My list of publications has been updated.
Young news consumers in Finland, at least, have high expectations for the news they read online, but they are often left wanting a study claims.
What does the reader want? Hard news, soft news, or general news? A major study of Spanish-language news appearing on a news aggregation service between 2006-2015 suggests that hard news is the audience’s overwhelming preference on the one hand, but when it comes to reading it then one’s preference can change!
Due to long-standing health issues updates to this site have not been made for some time. In April 2019, I received a lung transplant and am now in the active recovery period.
A review of Public Relations and Social Theory: Key Figures, Concepts and Developments (2nd ed.), edited by Øyvind Ihlen & Magnus Fredriksson, was published in the Central European Journal of Communication, Spring 2019.
A review of Web 25: histories from the first 25 years of the world wide web, edited by Niels Brügger, appeared in Information, Communication & Society, 22(8), pp. 1184–1185.
A review of Transparency, Public Relations and the Mass Media: Combating the Hidden Influences in News Coverage Worldwide by Katerina Tsetsura and Dean Kruckeberg appeared in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 2019, Vol. 96(2) 1-3.
A review of Media Logic(s) Revisited: Modelling the Interplay between Media Institutions, Media Technology and Societal Change, edited by Thimm, C., Anastasiadis, M., Einspänner-Pflock, J., was published in Mediální studia | Media Studies 2/2018.
Do people know where the news they read comes from? That question is not necessarily as bizarre as you may think in today’s online society as news is often distributed and shared through different networks such as social media, being […]
Digital media, storytelling and engagement are essential features that direct the future of public relations and related communications activities, claim the authors, advocating a so-called transmedia narrative transportation (TNT) approach. Being built on existing communications theories, TNT is described as […]