Belair-Gagnon, V. and Usher, N. Journalism Research that Matters, Oxford University Press, under contract.

Belair-Gagnon, V. Social Media at BBC News: Re-Making Crisis Reporting, Routledge, 2015. Paperback since 2017.

Articles & Book Chapters

Belair-Gagnon, V. and #Steinke, A. J. Capturing News Innovation Research in Organizations, 1990-2018. Journalism Studies. Online First. 2020.
Belair-Gagnon, V., Lewis, S. and Agur, C. Failure to Launch: Intrapreneurs, News Organizations, and Non-Adoption of Chatbots. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 2020.
Belair-Gagnon, V. and Holton, A. H. When Product Managers Rule the Newsroom. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly Invited Forum. Online First. 2020. 
#Steinke, A. J. and Belair-Gagnon, V. I Know it When I See it: Constructing Emotions and Emotional Labor in Social Justice Journalism. Mass Communication & Society. 2020. Online First. 
Belair-Gagnon, V., Zamith, R., and Holton, A. E. Roles Orientations and Audience Metrics in Newsrooms: An Examination of Journalistic Perceptions and their Drivers. Digital Journalism. Online First 2020.

Zamith, R., Belair-Gagnon, V., and Lewis, S. Constructing Audience Quantification: How Norms about Audience Analytics and Metrics are Developed. New Media & Society. Online First 2019.


Belair-Gagnon, V., Holton, A. E., and Westlund, O. Space for the Liminal. Media and Communication. 7(4), 2019.

Holton, A. E., Belair-Gagnon, V., and Westlund, O. (Eds.) Peripheral Actors in Journalism: Agents of Change in Journalism Culture and Practice. 2019. [Special Issue]

Belair-Gagnon, V. and Holton, A. The Two Faces of Janus: Web Analytics Companies and the Shifting Culture of News. Journalism Practice. 


Belair-Gagnon, V. News on the Fly: Journalist-Audience Online Engagement Success as a Cultural Matching Process. Media, Culture & Society. 


Belair-Gagnon, V., Nelson, J., and Lewis, S. Audience Engagement, Reciprocity, and the Pursuit of Connectedness with Community in Public Media Journalism. Journalism Practice. 

Belair-Gagnon, V. The Sociology of News Work, in Hanusch, F. and Vos, T. (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. New York: Wiley/Polity Press.


#Steinke, A. J. and Belair-Gagnon, V. Mobile Applications and Journalistic Work, in Örnebring, H. (ed.) Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Agur, C. and Belair-Gagnon, V. Searching for Truth in Fragmented Spaces: Chat Apps and Verification in News Production, in Katz, J. (ed.) Trust in the Media. Oxford: Oxford University Press.



Belair-Gagnon, V. and Holton, A. E. Boundary Work, Interloper Media, and Analytics in Newsrooms: An Analysis of the Roles of Web Analytics Companies in News Production. Digital Journalism. *One of the six finalists for the Outstanding Article in Digital Journalism, Taylor and Francis.

Holton, A. E. and Belair-Gagnon, V. Strangers to the Game: Interloper, Intraloper and Shifting News Production. Media and Communication. 


Belair-Gagnon, V., Agur, C., and #Frisch, N. Mobile Sourcing: A Case Study of Journalistic Norms and Chat Apps Usage. Mobile Media and Communication.


#Frisch, N., Belair-Gagnon, V. and Agur, C. Media Capture with Chinese Characteristics. Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism. 

Belair-Gagnon, V. and Revers, M. The Sociology of Journalism, in Vos, T. (ed.) Handbook of Communication Science: Journalism. Berlin, Mouton De Gruyter.


Belair-Gagnon, V., Owen, T., and Holton, A. UAVs and Journalism Disruption: Perspectives from Early Professional Adopters. Digital Journalism.

Belair-Gagnon, V., Agur, C., and #Frisch, N. The Changing Physical and Social Environment of Newsgathering: A Case Study of Foreign Correspondents Using Chat Apps during Unrest. Social Media + Society. 

Schulz, D. and Belair-Gagnon, V. A Shield Law for Reporters’ Privilege in the Digital Era, in Bell, E. (ed.) Journalism After Snowden: The Future of Free Press in the Surveillance State. New York, Columbia University Press.


Belair-Gagnon, V. Interaction and Training: Social Media at the BBC, in Greenhow, C, Sonnevend, J., and Agur, C. (eds.) Social Media and Education: Toward a Digital Future. Cambridge, MIT Press.


Belair-Gagnon, V., Agur, C., and #Frisch, N. New Frontiers in Newsgathering: A Case Study of Foreign Correspondents Using Chat Apps to Cover Political Unrest, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University.


Picard, R. G., Belair-Gagnon, V., and #Ranchordas, S. The Impact of Regulation on Not-For-Profit News Organizations. Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford.


Agur, C., Subramanian, R., and Belair-Gagnon, V. Interactions and Policy-Making. Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania.

Belair-Gagnon, V. and Anderson C.W. Citizen Media and Journalism, in Mansell Robin and Ang Peng (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication. London, Wiley.

Belair-Gagnon, V. and Agur, C. #Verdict2014: Social Media and Changes in Indian Legacy Media During the 2014 Lok Sabha Election, in Einar Thorsen and Chindu Sreedharan (eds.) India Elections 2014: First Reflections. Bournemouth, UK: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community at Bournemouth University.


Belair-Gagnon, V., Mishra, S. and Agur, C. Reconstructing the Indian Public Sphere: Newswork and Social Media During the Delhi Gang Rape Case, Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism.



Belair-Gagnon, V. Revisiting Impartiality: Social Media and Journalism at the BBC, Symbolic Interaction.

# = at the time a graduate student

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