Research Projects in Media and Communication Studies

  • Ambiguous Visions: The Politics of Hollywood Satire

    This project studies how satire manifests and functions within the highly commercial system of Hollywood cinema. This is investigated by studying the...Read more
  • Analyzing the Mechanism, Impact and Circumvention of Internet Censorship in the the Arab World

    The doctoral study attempts to tackle the growing phenomenon of Internet censorship in the Arab world by taking three aspects of such censorship into...Read more
  • Application of Participatory Communication as a Model for Improving Health Communication: A Case Study of the Stop Malaria Project in Uganda

    The thesis focuses on the process of participatory communication in the Stop Malaria Project (SMP) in Uganda. Despite Uganda's continuous efforts to...Read more
  • Big and small Town Cinemas and their Audiences

    Research on cultural and social aspects of cinema is commonly underpinned by a "modernity thesis" modeled on life in the European metropolis. Thus,...Read more
  • Crisis Communication in a Digital Age

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  • Film Satire and American Exceptionalism

    The main argument here is that certain satirical films problematize, if not criticize, one of the organizing principles of the United States, that of...Read more
  • From Risk to Threat: Social Representations of Climate Change in the Media and among Citizens

    The purpose of the project is to analyse social representations of climate change in the media and among citizens. Keywords: social representations,...Read more
  • Global Journalism

    This project concerns the transformation of news in global times. I'm interested in the concept of global journalism, which captures an emerging mode...Read more
  • Global Media, Global Transformations

    The research group discusses old and new media in a global environment and the transformation of: Identity (nationality, ethnicity, religion,...Read more
  • Media images of mental ill-health in connection with violent crime

    This project studies the Swedish online-press’ portrayals of mental illness in the context of Anders Behring Breivik's terrorist attacks in...Read more

Updated: 2012-01-18

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