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

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

FREE ACCESS to New Special Section in Mobile Media & Communication: News Consumption in an Age of Mobile Media

Dear friends and colleagues It is my pleasure to announce that the OnlineFirst articles for a forthcoming Special Section in Mobile Media & Communication (2015, Vol 3:2) are out. The special section focuses on “News Consumption in an Age of Mobile Media” and contains no less than five original articles and a guest editorial. The good news is that all these articles will be OPEN-ACCESS for 6 months from now, so make sure to download your copies! The social,cultural, and