Allie Kosterich is a PhD student in the School of Communication & Information at Rutgers University. Allie’s research focuses on media transformation, particularly at the intersection of organizations, institutions, and digital technologies. These interests stem in part from her professional media background, which includes management and production positions in newsrooms and television studios. Allie utilizes mixed methods in her work, including network analysis, archival research, and interviews. She can be followed on Twitter @allkost.
Matthew Weber is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication and Information. He received his PhD in 2010 from the Annenberg School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Southern California. He previously worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Technology, Entertainment and Media (CTEM) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Matthew’s research examines organizational change and adaptation, both internal and external, in response to new information communication technology. His recent work focuses on the transformation of the news media industry in the United States in reaction to new forms of media production. This includes a large-scale longitudinal study examining strategies employed by media organizations for disseminating news and information in online networks. Matthew utilizes mixed methods in his work, including social network analysis, archival research and interviews. He can be followed on Twitter @docmattweber.