Janet Jones's research while affiliated with London South Bank University and other places

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From crossword puzzles and quizzes to more complex gamification strategies and serious newsgames, legacy media has long explored ways to deploy playful approaches to deliver their content and engage with the audience. We examine how news and games fit together when news organizations, game creators and news audiences welcome gameful forms of commun...


... However, interest in the news has been rapidly declining, particularly among young people 1 . While crossword puzzles are popular content in news media 2 , there is a limited research focus on their educational effectiveness [16]. This study provides a new role of crossword puzzles within the news media. ...