip. The Vanishing Newspaper:
Saving Journalism in the Information Age
. 2nd. ed.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2009.

Moggridge, Bill. Designing Media.
Cambridge, MA; The MIT Press, 2010.

Noam, Eli M. Media Ownership and Concentration in America.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

O'Shea, James. The Deal from Hell: How Moguls and Wall Street
Plundered Great American Newspapers.
New York: PublicAffairs, 2011.

Pardue, Mary Jane. Who Owns the Press?:
Investigating Public Vs. Private Ownership of America's Newspapers
Portland, OR: Marion Street Press, 2010.

Pavlik, John V. and Shawn McIntosh. Converging Media:
A New Introduction to Mass Communication
New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Poindexter, Paula. Millennials, News, and Social Media:
Is News Engagement a Thing of the Past?

New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2012.

Potter, Deborah and Debora Halpern Wenger.
Advancing the Story: Broadcast Journalism in a Multimedia World, 2nd ed.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011.

Rheingold, Howard and Anthony Weeks.
Net Smart: How to Thrive Online.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012.

Rosenberg, Howard and Charles S. Feldman. No Time to Think.
New York: Continuum, 2008.

Rosenberg, Scott. Say Everything: How Blogging Began,
What It's Becoming, and Why It Matters
New York: Crown Publishers, 2009.

Rosenbaum, Steven. Curation Nation: How to Win
in a World Where Consumers are Creators
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Rosenzweig, Roy. Clio Wired: The Future of the Past in the Digital Age.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Russell, Adrienne. Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition.
Cambridge: Polity Pres, 2011.

Shirky, Clay. Here Comes Everybody.
New York : Penguin Press, 2008.

Singer, Jane B. Participatory Journalism:
Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers.
Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Tancer, Bill. Click:
What Millions of People Are Doing Online and Why It Matters
New York: Hyperion, 2008.

Tewksbury, David and Jason Rittenberg.
News on the Internet: Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century
New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Thornburg, Ryan. Producing Online News:
Digital Skills, Stronger Stories
Washington, DC: CQ Press,  2011.

Wu, Tim. The Master Switch:
The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.