‘The American Journalist in the Digital Age’ wins Sigma Delta Chi Award

Peter Lang is proud to announce The American Journalist in the Digital Age: A Half-Century Perspective by Lars Willnat, David H. Weaver and G. Cleveland Wilhoit was granted a Sigma Delta Chi Award 2017. This award was given from the Society of Professional Journalists, the largest and oldest association of U.S. journalists which has honored exceptional contributions to professional journalism in various categories since 1932. The work, published by Peter Lang in 2017 as volume 17 of its Mass Communication and Journalism series, documents the changes that have occurred in U.S. journalism in the past decade, due to the rise of new communication technologies and social media. It was the only book distinguished with a Sigma Delta Chi Award 2017 in the ’Research about Journalism’ category.