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) 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 (together with Hanna Smith) 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. Itämeren ympärillä

    Lehtisaari, K. 2017 In : Idäntutkimus. 24, 2/2017, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalB1 Unrefereed journal article

  2. Paikallis- ja kaupunkilehtien uudet liiketoimintamallit Pohjoismaissa

    Lehtisaari, K., Grönlund, M., Villi, M. & Linden, C-G. 2017 Helsinki: Viestinnän tutkimuskeskus CRC, Helsingin yliopisto. 43 p. (Viestinnän tutkimusraportteja; no. 2/2017)

    Publication: Book/anthologyD4 Published development or research report

  3. Sata vuotta naapuruutta

    Lehtisaari, K. 2017 In : Idäntutkimus. 24, 1/2017, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalB1 Unrefereed journal article

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Latest activities

  1. Uutta kasvua -seminaari

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Keynote), Mikko Grönlund (Speaker: Keynote), Linden, C. (Speaker: Keynote), Villi, M. (Speaker: Keynote)
    26 Sep 2017

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

  2. Conference Future of journalism: Journalism in a post-truth age? Presentation Comparing innovation and social media strategies in Scandinavian and US newspapers. Written by Katja Lehtisaari, Mikko Villi, Mikko Grönlund, Carl-Gustav Lindén, Bozena Mierzejewska, Robert Picard and Axel Röpnack

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Villi (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Grönlund (Speaker: Presenter), Linden, C. (Speaker: Presenter), Bozena Mierzejewska (Speaker: Presenter), Robert Picard (Speaker: Presenter), Axel Röpnack (Speaker: Presenter)
    15 Sep 2017

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

  3. Conference Future of journalism: Journalism in a post-truth age? Presentation Entrepreneurial leadership and value creation in news media organisations

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Presenter), Francois Nel (Speaker: Presenter), Coral Milburn-Curtis (Speaker: Presenter)
    14 Sep 2017

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

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Latest projects

  1. Hyperlokaali julkaiseminen Paikallismedian uudet muodot,

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

    01/11/201628/02/2018

    Project: Research project

  2. Hyperlocal publishing

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

    01/11/201628/02/2018

    Project: Research projectCommissioned research

  3. Uutismedian uudet liiketoimintamallit Yhdysvalloissa

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

    01/02/201730/09/2017

    Project: Research project

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Education

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