Final Reports

This page contains final reports of completed research projects and fellowship reports.

Completed projects
  • Aalto University, School of Business, Department of Management Studies
    Professor Johanna Moisander

    Managing Continuous Change in Multi-platform Media Companies

    Final report (pdf)

  • Heini Maksimainen
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2016–2017

    Improving the Quality of Health Journalism (pdf)

  • Columbia University
    Graduate School of Journalism
    2017 Summer Investigative Reporting Course

    Final reports:

    Ville Juutilainen (pdf)
    Ilkka Karisto (pdf)
    Anu-Elina Lehti (pdf)

  • Marjut Tervola
    Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
    Master of Arts in Business and Economics
    Fellowship 2016 – 2017

    Final report (pdf)

  • Jukka Huusko
    Internationales Journalisten-Kolleg
    EJF Berlin
    2016–2017

    Don´t Play into Their Hands (pdf)

    Final report (pdf)

  • Panu Karhunen
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2016–2017

    Final report (pdf)

  • Heidi Väärämäki
    Fudan University
    Shanghai, Kiina
    2016–2017

    Final report (pdf)

  • Arja Paananen
    European University at St. Petersburg
    2016 – 2017

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication
    Turo Uskali, Senior Research Scholar, Docent, Ph.D.

    Report on Journalism Research News 2: North-America, Australia and New Zealand (JRN2)

    Final report (pdf)

  • Ilona Turtola
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2015–2016

    Final report (pdf)

    How do social media build the professional identity of journalists? (pdf)

  • Jutta Högmander
    USC Graduate School
    University of Southern California
    Fellowship 2016–2017

    Crosstown Traffic and Beyond (pdf)

  • University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication
    Turo Uskali, Ph.D.

    Journalism Research News (JRN)

    Final report (pdf)

  • Minna Asikainen
    World Press Institute
    Fellowship 2016

    Final report (pdf)

  • Anne Moilanen
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2015 – 2016

    Political Scandals in Finland and in the UK- How Did the Media Cultures Differ (pdf)

  • Tuija Pallaste
    USC Graduate School
    University of Southern California
    Fellowship 2015 – 2016

    Tired of Being Tired

    Thesis (pdf)

  • Kira Gronow
    Internationales Journalisten-Kolleg
    EJF Berlin
    2015–2016

    A clever housewife knows how to remove a stain – Women’s magazines in Nazi Germany

    Summary (pdf)

    Final paper (pdf)

  • University of Turku, Finland Futures Research Centre
    Juho Ruotsalainen and Sirkka Heinonen, PhD

    Intimate Journalism

    Final report (pdf)

  • Reeta Pöyhtäri, Visiting Research Fellow, PhD
    UNESCO, Communication and Information Sector, Division for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, Section for Freedom of Expression

    Final report (pdf)

  • Nina Broström
    Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
    Master of Arts in Journalism and Politics
    Fellowship 2015 – 2016

    Final report (pdf)
    Thesis (pdf)

  • Antti Järvi
    Fudan University
    Shanghai, China
    2015–2016

    Final report (pdf)

  • Ville Seuri
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford

    Journalist Fellow 2015 – 2016

    Final report (pdf)

  • Ninni Lehtniemi
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2015 – 2016

    Final report (pdf)

    Fellow paper at Reuters Institute (pdf)

  • University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
    LL.D Taina Pihlajarinne, Professor of Copyright Law

    New technologies in content production and distribution – copyright and competition law perspectives

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication
    Turo Uskali, Senior Research Scholar, Docent, Ph.D.

    Working Practices in Data Journalism

    Final report (pdf)

     

  • Jukka Kinnunen

    Citation Indicators and the Classification System of the Publication Forum

    Abstract (pdf)

  • Heikki Luostarinen, D. Soc. Sc.

