Search for dissertations about: "media"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2222 swedish dissertations containing the word media.

  1. 1. Executions : Power and Expression in Networked and Computational Media

    Author : Eric Snodgrass; Susan Kozel; Wendy Hui Kyong Chun; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; execution; media studies; software studies; history of technology; computation; Media Technology; Medieteknik; media and communications;

    Abstract : This research looks at questions of power and expression as they are composed in various ways within networked and computationally-informed situations of the present. Drawing from the term as it is originally invoked in practices of computing, the research puts forward execution as a central conceptual framework for its investigations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Desire Lines : Towards a Queer Digital Media Phenomenology

    Author : Matilda Tudor; Stina Bengtsson; Sharif Mowlabocus; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; digital media; queer; Russia; phenomenology; space; time; mobility; visibility; embodiment; discontinuity; Hornet; Growlr; VKontakte; Mamba; digitalt mediebruk; queer; Ryssland; fenomenologi; tid och rum; mobilitet; synlighet; kroppslighet; diskontinuitet; Hornet; Growlr; Vkontakte; Mamba; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores ways in which “queer digital media use” co-produces senses of space, time, and queer being in contemporary Russia. Considering the particular implications of (in)visibility for queer living, and the importance of compartmentalizing conflicting spheres, the study provides a grounded account of queer life lived with and through digital media in a context currently characterized by “anti-gay” sentiments. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Mediated Europes : Discourse and Power in Ukraine, Russia and Poland During Euromaidan

    Author : Roman Horbyk; Johan Fornäs; Patrik Åker; Sabina Mihelj; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; media; discourse; power; postcolonial theory; foreign policy; journalists; politicians; Europe; Ukraine; Russia; Poland; Euromaidan; медії; дискурс; влада; зовнішня політика; журналісти; політики; Европа; Україна; Росія; Евромайдан; medier; diskurs; makt; utrikespolitik; journalister; politiker; Europa; Ukraina; Ryssland; Polen; Euromajdan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This study focuses on mediated representations of Europe during Euromaidan and the subsequent Ukraine–Russia crisis, analysing empirical material from Ukraine, Poland and Russia. The material includes articles from nine newspapers, diverse in terms of political and journalistic orientation, as well as interviews with journalists, foreign policymakers and experts, drawing also on relevant policy documents as well as online and historical sources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding Media Accountability : Media Accountability in Relation to Media Criticism and Media Governance in Sweden 1940-2010

    Author : Torbjörn von Krogh; Lars Nord; Jesper Strömbäck; Epp Lauk; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : media criticism; media responsibility; media accountability; media regulation; media governance; public interest;

    Abstract : The concepts of media accountability, media criticism and media governance are analysed and discussed in a Swedish setting; how they relate to each other and interact. This is achieved by using various methods – a survey to editors, analy- ses of parliamentary debates, interviews, direct observation and document stu- dies – in studying different stakeholders, media representatives and governance conditions in Sweden during the last 70 years. READ MORE