Disputation: Amalia Juneström

  • Date:
  • Location: Engelska parken Humanistiska Teatern
  • Doctoral student: Amalia Juneström
  • Organiser: Institution för ABM
  • Contact person: Isto Huvila
  • Disputation

Amalia Juneström is defending her doctoral thesis “Content Moderation and Fact-Checking. A Study of Journalists’ Information Practices in the Contemporary News Media Landscape.” on Friday, May 27 in the Humanities Theatre, English Park Campus.

In the thesis, the two practices content moderation of news media comments sections and fact-checking are explored from an information studies perspective. In it, Juneström investigates how practices emerge within a news media landscape that has undergone radical change in a short period of time and how professionals within this landscape adjust to new ways of working.

The faculty opponent at the defence is Dr Hanna Carlsson, Linnaeus University. Committee members are associate professors J. Tuomas Harviainen (Tampere University), Anna Lundh (University of Borås) and Claes Thorén (Uppsala University). The defence will be held in Swedish.


The full text of the thesis is available for download in DiVA portal. https://www.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2%3A1649319&dswid=-6549