Lauri Haapanen, Ph.D.

Department of Language and Communication Studies · University of Jyväskylä, Finland — Lecturer

Research Areas

  • Journalism

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Lauri Haapanen (Title of Docent, Journalism; PhD) is University Lecturer in Journalism Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Haapanen received his Ph.D. from the University of Helsinki (2017). His article-based dissertation examined quoting practices in written journalism, and its key results are discussed in considerable depth in two major handbooks, The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media (Routledge, 2017) and The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies (Wiley, 2019). He has worked in the projects Immersive Automation (2017–2018), which created a roadmap and a demonstration of a future news ecosystem based on news automation; and Targeted Journalism (2020–2022), which examines the ways, goals and the future of personalization. He has also been a member of the Council of Mass Media in Finland (2017–2019), participating in the working group that prepared an advisory statement on marking news automation and personalization.