Publications

Monograph

Ferrer-Conill, R (2018). Gamifying the news. Exploring the introduction of game elements into digital journalism. Karlstad University Press (Ph.D. Dissertation, ISBN 978-91-7063-871-8).

Special Issue

Lead Guest Editor. “Playful approaches to news engagement” Special issue of Convergence. The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. 2020. Co-editors are Maxwell Foxman, Janet Jones, Tanja Sihvonen, and Marko Siitonen.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Wheatley, D. & Ferrer-Conill, R. (2020). The temporal nature of mobile push notification alerts: A study of European news. Digital Journalism, 1-21. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2020.1799425

Steensen, S., Ferrer-Conill, R., & Peters, C. (2020). (Against a) Theory of Audience Engagement with the News. Journalism Studies, 1-19. DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2020.1788414

Ferrer-Conill, R., Foxman, M., Jones, J., Sihvonen, T., & Siitonen, M. (2020). Playful approach to news engagement. Convergence. The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 26:3, 1-14. DOI: 10.1177/1354856520923964

Cheruiyot, D., Baack, S. & Ferrer-Conill, R. (2019). Data journalism beyond legacy media. The case of African and European civic technology organizations. Digital Journalism, 7:9, 1215-1229. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2019.1591166

Cheruiyot, D. & Ferrer-Conill, R. (2018). Fact-checking Africa. Epistemologies, data and the expansion of journalistic discourse. Digital Journalism, 6:8, 964-975. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2018.1493940

Ferrer Conill, R. & Tandoc, E. (2018). The audience-oriented editor. Making sense of the audience in the newsroom. Digital Journalism, 6:4, 436-453. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2018.1440972.

Ferrer Conill, R. (2017). Quantifying journalism? A study on the use of data and gamification to motivate journalists. Television and New Media, 18:8, 706-720. DOI: 10.1177/1527476417697271.

Ferrer Conill, R. (2016). Points, badges, and news. A study of the introduction of gamification into journalism practice. Comunicació: Revista de Recerca i d’Anàlisi [Societat Catalana de Comunicació], 33:2, 45-63. DOI: 10.2436/20.3008.01.148.

Ferrer Conill, R. (2016). Camouflaging church as state: An exploratory study of journalism’s native advertising. Journalism Studies, 17:7, 904-914. DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2016.1165138.

Handler, R. & Ferrer Conill, R. (2016). Open Data, Crowdsourcing and Game Mechanics. A case study on civic participation in the digital age. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 25:2, 153-166. DOI: 10.1007/s10606-016-9250-0.

Book chapters

Ferrer-Conill, R., Karlsson, M., & van Couvering, E. (2020). Native advertising and the negotiation of autonomy, transparency, and deception. In Price, L.T., Sanders, K., & Wyatt, W. (eds) Routledge Companion to Journalism Ethics. Routledge (in press).

Ferrer-Conill, R. & Karlsson, M. (2019). The Gamification of Journalism. In Khosrow-Pour, M. et al. (eds) Journalism and Ethics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 639-666. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (Reprint)

Ferrer-Conill, R. & Tandoc, E. (2019). The audience-oriented editor. Making sense of the audience in the newsroom. In Carlson, M. (ed) Measurable Journalism. Digital Platforms, News Metrics and the Quantified Audience, 436-453. New York, NY: Routledge. (Reprint)

Ferrer-Conill, R., & Karlsson, M. (2019). Klyftor mellan utbud och efterfrågan? Trafiksiffror, interaktionsspiraler, och den förändrade relationen mellan journalister och publik. In Karlsson, M., & Truedson, L. (eds) Nyheter – allt mere n tolkningsfråga? Mediestudiers Innehållsanalys 2007-2018, 32-46. Stockholm, Sweden: Institutet för Mediestudier.

Ferrer Conill, R. & Karlsson, M. (2018). Native Advertising and the appropriation of journalistic clout. In Franklin B. & Eldridge, S. (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies, 463-474. Routledge.

Ferrer Conill, R. (2018 in press). Camouflaging church as state: An exploratory study of journalism’s native advertising. In Allan, S. et al. (eds) The Future of Journalism: Risks, Threats and Opportunities, 915-924. Routledge. (Reprint)

Ferrer Conill, R. (2018). Playbour and the gamification of work. Empowerment, exploitation and fun as labour dynamics. In Bilic, P., Primorac, J. & Valtysson, B. (eds) Technologies of Labour and the Politics of Contradiction, 193-210. Palgrave MacMillan.

Ferrer Conill, R. (2016). Feeding the RedCritter: The gamification of project management software. In Dymek, M. & Zackariasson, P. (eds.) The Business of Gamification, 21-39. Routledge.

Örnebring, H. & Ferrer Conill, R. (2016). Outsourcing newswork. In Witschge, T, Anderson, C.W., Domingo, D. & Hermida, A. (eds), The Sage Handbook of Digital Journalism, 207-221. Sage Publications. DOI: 10.4135/9781473957909.n14

Ferrer Conill, R. & Karlsson, M. (2015). The Gamification of Journalism. In Davis, D.Z. & Gangadharbatla, H. (eds) Emerging Research and Trends in Gamification, 356-383. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8651-9.ch015

Book reviews

Ferrer Conill, R. (2015). Book review of Carlson, M. & Lewis, S. (eds.) (2015). Boundaries of Journalism: Professionalism, Practices and Participation. In Digital Journalism, 4:3, 401-404. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2015.1087734

Other publications

Ferrer Conill, R. (2016). The gamification of mobile news. Adapting traditional journalism to the challenges and opportunities provided by mobiles devices, in Kramp, L. et al.(eds) Politics, Civil Society and Participation. Media and communication in a transforming environment, 368-369. Edition Lumière.

Ferrer Conill, R. (2014). Going Mobile: Gamifying Digital News in Mobile Devices, in Gamberini, L., Spagnolli, A., Chittaro, L., & Zamboni, L.(eds) Persuasive Technology: Persuasive, motivating, empowering videogames. Adjunct proceedings, 86-89. 9th International Conference on Persuasive Technology, PERSUASIVE 2014, Doctoral Consortium. Padova, Italy, May 2014.