Martin Karlsson began his PhD program in Media and Communication Studies at the Department of Media Studies in the autumn of 2015. He is currently one of the members in the ongoing research project Screening Protest. Martin has a great interest in media, culture and history. He graduated with his Master's thesis Struggling Nation (2015 ), where he explored the representation of Russian refugees who arrived in Sweden in 1906 in three Stockholm newspapers . In the project Screening Protest Martin continues in a similar vein by studying the representation of protests for democracy and political rights in television news between the 1960s and today.