Publications

Articles Published in Refereed Journals

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2014). Place-based knowledge in the 21st century: The creation of spatial journalism. Digital Journalism DOI:10.1080/21670811.2014.928107

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Wulfemeyer, T. (2014, Spring). Newspapers, TV news offer more online innovation. Newspaper Research Journal. 35(2): 100-118.

Barker, V., Dozier, D., Schmitz Weiss, A., & Borden, D. (2014). Harnessing Peer Potency: Predicting Positive Outcomes From Social Capital Affinity and Online Engagement With Participatory Websites. New Media & Society. doi: 10.1177/1461444814530291

Liu, M. Kang, J., Cao, M. W, Lim, M. H., Ko, Y. J., Myers, R., & Schmitz Weiss, A. (forthcoming). Understanding MOOCs as an Emerging Online Learning Tool: Perspectives From the Students. The American Journal of Distance Education. 28(3).

Barker, V., Dozier, D.M., Schmitz Weiss, A. & Borden, D. (2013). Facebook “Friends”: Effects of Social Networking Site Intensity, Social Capital Affinity, and Flow on Reported Knowledge-GainThe Journal of Social Media in Society 2(2): 76-97.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2013). Exploring news apps and location-based services on the smartphone. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 90(3): 435-456.

Sylvie, G. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2012). Putting the management into innovation and media management studies: A meta-analysisInternational Journal of Media Management  14(3): 183-206.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Domingo, D. (2010). Innovation processes in online newsrooms as actor-networks and communities of practiceNew Media & Society 12(7): 1156-1171.

Arceneaux, N. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2010). Seems stupid until you try it: Press coverage of Twitter, 2006-2009New Media & Society 12(8): 1262-1279.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009). News collaboration through workgroups: A case study of two online newsroomsJournal of Media Sociology 1(3/4): 261-280.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Higgins Joyce, V. (2009). Compressed dimensions in the digital media occupation: Journalists in transformation. Journalism, 10(5): 587–603.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009). Innovations in journalism training in the Americas: a community of practice and the Moodle platform. Translated into Spanish by Paul Alonso. La Revista Mexicana de Comunicacion, No. 114, December 2008-February 2009.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Schwingel, C. (2008). The delicate relationship in journalism: where content and production meet in the content management system: A comparative study of US and Brazil newsroom operationsBrazilian Journalism Research Journal, 4(2): 88-107.

Tremayne, M., Schmitz Weiss, A., & Alves, R. (2007). From product to service: The diffusion of dynamic content in online newspapersJournalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 84(4): 825-839.

Book Chapters Published

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2013). Digital decisions in online newsrooms in G. Sylvie (Ed.) Newsroom Decision-Making: Under New Management (Lisbon: Media XXI Publishing).

Willard Hinsley, A. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2012). The new “normal” at news organizations: Journalists’ evolving job roles in M. McCombs, K. Kaufold, A. Willard Hinsley, & S. Lewis (Eds.) (2012). The Future of News: An Agenda of Perspectives, 2nd Edition. CA: University Readers.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2010). A new lens for learning in the communications field: the effectiveness of video lectures with asynchronous, synchronous discussions in online/distance education in C. M. Stewart, C. C. Shifter, & M.E. Markaridian Selverian (Eds.) (2010). Teaching and learning with technology, Beyond constructivism. Routledge. 

Willard Hinsley, A. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009). The new newsroom: Changing job roles and news organizations in M. McCombs, A. Willard Hinsley, K. Kaufhold & S. Lewis (Eds.) (2009). The Future of News: An Agenda of Perspectives. CA: University Readers.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2008). Collaborative newsgathering in B.J. Evensen (Ed.). The Responsible Reporter, third edition. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2008). Online news: factors influencing the divide between women and men in  Poindexter, P., Meraz, S., & Schmitz Weiss, A. (Eds.) (2008)Women, Men, and News: Divided and Disconnected in the News Media Landscape. New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Poindexter, P., Meraz, S., & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2008). Strengthening the news connection with women and cultivating the next generation in Poindexter, P., Meraz, S., & Schmitz Weiss, A. (Eds.) (2008)Women, Men, and News: Divided and Disconnected in the News Media Landscape. New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Translation of subchapter on Spain by Raquel Rodriguez Diaz in Poindexter, P., Meraz, S., & Schmitz Weiss, A. (Eds.) (2008)Women, Men, and News: Divided and Disconnected in the News Media Landscape. New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Books Published

