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History and Archaelogy


Areas of expertise

cultural history
media history
media industry


Maiju Kannisto works as Postdoctoral in the project Yle 100- Culture. See more information at

Kannisto received her PhD. in Cultural History from the University of Turku in  2018. Kannisto’s Ph.D. dissertation analyzed the change in Finnish media culture between the 1980s and the 2000s. Kannisto’s research interests also include journalism studies, media industry studies and media history.

At JMC, Maiju Kannisto worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the project titled “Tragediauutisoinnin haasteet – median mahdollisuudet käsitellä kouluampumisia.” The research project explored the media coverage of the 2018 high school shootings in Parkland, Florida. The project focused on ethical perspectives in journalism and intermedial relations between online news and social media activism.

She has also experience in research administration. She worked at Research Career Unit 2020-2022. She coordinated the Doctoral Programme in Nursing Science and Finnish Doctoral Programme in Oral Sciences (FINDOS Turku).


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