Publications

An edited volume, journal articles and conference papers are the principal deliverables of the project.

Papers (selection)

• Balčytienė, Auksė, and Milda Malling. 2017. “Media and politics in Lithuania: From uneasy to professionalized relationship.” Paper prepared for presentation at the CEECOM conference, Ljubljana, June 15–17, 2017.

• Balčytienė, Auksė, and Tom Moring. 2018. “Variations in political communication culture: new forms of political parallelisms and media-politics coalitions.” Paper presented at the ICA conference, Prague, May 24–28, 2018.

• Dobek-Ostrowska, Bogusława, and Jacek Nożewski. 2017. “Political executive and media relations in democratic Poland: The third decade of experience.” Paper presented at the CEECOM conference, Ljubljana, June 15–17, 2017.

• Johansson, Elena. 2017. “Swedish government communication in social media: a press secretary-mediated channel?” Paper presented at the NOPSA congress, Odense, August 8–11, 2017.

• Johansson, Elena. 2018. “Social media for top politicians: comparative case illustrations from Finland, Poland and Sweden.” Paper presented at the ICA conference, Prague, May 24–28, 2018.

• Johansson, Elena, and Jacek Nożewski. 2017. “Polish and Swedish journalists’ source networks in Twitter: Who takes control?” Paper presented at the CEECOM conference, Ljubljana, June 15–17, 2017.

• Johansson, Karl Magnus, Milda Malling, and Gunnar Nygren. 2017. “Sweden – “professionally symbiotic” relations.” Paper presented at the CEECOM conference, Ljubljana, June 15–17, 2017.

• Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Tapio Raunio. 2018 “Government communication in comparative perspective.” Paper presented at the ICA conference, Prague, May 24–28, 2018.

• Malling, Milda. 2016. “Professionalized political communication vs. speedy-journalism: who gains the power?” Paper presented at the second annual International Journal of Press/Politics conference, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, September 28–30, 2016.

• Malling, Milda. 2018. “Formal and informal interaction: power and exchange between journalists and their political sources (Lithuania and Sweden).” Paper presented at the ICA conference, Prague, May 24–28, 2018.

• Niemikari, Risto, Tapio Raunio, and Tom Moring. 2017. “Informal interdependence: Relations between the political executive and media in Finland.” Paper presented at the CEECOM conference, Ljubljana, June 15–17, 2017.

• Nożewski, Jacek. 2018. “Professional relations between politicians, journalists and press secretaries in Poland.” Paper presented at the ICA conference, Prague, May 24–28, 2018.

• Nygren, Gunnar, and Risto Niemikari. 2018. “Journalists and political power – mediatization and political instrumentalization.” Paper presented at the ICA conference, Prague, May 24–28, 2018.

Work in progress or under review or accepted for publication 

Articles

• “Journalists and Informal Sources at a Time of Professionalized Political Communication: Who Gains the Power?” (Milda Malling)

• “Polish and Swedish journalist-politician Twitter networks: Who are the gatekeepers?” (Elena Johansson and Jacek Nożewski) (Forthcoming 2018 in Central European Journal of Communication) 

• “Along the government–media frontier: Press secretaries offline/online” (Elena Johansson and Karl Magnus Johansson) 

• “Prime Ministers and Their Media Advisers: General and Swedish Observations” (Karl Magnus Johansson)

• “Communication as a Leadership Resource: Prime Ministerial Media Relations in Finland and Sweden” (Karl Magnus Johansson and Tapio Raunio) 

• “Explicating Government Communication: Evidence from Finland and Sweden” (Karl Magnus Johansson and Tapio Raunio) 

• “Explaining Presidentialization: The Media Factor” (Karl Magnus Johansson) 

• “The Prime Minister and the Media” (Karl Magnus Johansson)

• “Statsministern och medierna” (Karl Magnus Johansson) 

Book chapters

• Balčytienė, Auksė, and Milda Malling. “Lithuania: Interaction shaped by benefits-oriented reasoning.”

• Balčytienė, Auksė, and Tom Moring. “Variations in political communication culture: New forms of political parallelisms and media-politics coalitions.”

• Dobek-Ostrowska, Bogusława, and Jacek Nożewski. Poland: Independent vs. servile relationships.” 

• Johansson, Elena. “Social media for political executives: A substitute for conventional media?”

• Johansson, Karl Magnus, Milda Malling, and Gunnar Nygren. “Sweden: A professionally symbiotic relationship.”

• Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Gunnar Nygren. “Locked in a mutual dependency: Media and the political executive in close interplay.”

• Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Tapio Raunio. “Government communication in a comparative perspective.”

• Malling, Milda. “Power and exchange in formal and informal interaction between journalists and their sources.”

• Niemikari, Risto, Tapio Raunio, and Tom Moring. “Finland: Informal interdependence and occasional clashes.”

• Nygren, Gunnar, and Karl Magnus Johansson. “The interplay of media and the political executive: Introduction and framework.”

• Nygren, Gunnar, and Risto Niemikari. “Media logics as parts of the political toolkit: A critical discussion on theories of mediatisation of politics.”

Edited volume

Close and Distant: Political Executive–Media Relations in Four Countries (Forthcoming) (Nordicom), Karl Magnus Johansson and Gunnar Nygren (eds.), with Auksė Balčytienė, Bogusława Dobek-Ostrowska, Elena Johansson, Milda Malling, Tom Moring, Risto Niemikari, Jacek Nożewski, and Tapio Raunio.

Book chapters, see above.