Politics | Media politics | Media economy

Communication rights in the age of digital disruption (CORDI)
The project aims at developing a rights-based approach to communication conceptually and in terms of its practical, legal, and regulatory implications.

Conjunctural Changes in Information Technological Innovation Discourses
The project will look at the topic from a comparative historical perspective by critically analyzing the changes in the public discourses concerning ICT innovation and entrepreneurship in different historical conjunctures, including the recent period of global economic crisis.

Making Meaning Out of Meme-making – The Politics of Online Image Circulation (MEMEPOL)
The project studies how global power relations are maintained, reproduced and/or disrupted on everyday level though visual social media use that utilizes humor.

MediaClimate 2.0: Climate politics and networked journalism in the Post-Copenhagen era
The project looks into global climate change coverage in twenty countries.

Mediatization of governance. A study on media power in economic and environmental policy networks (MeGo)
The project provides an empirically grounded and theoretically elaborated view of the role of media in political decision-making and governance.

Digital networks of soft power: A study of the “Russkiy Mir” project and its reception among the Russian diaspora in Moldova

Time for Change: Finnish Political Journalism in the 2010s
Focuses on changes in Finnish political journalism.

Towards datafied production thinking: the changing practices of film and television productions in a platform economy

This two-year research project (2023-2025) investigates the agency of data in Finnish film and television productions.

Voting Advice Applications 2020
The project explores how voting advice applications (VAA) are used in Finnish elections.

CAPCULT, Capitalizing Culture – Transnational Re-articulations of Economy and Culture
The project is tracing the mechanisms of cultural capitalization and re-articulations of economy and culture through several cases.

The Economic Change of 2008 in the Media
Examines the role of journalism in the building of trust in the economy and the legitimation of economic policy during the economic crisis of 2008. The study utilizes both the methods of quantitative and qualitative content analysis. The analysis compares economy and economic policy reporting in Helsingin Sanomat, Kauppalehti and Financial Times spanning about two years.

Completed projects