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Matthew Scott Weber

Associate Professor of Communication, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

About Matthew

Weber’s research focuses on the role of technology and social media in local news organizations and news production. Overarching themes in Weber’s work include the impact of technology of organizational change, and the role of social media in driving disruption in the media industry. Weber works actively as a partner with civic organizations, nonprofits, and as a consultant.


No Jargon Podcast


"Coding the News: The Role of Computer Code in Filtering and Distributing News" (with Allie Kosterich). Digital Journalism 6, no. 3 (2018): 310-329.

Examines the way in which algorithms impact news production.

"Newspapers and the Long-Term Implications of Hyperlinking" Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 17, no. 2 (2012).

Discusses how digital technology has a significant impact on the way in which news is produced and distributed.