Ján Višňovský

University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius

Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Ján Višňovský, Ph.D. currently works as an Associate Professor specializing in Mass Media Communication and Journalism. His areas of study involve problems and questions of journalism in the context of the development of information and communication technologies. He is a member of the editorial board of scientific journal Communication Today (SVK), and a member of Slovak Syndicate of Journalists and International Federation of Journalists. He has published over 60 articles. Out of them, twenty are indexed in Web of Science and Scopus. His most significant publications are the scientific monographs Život a dielo Dominika Tatarku – Life and Work of Dominik Tatarka (2009) and Aktuálne otázky teórie a praxe žurnalistiky v ére internetu – Current Questions of Theory and Practice of Journalism the Internet Era (2015).

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Ján Višňovský

Nowadays, social media are amongst the most frequently used entertainment and information sources, offering the most recent news. National, international and global issues of social media journalism involve a wide spectrum of complex questions related to the production, distribution and reception of media contents, as well as a plethora of social, cultural, economic, legal and ethical aspects to consider. The publication you are holding in your hands is an attempt to provide various theoretical and empirical frameworks that may help us better understand social media journalism from different points of view and in diverse contexts. The individual chapters are written by authors with various scholarly affiliations working in international academic circles. Even though the methods they use and problems they discuss vary, they all pursue the same objective - to find out more about the implications of the existence and popularity of social media, especially social media journalism.

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