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Cultural journalism was important when reporting on the terrorist attacks in Paris

Cultural journalism played an important role in the Swedish reporting of the terrorist attacks in Paris in 2015, according to a new study published by Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg. By focusing on the context of the events with a more interpretative approach, it contributed to highlighting aspects such as democratic values and emotional solidarity. But the border between regular news and cultural journalism could soon be erased. 

Tweets played an important role following the terrorist attack on Drottninggatan

A new study published in Nordicom Review shows that ordinary people played an important role in the crisis response following the terrorist attack on Drottninggatan in Stockholm. By organisingon Twitter, ordinary people helped to increase the safety of the public and reduce the spread of rumours.

Complex relationship between the media and politics

In a new study, researchers examine how close, or far apart, media and political power are from each other in four different countries. The complex relationship between media and politics has consequences with regard to shaping the public image of politics and individual politicians.