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  • JMG's media researchers are investigating corona virus reporting

    [25 Mar 2020] The researchers at the department of Journalism, media and communication (JMG) have been commissioned to follow the news reporting on the new corona virus (Covid-19). ¿ This gives us unique possibilities to compare with the knowledge that we have already acquired in previous studies, says docent Marina Ghersetti, member of the research team on crisis communication ¿ one of the key areas of research for the department at the University of Gothenburg.

  • The Local 20200325. What's missing from Sweden's coronavirus strategy? Clear communication

    [25 Mar 2020] Sweden is now one of the only countries in Europe, and one of the only coronavirus-hit countries worldwide, where it is still possible to go the pub or to school, and to gather with dozens, even hundreds of other people. Several experts have told The Local that the country needs to be much clearer in communications with the public on the coronavirus outbreak. Orla Vigsö, a professor who studies crisis communications at JMG, Gothenburg University, told The Local that the different political structures may be one reason for this contrasting wording.

  • The rumor spread about the Corona virus can have devastating consequences

    [24 Mar 2020] Media researcher Professor Orla Vigsø at JMG explains why it is so important that the authorities communicate the same about about the new corona virus (Covid-19).

  • Researcher: "Good media reporting about the coronavirus"

    [23 Mar 2020] The news media's reporting about the new coronavirus has so far been very extensive and primarily good. That¿s the opinion of Tomas Odén, docent in journalism at the University of Gothenburg, who studies the media¿s reporting of previous crises and epidemics.

  • JMG is switching to distance learning and distance work

    [19 Mar 2020] This is how the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) handles the situation as a result of the new corona virus (covid-19).

  • The web server is working again

    [3 Feb 2020] The web server for students's work is no longer out of order.

  • JMG's web server for students' work is out of order

    [20 Jan 2020] Web server out of order.

  • Doctoral position in artificial intelligence and political language with the GRIPES project

    [15 Jan 2020] Welcome to apply to a doctoral position at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Clarification of the purpose behind the series In the mind of a party strategist

    [28 Nov 2019] This autumn, the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) has presented a series of talks "In the mind of a party strategist", where strategists from all parties represented in the Swedish parliament have been invited to talk about their experiences with political and strategic communication. The last planned talk in the series has resulted in criticism and a petition has been published in protest against allowing the Sweden Democrats to speak at the University of Gothenburg. JMG hereby wishes to clarify the purpose of the series.

  • Ulla Carlsson honored with the Swedish UNESCO Prize before the Global MIL Conference 2019 in Gothenburg

    [21 Oct 2019] The worst thing that can happen in a democracy is if its citizens lose faith or interest and feel they have no part in public affairs. That¿s what makes the right to information and freedom of expression such a crucially important political issue. So says Ulla Carlsson, recipient of the 2019 Swedish UNESCO Prize.

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