Andreas Mattsson

Andreas Mattsson

Lecturer

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Professional work

Andreas Mattsson is a lecturer and program director at the School of Journalism at the Department of Communication and Media, Lund University. He is also a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki and an affiliated researcher at the Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University. He has conducted research and teaching about journalism practice and digital technology from a comparative international perspective.

He has worked as a freelance journalist. In 2014 he was awarded an honor award from the Swedish Red Cross for his reporting about boat refugees arriving in Sweden during the early ’90s.

His main research area is the growth of digital media and online journalism. From 2007 until 2012 he worked as an online editor at the regional newspaper Sydsvenskan in Malmö. In 2012 he studied the growth of online journalism in Vietnam as part of a research scholarship from the Peter Melin Memorial Fund. In 2015 he received research grants from Journalistfonden to study the growth of digital media platforms in India.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Media and Communications
  • Media Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Law and Society

Free keywords

  • Journalism
  • Digital platforms
  • Corruption
  • Vietnam
  • Editorial work

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