Poindexter, P., Meraz, S., & Schmitz Weiss, A. (Eds.) (2008)Women, Men, and News: Divided and Disconnected in the News Media Landscape. New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Invited Article in Peer-Review Journal

Self, C., Geertsema-Sligh, M. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2012). Stoking the research fire: Three views. American Journalism, 29(1):135–144

Refereed Papers Presented at Professional Conferences

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2014). Place-based knowledge in the 21st century: The creation of spatial journalism. Presentation at the International Communication Association Conference. Seattle, WA. May.

Liu, M., Kang, J., Cao, M., Lim, M., Ko, Y., & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2013). Understanding MOOCs as an emerging online learning tool: perspectives from the students. Presentation at ELearn Conference. Las Vegas, NV. October.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2013). The journalist’s role in a digital and social media era: a comparative analysis of journalists in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, International Communication Division, Washington, D.C. August.

Schmitz Weiss, A. Barker, V., Dozier, D. & Borden, D.L. (2013). The power of the impulse: The flow of content communities and online news consumption. Presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Newspaper and Online News Division, Washington, D.C. August.

Wulfemeyer, T. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2013). Welcome to the big leagues: An examination of the sports homepage content architecture of large-market news organizations. Presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Sports Communication Interest Group, Washington, D.C. August.

Barker, V., Dozier, D. M., Schmitz Weiss, A., & Borden, D. L. (2013). Harnessing peer potency: Predicting positive outcomes from social capital affinity and engagement with participatory websites. Presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Communication Technology Division, Washington, D.C. August.

Barker, V., Dozier, D. M., Schmitz Weiss, A., & Borden, D. L. (2013). Facebook friends: Effects of social networking site intensity, social capital affinity, and flow on knowledge-gain. Presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Mass Communication and Society Division, Washington, D.C. August.

Dozier, D. M., Barker, V., Schmitz Weiss, A, & Borden, D. L. (2013). Surfing alone: Search engines, flow, and positive outcomes. Presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Mass Communication and Society Division, Washington, D.C. August.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2012). Smartphone news consumption: The absence of location-based services within today’s mobile news apps. Presented at AEJMC Conference, Chicago, Illinois. August.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Wulfemeyer, T. (2012). The online innovations of legacy news media: A content analysis of large-market newspaper and broadcast station websites. Presented at AEJMC Conference, Chicago, Illinois. August.

Wulfemeyer, T. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2012). The use of online innovations by large-market television and news radio stations: A content analysis of station homepages. Presented at AEJMC Conference, Chicago, Illinois. August.

Chiang, Y. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2011). What did I learn in Second Life?:A discussion of methodological issues and instructional implications. Presentation at the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA. April.

Sha, B-L. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2010). Pre-Professional attitudes and identities: The socialization of Journalism and Public Relations majors. Fourth-Place Teaching Paper, AEJMC Conference, Denver Colorado. August.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2010). Collaboration in media production: How can network theory explain today’s digital media environment? IAMCR Conference, Porto, Portugal. July.

Malik, M. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2010). Defining and analyzing journalism under the terms of hybridity. IAMCR Conference, Porto, Portugal. July.

Sha, B. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009). Learning to work together: integrating public relations and journalism classroom assignments. Presented at PRSSA Conference, San Diego, California. November. 

