Nordicom Review 27 (2) 2006

Special Issue+Supplement
Editor(s): Ulla Carlsson


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Foreword (PDF, 123 kB)

Sounding the Media: An Interdisciplinary Review and Research Agenda for Digital Sound Studies
Klaus Bruhn Jensen

On the Open and Closed Space of Public Discourse
Leif Dahlberg

Media Diversity and the Politics of Criteria: Diversity Assessment and Technocratisation of European Media Policy
Kari Karppinen

Between Individualism and Community: On Media Consumption, Political Interest and the Public
Niels Nørgaard Kristensen, Johannes Andersen

Beyond Representation: Newspapers and Citizenship Participation in the Case of a Minority Ethnic Group
Camilla Nordberg

Youth and New Media in the New Millennium
Thorbjörn Broddason

Symbolic Spaces of Everyday Life: Work and Leisure at Home
Stina Bengtsson

The Mediated Body: Cosmetic Surgery in Television Drama, Reality Television and Fashion Photography
Anne Jerslev

The Empire and the Egyptians: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Global Journalism Studies
Elisabeth Eide

Constructing Karl Popper: How does Science Journalism Employ Literary Devices?
Harald Hornmoen

Analysing Inference: And Ethos-Implicature in Particular
Thore Roksvold

Interpreting and Explaining Historical Texts – Is it Possible?
Wenche Vagle

Everyday Talk and the Conversational Patterns of the Soap Opera
Unni From

City Branding – All Smoke, no Fire?
Søren Frimann, Jørgen Stiegel

Evaluation of Quality in Computer Games
Kjetil Sandvik

What Is the Strategic Role of Online Newspapers?
Arne H. Krumsvik

The Authors (PDF, 90,8 kB)


Challenges of the New Symbolic Order: The 17th Nordic Conference on Media and Communication Research (PDF, 129 kB)
Gunhild Agger

Plenary I

Socio-Digital Formations: Constructing an Object of Study (PDF, 199 kB)
Saskia Sassen

Plenary II

Designing Sound and Silence (PDF, 1,01 MB)
Arnt Maasø

Two Solitudes: Design as an Approach to Media Research (PDF, 196 kB)
Ilpo Koskinen

Plenary III

Public Service Faces a Change of Climate (PDF, 204 kB)
Henrik Søndergaard

Times Have Changed: On the Relationship Between Swedish Public Service Television and the Viewing Public (PDF, 273 kB)
Anna Edin

Plenary IV

TV Entertainment: What It Is that Unites and Standardises Society? Media – Communication – Culture (PDF, 199 kB)
Barbara Sichtermann

The Reality of Media Research (PDF, 176 kB)
Guido Zurstiege

The Authors (PDF, 120 kB)

Working Group Papers in English (PDF, 205 kB)

New Literature (PDF, 639 kB)