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Fincham, K. (2023, June) Toward best practice in teaching reporting and writing-intensive courses online. IAMCR Annual Conference 2023

Fincham, K. (2023, June) Teaching reporting- and writing-intensive courses online.  UNESCO Journalism Education Handbook 12 June 2023

Fincham, K (Forthcoming, 2023) News organizations and Twitter: Best practice for new and student journalists. In G. Gumpert, S. Drucker, Social Media Laws and Ethics Vol II. New York, Peter Lang. In Press.

Fincham K (2023, March) Lineker-BBC row: survey shows how different outlets approach their staff’s social media presence. The Conversation. Retrieved at

Fincham, K (2021) Business as Usual: How Journalism’s Professional Logics Continue to Shape News Organization Policies Around Social Media Audiences, Journalism Practice, DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2021.1991437

Fincham, K. (2019). Exploring political journalism homophily on Twitter: A comparative analysis of US and UK elections in 2016 and 2017. Media and Communication7(1), 213-224. DOI:

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. (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.

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. (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.

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

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

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