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A visit to Aarhus

The Danish School of Journalism is a jewel in the IJI crown.  I have had the opportunity to meet several staff, and have observed and taken part in classroom activities.  I have also had a tour of the facilities.  AUT students Sophie and Tessa joined me for an afternoon coffee between shooting and editing their […]

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Tara Ross, Journalism, 18.9.12

Tara Ross, UC

Before joining the University of Canterbury in 2012, Tara Ross was a Qantas award-winning senior journalist for Fairfax newspapers The Press and the Sunday Star-Times. She is studying for her PhD on Pasifika news media in Aotearoa/New Zealand and is a Research Associate of the Pacific Media Centre. Research interests: Tara Ross’s research interests lie in journalism studies, with a particular […]

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Donald Matheson, Media and Communication, 18.7.13

Donald Matheson, UC

Donald Matheson worked at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies before joining the University of Canterbury in 2004. Before that he was a tutor at the Scottish Centre for Journalism Studies, Glasgow, while studying for his PhD on newswriting practices at Strathclyde University. He’s also worked as an education reporter at the […]

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Zita Joyce, UC

Zita Joyce received her PhD from the University of Auckland in 2007. Her thesis ‘Creating order in the ceaseless flow: the discursive constitution of the radio spectrum’ examined the definition, allocation, and use of radio spectrum. Her interest in broadcasting and radio technologies stems from years of volunteer DJing at rdu, the University of Canterbury-based […]

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Tom Moring, HU

Tom Moring (Dr.Pol.Sc., Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki) is Professor of Communication and Journalism. Earlier a journalist, Director of Radio Programmes at the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle), and Chair of the Board of a newspaper publishing house (HSS Media), he has published comparative research on election campaigns, political advertising, mediatization and professionalization […]

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Charles Husband, HU

Professor Charles Husband- I am an interdisciplinary social scientist with a long commitment to research on ethnic relations and inter-group behaviour. My consistent concern has been to relate social scientific theory and research to the development of practical interventions aimed at countering racisms and discrimination: and improving equity and civility in multi-ethnic diverse societies. This […]

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Eddy D. Hawkins, HU

Eddy is a working journalist, former media manager and broadcast technology consultant, with extensive experience in television, radio, print and online services. US-born, he has spent most of his adult life in Europe, but has worked throughout Europe, in North America, the Middle East, North Africa and South-East Asia. He has been a correspondent for […]

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Kim Zilliacus, HU

Kim Zilliacus is Senior Lecturer in political science at the Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki. He has been active in several international research and teaching projects involving environmental politics/policy, political participation, and communication. Over the past ten years he has e.g. developed a net-based course ‘Politics Online’, which provides critical knowledge about […]

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Ullamaija Kivikuru, HU

Ms Ullamaija Kivikuru is emerita professor of journalism  at the Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland. Her main research interests have been in media and democracy and development communication. She has worked as professional journalist (print media) for more than a dozen years.  After returning to the university, she has taught at […]

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AnneSophie Hokkanen, HU

AnneSophie Hokkanen is the International Planning Officer of the Swedish School of Social Science (Helsinki University) and works with the internationalisation of the School. She is currently the administrative coordinator of the North-South-South project financed by the Foreign Ministry of Finland, which consists of three Finnish universities and three African universities. She is also the […]

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