“Secure Spaces"

Media, Consumption and Social Surveillance


Duration: 2009 – 2013

Research Areas
Media and Communication Studies, Ethnography, Sociology


The aim of the project was to map out and provide a deeper understanding of how people today handle various media forms in order to strengthen their sense of security and control, and to clarify how these patterns and experiences are related to overarching social structures. The analyses consist of a combination of survey (the SOM Institute) and qualitative interviews.

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About the Member

Miyase Christensen

Miyase Christensen (Ph.D. the University of Texas at Austin) is Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Stockholm University and Affiliated Professor at the Department of Philosophy and History of Technology, Science and Environment, the R... Read more



Karlstads Universitetet

Karlstad, Sweden