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. 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 proceedingChapter

  2. Media- ja viestintäpolitiikan nykytila ja mittaaminen: 5. Läpinäkyvyys ja vastuullisuus suomalaisessa mediakentässä: Loppuraportti

    Herkman, J. P., Matikainen, J. T., Koskenniemi, A. K., Ala-Fossi, M. (ed.), Alen-Savikko, A. K. (ed.), Grönlund, M. (ed.), Haara, P. (ed.), Hellman, H. (ed.), Hilden, J. P. (ed.), Jääsaari, J. (ed.), Karppinen, K. E. (ed.), Kuutti, H. (ed.), Lehtisaari, K. M. (ed.), Manninen, V. (ed.), Mykkänen, M. (ed.) & Hiltunen, I. (ed.) 2018 Helsinki: Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö. (Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriön julkaisuja 4/2018)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  3. ”Kuka? Missä? Milloin?”: JOOM-lomake väitöskirjan ohjausprosessin jäsentämiseen

    Gritsenko, D., Holopainen, T., Laasonen, M., Lehtisaari, K. M. & Ruuskanen, T. M. Dec 2017 In : Journal of University Pedagogy. 24, 2, p. 18-21 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Hyperlocal - charasteristics, challenges and hopes. Median ja viestinnän tutkimuksen päivät 2018.

    Hujanen, J. (Speaker: Presenter), Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Grönlund (Speaker: Presenter), Linden, C. (Speaker: Presenter)
    27 Apr 2018

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

  2. Paneeliesitys: Mediapolitiikan tila ja tulevaisuus

    Herkman, J. (Speaker), Marko Ala-Fossi (Speaker), Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker), Mikko Grönlund (Speaker), Karppinen, K. (Speaker), Paula Haara (Speaker), Heikki Hellman (Speaker)
    27 Apr 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  3. Uutismedian uudet liiketoimintamallit Yhdysvalloissa [New business models for news media in USA]. Median ja viestinnän tutkimuksen päivät 2018.

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Grönlund (Speaker: Presenter), Linden, C. (Speaker: Presenter), Mikko Villi (Speaker: Presenter)
    27 Apr 2018

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

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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. Hyperlokaali julkaiseminen Suomessa - paikallismedian uudet muodot

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

    01/11/201728/02/2018

    Project: Research projectCommissioned research

  2. Uutismedian uudet liiketoimintamallit Saksassa

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

    01/12/201731/10/2018

    Project: Research projectCommissioned research

  3. Hyperlokaali julkaiseminen Paikallismedian uudet muodot,

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

    01/11/201628/02/2018

    Project: Research project

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Education

Yhteiskuntat. toht., viestintätieteet

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