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  • 1201.
    Strandlund, Jonathan
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Geography, Media and Communication (from 2013).
    Grahn, Sofie
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Geography, Media and Communication (from 2013).
    Från kampanj till givakt: En intervjustudie om kommunikationens roll för en jämställd försvarsmakt2019Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    In 2017 the Swedish government decided that the defense should be based on both volunteerism and duty. The military service had then been dormant since 2010 and built entirely on volunteerism. From this political decision, the duty is now gender neutral, which means that the same opportunities and obligations apply to both men and women. The Swedish Armed Forces have an active desire for more women to carry out the military service - an organisation that historically has been strongly associated with masculine norms. 

    From campaign to attention” is a qualitative interview study on the military conscripts’ experience of government communication, which aims to contribute to increased gender equality in the defense. The study aims to illustrate how communication that challenges stereotypes to change norms is received by men and women who carry out their basic education in the Armed Forces. 

    In order to find out the military conscripts’ view of the chosen authorities’ communication, we conducted ten qualitative interviews with military conscripts who are in the middle of their basic education. All respondents belonged to the armory regiment P4 in Skövde, Sweden. The material selected for the study consists of a campaign from the Recruitment Authority (2017) and two campaigns from the Swedish Armed Forces (2018).

    The theories from which the study is based on are Stuart Hall’s encoding / decoding theory, theories on framing and theories on advertising, stereotypes and mirror theories. These theories help the study to shed light on the different parts of the process when a message is packaged and coded and how they are finally interpreted by their recipients. 

    The study shows that the military conscripts believe that the authorities have chosen appropriate efforts to increase gender equality in the Swedish Armed Forces in the long term. They believe that the authorities communicate a broader picture of who can be a soldier, they consider contributing to reaching new target groups, including both women and men who do not identify with the historical norm of a soldier. 

    The respondents, however, highlight a gap between how the authorities communicate the distribution between men and women versus reality. Although the picture does not correspond to reality, they understand the purpose for which the authorities have chosen to show women to the extent they do.

    The study shows that government communication with such realistic images of military service as possible is the one that the target group interpret in the most efficient way and which is best appreciated. Our study also shows that the respondents do not automatically believe that the authorities' communication loosens the stereotypical image of a soldier simply because they show women instead of men. Instead, there are other factors (such as attributes or charisma) that contribute to the presentation being perceived as stereotyped.

  • 1202.
    Strid, Karin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Information Systems and Project Management.
    Oväntade effekter av riskhantering i projekt?: En studie av projektledares personliga erfarenheter2012Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    I takt med att arbete i projektform har blivit en vanligare modell i samhället så har även företeelsen ”hantering av risker i projekt” fått uppmärksamhet. För att minska utsikten att påverkas negativt av risker, visar tidigare forskning att effekterna av de risker som finns kan motverkas genom aktiv hantering av dessa risker.

    Syftet med studien är att undersöka om det uppstår oväntade effekter av att initiera och genomföra riskhantering i projekt. Studien är en kvalitativ undersökning bestående av strukturerade intervjuer med projektledare. Då detta innebär att ta del av och tolka respondenternas egna upplevelser och erfarenheter har en fenomenologisk ansats använts.

    Studien omfattar projektledares personliga erfarenheter av effekter av initierad och/eller genomförd riskhantering i projekterings- och genomförandefasen i kundorderprojekt genomförda av leverantörer av utrustning till tung industri under 2000-talet.

    Resultatet visar på ett antal positiva och negativa oväntade effekter som uppkommer som en följd av påbörjad och/eller genomförd riskhantering i projekt. Det finns dock inget i studien som tyder på att det finns rutiner för att utnyttja dessa oväntade effekter i projekten.

    Slutsatsen är att metod och rutiner som används vid riskhantering i projekt kan förbättras exempelvis genom skapande av checklista, utbildning av berörd personal och genom översyn av rutiner för erfarenhetsöverföring. Även förändring på personalsidan föreslås för att få en möjlighet att utnyttja oväntade effekter av riskhantering.

