Wolfgang Donsbach Outstanding Journal Article of the Year Award

  Dear all Since mid-May I am enjoying parental leave in Kristiansund – a beautiful city covering four nearby islands in the fjords of Norway – where my wife and our two kids live since last August. I thus could not attend this years major conference event – the ICA conference in Japan in June – although I was happy to make some presence at least. At the annual business meeting of the Journalism Studies Division of ICA it was

New edited book: Människorna, medierna och marknaden – Medieutredningens forskningsantologi

  Dear all On April 7th I travelled to my old hometown Gothenburg to present the open-access SOU book “Människorna, medierna och marknaden – Medieutredningens forskningsantologi” at the annual media industry conference MEG. The special inquirer Anette Novak made an introductory note, followed by myself as editor briefly introducing the book and its 5 themes comprising 20 original chapters by a total of 28 authors. This was followed by short notes on their respective chapter by Gunnar Nygren, Jonas Andersson-Schwarz and Sara Leckner. We

The Media Inquiry (Medieutredningen): Process and book release

Dear friend and followers Sorry for not writing the past 9 months, but in March I was approached by the special inquirer (and CEO) Anette Novak to join the Swedish Media Inquiry (Medieutredningen)  as their Research Leader. The Media Inquiry was appointed by the Ministry of Culture and the Swedish government. April 15th I embarked the journey, working full time as Research leader. To date, we have completed our first task, namely the release of “Medieborgarna & medierna. En digital värld