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Maarit Jaakkola

Researcher

Maarit Jaakkola
Researcher , Föreståndare, bitr/stf
maarit.jaakkola@gu.se
+46 31 786 1220
0766-181220

Postal Address: Box 713, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Seminariegatan 1 b , 41313 Göteborg


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Visiting Address: Seminariegatan 1 B , 413 13 Göteborg

About Maarit Jaakkola

Maarit Jaakkola is a Doctor of Social Sciences (Journalism) working as an Assistant Director, Researcher and Editor at Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. She is also working as a Lecturer in Journalism at the University of Tampere in Finland. 

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Background

Maarit Jaakkola Jaakkola defended her doctoral thesis The contested autonomy of arts and journalism: Change and continuity in the dual professionalism of cultural journalism at the University of Tampere in 2015. She holds a Licentiate's and a Master's degree in Social Sciences and a Master's degree in Philosophy. She is also a trained journalist and teacher and has a professional diploma in educational management.

Previously, Jaakkola has worked as a journalist for the national daily Helsingin Sanomat and Finnish Press and Photo Agency STT-Lehtikuva. She has also worked as a teacher and Head of the media programme at Finnish upper secondary schools specialised in media and communication. Furthermore, Jaakkola has professional experience as a Press Officer and teacher educator.

Research interests

Jaakkola's research is focused on different aspects of specialised journalism, journalistic professionalism, cultural communication, digital media and social media. Further areas of research include journalism as a public pedagogy, media pedagogy and e-learning.

Forthcoming publications

Jaakkola, M. (forthcoming, 2019). The Heterogeneity of the Nordic Journalism Education: The ’Academic’ and the ’Professional’ in the Bachelor’s Curricula. The Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies.

Jaakkola, M. (forthcoming, 2018). Finland: Two Academic Paths to Journalism – the Dual Model of Higher Education and Journalism Education. In: Nowak, E. (ed.) Accreditation and Assessment of Journalism Education in Europe. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag. 

Jaakkola, M. (forthcoming, 2018). Journalistic Style and Writing. Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies.

Jaakkola, M. (forthcoming, 2018). Vernacular Reviews as a Form of Co-Consumption: The User-Generated Review Videos on YouTube. MedieKultur, Special Issue "Cultural Critique: Re-Negotiating Cultural Authority in Contemporary Media Culture".

Other activities

Jaakkola is the editor of Nordicom Information, an academic journal of media and communication published in English and Scandinavian languages. She is also the book reviews editor for the international scientific peer-reviewed journal in media and communication research, Nordicom Review.

 

Major publications

From Culture Wars to Combat Games: The differentiation and development of culture departments in Finland
Heikki Hellman, Maarit Jaakkola, Raimo Salokangas
Cultural journalism in the Nordic countries, Göteborg, Nordicom, 2017

Liquid Modern Journalism with a Difference: The changing professional ethos of cultural journalism
Maarit Jaakkola, H Hellman, K Koljonen, J Väliverronen
Cultural journalism and cultural critique in the media, Abingdon and New York, Routledge, 2016

Latest publications

Circuit Training in the Writing of Art Reviews: Discovering the built environment in iterative approaches
Maarit Jaakkola
Periodismo cultural en el siglo XXI (I): Contenidos docentes innovadores, Madrid, Editorial Universitas, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Voicing Young People’s Perspectives: Media Influencing as a Form of Collaboration Between Youth Work and Professional Media Organizations
Maarit Jaakkola
Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment – Nordic and Baltic Perspectives, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Finland: en lång tradition av mediefostran
Maarit Jaakkola
Medie- och informationskunnighet i den digitala tidsåldern: en demokratifråga, Göteborg, Nordicom, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Öppenhet – ett krävande begrepp
Maarit Jaakkola, Balder Holm
Nordicom Information, Editorial letter 2018
Editorial letter

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2018

Circuit Training in the Writing of Art Reviews: Discovering the built environment in iterative approaches
Maarit Jaakkola
Periodismo cultural en el siglo XXI (I): Contenidos docentes innovadores, Madrid, Editorial Universitas, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Voicing Young People’s Perspectives: Media Influencing as a Form of Collaboration Between Youth Work and Professional Media Organizations
Maarit Jaakkola
Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment – Nordic and Baltic Perspectives, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Finland: en lång tradition av mediefostran
Maarit Jaakkola
Medie- och informationskunnighet i den digitala tidsåldern: en demokratifråga, Göteborg, Nordicom, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Öppenhet – ett krävande begrepp
Maarit Jaakkola, Balder Holm
Nordicom Information, Editorial letter 2018
Editorial letter

Showing 1 - 10 of 32

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