What is feminist epistemology, what is affectivity, what is the attention economy, and how to study the ownership of media conglomerates within the epistemological and conceptual coordinates of affective...
An article by Mojca Pajnik about the professionalization of emotions in the media was published in Journalism Studies.
The book The Complexity of Populism: New Approaches and Methods (Routledge), which includes a chapter by Mojce Pajnik entitled Transformations of the Media Sphere: Amplifying Opportunity Structures for Populism.
We acquired a new research project Affective, which the Peace Institute is implementing together with the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, and the Faculty of Humanities, University of...
The critical piece on The Conversation web-portal on how ownership, concentrated around a narrow political network, contributes to achieving right-wing hegemony and the control of news discourse in...
The central topics of the panel were media freedom, protection of journalists, challenges of young people in Europe today, how to empower and actively involve them in EU policies.
The study examines the “affective turn” in the media which has marked a series of changes, ranging from the digitalisation of newsrooms and new forms of employment to the...
Establishing an up-to-date overview and understanding of the state of democracy in the European Union, its challenges, strengths and threats, and the roles and functions of media and journalism...
Our Media: A civil society action to generate media literacy and activism, counter polarization and promote dialogue
Increased media activism and participation of CSOs in policymaking.
Defending and strengthening the role of civil society and journalists in protecting democracy in Slovenia
Defending and strengthening the role of civil society and journalists in protecting democracy in Slovenia.
The project aims to increase resilience of civil society organisations and journalists in Slovenia to sustain their watchdog role.
The project ‘s aim is to reaffirm media freedom and counter disinformation and hateful propaganda in Western Balkans and Turkey’.
The author analyses how journalists articulate emotions as "special effects" with the potential to motivate and engage the public in the age of hybrid media.
The chapter addresses the links between populism and the media by shifting the focus from understanding "media populism" as a political style to addressing structural changes in the media...
Article / Theorizing and mapping media ownership networks in authoritarian-populist contexts: a comparative analysis of Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, and Turkey
The article aims to contribute to the ongoing discussions on authoritarian populism and the media, from the lens of the political economy of ownership.
Article / Aligning populist worldviews of citizens to media preferences: peculiarities of an illiberal political context
In this article the authors look at how people’s relations to the media shape their anti-establishment, people-centrist and exclusionist populist worldviews.
This study focuses on debates on 10 Facebook pages of Austrian and Slovenian mass media during the so-called “refugee crisis” of 2015–2016.
Article Intersectional representation in online media discourse: reflecting anti-discrimination position in reporting on same-sex partnerships
Taking the example of online media reporting on same-sex partnerships in Slovenia, the authors analyze how power relations are reinforced when one type of media discourse fails to acknowledge...