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New Nordic journalism research

By Sigurd Allern, Henrik Bødker, Martin Eide, Epp Lauk, Ester Pollack

Det nordiska nätverket för journalistikforskning, finansierat av NordForsk mellan åren 2009 och 2013 och initierat av Institutionen för mediestudie... Read more

What Is Cultural News Good For?

By Heiki Hellman, Leif-Ove Larsen, Silje Nygaard, Kristina Riegert, Andreas Widholm

This chapter compares how Nordic public service media institutions (Finland: YLE; Norway: NRK; Sweden: SVT/SR) de ne and interpret their remits reg... Read more

What is Threatening the West? Islam/Communism, Religion/Politics and the Rational/Irrational Discourse

By Anna Roosvall

This chapter discusses rationality/irrationality and how it relates to a set of either/or (rather than both/and) conceptualizations: the idea of a ... Read more

Global Divides in Cosmographic Genres: Charity, Solidarity and Different Explanations of Difference

By Anna Roosvall

This article sets out to explore charity and solidarity approaches in three cosmographic genres: aid galas, foreign news, and documentaries about f... Read more

Mediers känsla för kön

By Anja Hirdman, Madeleine Kleberg

Medier kan ses som ett av de viktigaste områden för hur idéer om kön och om normer kring kvinnligt och manligt formas, representeras och förs vidar... Read more

Transitional Times

By Amanda Lagerkvist

The alluring traits of 'new media' have spurred new research interests. This article discusses the discourse of 'new media' from the vantage point ... Read more

Criticism of the police in the news.

By Sigurd Allern, Ester Pollack

Mediated descriptions of reality are tremendously important to the way the public – and policymakers – perceive the police. This article analyses h... Read more

A Quest for Communitas

By Amanda Lagerkvist

Despite the fragmentation of audience behaviour and the pluralization of platforms within the media cultures of the digital age, cultural memory pr... Read more

Scandalous!

By Sigurd Allern, Ester Pollack

The purpose of this book is to spotlight the way in which political scandals in four Nordic countries have been launched, directed, dramatized and ... Read more

Perfect profession

By Gunilla Hultén, Antonia Wiklund

This study discusses how students taking their first year at three Swedish schools of journalism view their future professional roles. Furthermore,... Read more

Communicating the Nation: National Topographies of Global Media Landscapes

By Anna Roosvall, Inka Salovaara-Moring

The nation is one of the most resilient concepts in our understanding of the world and its societies. Politics, sports and cultural events, in news... Read more

News of the other

By Kristina Riegert

Have the changes taking place in the Baltic Sea Region since 1989 altered Cold War frameworks, Orientalist stereotypes, and sporadic news of threat... Read more