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Bridging the Divide between the Press and Civic Society Civic Media Advocacy as “Media Movement” in Latin America
(Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom, 2009-06)
The gap between the press and civic society has been a paramount concern for media research on Latin America. Press systems in the region have been historically dominated by states and markets. During the past decades, ...
Access to Information in the Nordic Countries. A comparison of the laws of Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland and international rules
(Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom, 2014-11)
Freedom of information, openness and transparency are words that are freely used in public discourse. Public bodies and politicians are referred to as ‘open’ if they give information and are willing to enter into dialogue ...
Towards a Political Economy of Communication in Development?
In the development communication equation, whether more theoretical, empirical and analytical attention is given to ‘development’ or to ‘communication’ makes a difference: where the emphasis is on development, it is at ...
Deliberation, Competition, or Practice? The Online Debate as an Arena for Political Participation
(Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom, 2013-06)
Several studies have found that political online debates do not to live up to deliberative standards of discussion. Even so, these debates may have democratic value. In the present article, the analytic focus is extended ...
Normative Media Research. Moving from the Ivory Tower to the Control Tower
(Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom, 2009-11)
The article enquires about the role of researchers in an era of increasingly competitive innovation in the media industry. I argue that research-driven change in the mass media is possible, and that there should be more ...
After the Performance
(Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom, 2015-10-21)
In May 2010, the Best Party won the municipal elections in Reykjavik, and the party’s leading figure, comedian Jón Gnarr, was appointed Mayor of Reykjavik. During the election campaign, the party ‘performed democracy’ ...