  • 1203.
    Ström, Pontus
    et al.
    Karlstad University.
    Olsson, Sanna
    Karlstad University.
    Snälla gilla oss: En kvantitativ studie om samband mellan företags kommunikation på Facebook och deras förtroende hos allmänheten2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship between corporate communication on Facebook and public trust, and how this affects the spread of content and involvement (likes, shares and comments) on Facebook. It has not been possible to find any previous research about the relationship between communication and the spread of content on Facebook. The aim of this study is to find a link between these factors and the amount of public trust. There is similar research on government institutions, but there is no such research that focuses on companies. There is therefore a research gap to adress, which makes it interesting to analyze whether there is any connection inbetween these factors. This essay addresses the following questions:

    • Are there any differences regarding how companies with a different amount of public trust communicate through Facebook, and in that case what does these differences look like?

    • Is there a connection between the amount of public trust, the followers' involvement, and the spread of Facebook posts (in the form of likes, comments and shares)?

    • Is there a connection between the amount of public trust and publishing speed of Facebook posts?

    This essay is a quantitative study, which is limited to eight companies. Four companies with a high amount of trust and four companies with a low amount of trust were selected. These companies were chosen based on the list Förtroendebarometern 2017 and the Reputation Institute's survey Sweden RepTrak 2017. The companies with a high level of trust were IKEA, Volvo, ICA and SAS. The companies with a low level of trust were H&M, SJ, Tele2 and Nordea. All selected companies originate in Sweden.

    The results showed that companies with a high level of trust advertise their own products and brands more often, they publish more pictures and reply more often to comments. Companies with a low level of trust use videos or gifs more often in their posts. The results also showed that companies with low trust get posts with fewer likes, while those with a high level of trust get more likes in total, and more posts with higher numbers of likes. Companies with a high level of trust also receive more comments on their posts, and they respond to comments more often. The companies with low trust have a large number of posts that have never been shared, in contrast to the companies with a high level of trust. There is also a link between trust and publishing speed of Facebook posts. Companies with a high level of trust publish their posts twelve percent faster than those with low trust. In conclusion, it can be stated that there is a clear connection between corporate communication on Facebook and the amount of public trust. It is not public trust that affects how companies communicate, it is communication that affects the level of trust. 

  • 1204.
    Strömberg, Felicia
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013).
    Bergström, Felicia
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013).
    Upplev mer: Skapandet av reklamfilm för BUSS-TV2014Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The intended purpose of this project is to investigate how students travelling with Karlstadsbuss perceive and experience BUS-TV, and how a silent commercial film can be created to attract the attention of travelers in a mobile and dynamic environment. By displaying the film, Karlstadsbuss wishes to reach one of their main target groups; students at Karlstad University. The goal of the film is to inform students and increase their interest regarding the possibilities of traveling by bus; focusing on the local attractions in Karlstad.

     

    In order to gain insight into the purpose of this project, and to fulfill the employers wishes of designing a visually appealing commercial ad adapted for BUS-TV, the theoretical framework has been based on theories from visual rhetoric, narration, semiotics and perception. The project aim is to investigate how the structure of storytelling and its composition depict meaning, as well as how characters and physical elements can be portrayed to communicate a message and feelings through the use of body language, picture cut-outs, various camera angles, color, contrast and symbols. Furthermore, the project intends to investigate how subjects interpret and experience these various elements.

     

    The projects empirical process consists of a triangulative methodology with two qualitative surveys; focus based group-interviews and ethnographical observations. The participants of the focus groups belonged to the projects target group. The purpose of these interviews was to reach an understanding of the target group’s general understanding of and experience when traveling with Karlstadsbuss and BUS-TV, in order to be able to map out and produce a visually attracting commercial film. The ethnographical observations were performed in order to raise a better awareness of the subject’s activities on the bus, and more explicitly, their relation to BUS-TV.

