Rantanen, Terhi


Professor Terhi Rantanen  

Department

Position held

Department of Media and Communications

Professor of Global Media and Communications

Experience keywords:

global media; news; media and democracy; transitional media; media history; globalisation

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Professor Rantanen's research interests include global media, global news, post-communist and communist media, media history, and the history of media studies.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Creative Industries and CultureMedia Technology and New Media

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe; China; Russia; US

Languages:

Finnish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; German [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Russian [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Swedish [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream pressRadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6401

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2013

Ornebring, H. and Rantanen, Terhi (2013) Editorial Global Media and Communication, 9 (3). 189-193. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi (2013) Quiet, but not silenced in many languages: an interview with Epp Lauk Global Media and Communication, 9 (3). 279-285. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi (2013) A critique of the systems approaches in comparative media research: a Central and Eastern European perspective Global Media and Communication, 9 (3). 257-277. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi (2013) A critique of the systems approaches in comparative media research: a Central and Eastern European perspective Global Media and Communication, 9 (3). 257-277. ISSN 1742-7665

2012

Rantanen, Terhi (2012) In nationalism we trust? In: Castells, Manuel and Caraça, Caraça and Cardoso, Gustavo, (eds.) Aftermath: the Cultures of the Economic Crisis. Oxford University Press, Lisbon, Portugal, 132-153. ISBN 9780199658411

Rantanen, Terhi (2012) Quickening urgency: the telegraph and wire services in 1846-1893 In: Valdivia, Anharad N., (ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies: Volume 1: Media History and the Foundations of Media Studies. Wiley-Blackwell, New York, USA. ISBN 9781405193566

2011

Rantanen, Terhi (2011) The end of the electronic news cartel, 1927-1934 In: Putnis, Peter and Kaul, Chandrika and Wilke, Juergen, (eds.) International Communication and Global News Networks: Historical Perspectives. Hampton Press, New York, USA. ISBN 9781612890548

2010

Rantanen, Terhi (2010) Methodological inter-nationalism in comparative media research: flow studies in international communication In: Roosvall, Anna and Salovaara-Moring, Inka, (eds.) Communicating the Nation: National Topografies of Global Media Landscapes. Nordicom Publications, Gothenburg, Sweden, 25-39. ISBN 9789189471962

2009

Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi (2009) News agencies In: Albertazzi, Daniele and Cobley, Paul, (eds.) The Media: an Introduction. Pearson, Boston, USA, 233-245. ISBN 9781405840361

Rantanen, Terhi (2009) When news was new Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781405175524

2008

Rantanen, Terhi (2008) The cosmopolitanization of news In: Palmer, Michael and Aubert, Aurélie, (eds.) L'information Mondialisée. Editions L'Harmattan, Paris, France, 323-346. ISBN 9782296062306

Rantanen, Terhi (2008) Public national news or news for transnational publics? In: Thomas, I. and Almqvist, K., (eds.) The Future of Public Service Broadcasting. Ax:son Johnson Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden, 171-182. ISBN 9789189672215

Rantanen, Terhi (2008) From international communication to global media studies. What next? Nordicom Review, 29 (2). 31-34. ISSN 1403-1108

Rantanen, Terhi and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver (2008) Global and national news agencies: threats and opportunities in the age of convergence In: de Beer, Arnold and Merrill, John C., (eds.) Global Journalism: Topical Issues and Media Systems. Allyn & Bacon, Boston, USA, 33-47. ISBN 9780205608119

2007

Rantanen, Terhi (2007) A transnational cosmopolitan: an interview with Ulf Hannerz Global Media and Communication, 3 (1). 11-27. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi (2007) The cosmopolitanization of news Journalism Studies, 8 (6). 843-861. ISSN 1461-670X

2006

Rantanen, Terhi (2006) A man behind scapes: an interview with Arjun Appadurai Global Media and Communication, 2 (1). 7-19. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi (2006) Digging the global mine: an interview with Saskia Sassen Global Media and Communication, 2 (2). 142-159. ISSN 1742-7673

Rantanen, Terhi (2006) Foreign dependence and domestic monopoly: the European news cartel and U.S. associated presses, 1861-1932 Media History, 12 (1). 19-35. ISSN 1368-8804

Rantanen, Terhi (2006) Flows and contra-flows in transitional societies In: Thussu, Daya K., (ed.) Media on the Move: Global Flow and Contraflow. Communication and society. Routledge, London, UK, 163-178. ISBN 9780415354578

2005

Rantanen, Terhi (2005) Cosmopolitanization - now!: an interview with Ulrich Beck Global Media and Communication, 1 (3). 247-263. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi (2005) Giddens and the 'G'-word: an interview with Anthony Giddens Global Media and Communication, 1 (1). 63-77. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi (2005) The message is the medium: an interview with Manuel Castells Global Media and Communication, 1 (2). 135-147. ISSN 1742-7665