    China´s Soft Media Power

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication
    Professor, Docent Vilma Luoma-aho

    Transparency of New Forms of Media Advertising Online

    Final report (pdf)

     

  • Pauliina Siniauer
    Internationales Journalisten-Kolleg
    EJF Berlin

    2014–2015

    Writing about Food – a Guide to Food Journalism

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication
    Ph.D. Turo Uskali

    Journalism Research News (JRN)

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Helsinki, Department of Social Research, Communication Research Centre CRC
    Dr., Docent Johanna Jääsaari and M.Soc.Sc. Jockum Hildén

    European Pirate Parties and the Politics of Communication

    Final report (pdf)

  • Reeta Pöyhtäri, Visiting Research Fellow, PhD
    UNESCO, Communication and Information Sector, Division for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, Section for Freedom of Expression

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Helsinki and Finnish Research Network
    Project leaders Johanna Sumiala and Leena Suurpää

    Youth Street Politics in the Media Society: Helsinki and London Compared

    Final report (pdf)

  • Petri Jauhiainen
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2014 – 2015

    Reinventing the Incumbents:  How Old Media Are Creating  New Products

    Final report (pdf)

  • Heidi Lipsanen
    Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
    Master of Arts in Journalism and Politics
    Fellowship 2014 – 2015

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Helsinki, Department of Social Research
    D.Soc.Sc. Janne Matikainen

    Mobile Social Media and Media Organisations

    Summary (pdf)

  • University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication
    Project Leader Heikki Kuutti, Ph.D

    Truthful Journalism

    Summary (pdf)

  • Tampere University, Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Postdoctoral Fellow Laura Saarenmaa and researcher Mikko Hautakangas

    Young Men´s Media Participation

    Summary (pdf)

  • University of Turku, Centre for Parliamentary Studies
    Senior Researcher, Dr Ville Pitkänen

    The Mediation of Expertise – The Functions of Expert Opinion in News Journalism

    Final report (pdf)

  • Tampere University, Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Esa Reunanen and Kari Koljonen

    Journalists´ Freedom (and Obligation) of Speech

    Finar report summary (pdf)

  • Tampere University of Technology, Electronics and Communications Engineering
    Dr. Johanna Virkki

    Individual Privacy Issues in Wireless Communication: the Internet of Things

    Final report (pdf)

  • Inka Kovanen
    Internationales Journalisten-Kolleg
    EJF Berlin
    2013 – 2014

    SYRIA FORM AFAR. How Journalists in Finland and Germany Cover the First YouTube War

    Final report (pdf)

  • Mirjami Saarinen
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2013 – 2014

    FROM A LECTURE TO A CONVERSATION: Audience Empowerment in Business Newspapers in the Digital Era

    Final report (pdf)

  • Kirsi Hakaniemi
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford
    Journalist Fellow 2013 – 2014

    From a Print House to a Technology Company

    Final report (pdf)

  • Aalto University School of Business, Department of Management Studies
    Dr. Johanna Moisander, Professor, Organizational Communication

    Strategic Challenges of the Media Industry in Converging Media Markets

    Final report (pdf)

  • University of Jyväskylä
    Studies in Education, Psychology and Social Research
    PhD Riina Yrjölä

    The Global Politics of Celebrity Humanitarianism

    Abstract (pdf)
    Doctoral thesis (pdf)

  • Tampere university,Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Esa Reunanen, Ph.D.

    From Broadsheet to Tabloid

    Summary (pdf)

  • University of Helsinki, Department of Social Research, Communication Research Centre CRC
    Researcher Janne Matikainen

    Mapping Digital Media

    Final report (pdf)

    Link to the project web site

  • University of Tampere, Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Researcher Kari Koljonen

    Follow the leader! The Evolving Role of Middle-Management Journalists

    Summary (pdf)

  • University of Tampere, Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Reeta Pöyhtäri, Paula Haara ja Pentti Raittila

    Hate Speech Narrowing Freedom of Speech

    Summary (pdf)

  • The National Library of Finland

    Fragmenta membranea Project 2009 – 2012

    Final report (pdf)

  • Anne Achté
    Journalist Fellow 2012 – 2013
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford

    New tricks for an old pony: Is it essential for speech radio programmes to utilise social media in order to stay relevant to the audience?

    Final report (pdf)

  • Columbia University
    Graduate School of Journalism
    2012 Summer Investigative Reporting Course

    Final reports

    Minna Passi  (pdf)

  • Jukka Vahti
    Internationales Journalisten-Kolleg, EJF Berlin
    2012 – 2013
    Key Witnesses (sharing a taxi with the main suspects)
    The Self-Perceived Professional Roles of the German Journalists Covering the Eurozone Crisis.

    Final report  (pdf)

  • Anu Nousiainen
    Journalist Fellow 2012 – 2013
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford

    A Bunch of Distractive Writing: Why has fact-based and extensively reported American style narrative journalism not gained ground in Europe?

    Final report  (pdf)

  • Associate Professor, D. Sc. Anssi Tarkiainen
    LUT School of Business, International Marketing

    What Drives Innovation in the Magazine Publishing Industry?

