Andreas Mattsson

Lecturer

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

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

Keywords

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

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 an affiliated researcher at the Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) and has conducted research and teaching about journalism practice and digital technology from a comparative international perspective. From 2020 he is enrolled as a Ph.D. student in Media and Communication Studies at the University of Helsinki. 

He also works as a freelance journalist and travels frequently to countries in Southeast- and South Asia on assignments. 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 Peter Melin Memorial Fund. In 2015 he received research grants from Journalistfonden to study the growth of digital media platforms in India.

Since 2017 he is the director of the network Forskare möter Filmare (translated: Researchers meets Filmmakers) at Lund University.

Recent research outputs

Andreas Mattsson, 2020 Mar 30, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Parthasarathi, V. & Andreas Mattsson, 2019 Apr 27, IIC Quarterly, 45, p. 137-145.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperSpecialist publication article

Andreas Mattsson & Parthasarathi, V., 2018 Sep 26, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperSpecialist publication article

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