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
2016 Understanding the Donor-Driven Practice of Development Communication: From Media Engagement to a Politics of Mediation Florencia Enghel
2016 From showroom to chat room SVT on social media during the 2014 Swedish elections Christian Christensen, Anders Olof Larsson
2016 Den sårbara mångfalden Gunilla Hultén
2016 Journalistik, rättvisa och rättigheter Anna Roosvall
2016 Ryska grymheter och svensk judefara: Pogromer i Ryssland och östjudisk invandring i svensk dagspress 1881 – 1921 Gunilla Hultén
2016 Media and Nationalism Anna Roosvall
2016 Journalistik som kollektiv nytta Sigurd Allern, Ester Pollack
2016 Journalistik om kultur Anna Roosvall, Andreas Widholm
2016 Advocay Think Tanks as News Sources and Agenda Setters Sigurd Allern, Ester Pollack
2016 Mediedrev och politiska skandaler Ester Pollack
2016 Nordic Political Scandals: frequency, types and consequences Sigurd Allern, Ester Pollack
2016 Religion, Globalization and Commodification in Online World News Slideshows: The Dis/Connection of Images and Texts Anna Roosvall
2016 The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics Axel Bruns, Christian Christensen, Gunn Enli, Anders Olof Larsson, Eli Skogerbo
2016 Images that last? Iraq videos from YouTube to WikiLeaks Christian Christensen
2016 WikiLeaks and “Indirect” Media Reform Christian Christensen
2016 All politics is local: Anonymous and the Steubenville/Maryville rape cases Christian Christensen
2015 Newsroom divides: Online news production, gender, and organization at DN.se. Gunilla Hultén
2015 Gender Equality and Social Justice in Public Media: Media monitoring research in eight countries across four continents Greta Gober
2015 Pr-byråene og politikken Sigurd Allern
2015 Politisk journalistikk på norsk: sjangrer og maktrelasjoner Sigurd Allern

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