    Final report (pdf)
    Abstract  (pdf)

  • University of Tampere, Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Researches Eliisa Vainikka, Elina Noppari, Ari Heinonen and Jukka Huhtamäki

    Social Media Savvies and Critical Netizens: On Being a Journalist in Social Media

    Abstract  (pdf)

  • Helena Liikanen-Renger
    USC Graduate School
    University of Southern California
    Fellowship 2012 – 2013

    The Relevant Art Museum: views on the role of 21st century museum

    Thesis  (pdf)

    Project sites:
    http://wandsandspoons.ascjweb.org/coffee/
    http://www.helenaliikanen.com/museumproject/

  • Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication – COMET
    Researcher Pauliina Lehtonen

    Self-Promoters: The Career Paths and Individualising Working Life of Young Journalists

    Summary  (pdf)

     

  • Karina Horsti
    University Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
    Docent, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki

    Final report  (pdf)

  • Olavi Koistinen
    World Press Institute
    Fellowship 2012

    Final report  (pdf)

  • Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication – COMET
    Risto Suikkanen, Aino Holma and Pentti Raittila:

    All Quiet on the News Front? Annual Finnish Media Monitoring Study 2007–2012

    Summary of the final report  (pdf)

  • Saska Saarikoski
    Journalist Fellow 2011 – 2012
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford

    Brands, Stars and Regular Hacks – a Changing Relationship between News Institutions and Journalists

    Final report

  • Dr. Heikki Heikkilä and Laura Ahva, Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET) 
    Lic. Sc. Sanna Valtonen, University of Helsinki, Department of Social Research
    MA Jaana Siljamäki, University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication

    Towards Engaging Journalism

    Summary  (pdf)

  • Reetta Räty
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    2011 – 2012

    Final report (pdf)

  • Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Dr.Soc.Sc., Docent Juha Herkman and M.A. Eliisa Vainikka

    New Reading Communities, New Modes of Reading

    Summary (pdf)

  • Marija Skara
    Internationales Journalisten-Kolleg, EJF Berlin
    2011 – 2012

    Analysis of Radiofeuilleton and the Themes of its “Thema”

    Final report (pdf)

  • Kaijaleena Runsten
    Journalist Fellow 2011 – 2012
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford

    Reporting Global Trade: is it a dying art and if so, does it matter?

    Final Report

  • Joose Palonen
    Visiting Scholar
    Graduate School of Journalism
    University of California, Berkeley
    2011-2012
    Final report  (pdf)
  • Laura Saarikoski
    Journalist Fellow 2011 – 2012
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford

    Herding the Cats: How to Lead Journalists in the Digital Age

    Final report (pdf)

  • Columbia University
    Graduate School of Journalism
    2012 Summer Investigative Reporting Course

    Final reports

    Piia Elonen (pdf)

    Juha Kauppinen (pdf)

    Katja Kuokkanen (pdf)

    Esa Mäkinen (pdf)

    Mikko Numminen (pdf)

  • Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Researchers Esa Reunanen and Auli Harju

    Experiencing Political Publicity

    Summary (pdf)

  • University of Tampere, Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET)
    Researchers Elina Noppari and Mikko Hautakangas

    The Hard Work of Being Me: Fashion Bloggers On the Media Market

    Summary (pdf)

  • Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki
    Professor Henrika Zilliacus-Tikkanen and researcher Tarja Savolainen

    Global Report on the Status of Women in News Media Organizations

    Final report (pdf)

  • Jussi Ahlroth
    Journalist Fellow 2010 – 2011
    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
    University of Oxford

    The Nine Commandments for Newspapers on Tablet Devices

    Link to the final report

  • Reetta Nousiainen
    Visiting Scholar
    UC Berkeley
    Graduate School of Journalism

    Final report 2010 – 2011

    Final report  (pdf)

  • Jussi Jormanainen USC Graduate School
    University of Southern California
    Fellowship 2010 – 2011

    Newsdoc: A Model for Online Video Storytelling

    Final report   (pdf)

  • University of Helsinki, Helsinki Collegium for Advance Studies
    Professor Charles Husband

    The Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Fellowship 2008 – 2011

    Final report  (pdf)

  • Professor Liisa Uusitalo, Aalto University, School of Economics

    Consumer Behavior in Information Society COBI. Project Summary and Publications 2008-2011.

    Final report  (pdf)