John Grönvall, M.Sc.

Department of Communication and Media · Arcada University of Applied Science, Finland — Lecturer

Department of Media and Communication · University of Helsinki, Finland — PhD Student

Research Areas

  • Communications Theory
  • Journalism
  • Media and Communication History
  • Media Audiences
  • Media Economics
  • Media Policy and Regulation
  • Media Production and Innovation
  • Media Systems
  • Media Theory
  • Media, Information and Communication Technology
  • Political Communication
  • Public Service Media
  • Rhetorics
  • Science Communication
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Communication
  • Technical Communication
  • Television and Film

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John Grönvall is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki and lecturer in Media and Film studies at Arcada University of Applied Science. His PhD project focuses on the dialectic of Public Service media in the Nordic media welfare states. His focus is on the discourse and framing of the agency, duties and steering of the national public service media in the Nordic countries. John is currently involved in The Media for Democracy Monitor project led by Prof. Josef Trappel and the Euromediagroup. John has previously studied engineering, he has a M.Sc. in Computer Graphics programming from Middlesex University in London.