     

    The project resulted in a 43-second long commercial film with moving images, intended to inform travelers about their possibilities of experiencing more with Karlstadsbuss. The commercial ad was produced without sound and the visual portrayal is based on research of how visual alertness and interest is captured. Information from the qualitative studies regarding content, associations with the employer’s brand and meanings about the visual elements such as color, contrast and composition have also contributed to the conformation of the ad.

  • 1205.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    et al.
    Mittuniversitetet.
    Karlsson, Michael
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Online Journalism and the Re-Shaping of Influence over the News: Myth or Reality?2010Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1206. Strömbäck, Jesper
    et al.
    Karlsson, Michael
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Geography, Media and Communication (from 2013).
    Sjunkande förtroende för svenska medier?: En analys av hur medborgarnas medieförtroende och betydelsen av partisympati har förändrats mellan 2014 och 20162017In: Misstron mot medier / [ed] Lars Truedsson, Stockholm: Institutet för mediestudier , 2017, p. 84-99Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 1207.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    et al.
    Mittuniversitetet.
    Karlsson, Michael
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Who's got the power?: Journalists’ perceptions of changing influences over the news2011In: Journalism Practice, ISSN 1751-2786, E-ISSN 1751-2794, Vol. 5, no 6, p. 643-656Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Over the last decades, media environments have become radically transformed. Among the most significant changes is the rise of interactive media technologies, which raise new questions about how influence over media content has changed. At the same time, changes in media technologies and how they may change the influence over the news should not be understood in isolation from other changes in media environments. Against this background, the purpose of this paper is to investigate how much influence journalists ascribe to different sets of actors; how they perceive changes over time; and whether journalists working with online publishing differ in these respects from other journalists. Among other things, the study shows that the most influential group is perceived to be journalists, followed by the audience and media owners. The group that is perceived to have increased their influence the most is media owners. All investigated groups* except journalists*are perceived to have increased their influence at least somewhat. The results are discussed in the light of research on how interactive media technologies may reshape the influence over the news.

  • 1208.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    et al.
    Mittunversitetet.
    Karlsson, Michael
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013).
    Hopmann, David Nicholas
    Determinants of news content: Comparing journalists’ perceptions of the normative and the actual impact of different event properties when deciding what’s news2013In: The Future of Journalism: Developments and Debates / [ed] Bob Franklin, Routledge, 2013Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1209.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    et al.
    Mittuniversitetet.
    Karlsson, Michael
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Hopmann, David Nicolas
    University of Southern Denmark.
    Determinants of new content: Comparing journalists' perceptions of the normative and the actual impact of different event properties when deciding what's news2011Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1210.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    et al.
    Mittuniversitetet.
    Karlsson, Michael
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Hopmann, David Nicolas
    University of Southern Denmark.
    Determinants of News Content: Comparing journalists' perceptions of the normative and the actual impact of different event properties when deciding what's news2012In: Journalism Studies, ISSN 1461-670X, E-ISSN 1469-9699, Vol. 13, no 5-6, p. 718-728Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    While there is a large body of research on news values and news selection, most research does not clearly distinguish between the concept of news and news selection, on the one hand, and news values and criteria of newsworthiness on the other. These concepts are often treated as synonymous. This is problematic, as there may be many other factors aside from news values or criteria of newsworthiness that determine what becomes news, and as there may be differences between what journalists think should be, and actually is, important when deciding what's news. Against this background, this study investigates what Swedish journalists think is, and should be, important event properties when deciding what's news, and whether there are differences across journalists working for different kinds of media and depending on whether they work with online publishing. The results show that there are significant differences between the perceived normative and actual importance of investigated event properties when deciding what's news.

