Information Visualization in the Era of Innovative Journalism brings together over 30 authors from countries around the world to synthesize how recent technological innovations have impacted the development, practice and consumption of contemporary journalism.

As technology rapidly progresses, shifts, and innovates, there have been immense changes in the way we communicate. This book collects research from around the world that takes an in-depth look at the primary transformations related to journalistic innovation in recent times. High-profile contributors provide cutting-edge scholarship on innovation in journalism as it relates to emergent topics such as virtual reality, podcasting, multimedia infographics, social media, mobile storytelling and others. The book pays special attention to the development of information visualization and the ability of recent innovations to meet audience needs and desires.

Students and scholars studying contemporary journalism history and practice will find this a vital and up-to-date resource, as well as those studying communication technology as it relates to marketing, PR or mass media broadly.

chapter |9 pages


ByÁngel Vizoso, Sara Pérez-Seijo, Marta Rodríguez-Castro, Martín Vaz-Álvarez

chapter 1|14 pages

Digital Society’s Technological Network

From Saying Goodbye to Analogue to Intelligent Automation
ByJosep-Lluís Micó-Sanz, Berta García-Orosa, Eva Campos-Domínguez

chapter 2|11 pages

Visual Culture and Networked Society

ByCarmen Peñafiel, Lázaro Echegaray

chapter 3|16 pages

Mobile Devices and Mobile Content

Technologies for Participation and New Forms of Content
ByAlba Silva, Deborah S. Chung, Martín Vaz-Álvarez, Juanjo Lainez-Reche

chapter 4|13 pages

New Narratives in the Age of Visualization

ByXosé López-García, Sara Pérez-Seijo, Jorge Vázquez-Herrero, Alba García-Ortega

chapter 5|18 pages

From Infographics to Post-infographics

ByÁngel Vizoso, Ana Figueiras, Murray Dick

chapter 6|12 pages

New Information Consumptions

The Impact of Audiences on Journalistic Roles
ByAna-Isabel Rodríguez-Vázquez, Carmen Costa-Sánchez, Rosa García-Ruiz

chapter 7|12 pages

Information Visualization, Automated content and New Professional Profiles for the New Circular Communication Models

ByCarlos Toural-Bran, Miguel Túñez-López, Luis Cárcamo

chapter 8|16 pages

Media Management for the Transmedia Scene

ByMarta Rodríguez-Castro, José M. Valero-Pastor, Marius Dragomir

chapter 9|12 pages

Innovative Strategies in the Communication of the Network Society

From Global to Hyperlocal
ByMaría-Cruz Negreira-Rey, Diana Rivera-Rogel

chapter 10|20 pages

From Artisans to Engineers

How Technology Transformed Formats, Workflows, Teams and the Craft of Infographics and Data Visualization in the News
ByXaquín Veira-González, Alberto Cairo

chapter 11|7 pages

New Challenges and Threats for Journalism in the Post-truth Era

Fact-checking and the Fake News Combat
ByJosé Rúas-Araújo, Concha Pérez-Curiel, Paulo Carlos López-López

chapter 12|10 pages

Journalistic Reinvention for an Automated and Polarized Scenario

ByBella Palomo, Pere Masip