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. Itämeren ympärillä

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

    Research output: ScientificArticle

  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)

    Research output: ProfessionalCommissioned report

  3. Sata vuotta naapuruutta

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

    Research output: ScientificArticle

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Latest activities

  1. 17th Annual Aleksanteri Conference: Russia's Choices for 2030; Chair of panel "Russian Media Lab 3: What Does the Future Hold for the Internet in Russia?" on 26 October

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Chair)
    26 Oct 2017

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

  2. 17th Annual Aleksanteri Conference: Russia's Choices for 2030; presentation on "Yarovaya law" and discussion on information safety in panel "Russian Media Lab 1: Media Law and Regulation in Russia" on 25 October

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Presenter)
    25 Oct 2017

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

  3. Presentation "The Public Discussion on Media Policy in Russia" at Russian Media Lab seminar "Freedom of Speech and Critical Journalism in Russia Taking Stock of Current Realities"

    Lehtisaari, K. (Speaker: Presenter)
    24 Oct 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

Yhteiskuntat. toht., viestintätieteet

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