Publications

Published articles:

  • Hanna Reinikainen, H.; Laaksonen, S-M., Pöyry, E. & Luoma-aho, V. (2022, forthcoming). Conquering the liminal space: Strategic social media influencer communication in the Finnish public sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. In: Niinine, O. et al. (Eds.), Social media for progressive PR. Routledge.
  • Laaksonen, S-M. & Rantasila, A. (2021). Rocketing sheep: Affective discipline in anonymous mobile social media Jodel during the Covid-19 pandemic. Paper accepted for AoIR 2021, available in AoIR SPIR: https://doi.org/10.5210/spir.v2021i0.12198
  • Väliverronen, E., Laaksonen, S-M., Jauho, M. & Jallinoja, P. (2020). Liberalists and data-solutionists: redefining expertise in Twitter debates on coronavirus in Finland. Journal of Science Communication, 19(5). [open access]

Conference presentations and other public talks

  • Laaksonen, S-M. (2022). Unconventional communicators on social media during the Covid-19 pandemic: from influencers to pseudoanonymous voices. Presentation at the Crisis Narratives Research Day on 9th of May 2022, THL, Finland.
  • Heikkilä, T., Laaksonen, S-M., Pohjonen, M. (2022). Covid-19 content moderation and platform accountability.  Presentation at the MEVI-päivät 2022, 22.-23.4.2022, Turku, Finland.
  • Heikkilä, T., Laaksonen, S-M., Väliverronen, E. & Anttila, H. (2022). Contesting the Covid-19 Consensus: Connective Action of Pseudoanonymous Accounts on Finnish Twitter. Presentation at Sosiologipäivät 2022, University of Jyväskylä / Zoom.
  • Uutela, E; Pöyry, E; Jauho, M; Laaksonen, S-M. (2022). Lääkärit Instagramissa: perinteisen asiantuntijuuden puolustamista vai laajentamista? Presentation at  VAKKI-symposium, University of Vaasa, February 2022.
  • Sheep and rockets: Peer surveillance and affective discipline in Jodel during the Covid-19 pandemic. Paper presented in Nordmedia 2021 Conference, Online/Reyjavik, Iceland, August 2021, accepted for ICA22, Paris, France, May 2022.
  • Reinikainen H., Pöyry E., Laaksonen, S-M. & Luoma-aho, V. (2021). Crisis communication through social media influencers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Paper accepted for Nordmedia 2021 Conference, Reyjavik, Iceland, August 2021.
  • Koivukoski, J. & Laaksonen, S-M. (2021). Parody accounts as symbolic sanctioning of institutional actors in the Covid19 pandemic. Presentation at Sosiologipäivät 2021 (11.-12.3.2021, Helsinki/online).
  • Laaksonen, S-M. (2021). Kuka päättää, mistä verkossa keskustellaan? Alustojen ja algoritmien vaikutus mediatodellisuuteen. Disinformaatio ja asiantuntijuuden muutos -seminaari Turun kirjastoille 4.11.2021
  • Laaksonen, S-M. (2021). Tieto ja valetieto teknologisessa mediaympäristössä
    Mikkelin Tieteen päivät 13.4.2021.
  • Laaksonen, S-M. (2021). Unconventional communicators in the corona crisis. Presentation in the TINT Perspectives on Science seminar 19.4.

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