Anna Rantasila, M.A.

Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media and Communication (COMET) · Tampere University, Finland — PhD Student

Research Areas

  • Journalism
  • Media Audiences
  • Media, Information and Communication Technology
  • Social Media

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Chair of NordMedia's Environment, Science and Risk Communication division, secretary and treasurer of the Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies (Mevi ry). Member of the organizing committee for the bi-annual Finnish conference for Media and Communication Studies (held in April 24 adn 25, 2020 in Turku).

I am currently finalizing my PhD Dissertation on commenting news about the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster on Finnish mainstream news media's Facebook pages and Finnish broadcasting company YLE's discussion forums. In June 2020, I will begin my new adventures, more of which later.

My hobbies include martial arts, Japanese popular culture and cooking.