  • 1211.
    Sturelind, Martin
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Division for Culture and Communication.
    Huldén, Richard
    Karlstad University, Division for Culture and Communication.
    Innehållet på förstasidan: En analys av Aftonbladets och Expressens förstasidor under en 30-årsperiod2008Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 points / 15 hpStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The purpose of this study is to compare the front pages of Aftonbladet and Expressen in four different years within a period of 30 years to see what changes have been done. We have also examined the development of the media over time. Our examined years are 1977, 1987, 1997 and 2007.

    The material of examination consists of 182 front pages which are well spread over the four years. We have employed a so called synthetic week, meaning that you examine Monday one week, Tuesday the following week, and so forth. Our main starting point has been the research of Marina Chersetti about the increasingly widespread journalism of sensation, as well as other theorists carrying out research within the same area.

    The quantitative study showed that crimes are the most frequently occurring head news on the front pages and that there are more news about celebrities today than 30 years ago. The most common main figure is the “ordinary individual” and the origin of the head news, as well as the source, is mostly Swedish.

    The qualitative analysis pointed out that the front pages have changed. The pictures have become smaller but more numerous, and compared to 30 years ago, advertising occur to a greater extent today. The study also showed that the front pages became more similar in appearance every year.

  • 1212.
    Stålhammar, Anna
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT.
    Näsfeldt, Jenny
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT.
    En bättre vardag för de många människora: - en användbarhetsstudie av www.ikea.se2007Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 points / 15 hpStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    During the autumn of 2006, IKEA completed a study of their website, www.ikea.se. One of the purposes of this study is to complement the study done by IKEA. Our study is a qualitative study based upon observations and interviews with a number of test people. According to usability theories and web design theories; structure, navigation, links, design/ layout, information, text, images and color, affects the usability of a website. These concepts were used as a starting point for our data collection. The vision of IKEA is to “create a better everyday life for the many people” and therefore, we believe that it is important that their website is functional for the Swedish population. Our study has shown that even though their website’s menu is rich of details and has a good structure it still can be difficult to find information because their website contain large amounts of information and many navigation possibilities. This leads the user to believe that the navigation on the website is difficult and complex even though is contains well functioning elements. This paper has not been written in collaboration with IKEA, but out of our personal interest for the company and their website.

  • 1213.
    Sundberg, Jörgen
    et al.
    Karlstad University.
    Öh, Gustav
    Karlstad University.
    Värdet av processmodellering: vid utveckling och användning av affärssystem2013Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 1214.
    Sundqvist, Pia
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Center for Language and Literature in Education. Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies.
    Sylvén, Liss Kerstin
    University of Gothenburg.
    Blogpost about Language-related computer use: Focus on young L2 English learners in Sweden.2014Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 1215.
    Sundqvist, Pia
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Center for Language and Literature in Education. Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies.
    Sylvén, Liss Kerstin
    University of Gothenburg.
    How Swedish children learn English through gaming2014Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 1216.
    Sundqvist, Pia
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Center for Language and Literature in Education. Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Language, Literature and Intercultural Studies.
    Sylvén, Liss Kerstin
    Göteborgs universitet.
    Language-related computer use: Focus on young L2 English learners in Sweden2014In: ReCALL, ISSN 0958-3440, E-ISSN 1474-0109, Vol. 26, no 1, p. 3-20Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper presents findings from a study investigating young English language learners (YELLs) in Sweden in 4th grade (N=76, aged 10–11). Data were collected with the help of a questionnaire and a one-week language diary. The main purpose was to examine the learners’ L2 English language-related activities outside of school in general, and their use of computers and engagement in playing digital games in particular. A comparison is made between language-related activities in English, Swedish, and other languages. Another purpose was to see whether there is a relationship between playing digital games and (a) gender, (b) L1, (c) motivation for learning English, (d) self-assessed English ability, and (e) self-reported strategies for speaking English. In order to do so, the sample was divided into three digitalgame groups, (1) non-gamers, (2) moderate, and (3) frequent gamers (>4 hours/week), based on diary data (using self-reported times for playing digital games in English). Results showedthat YELLs are extensively involved in extramural English (EE) activities (M=7.2 hrs/w).There are statistically significant gender differences, boys (11.5 hrs/w) and girls (5.1 hrs/w; p < .01), the reason being boys’ greater time investment in digital gaming and watching films.The girls, on the other hand, spent significantly more time on pastime language-relatedactivities in Swedish (11.5 hrs/w) than the boys (8.0 hrs/w; p < .05), the reason being girls’greater time investment in facebooking. Investigation of the digital game groups revealed that group (1) was predominantly female, (2) a mix, and (3) predominantly male. YELLs with an L1 other than Swedish were overrepresented in group (3). Motivation and self-assessed English ability were high across all groups. Finally, regarding the self-reported strategies, code-switching to one’s L1 was more commonly reported by non- and moderate gamers than frequent gamers.

