Published work


Fincham, K. (2014, September) These views are my own. The private and public self in the digital media sphere. In Zion L, Craig, D, Ethics for Digital Journalists: Emerging Best Practices. New York, Routledge.

Fincham, K. (2013, June) Toward a new code of ethics. Social Media in Journalism. In G. Gumpert, S. Drucker, Social Media Laws and Ethics. New York, Peter Lang.


Mihailidis, P., Fincham, K., Cohen, J. (November, 2014) Towards a Media Literate Model for Civic Identity on Social Networks: Exploring Notions of Community, Participation, and Identity of University Students on Facebook (HAJC-2012-0649). Atlantic Journal of Communication. Retrieved from


Fincham, K (2016, July) 11 Ways to Integrate Social Media into J-School Classes, MediaShift Retrieved at

Fincham, K (2015, March) How to Teach Data Journalism for Beginners. MediaShift Retrieved at

Fincham, K., Wright, L. (2014, December) Helping Journalism Faculty Bridge the Social Media Knowledge Gap. PBS MediaShift. Retrieved at

Fincham K (2014, December) 24 Hours of Immigration Reform Reporting on Twitter Poynter Foundation. Retrieved at

Fincham, K (2014, March) 11 Steps to a Better Twitter Stream PBS MediaShift. Retrieved at

Fincham, K (2013, May) How to keep a student news site updated with Rebel Mouse. Poynter Foundation. Retrieved at

Fincham, K (2012, November) Hofstra students text, tweet and Facebook for Hurricane Sandy reporting ONA Issues. Retrieved at

Fincham, K (2012, September) What every young journalist should know about using Twitter Poynter Foundation.

Fincham, K. (2012, June). 7 ways journalists can make better ethical decisions when using Facebook Poynter Foundation. Retrieved at

Fincham, K. (2012, March). How journalism educators can use Coursekit to enhance classroom learning Poynter Foundation. Retrieved at

Fincham, K. (2012, February) Connecting the dots on data journalism. Poynter Foundation. Retrieved from

Fincham, K. (2011, November) 4 Ways journalism educators are using Storify as a teaching tool. Poynter Foundation. Retrieved from

Fincham, K. (2011, November). Storify the news: making sense of 140 million tweets a day. Convergence. Retrieved from Convergence Newsletter at USC Columbia

Fincham, K. (2011, November) Using Storify for journalism education. Storify. Retrieved from

Fincham, K. (2011, September). Social media and 9.11 / A legacy of silent voices. Irish Examiner. Retrieved from

Fincham, K. (July 2011) Storify in the classroom. Journal of Media Literacy. Retrieved from


Fincham, K (2013, August) Rory’s Regulations will fight sepsis in New York Hospitals Irish America Magazine. Retrieved at

Fincham, K (2013, February) Rory Staunton’s LegacyIrish America Magazine. Retrieved at