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Prof. Kaarle Nordenstreng

Kaarle Nordenstreng, PhD from the University of Helsinki (1969) is Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Mass Communication at Tampere University (Finland). 

He has been Vice-President of International Association for Mass Communication Research (IAMCR, 1972-88) and President of International Organization of Journalists (IOJ, 1976-90). His research has focused on communication theory, international communication and media policies. He has written or edited  about 90 books and published over 200 articles in journals and anthologies. For more information, please click.



Sr. Assoc. Prof. Mashoed Bailie 

Mashoed Bailie is a senior associate professor of media studies currently serving as a faculty member in the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies at Eastern Mediterranean University. With an academic career spanning more than three decades, Dr. Bailie has contributed to the field of critical media studies through both research and publishing, and critical media pedagogy. Throughout his extensive teaching career, Dr. Bailie's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, edited books, and book chapters with the goal of raising significant questions concerning the role of media in democratic life. Dr. Bailie has focused his pedagogical and research interests on critical media studies in areas that include media literacy, media and democratic society, gender, ethnicity and the media, and the increasingly crucial area of critical media research and the Anthropocene. 


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