Jessica Roberts

Assistant Professor

Jessica Roberts, PhD, is an assistant professor of Communication Studies in the Faculty of Human Sciences at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. She is co-author of the 2018 book, American journalism and “fake news”: Examining the facts, and her recent research on citizen journalism and social media has been published in Journalism and the International Journal of Communication. Roberts earned her PhD at the University of Maryland and her MA at the University of Southern California.

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Citizen Journalism

Jessica Roberts (with Jessica Roberts). 2019. The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy
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Social Action and Advocacy

Jessica Roberts (with Jessica Roberts). 2019. The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy
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The erosion of ethics: from citizen journalism to social media

Jessica Roberts (with Jessica Roberts). 2019. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society
Book

American Journalism and "Fake News"

Jessica Roberts 2018. ABC-Clio
Other

Maria Soledad Segura and Silvio Waisbord, Media movements: Civil society and media policy reform in Latin America.

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Comparing the use of space in selfies on Chinese Weibo and Twitter

Jessica Roberts (with Jessica Roberts). 2017. Global Media and China
Book Chapter

Corporate social responsibility, volunteerism, and social identity

Jessica Roberts 2017. Corporate social responsibility, sustainability, & ethical public relations: Strengthening synergies with human resources
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From the street to public service: ‘Humans of New York’ photographer’s journey to journalism

Jessica Roberts (with Jessica Roberts). 2017. Journalism
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Selfies: Witnessing and participatory journalism with a point of view

Jessica Roberts 2015. International Journal of Communication
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The effects of ambient media: What unplugging reveals about being plugged in

Jessica Roberts (with Jessica Roberts). 2014. First Monday
Book Chapter

Ethics of citizen journalism sites

Jessica Roberts 2012. Digital ethics: Research and practice