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Publications

This page features a listing of project publications and related publications. In terms of project publications, here you can access an executive summary of the final report, the four project case studies, and a set of data visualisations drawn from our survey data. In addition, we list a number of publications linked to the project, including a special section of Journalism, edited by the project’s Academic Director, Prof Terhi Rantanen. Further publications are being prepared and will be added here in due course. For a more global list of research on news agencies, please see our collaboratively-produced bibliographic resource.

Project publications

The future of national news agencies in Europe

The future of national news agencies in Europe: Executive summary

Terhi Rantanen, Atte Jääskeläinen, Ramnath Bhat, Richard Stupart, Anthony Kelly (LSE, 2019)

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The future of national news agencies in Europe in blue

Case study 1 – The impact of globally changing media systems on the business and innovation policy of the European international news agencies AFP, dpa and EFE

Wolfgang Vyslozil, Jasmin Surm (LSE, 2019)

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The future of national news agencies in Europe in purple

Case study 2 – The survival challenges for news agencies in a small market: News agencies in the Baltic countries

Epp Lauk, Maret Einmann (LSE, 2019)

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Case study 3 – The changing relation between news agencies and the state

Laura Juntunen, Hannu Nieminen (LSE, 2019)

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Case study 4 – Business model innovation in media-owned national news agencies

Atte Jääskeläinen, Servet Yanatma (LSE, 2019)

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The future of national news agencies in Europe: Data & visualisations

Terhi Rantanen, Atte Jääskeläinen, Ramnath Bhat, Richard Stupart, Anthony Kelly (LSE, 2019)

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Special section, Journalism

The project’s Academic Director, Prof Terhi Rantanen has edited a special section of Journalism. It includes five original research articles examining the history, strategies, and discourses of news agencies in Europe, as well as an introduction by Prof Rantanen. The special section features contributions from a number of project researchers as well as other global scholars of news agencies within our broader network.

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Tworek, H. J. S. (2019). Oligopolies of the past? Habermas, Bourdieu, and conceptual approaches to news agencies. Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919883489

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Surm, J. (2019). AFP, EFE and dpa as international news agencies. Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919883491

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Rantanen, T., & Kelly, A. (2020). Abnegation, accommodation and affirmation: Three discursive modes for the institutional construction of independence among national news agency executives in Europe. Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919880060

journalism special section

Rantanen, T. (2020). Introduction to special section on news agencies in Europe. Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919883504

journalism special section

Jääskeläinen, A., & Yanatma, S. (2020). How do media-owned national news agencies survive in the digital age? Business diversification in Austria Presse Agentur, Press Association and Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå. Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919883492

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Vartanova, E., & Vyrkovsky, A. (2020). Between the state and the market: An analysis of TASS’ fall and rise. Journalismhttps://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919883490

Further related publications

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Rantanen, T. (in press). Towards hybridity? Nationality, ownership and governance of news agencies in Europe. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly

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Yanatma, S. (2020). Dominance, collaboration and resistance: Developing the idea of a national news agency in the Ottoman Empire, 1854-1914. Journalismhttps://doi.org/10.1177/1464884920924174