Communication Research Centre (CRC)
P.O. Box 54, FI-00014,
Helsingin yliopisto, Finland
Unioninkatu 37, 00170 Helsinki
For further information, please contact:
Head of Research
Tel. +358-9-191 24840
Tel. +358-9-191 23752
Communication Research Centre CRC
Communication Research Centre CRC is a special unit within the Department of Social Studies at the University of Helsinki. CRC coordinates the Media and Communication Studies' applied research and development projects.
CRC’s core research areas are:
- Media and Journalism
- Public Administration Communication
- Crisis Communication
- Online Communication
- Media and Communication Policy
CRC welcomes inquiries about potential research collaborations, and is happy to provide information about its work.
News and events
Public conference: Conflict of public values and private interests? European media in 2012
Friday 27th of April, 2012, 09.30 - 16.45 Lecture hall , University of Helsinki, Unioninkatu 35
Public event: Crisis, Trauma and Journalism
Friday 27th of January, 2012, 09.00 - 12.00 Small assembly hall, University of Helsinki, Main building, Fabianinkatu 33, 4th floor
This seminar will bring together students, academics, journalists and communications specialists engaged in research and practice about crisis and trauma news.
Public event: The Future of Journalism and its Value for Democracy
Thursday, 13 October 2011, 13.15-16.30University of Helsinki Main Building, Fabianinkatu 33, Helsinki
Keynote speakers: Jay Hamilton, Daya Thussu, Robert Picard and Michael Schudson
CONFERENCEI: News in Crisis?
This one day conference, to be held on Friday, 18th of March, 2011 at University of Helsinki, Main building room 6, examines how YouTube and other social networking sites challenge and offer opportunities for news making today and how these emerging media should be changing the study of news.Confirmed speakers include professor Terhi Rantanen (LSE) and ja professor John Downing (Southern Illinois University).
Challenging news cultures in a YouTube era
University of Helsinki
- Media and Communication Studies
- Department of Social Research
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- University of Helsinki