BOOK: Journalism, Representation and the Public Sphere


This year’s ECREA Summer School 2014 book has just been published. This year’s book is titled Journalism, Representation and the Public Sphere.

The book is dedicated to the fundamental question of public spheres and changes in European cultures and societies. It features five themes. In the section Journalism and the news media transformation of journalism, journalism education and risk discourses are discussed.

In the next part, Representation and everyday life features, for example, media representations of suffering and digital photographic practices of the elderly. Section three focuses on Public sphere, spaces and politics, and topics such as crisis of the media and urban media studies and space.

The fourth section aims to rethink media studies. It features articles on themes such as socialist feminism and media studies and study of memory in the new media age. The final section is dedicated to the academic practice.


ECREA Doctoral Summer School is a student-centered summer school, in which PhD students are provided a learning and research environment, mutual support, critical dialogue and a supportive international setting.

The European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School started in 1992 as a project to promote European dimension of communication studies education and research programmes. In 2014 the summer school was organized in cooperation with the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) at the ZeMKI, the Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research of the University of Bremen, Germany.

Read more about the book, and find out the complete list of its contributors, here.







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