Search for dissertations about: "Media Studies and Journalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words Media Studies and Journalism.

  1. 1. Beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism : Identity constructions in Arab and Western news media

    Author : Mahitab Ezz El Din; Stig-Arne Nohrstedt; Leonor Camauër; Åsa Kroon; Göran Eriksson; Peter Hervik; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Orientalism; Occidentalism; Arab; West; Othering; identity; media constructions; tolerance; multiculturalism; xenophobia; Peace Journalism; Global War on Terror; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; media representations; stereotypes; post-colonial theories; hybrid identity; peace journalism; Western media; Arab media; Journalistik; Journalism; Medievetenskap och journalistik; Media Studies and Journalism; Media and Communication Science; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines how the media construct the identities of the Other by creating various ‘us’ versus ‘them’ positions (Othering) when covering non-violence-based intercultural conflicts in Arab and Western news media. Othering in this study is understood as an umbrella concept that in general terms refers to the discursive process of constructing and positioning the Self and the Other into separate identities of an ‘us’ and a ‘them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Jan Olsson; Mary R. Desjardins; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Mediated Representation of Working Conditions in the Global South : Discourse, Ideology and Responsibility

    Author : Vladimir Cotal San Martin; Peter Berglez; Michal Krzyzanowski; David Machin; Anna Roosvall; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Working Conditions; Global South; Media Studies; Journalism; Representation; Discourse; Ideology; Capitalism; Transnational Corporations;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the mediated representation of workers’ working conditions in the Global South. Using a qualitative approach inspired by Critical Discourse Studies, it focuses on ideological representation in newspapers from Sweden, the USA, Chile and China/Hong Kong. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendering in political journalism : a comparative study of Russia and Sweden

    Author : Liudmila Voronova; Anna Maria Jönsson; Åsa Kroon Lundell; Thomas Hanitzsch; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; gender; gendering; journalists; journalism culture; political journalism; Russia; Sweden; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The news media are expected to provide equal space to female and male political actors, promoting the idea of equal access to political power, since they are recognized as a holder of power with a social responsibility to respect gender equality. However, as previous research shows, political news coverage is characterized by so-called “gendered mediation” (Gidengil and Everitt 1999), i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Criticising Journalism : Popular Media Criticism in the Digital Age

    Author : David Cheruiyot; Henrik Örnebring; Michael Karlsson; Matt Carlson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Digital media criticism; journalistic practice; media accountability metajournalistic discourse; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Today, in a variety of digital spaces, many critics and criticisms of the media exist side by side with journalistic actors and content. This dissertation explores the complex relationships between criticisms and actors who define journalistic practice and accountability of the media. READ MORE