Rantanen, Terhi and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver (2005) State news agencies - a time for re-evaluation? In: Dorfler, Edith and Vyslozil, Wolfgang, (eds.) The Various Faces of Reality - Values in News (Agency) Journalism. Studien Verlag, Insbruck, Austria, 79-90. ISBN 9783706518222

Rantanen, Terhi (2005) Media and globalization Sage, London, UK. ISBN 0761973125

2004

Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi, eds (2004) Xinwen quanqiuhua (translation of 'The globalization of the news') Weber Publication International, Taiwan. ISBN 9867830377

Rantanen, Terhi (2004) European news agencies and their sources in the Iraq war coverage In: Allan, Stuart and Zelizer, Barbie, (eds.) Reporting War: Journalism in Wartime. Routledge, London, 301-314. ISBN 0415339979

Rantanen, Terhi (2004) Global'noe i natsional'noe. Mass-media i kommunikatsii v postkommunichekoi Rossii (translation of The global and the national. Media communications in post-communist Russia) Izdatel'stvo Moskovskogo universiteta, Moscow, Russia. ISBN 5-211-04707-9

Rantanen, Terhi and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver (2004) Global and national news agencies: the unstable nexus In: de Beer, Arnold S. and Merrill, John C., (eds.) Global Journalism: Topical Issues and Media Systems. Allyn & Bacon, Boston, USA. ISBN 9780801330278

Rantanen, Terhi and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver (2004) News agencies as news sources: a re-evaluation In: Sreberny, Annabelle and Paterson, Chris, (eds.) Inernational News in 21st Century. John Libbey Publishing for University of Luton Press, Eastleigh, UK, 31-46. ISBN 1860205968

2003

Rantanen, Terhi and Kivikuru, U. (2003) Uutisvälitys [News transmission] In: Nordenstreng, K. and Wiio, O. A., (eds.) Suomen Mediamaisema [Finnish Media Landscape]. WSOY, Porvoo, Helsinki, 132-154. ISBN 951-0-25416-9

Rantanen, Terhi and Vartanova, Elena (2003) Empire and communications: centrifugal and centripetal media in contemporary Russia In: Couldry, Nick and Curran, James, (eds.) Contesting Media Power: Alternative Media in a Networked World. Critical media studies: institutions, politics, and culture. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, US, 147-162. ISBN 9780742523852

Rantanen, Terhi (2003) New sense of place in the 19th Century news Media Culture and Society, 25 (4). 435-449. ISSN 1460-3675

2002

Rantanen, Terhi and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver (2002) Theorizing the news agencies In: McQuail, Denis, (ed.) Mcquail's Reader in Mass Communication. Sage, London, 215-221. ISBN 9780761972433

Rantanen, Terhi and Ellä, H. and Engblom, L.-Å. and Heinonen, J. and Laaksovirta, T. and Pohjanpalo, L. and Rajamäki, T. and Woodman, J. (2002) Evaluation of media and communication studies in higher education in Finland Publications of the Higher Education Evaluation Council, 7:2002. Edita Publishing Oy, Helsinki, Finland. ISBN 9513737268

Rantanen, Terhi (2002) Global and the national: media and communications in post-communist Russia Critical media studies. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, US. ISBN 0742515672

Rantanen, Terhi and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver (2002) News agencies: 'Global and national news agencies: opportunities and threats in the age of the Internet' In: Briggs, Adam and Cobley, Paul, (eds.) The Media: an Introduction. 2nd ed.. Longman, Harlow, UK, 57-69. ISBN 9780582423466

2001

Rantanen, Terhi and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver (2001) State news agencies - a time for re-evaluation? Medien und Zeit, 16 (4). 38-45. ISSN 0259-7446

Rantanen, Terhi (2001) Old and the new: communications technology and globalization in Russia New Media and Society, 3 (1). 85-105. ISSN 1461-7315

2000

Rantanen, Terhi (2000) The future of Nordic media and communication studies: the end of splendid isolation? Nordicom Information, 22 (2). 37-41. ISSN 0349-5949

Rantanen, Terhi (2000) Tutkija paradigmamyrskyissa (Researcher in changing paradigms) In: Levo-Henriksson, Ritva and Ampuja, Marko, (eds.) Media Ja Me (Media and Us). Yliopistopaino, Helsinki, Finland, 11-15. ISBN 9514590724

Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi (2000) News agency foreign correspondents In: Tunstall, Jeremy, (ed.) Media Occupations and Professions. a Reader. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 127-143. ISBN 9780198742463

Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi (2000) European national news agencies: the end of an era or a new beginning? Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 1 (1). 86-105. ISSN 1464-8849

