Nordicom Review 19 (1) 1998

Special Issue: The XIII Nordic Conference on Mass Communication Research
Editor(s): Ulla Carlsson

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Ulla Carlsson

Communication Research: Is There Such a Thing?
Ullamaija Kivikuru

Media, Communication and Social Critique
Jan Ekecrantz

Ten Years in the Field: Past, Present and Future
Jostein Gripsrud

Digital Borderlands: Identity and Interactivity in Culture, Media and Communications
Johan Fornäs

Communication Research after the Mediasaurus? Digital Convergence, Digital Divergence
Jens F. Jensen

Technology as Cause of Change
Eli Skogerbo

Media Culture and Communicative Competence in Europe
Tapio Varis

Access, Dialogue, Deliberation: Experimenting with Three Concepts of Journalism Criticism
Heikki Heikkilä, Risto Kunelius

State, Market, Crisis: Swedish News Journalism on the Economy
Bo Mårtensson, Håkan Lindhoff

Trivial Stories and Fancy Pictures? Tabloidization Tendencies in Finnish and Swedish Regional and National Newspapers 1982–1997
Göran Djupsund, Tom Carlsson

The Problem of No-Effects of Media Concentration
Johann Roppen

Beyond the Pendulum: Critical Genre Analysis of Media-Audience Relations
Seija Ridell

Crisis? What Crisis? Analysing Audience Studies
Bo Reimer

The Contested Power of Persuation: A Rhetorical Approach to Reception Theory and Analysis
Barbara Gentikow

TV Sport and Rhetoric: The Mediated Event
Preben Raunsbjerg, Henrik Sand

Television Performance as Interaction
Pekka Isotalus

‘Interactivity’: Tracking a New Concept in Media and Communication Studies
Jens F. Jensen

Woman with a Gun does not Signify Man with a Phallus: Gender and Narrative Change in the Action Movie
Rikke Schubart

Her Voices: Mediated Female Texts in a Cultural Perspective
Hillevi Ganetz

Male Norms and Female Forms: The Visual Representation of Men and Women in Press Images in 1925, 1955 and 1987
Anja Hirdman

Direkte Lykke! A Naivist Parody of Old-Time TV Hosted by a Transgressive Woman
Wencke Mühleisen

The Well-Organized Competition: On the Development of Internal Competition in the Swedish Television Monopoly
Anna Edin

Making Media Visible in Teacher Education
Sirkku Tuominen

Multimedia in Distance Education. Implication of Using CD-ROM
Jørgen Bang

The Authors

Working Groups Papers in English