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Paper: Nordiske journaliststudenter

In Publications on May 14, 2007 at 10:42

The first publication from the 2005-survey is now available for download (see list of publications):

The paper “The Nordic Journalism Student: A Cross-national study” was presented at International Communication Association (ICA)  yearly conference in  San Francisco, May 24-28. 2007.

The paper discusses some main differences between journalist students in the Nordic countries, focusing on social, educational and work releated-background, motivation for choosing journalism as their study subject, career ambitions (future place of work and specialization), their role models, ideas of important characteristics of journalists, the role of the press in society and threats against a critical press.

UPDATE: A modified version of this paper have been published in Nordicom Review (2009).