- The contributor’s original powerpoint presentation (Nordenstreng, 2015) may be viewed as a PDF. See below.
The author has no competing interests to declare.
From 1971 Kaarle Nordenstreng has worked as Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, at the University of Tampere with visiting professorships undertaken at numerous universities including those of Maryland, Minnesota and Texas at Austin. He is the author or editor of over 30 books including the co-authored Normative Theories of the Media: Journalism in Democratic Societies (2009), winner of the Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award for best research-based book on journalism/mass communication (2010) and more recently the edited books (with Daya Thussu) Mapping BRICS Media (2015) and (with Richard C. Vincent) Towards Equity in Global Communication (2016).
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