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: comparative case illustrations.”

• 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 political executive in close interplay.”

• Johansson, Karl Magnus, and Tapio Raunio. “Government communication in 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.