  • 1217.
    Sundstrom, Erik
    et al.
    Swedish Govt Agcy Innovat Syst, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Karlsson, Jenny
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Service Research Center (from 2013).
    Camén, Carolina
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Service Research Center (from 2013).
    Service innovation as a political process2017In: Service Industries Journal, ISSN 0264-2069, E-ISSN 1743-9507, Vol. 37, no 5-6, p. 341-362Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Service innovation processes are driven by stakeholders in interaction and are understood and sketched as a value negotiation process that consists of an iterative process of securing potential value in service. While previous research has focused on service innovation as a harmonious closed system, our study explores service innovation as a political process in which stakeholders negotiate to create and secure future value. Data are collected through interviews and participant observations in four different case studies. Our study contributes to the field by illuminating service innovation as a political process and explaining how this is operationalized. The findings also contribute to an understanding of how stakeholder resources impact a chosen strategy; the resulting strategy's impact on the service concept vis-a-vis its potential value; and how several involved stakeholders formulate, negotiate, and secure future potential value, which are the activities that drive a service innovation process.

  • 1218.
    Sundström, Emma
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013).
    Lönnkvist, Victoria
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013).
    "Vi säger ju att vi har bett om ursäkt hur många gånger som helst": En kvantitativ innehållsanalys av organisationer risk- och krishantering på sociala medier2019Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The purpose of the essay is to find out how crisis communication takes shape on different social media. The essay deals with both organizations' risk and crisis management on Facebook and Instagram. A risk is defined in the essay as anything that could possibly lead to a crisis that could adversely affect an organization. A crisis is defined here as an unpredictable event that threatens key expectations of stakeholders. To answer the purpose, the essay authors have used the following main and sub-questions; How does the selected organizations' management of Facebook and Instagram look from a crisis communication perspective?

    • What are the differences or similarities in risk and crisis management on Facebook and Instagram?

    • How do organizations use Coombs different crisis management strategies on Facebook and Instagram?

    • In what way, if so, does the tonality differ on the different platforms?

    The theoretical framework begins with a chapter that summarizes previous research and leads to the research gap. One theory that has been used in the study is Situational Crisis CommunicationTheory, where Timothy Coomb's seven strategies on crisis management are used throughout the essay. Other theories that have also been used are Social Mediated Crisis Communication, medialization and media logic. The method that has been used is quantitative content analysis where ten different organizations' feeds on both Facebook and Instagram have been analyzed. The units that were examined were classified as risk or crisis messages that were published during the period 2017-01-01 until 2018-11-20. The result shows that the organizations' management of Facebook and Instagram before, during and after a crisis looks different depending on the platform. There are similarities but also many interesting differences. One thing that differentiates the platforms is that it is more forgiving on Facebook and it is more common for the organizations to try to blame someone else on Instagram. The organizations also tend to be less personal on Instagram than on Facebook. The result also shows that Coomb's crisis management strategies are used in all found units and that the tone on Facebook tends to be more positive than it is on Instagram. An interesting discovery was that despite Instagram's visual logic, the platform was not used for that purpose when an organization goes through a crisis.

