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"Vad bör göras": Hur partibunden vänsterpress verkar inom det samtida svenska mediesystemet
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Media Studies.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
“What is to be done?” : Socialist party press in the contemporary Swedish mediasystem (English)
Abstract [en]

This thesis explores how three socialist newspapers tie in to the Swedish media system and – presumably – is influenced by it. The newspapers have each strong connection to three political parties, so the precise aim of thesis is therefore to examine the independence between the party and its media; and how strongly it can bee defined as Swedish party press in a more traditional sense. The analysed material consists of six qualitative interviews with two co – workers from each paper: including the editors in chief.The basis is partly Kai Kronvalls et al theories surrounding Swedish party press; because the thesis explores how the papers supposedly has changed. And partly theories based on the assumption that media is always reflected by the social and political structure to which it operates. The latter theories have in turned outlined ’press theories’ (Four Theories of the Press) for which it is said that the media is a base of and, more recently, models of how the media works in western countries as a whole (Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini).The thesis showed some difference between how each newspaper can be defined as party press, but in general the independence was weak. This can be explained with how the Swedish media culture in particular has conserved press affiliated with separate (political) groups.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 57 p.
Keyword [en]
Party Press, Socialist Press, Media systems, Democratic Corporatist model, alternative media, radical journalism, professionalization of journalism, Marxism, communism
Keyword [sv]
Partipress, vänsterpress, mediasystem, demokratisk korporativism, alternativ media, radikal journalistik, journalistikens professionalisering, marxism, kommunism
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Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-135308OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-135308DiVA: diva2:1044317
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