Rantanen, Terhi (2000) The old meets the new: news agencies in post-communist Russia In: Ekecrantz, Jan and Olofsson, Kerstin, (eds.) Russian Reports: Studies in Post-Communist Transformation of Media and Journalism. Sodertorn academic studies (2). Almqvist and Wicksell, Stockholm, Sweden, 247-273. ISBN 9789189315037

1999

Rantanen, Terhi (1999) From export to import. Russian television in the age of globalization In: Zassoursky, Yassen N. and Vartanova, Elena, (eds.) Media, Communications and the Open Society. Moscow State University - Faculty of Journalism/IKAR, Moscow, Russia, 173-183. ISBN 9785777600158

1998

Rantanen, Terhi (1998) From communism to capitalism In: Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi, (eds.) The Globalization of News. Sage, London, UK, 125-136. ISBN 9780761953869

Rantanen, Terhi (1998) Globaali uutisvälitys In: Kivikuru, Ullamaija and Pietiläinen, Jukka, (eds.) Uutisia Yli Rajojen : Ulkomaanuutisten Maisema Suomessa. Helsingin yliopiston Lahden tutkimus- ja koulutuskeskus, Lahti, Finland, 44-52. ISBN 9514576780

Palmer, Michael and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi (1998) Global financial news In: Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi, (eds.) The Globalization of News. Sage, London, UK, 61-78. ISBN 9780761953869

Palmer, Michael and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi (1998) News agencies in Europe In: Briggs, Adam and Cobley, Paul, (eds.) The Media: an Introduction. Longman, Harlow, UK, 52-64. ISBN 0582277981

Rantanen, Terhi (1998) After five o'clock friends: Kent Cooper and Roy W. Howard Roy H. Howard monographs in journalism and mass communication research (4). Indiana University, Indiana, USA.

Rantanen, Terhi (1998) The struggle for control of domestic news markets In: Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi, (eds.) The Globalization of News. Sage, London, UK, 35-48. ISBN 9780761953869

Boyd-Barrett, Oliver and Rantanen, Terhi, eds (1998) The globalization of news Sage, London, UK. ISBN 9780761953869

1997

Rantanen, Terhi (1997) Pohjoismainen joukkoviestintä venäläisen tutkijan silmin Suomen Lehdistö : LehdistöN Viestintäpoliittinen Julkaisu, 68 (4). 40-42. ISSN 0039-5587

Rantanen, Terhi (1997) Ensimmäinen väitöskirja journalismin historiasta Virossa Suomen Lehdistö : LehdistöN Viestintäpoliittinen Julkaisu, 67 (11). 12-13. ISSN 0039-5587

Rantanen, Terhi and Ampuja, Marko (1997) Maailman ihmeellisin asia: johdatus viestinnän oppihistoriaan (Of all affairs, communications is the most wonderful - an introduction to the history of communication research) Finnish Open University, Helsinki, Finland. ISBN 9514576667

Rantanen, Terhi (1997) The globalization of news in the 19th century Media, Culture and Society, 19 (4). 605-620. ISSN 0163-4437

1996

Rantanen, Terhi and Ampuja, Marko (1996) Miksi historiaa? Tiedotustutkimus, 19 (1). 2-3. ISSN 0357-8070

Rantanen, Terhi (1996) Viestinnän opetuksen pioneerina Isossa-Britanniassa: fenomenologi mediahistorioitsijana: Paddy Scannellin haastattelu Tiedotustutkimus, 19 (1). 66-69. ISSN 0357-8070

Rantanen, Terhi (1996) Sanomalehtiopista tiedotusoppiin: miten historia katosi suomalaisesta viestinnän tutkimuksesta Tiedotustutkimus, 19 (1). 40-52. ISSN 0357-8070

Rantanen, Terhi (1996) What is to be done? Media in postsocialist countries Journal of Communication, 46 (4). 171-176. ISSN 0021-9916

1995

Rantanen, Terhi and Vartanova, Elena (1995) News agencies in post-communist Russia: from state monopoly to state dominance European Journal of Communication, 10 (2). 207-220. ISSN 1460-3705

1994

Rantanen, Terhi (1994) Tohtoriopiskelijana USA: ssa Tiedotustutkimus, 17 (1). 77-78. ISSN 0357-8070

Rantanen, Terhi (1994) Yhdestä moneen: viestinnän oppihistorioiden välttämättömyydestä Tiedotustutkimus, 17 (2). 21-30. ISSN 0357-8070

Rantanen, Terhi and Kivikuru, U. (1994) Uutisvälitys [news gathering and distribution] In: Nordenstreng, K. and Wiio, O. A., (eds.) Joukkoviestintä Suomessa (Finnish Mass Media System). Weilin & Göös, Porvoo, Helsinki, 76-91. ISBN 9513558991