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009). Collaborative management practices in digital workplaces: the 21st century newsroom. Presented at Media Interactivity: Economic and Managerial Issues Workshop, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. October.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Domingo, D. (2009). Innovation processes in journalism as actor-networks and communities of practice. Presented at AEJMC Conference, Communication Technology & Policy Division, Boston, MA. August.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009). The opening of the newsroom: instant messenger, universal chat rooms break the silence among journalists. Keynote Presentation at 7th International Symposium on Communication in the Millennium Proceedings. Austin, Texas. May.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009).  Virtual Worlds: Where the Journalist and the Avatar Combine, New Research Paradigm for Journalism Scholarship, Professional Journalism Training. Presentation to the Journalism Studies division of the International Communication Association Conference, May 2009, Chicago, Illinois

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2008). Innovations in journalism training in the Americas: a community of practice and the Moodle platform. Presentation at Congress of the Americas II Conference, October 2008, Mexico City, Mexico.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Schwingel, C. (2008). The delicate relationship in journalism: where content and production meet in the content management system: A comparative study of US and Brazil newsroom operations. Presentation at 3rd Brazil-US Colloquium on Communication Studies on Global Spaces and Borders. March 2008, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tremayne, M., Schmitz Weiss, A., & Alves, R. (2007). From product to service: dynamic content in online newspapers. Presented at 2007 AEJMC Conference, Communication Technology & Policy Division, Washington D.C. August.

Higgins, V. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2007). Online focus group as a method for comparative communication research across borders. Presented at International Communication Association (ICA) pre-conference on “Methodologies of Comparative Research in a Global Sphere,” San Francisco, California. May.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2007). Online journalism: three new research paradigms for exploration. Keynote Presentation at 5th International Symposium on Communication in the Millennium, Bloomington, Indiana. May.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2006). Through the lens of hybridity and complexity theory: investigation of the online journalist of the 21st century from North America and Latin America. Presented in absentia at Global Fusion Conference, Graduate Student Division, Chicago, Illinois. September-October.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2006). The online focus group: fundamental learning technology and collaborative tool for the journalism field. Presented at 4th International Symposium on Communication in the Millennium Proceedings, Eskisehir, Turkey. June.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Higgins, V. (2006).Compressed dimensions: globalization impact on online journalism. Presented at ICA Conference, Intercultural and Development Communication Division, Dresden, Germany. June.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Higgins, V. (2005).The changing role of online journalists: an online focus group with online journalists from Europe, North America and Latin America. Presented at Global Fusion Conference, Graduate Student Division, Athens, Ohio. October.

Higgins, V. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2005). The changing role of online journalism: an online focus group with new media professionals of Brazil and United States. Presented at Second Brazil-United States Colloquium, Comparative Studies-Brazil and US Division, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. September.

Tremayne, M. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2005). Contingent interactivity and news story navigation: an experiment. Presented at AEJMC Conference, Communication, Technology and Policy Division, San Antonio, Texas. August.

Schmitz Weiss, A. & Tremayne, M. (2005). Issue salience and web page design: An agenda setting experiment. Presented at ICA Conference, New York, New York. May.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2004). The now what factor: the level of innovativeness among online newspapers. Presented at AEJMC Conference, Newspaper Division, Toronto, Canada. August.

Articles Published in Refereed Proceedings

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2009). The opening of the newsroom: instant messenger, universal chat rooms break the silence among journalists. Keynote Presentation at 7th International Symposium on Communication in the Millennium Proceedings. Austin, Texas. May 2009.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2007). Online journalism: three new research paradigms for exploration. Keynote Presentation at 5th International Symposium on Communication in the Millennium Proceedings. Bloomington, Indiana. May 2007.

Schmitz Weiss, A. (2006). The online focus group: fundamental learning technology and collaborative tool for the journalism field. Presented at 4th International Symposium on Communication in the Millennium Proceedings. Eskisehir, Turkey. June 2006.


Other Writing Works

Contributor to Investigative News Network: Several articles related to resources for nonprofit news organizations

Alves, R. & Schmitz Weiss, A. (2004, July 27). “Many newspaper sites still cling to once-a-day publish cycle,” Online Journalism Review.

 

 

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