Katja Lehtisaari

Person

    Research areas

  • 518 Media and communications - Russia, Venäjä, media, lehdistö, talousjournalismi, aikakauslehdet, sanomalehdet, Suomi, mediatalous, media economics, newspapers, Business Journalism, magazines

Curriculum Vitae

University Researcher, Aleksanteri Institute and Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki

Projects "Hyperlocal Publishing - New Forms of Local Media" (Swedish School of Social Science, 2017-2018, funded by Helsingin Sanomat Foundation), "New business models for U.S. news media" (2017, funded by The Media Research Industry Foundation in Finland) and "The role of media in civic unity and unrest under semi-authoritarian transitional regimes in Central Asia (MESECA)" (2014-2018, funded by the Academy of Finland).

Member of the research project "Russian Media Lab" (2016-2018, funded by the HS Foundation, led by Prof. Markku Kangaspuro).

“The role of media in civic unity and unrest under semi-authoritarian transitional regimes in Central Asia (MESECA)” (2014-2018, http://www.helsinki.fi/aleksanteri/english/projects/media_in_central_asi...) - See more at: http://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/people/katja-lehtisaari-visiting-fellow#sthash.YHXhyQKI.dpuf
“The role of media in civic unity and unrest under semi-authoritarian transitional regimes in Central Asia (MESECA)” (2014-2018, http://www.helsinki.fi/aleksanteri/english/projects/media_in_central_asi...) - See more at: http://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/people/katja-lehtisaari-visiting-fellow#sthash.YHXhyQKI.dpuf
“The role of media in civic unity and unrest under semi-authoritarian transitional regimes in Central Asia (MESECA)” (2014-2018, http://www.helsinki.fi/aleksanteri/english/projects/media_in_central_asi...) - See more at: http://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/people/katja-lehtisaari-visiting-fellow#sthash.YHXhyQKI.dpuf

Scholar in Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence Choices of Russian Modernisation (2012-2017), cluster named Cultural and Philosophical Interpretations of Russian Modernisation, led by Sanna Turoma.

Member of Helsinki Media Policy Research Group, led by professor Hannu Nieminen, from 2015.

Editor-in-chief of Idäntutkimus, the Finnish Review of East European Studies, since 2014. Editor-in-chief of Aleksanteri Insight, since 2013.

Other projects as Post-doctoral researcher, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki

Leader of research project "New business models in Nordic news media companies" (2015-2016, funded by The Finnish Newspapers Association and The Media Industry Research Foundation of Finland).

Visiting research fellow at the Reuters Insitute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

January 2015 - June 2015. http://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/people/katja-lehtisaari-visiting-fellow

editor-in-chief of Idäntutkimus, The Finnish Review of East European Studies. - See more at: http://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/people/katja-lehtisaari-visiting-fellow#sthash.YHXhyQKI.dpuf

Acting Head of International Affairs, Aleksanteri Insitute, University of Helsinki

October 2013-April 2014.

Earlier projects as Post-doctoral researcher, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki

Member of research group Facing the Coordination Challenge: Problems, Policies and Politics in Media and Communication Regulation (FACE) (funded by Academy Finland; Media and Communication Studies unit at the Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, 2011-2015, led by Prof. Hannu Nieminen).

From 2011 to 2014 involved in project "Media revolution in Russia" (Aleksanteri Institute, funded by Emil Aaltonen Foundation), and 2011-2013 also in project "Convergence and business models: innovations in daily newspapers" (Communication Research Centre CRC).

2009-2010 involved in project “Success factors of magazines in Russia” (Helsingin Sanomat Foundation).

2010-2011 involved in project “Image of Russia in Finnish media” (Helsingin Sanomat Foundation & Department of Communications, University of Helsinki).

Latest publications

  1. Framing of Crimean Annexation and Eastern Ukraine Conflict in Newspapers of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in 2014

    Lehtisaari, K. M., Burkhanov, A., Turdubaeva, E. & Pietiläinen, J. P., 2018, Crisis and Change in Post-Cold War Global Politics: Ukraine in a Comparative Perspective. Resende, E., Budryte, D. & Buhari-Gulmez, D. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 181-201 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  2. Itäisen Euroopan tutkimuksen kentällä

    Lehtisaari, K., 2018, In : Idäntutkimus. 25, 1/2018, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  3. Luku 6, Taloudellinen ja rakenteellinen kehitys. Julkaisussa Media- ja viestintäpolitiikan nykytila ja mittaaminen: Loppuraportti.

    Lehtisaari, K. M. & Grönlund, M., 2018, Media- ja viestintäpolitiikan nykytila ja mittaaminen: Loppuraportti. Helsinki: Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö, Vol. 4/2018, 355 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

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Latest activities

  1. Satakymmenen lasissa - Kevätseminaari 2018

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Keynote), Mikko Grönlund (Speaker: Keynote), Linden, C. (Speaker: Keynote), Mikko Olavi Villi (Speaker: Keynote)
    17 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Aziz Burkhanov

    Lehtisaari, K. (Host)
    16 May 201819 May 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitorAcademic visit at UH

  3. External reviewer for master's thesis

    Lehtisaari, K. (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
    May 2018

    Activity: ExaminationSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

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Latest prizes

  1. Best paper award at ISMI 2017 conference

    Mikko Villi (Recipient), Mikko Grönlund (Recipient), Carl-Gustav Linden (Recipient), Katja Lehtisaari (Recipient), Bozena Mierzejewska (Recipient), Robert Picard (Recipient) & Axel Röpnack (Recipient), 17 Oct 2017

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects

  1. Mediapolitiikan tila ja sen mittaaminen

    Lehtisaari, K.

    11/09/201716/03/2018

    Project: Research projectCommissioned research

  2. Uutismedian uudet liiketoimintamallit Saksassa

    Linden, C. & Lehtisaari, K.

    01/01/201831/10/2018

    Project: Research projectCommissioned research

  3. Hyperlokaali julkaiseminen Suomessa - paikallismedian uudet muodot

    Lehtisaari, K., Linden, C. & Grönlund, M.

    01/11/201728/02/2018

    Project: Research projectCommissioned research

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Education

Yhteiskuntat. toht., viestintätieteet

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