  • 1219. Sundén, Jenny
    et al.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Cyberfeminism in Northern lights. Introduction2007In: In: Sveningsson Elm, Malin & Sundén, Jenny (red.). Cyberfeminism in Northern lights. Gender and digital media in a Nordic context, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing , 2007Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1220.
    Sunnemark, Viktor
    et al.
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Geography, Media and Communication (from 2013).
    Elingbo, Isak
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Geography, Media and Communication (from 2013).
    Svenska dåd – eviga historier: En kritisk diskursanalys av hur mytologiska föreställningar används för att representera Rakhmat Akilov och Anton Lundin Pettersson i Aftonbladet2019Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Studies of journalism show that archetypal myths exist in everything from sports news to stories of crime. This research is mainly based on English language journalism, which makes it adequate to study this phenomenon in a Swedish context to broaden the research field. Studies also show that the journalistic practice differs between nations and cultures, therefore a knowledge gap exists regarding the use of archetypal myths in Swedish media. By studying the media representation of two well-known Swedish perpetrators, Rakhmat Akilov and Anton Lundin Pettersson, we examine the usage of these myths and archetypes in twenty online news articles (ten articles each) from the Swedish tabloid magazine Aftonbladet. To study the newspaper’s representation of the perpetrators – and how these archetypal myths are present in the representation of them – Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) combined with semiotic concepts are used. This method allows us to analyse the overall theme and subjects of the articles, as well as their specific use of language. To further examine how traditional myths and archetypes are used in the representation of Akilov and Lundin Pettersson, this analysis ties in to well-known theories of how archetypal myths figure in journalistic products. The study shows that a lot of myths and archetypes can be seen in the representations of both cases, mainly to create distance between the perpetrators and the majority in the context in which the text is both produced and consumed. Akilov, on the one hand, is represented as a stereotypical islamist terrorist, where the religious and ideological aspects of his beliefs are intimidating enough on its own to create a character which has its place far from the norm. Therefore, there is no need for more attributes or descriptions to distance Akilov from what we consider to be ourselves and ours. This creation of distance is effectively increased by the myths and archetypes in the representation of Akilov. Even Akilov’s jihadistic motive gets mythological proportions, were Akilov is placed in the context of other islamist terrorist; the wave of jihadistic terror that has raged through Europe in the last decade. Lundin Pettersson, on the other hand, is not as simple and clearly represented as abnormal. The representation of this perpetrator is instead created by multiple factors such as right-wing extremism, subcultural interests, mental illness and social alienation. The newspaper’s representation of Lundin Pettersson also gets intertextually connected to other right-wing perpetrators and school shooters. All these factors offset the perpetrator from the collective in which the texts are produced and consumed and intensifies through myths and archetypes, which is similar to the case of Akilov. There is also a big difference in how Lundin Pettersson to a higher degree is portrayed as a victim to his surroundings, which the representation of Akilov lacks. Finally, the study indicates that these archetypal myths work as journalistic tools made to make a complicated reality more manageable for both the producers and the consumers.

