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  • PB 16 (Snellmansgatan 12)

    00014

    Finland

20002019
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Ideals and practices of journalism; Participation and news making; Innovation of journalism; Hyperlocal journalism; Identities, localities and media; Discursive approaches to journalism; Learning and teaching journalism

My research has focused on the ideals and practices of journalism. My current research project focuses on hyperlocal publishing and journalism in Finland. During the recent years, I have also explored how dialogue and autonomy are (re)constructed and (re)organized within journalism and with what professional and societal consequences. My interest lies in illuminating how the professional self-understanding of journalists is being negotiated as a meaning-making process across time and place, in and through which idea(l)s and practices are included or excluded, valued or marginalized. The aim of my reserach has also been to deepen the understanding of how professionalism, its tradition, media markets, ownership, and the organizational, cultural, and societal factors affect the discourses and practices of autonomy and dialogue. Such an approach may also be fruitful in seeking to understand how journalistic profession and professional power and authority operate.

 

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Education/Academic qualification

Journalism, PhD

External positions

Chair for Finnish Journalism Education Committee, Toimittajakoulutuksen neuvottelukunta

Apr 2017Apr 2019

Keywords

  • 518 Media and communications
  • media
  • Journalism
  • Professions
  • Participation
  • Local media

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2000 2019

At the Crossroads of Participation and Objectivity: Reinventing Citizen Engagement in the SBS newsroom

Hujanen, J., Aug 2013, In : New Media & Society. 15, 6, p. 947-962 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Editor of a special issue on hyperlocal media in the Nordic Countries

Hujanen, J. K. (ed.), Linden, T. C-G. (ed.) & Lehtisaari, K. M. (ed.), 2019, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Other contributionResearchpeer-review

Examining Nordic hyperlocal media

Hujanen, J. K., Linden, T. C-G. & Lehtisaari, K. M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : NORDICOM Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientificpeer-review

Mapping and defining hyperlocal media in Finland

Hujanen, J. K., Lehtisaari, K. M., Linden, T. C-G. & Grönlund, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : NORDICOM Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Participation and the Blurring Values of Journalism

Hujanen, J. K., 25 Sep 2018, The Future of Journalism: Risks, Threats and Opportunities. Allan, S., Carter, C., Cushion, S., Dencik, L., Garcia-Blanco, I., Harris, J., R. S., Wahl-Jorgensen, K. & Williams, A. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 349-358 10 p. (Journalism Studies: Theory and Practice).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Projects 2012 2018

Activities 2000 2019

International Communication Association Conference 2019

Jaana Hujanen (Attendee), Juho Ruotsalainen (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Villi (Attendee)
May 2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Hyperlocal - charasteristics, challenges and hopes. Median ja viestinnän tutkimuksen päivät 2018.

Jaana Kristiina Hujanen (Speaker: Presenter), Katja Lehtisaari (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Grönlund (Speaker: Presenter), Tommy Carl-Gustav Linden (Speaker: Presenter)
27 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

European Communication Research Conference 2018

Jaana Hujanen (Speaker: Presenter)
31 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

ECREA 2018

Jaana Hujanen (Speaker: Presenter), Juho Ruotsalainen (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Villi (Speaker: Presenter)
30 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Mary Walter-Brown

Jaana Hujanen (Host)
28 Jan 20182 Feb 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH