Johan Lindell

Senior lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Informatics and Media

+4618-471 1035
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum (plan 3)
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Johan Lindell is a media sociologist specialized in field theory and the works of French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. Lindell's research focuses on media consumption, fields of cultural production, social media, lifestyles and cultural stratification as well as the Nordic media system. He has published his research in a wide range of international journals including European Journal of Communication, Communication Theory, Poetics, New Media & Society and Journalism Studies.

Keywords: inequality social inequality consumption class news globalization cultural sociology mediatization journalism mass media

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Johan Lindell (PhD, 2014, Karlstad University) is an Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies.


I specialize in the sociology of media production and consumption, and the role of media in society and culture. I do research on news consumption, lifestyles and socio-cultural stratification, the Nordic media system, and fields of media/cultural production.


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