Nordicom Review 36 (2) 2015

Editor(s): Ingela Wadbring


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A Few Words of Introduction
Ingela Wadbring

The Mediatized Zlatan, Made by Sweden: An Immigrant’s Path from Provincial Otherness to a Western Literary Space
Cristine Sarrimo

The Emergence of Metropolitan News: Shifting Concepts of Localism in Norwegian Regional Newspapers
Helle Sjøvaag

Polymedia Distinctions: The Sociocultural Stratification of Interpersonal Media Practices in Couple Relationships
André Jansson

After the Performance: A Mayor’s Diary on Facebook
Bjarki Valtysson

Perceptions of Social Media: A Joint Arena for Voters and Politicians?
Signe Bock Segaard

Professional Autonomy: Challenges and Opportunities in Poland, Russia and Sweden
Gunnar Nygren, Boguslawa Dobek-Ostrowska, Maria Anikina

Patterns of Media Use and Reflections on Media among young Danes
Stinne Gunder Strøm Krogager, Karen Klitgaard Povlsen, Hans-Peter Degn

A Hidden Theory in Financial Crisis Journalism? The Case of Norway
Paul Bjerke, Birgitte Kjos Fonn

Nordic Openness in Practice: Loose Coupling of Government Communication and Policy-making in Finland
Juho Vesa

Vernacular Meaning Making: Examples of Narrative Impact in Fiction Film Questioning the ‘Banal’ Notion in Mediatization of Religion Theory
Tomas Axelson

Popularizing the Internet: Traveling Companions Supporting the Good News
Per Hetland

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