  • 1221.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    An antisocial way to meet. Social representations of the Internet2001In: Perspectives on Computer Interactions - a multidisciplinary reader / [ed] M. Chaib, Lund: Studentlitteratur , 2001Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1222.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Analyzing Web Chat Discourse: A reflection on methods2002In: Nord Nytt, 85Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 1223.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Anonymitet och identitet i gemenskaper på Nätet2006In: I: Jobring, O. (red.) Att skapa lärgemenskaper på Nätet, Lund: Studentlitteratur , 2006Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1224.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Att visa sin kropp på Nätet ' om ungdomars sjävpresentationer på Lunarstorm2006In: Locus 1/06Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 1225.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Buying Music Online. A Qualitative Study of Swedish Record Buyers' Shopping Experiences2002In: / [ed] Sudweeks, Fay & Ess, Charles, 2002Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1226.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Cities, Settlements and Small Towns: the Dynamics of Online Communities.'2002Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1227.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Creating a Sense of Community. Experiences from a Swedish Web Chat2001Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
  • 1228.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Cyberlove. Creating Romantic Relationships on the Net2002In: Digital Borderlands: Cultural Studies of Identity and Interactivity on the Internet / [ed] J. Fornäs, K. Klein, M. Ladendorf, J. Sundén & M. Sveningsson, Amherst: Peter Lang Publishing , 2002Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1229.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Cyberlove. Creating Romantic Relationships on the Net2000Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1230.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Cybermöten. Om webchat som arena för kontaktskapande1999In: Mus och Människa / [ed] Fägerborg & Westergren, Stockholm: Nordiska muséets skriftserie , 1999Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1231.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Doing and undoing gender in a Swedish Internet community2007In: In: Sveningsson Elm, Malin & Sundén, Jenny (red.). Cyberfeminism in Northern lights. Gender and digital media in a Nordic context, Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge , 2007Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1232.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Doing gender in a Swedish Internet community2006Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1233.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Ethics in Internet Ethnography2003In: Elizabeth A. Buchanan (Red.): Virtual Research Ethics: Issues and Controversies, Hershey: Idea Group Publishing , 2003Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1234.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Exploring and negotiating femininity: Young womens production of style in a Swedish internet community2007Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1235.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Gender stereotypes and young people's presentations of relationships in a Swedish Internet community2007In: YOUNGArticle in journal (Refereed)
  • 1236.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    How do various notions of privacy influence decisions in qualitative internet research?'2008In: In: Annette Markham and Nancy Baym (eds.) Internet Inquiry: Dialogue among Researchers, Thousand Oaks: SAGE , 2008Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1237.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Language deterioration revisited: The extent and function of English content in a Swedish chat room2010In: International Handbook of Internet Research / [ed] J. Hunsinger, L. Klastrup & M. Allen (Eds.), London: Springer Publishing , 2010Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1238.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Like, you´re supposed to contribute with something special: The positioning of female gamers in a Swedish context2010Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1239.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Moral Codes and Double Standards in a Swedish Web Chat2001Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1240.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Play and Performance in a Swedish Web Chat2001Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1241.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Representations of gender in a Swedish Internet community2007Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1242.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Samtal och Samtalsstilar på Internet2002In: Internet, medier och kommunikation / [ed] Peter Dahlgren, Lund: Studentlitteratur , 2002Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1243.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Taking the girls room online. Similarities and differences between traditional girls room and computer-mediated ones2007Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1244.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Teenagers get undressed on the internet - Young peoples exposure of bodies in a Swedish Internet community2008In: Nordicom ReviewArticle in journal (Refereed)
  • 1245.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    The significance of English content in a Swedish web chat2003In: / [ed] John Sören Pettersson, Karlstad: Karlstad University Studies 2003:26 , 2003Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 1246.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Understanding and studying Internet culture(s) hybridity and interdisciplinarity: Presentation for Panel Culture and Media Technology, the 18th Nordic Conference for Media and Communication Research in Helsinki 16.-19.8.2007: Generations, communication and media philosophy2008In: Nordicom ReviewArticle in journal (Refereed)
  • 1247.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Ungdomars köns- och identitetsarbete på Internet2006Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1248.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Ungdomars självpresentationer i en svensk webbgemenskap2005Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1249.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Veteranen, Missbrukaren, Gruppmedlemmen och 'De Andra': Chattares berättelser om sig själva och sin värld1999Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 1250.
    Sveningsson Elm, Malin
    Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT, Department of Media and Communication Studies.
    Young men's gender- and identity work in a Swedish Web community2006In: In Mia Consalvo & Caroline Haythornthwaite (Eds.) AoIR Internet Annual Volume 4, Amherst: Peter Lang Publishing , 2006Chapter in book (Refereed)
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