Clash of Cultures: The challenge of social media for journalism ethics

The project examines the clash of different ethical cultures in the new media environment. First, the focus is on the challenges that the Internet culture poses for journalistic ethics. Secondly, the project discusses the growing significance of social media as a new platform of media criticism.  The empirical data consists of case studies as well as survey and interview material. The project aims at improving journalistic practices.

The director of the project is Juha Herkman, Laura Juntunen works as a researcher in the project.

The project is funded by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation.