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What does it mean to trust the media?

This text was published in in . The topic is and the genre .

Authors: Tereza Pavlíčková, Lars Nyre and Jelena Jurisic 1. Introduction What does it mean when people say that they trust or do not trust the media? Additionally, we ask what is so important about this question? In this chapter we suggest that the audiences’ trust in media must be conceptually re-considered. If we want to […]

Trust in the media across Europe

This text was published in in . The topic is and the genre .

This special issue on audiences’ trust in the media comes out of the COST action “Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies” (2010-2013). The first versions of many of the papers were presented at a panel about Trust in media at the action’s first conference New challenges and methodological innovations in European media audience research, held at the […]

For and against Participation: A Hermeneutical Approach to Participation in the Media

This text was published in in . The topic is , and the genre .

Authors: Lars Nyre and Brian O’Neill: Media use is a social activity, and nowhere is it more social than during participatory acts where the user is personally engaged in the public sphere and can lose face or have success in the eyes of others. This chapter deals with ordinary people’s reasons for and against participating […]

The broadcast public and its problems

This text was published in in . The topic is and the genre .

It was a loss for Western democracies that wireless transmission technologies, which were discovered and invented from around 1900, became broadcasting and not something more democratic. Transmission acquired a centralised structure, an expert-oriented journalistic ethics, and a relatively passive domestic culture of reception. This was good, but not good enough. In strictly technical terms, the […]

Apologetic Media Research

This text was published in in . The topic is and the genre .

It is supposedly not the communication researcher’s job to be political, that is, to make communication into a question of conflicts of interest and societal struggle. The ideal of ethical neutrality from Max We.ber prevails. Many media researchers think of this at.titude as a virtue, but in my view it is apologetic. Apologetic media research […]