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  • Call for papers! "Truth, facts, and fake: The shifting epistemologies of news in a digital age."

    [13 Jul 2017] We welcome abstracts for selection to encouragement of submission to a special issue of New Media & Society, co-edited by Mats Ekström, University of Gothenburg, Seth C. Lewis, University of Oregon and Oscar Westlund, University of Gothenburg. Moreover, the selected authors participate in a related online workshop, where drafts specifically and theoretical issues and future research opportunities in general are shared and discussed.

  • The first class of JMG's International Master's Program in Investigative Journalism (MIJ) has graduated

    [14 Jun 2017] The first class of JMG's International Master's Program in Investigative Journalism (MIJ) has graduated. Eighteen students from different countries and study backgrounds have worked hard together and developed their skills as journalists. It has been an intense and exciting year with many interesting stories, meetings and new discoveries. We wish them all the best in the future!

  • New book: Election Posters Around the Globe

    [24 May 2017] Election Posters Around the Globe examines the history and role of election posters as one of the most crucial forms of political communication, especially in electoral campaigns, in a number of countries around the globe.

  • New book about safety of journalists in focus at World Press Freedom Day

    [2 May 2017] Journalists are threatened and killed around the world when exercising their right to freedom of expression. At the celebration of the World Press Freedom Day the book The Assault on Journalism. Building knowledge to protect freedom of expression will be launched. The book is one of the first global research work on safety of journalists.

  • Master students created an organization in order to promote journalism in Sweden and around the world

    [2 Mar 2017] "We chose to identify ourselves as investigative journalists to denote the type of agenda-setting, quality journalism that our members strive for. It was important to us to establish ourselves as a network as our organisation is fundamentally about connecting journalists who share common goals and ideals." - declared chairperson of the MIJN board, Alexandra Lembke.

  • Investigative and Impactful Journalism from Master's Students

    [12 Jan 2017] In August 2016, the one-year international Master's Programme in Investigative Journalism, was started for the first time by the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) at the University of Gothenburg. The first group of students is now midway through their course and about to start their thesis and project work on issues that behoves to be investigated as part of public service journalism. As part of the programme the students have already identified and filed stories involving investigative journalism, and managed to produce compellingly watchable news features and analytical reports.

  • Téléobs 161212: Politique : Le débat des chefs, institution de la télé suédoise

    [20 Dec 2016] Niklas Håkansson, JMG, was interviewed by Le Nouvel Observateur about the Swedish party leader debates, an exotic program format that might be imported to France...

  • Understanding and Interpreting European Union for a national and transnational audience

    [30 Nov 2016] The European Union (EU) is a bloc of 28 countries (UK: Breixted), and continues to show the potential to increase its numbers, boost trade and movement of goods and people within the continent, and bolster its role in the global arena. EU is a web of institutions tasked with a specific role manned by directly and indirectly elected representatives. The students of Master¿s in Investigative Journalism (MIJ) programme (2016-2017) had the opportunity to listen from the experts who work for EU and also from the journalist, Teresa Küchler the EU-correspondent of SVD.

  • Journalism in war and conflict zones

    [16 Nov 2016] In the latest edition of Open Lectures organized at University of Gothenburg's JMG, the lecture was on "the Safety of Journalists in War and Conflict Zones" participated by Jonathan Lindqvist from Reporters Without Borders, Bert Sundström from SVT, and Magnus Falkehed from Expressen. In two hours, they shared their views and experiences on journalism's pivotal aspects: censorship, reporting from conflict zones (riot-hit areas at home and abroad), precautions the reporters should take while posted in war zones among others.

  • Research grant to study of right-wing populism in European news media

    [8 Nov 2016] Right-wing populism is on the rise in many European countries. Research has investigated the performative styles of political populism and argued that its rise would hardly been possible without a media-savvy rhetoric and a significant media impact. However, we have limited knowledge about the reporting on right-wing populism in different news media and political contexts.

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