POLKOM-monday: Comparing Political Journalism

Professor Frank Esser will speak about his recently published book “Comparing Political Journalism” (Routledge 2017). It is a systematic, in-depth study of the factors that shape and influence political news coverage today. Looking at newspapers, television news, and news websites from 16 countries, it assesses what kinds of media systems are most conducive to producing quality journalism. A range of causal factors are explored to explain key features of contemporary political … Continue reading POLKOM-monday: Comparing Political Journalism

POLKOM-mandag: Female lawyers in Kuwait and Lebanon speak after 2011: Legal mobilization through medialized awareness-raising

Welcome to POLKOM-monday 14. november at 12.00 in room 418 at Department of Media and Communications with Rania Maktabi from Østfold University College. Tema: Rania Maktabi focuses on female lawyers’ use of media in Kuwait and Lebanon in raising awareness around legal issues pertaining to women’s civil rights within patriarchal state laws. In 2015, she interviewed ten lawyers in each state and found out that … Continue reading POLKOM-mandag: Female lawyers in Kuwait and Lebanon speak after 2011: Legal mobilization through medialized awareness-raising