Global Media Studies and the Politics of Mediated Communication

Leading Research Environment

Research at JMK is marked by outstanding international publications, external research financing and participation in established research networks. Our output is at the forefront of scholarly dialogues on the role of mediated communication in society, drawing upon research questions and methods emanating from both the humanities and social sciences. Comparative studies – over time, between media genres and across cultures – constitute a particular strong suit. A central concern of research conducted under the rubrics of Global Media and Politics of Communication is to produce innovative and meaningful research that aims to contribute to the field by way of promoting a social perspective.

Leading Research Environment Guest Professor

Each academic term, the LRE is visited by international scholars who are prominent researchers in the various thematic areas of global media studies and politics of communication. The LRE Guest Professors contribute to both the JMK research and teaching environments. In addition to delivering public talks as part of the LRE seminar series Global Media Café, which brings together both academic and public audiences, the LRE Guest Professors lead higher seminars, offer lectures at both undergraduate and graduate levels, meet with JMK researchers and doctoral students. The overall purpose of the LRE Guest Scholar program is to contribute to and enrich the vibrant intellectual and educational environment of JMK as well as to enhance its international profile and research networks.

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Published Title Authors
2017 What Is Cultural News Good For? Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish cultural journalism in public service organisations Heiki Hellman, Leif-Ove Larsen, Silje Nygaard, Kristina Riegert, Andreas Widholm
2017 Cultural Journalism in the Nordic Countries Nete Nørgaard Kristensen, Kristina Riegert
2017 Cultural Journalism as a Contribution to Democratic Discourse in Sweden Kristina Riegert, Anna Roosvall
2017 Editorial and Cultural Debates in Danish and Swedish Newspapers: Understanding the terror attacks in Paris and Copenhagen in early 2015 Nete Nørgaard Kristensen, Anna Roosvall
2017 On the problematic matter of success in communication for social change Florencia Enghel
2017 Narrative Analysis Alexa Robertson
2017 The mediated politics of place and people: Picturing the ‘contested place-making’ of Irish Travellers at Dale Farm Anna Roosvall
2016 "Politainment" Sue Collins, Kristina Riegert
2016 Journalism, Climate Change, Justice and Solidarity: Editorializing the IPCC AR5 Anna Roosvall
2016 Elite Interaction: Public service broadcasters’ use of Twitter during national elections in Norway and Sweden Christian Christensen, Bente Kalsnes, Anders Olof Larsson
2016 The links that bind: WikiLeaks, Twitter, and the Julian Assange case Christian Christensen
2016 Tracing Online News in Motion: Time and duration in the study of liquid journalism Andreas Widholm
2016 The sociality of public space broadcasting during media events Andreas Widholm
2016 Global Online News from a Russian Viewpoint: RT and the Conflict in Ukraine Andreas Widholm
2016 Mindre politik och mer dramatik?: Nyheter i public service och kommersiella medieföretag 2007 och 2014 Andreas Widholm
2016 Russia Today: En rysk röst i ett globalt medielandskap Andreas Widholm
2016 Kulturjournalistik: Journalistik om kultur Anna Roosvall, Andreas Widholm
2016 Svenskarnas konsumtion av utländska nyhetsmedier Andreas Widholm
2016 Perfect profession: Swedish journalism students, their teachers and educational goals Gunilla Hultén, Antonia Wiklund
2016 Natural Ecology Meets Media Ecology: Indigenous Climate Change Activists’ Views on Nature and Media Anna Roosvall, Matthew Tegelberg

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