Vartanova, Elena and Rantanen, Terhi (1994) Ot gosudarstva - k rynku: rossijskie informacionnye agentstva na novom etape Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta (Journal of Moscow University) - Seriia Zhurnalistika, 1. 76-88. ISSN 0320-8079

Rantanen, Terhi (1994) Lehdistöhistoriasta viestinnän historioihin (From press history to media histories) In: Ihmiset, Mediat Ja Merkitykset (People, Media and Meanings). 2B/1/94. Helsingin yliopisto, Helsinki, Finland, 81-93. ISBN 9514567765

Vartanova, Elena and Rantanen, Terhi (1994) Mezhdu gosudarstvom i rynkom. Rossiiskie informatsionnye agentstva na sovremennom etape (Between state and market. Contemporary Russian news agencies) Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta (Journal of Moscow University) - Seriia Zhurnalistika, 2. ISSN 0320-8079

Rantanen, Terhi (1994) Howard interviews Stalin. How the AP, UP and TASS smashed the international news cartel Roy H. Howard monographs in journalism and mass communication research (3). Indiana University, Indiana, USA.

1992

Rantanen, Terhi (1992) Mr Howard goes to South America. The United Press Associations and foreign expansion Roy W. Howard monographs in journalism and mass communication research (2). Indiana Unviersity, Indiana, USA.

1990

Rantanen, Terhi and Kivikuru, U. (1990) Uutisvälitys [news gathering and distribution] In: Nordenstreng, K. and Wiio, O. A., (eds.) Suomen Viestintäjärjestelmä (Finnish Mass Communication System). Weilin & Göös, Porvoo, Helsinki. ISBN 9513550303

Rantanen, Terhi (1990) Foreign news in imperial Russia: The relationship between international and Russian news agencies, 1856-1914 Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae, Dissertationes humanarum litterarum (58). Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, Helsinki, Finland. ISBN 951-41-0635

1989

Rantanen, Terhi and Kivikuru, U. (1989) Uutisvälitys [news gathering and distribution] In: Suomen Kartasto (Finnish Atlas). WSOY, Porvoo, Helsinki. ISBN 9513064379

1987

Rantanen, Terhi (1987) Sähköviestinnän kasvu [The growth of electronic communication] In: Pihkala, E., (ed.) Suomen Historia [Finnish History]. Weilin & Göös, Helsinki, Finland, 262-263. ISBN 9513524892

Rantanen, Terhi (1987) 'STT: n uutisia' sadan vuoden varrelta (News from the Finnish news agency, STT: one hundred years) Weilin & Göös, Helsinki, Finland. ISBN 9789513540241

Rantanen, Terhi (1987) Nyhetsbyråerna i Ryssland [News agencies in Russia] In: Presshistorisk Arsbok [Year Book in Press History]. Svensk Presshistorisk Förening, Stockholm, 138-144.

1986

Rantanen, Terhi (1986) Sähkösanomatoimistosta tietotoimistoon [From telegraph agency to news agency] In: Halila, A. and Rommi, P., (eds.) Suomen Historia [Finnish History]. Weilin & Göös, Helsinki, Finland. ISBN 9513524892

Rantanen, Terhi (1986) Kansainväliset uutistoimistot ja Suomi [International news agencies and Finland] In: Bruun, M. and Koskimies, I. and Tervonen, I., (eds.) Uutisoppikirja [Textbook on News]. Tammi, Helsinki, 98-119. ISBN 9513064379

Rantanen, Terhi and Kivikuru, U. (1986) Suomalainen uutisvälitys [Finnish news gathering and distribution] In: Nordenstreng, Kaarle and Wiio, O. A., (eds.) Suomen Viestintäjärjestelmä [Finnish Mass Communication System]. Weilin & Göös, Helsinki, Finland, 108-120. ISBN 9513539245

1985

Rantanen, Terhi (1985) A historical study of news agencies: the beginning of news agency activity in Russia Julkaisuja, Series (F/8/85). ISSN 0357-5160

Rantanen, Terhi (1985) A historical study of news agencies - the beginning of news agency activity in Russia Nordicom Information, 1. 7-12. ISSN 0349-5949

1984

Holopainen, I. and Kalklinen, M-L. and Sarkkinen, M. and Osterlund, M. and Rantanen, Terhi (1984) "Good evening, our main item tonight is...women". A preliminary study on the role of women in television Research reports, 26/1984. Oy Yleisradio Ab.(Finnish Broadcasting Company), Helsinki, Finland.

1982

Rantanen, Terhi (1982) Sanomalehtien ulkomaananineisto. Vaikutustutkimuksesta kansainvalisen kultuurin tutkimukseen Tiedotustutkimus, 1. 35-46. ISSN 0357-8070


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Awards

Docent, Helsinki University (1996)

 

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