Amanda Ramsälv

Doctoral Student

Journalism Media and Communication JMG
Visiting address
Seminariegatan 1 b
41313 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 710
40530 Göteborg

About Amanda Ramsälv

Amanda Ramsälv is a PhD candidate in journalism, media and communication.

Ramsälv holds a BA degree in practical Philosophy and a master´s degree in Media and Communication studies (including master level practical Philosophy focusing on democracy), both from University of Gothenburg. In addition, she holds a journalist education from University of Lund. Ramsälv has experience from working as a freelance journalist focusing on issues of journalism and democracy. She has also worked as a researcher´s assistant for two years within various media and communication research projects.

The project Epistemologies of digital news journalism (Oscar Westlund, Mats Ekström & Seth C. Lewis) is she still a part of.

Research area

  • Ethnographic newsroom research – the societal function of journalism as producer of knowledge


Amanda teaches courses in media and communication as well as the journalism program.