Lottie Jangdal


  • Professional title: Lecturer
  • Academic title: Doctoral Student
  • Department: Department of Media and Communication Science (MKV)
  • Telephone: 010-142 84 81
  • Email: lottie.jangdal@miun.se
  • Room number: J211
  • Research centers: DEMICOM
  • Subjects: Journalism, Media and Communications Science

Research projects


Hyperlocal media and their democratic significance



Articles in journals

Jangdal, L. (2020). Hyperlocals Matter : Prioritising Politics When Others Don’t. Journalism Practice,    

Jangdal, L. , Cepaite Nilsson, A. & Stúr, E. (2019). Hyperlocal Journalism and PR : Diversity in Roles and Interactions. OBS - Observatorio, vol. 13: 1    

Jangdal, L. (2019). Local democracy and the media : Can hyperlocals fill the gap?. Nordicom Review, vol. 40: 2, pp. 69-83.    

Chapters in books

Jangdal, L. & Wadbring, I. (2019). Det journalistiska innehållet. In På väg mot medievärlden 2030 : Journalistikens villkor och utmaningar. Lund : Studentlitteratur AB. pp. 189-209.

Jangdal, L. (2018). Från vovvar till valvaka : Varierande fokus på hyperlokala nyhetssajter. In Snabbtänkt : Reflektioner från valet 2018 av ledande forskare. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University, DEMICOM. pp. 98-.    

Conference papers

Jangdal, L. (2019). The watchdog that barks when needed. Paper presented at the NordMedia, Malmö, 21-23 August, 2019

Cepaite Nilson, A. , Stúr, E. & Jangdal, L. (2018). Survival of the fittest : The do’s and don’ts of hyperlocals. Paper presented at the Ecrea 2018, "Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation", Track: Local News: Covering and binding communities, Lugano, Schweiz, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2018

Cepaite Nilsson, A. , Stúr, E. & Jangdal, L. (2017). Filling a gap of information : Case of Convergence in municipalities when local media entrepreneurs take over communicating local news. Paper presented at the Euprera 2017, London, UK, "Public Relations and the Power of Creativity strategic opportunities, innovation and critical challenges", Track 4: Media Convergence, Boundary-Drawing and World-Making, Oct. 12-14, 2017  

Jangdal, L. (2017). Local Democracy and the Media : Can Hyperlocals Fill the Gap?. Paper presented at the NordMedia 2017, Mediated Realites – Global Challenges, Aug. 17-19, 2017, Tampere, Finland

Stur, E. , Cepaite-Nilsson, A. & Jangdal, L. (2016). Local News in a Changing Media Environment : Impact of Hyper-Local News -  Case of Swedish Local Media. In ECREA 2016 Abstract Book.  

Jangdal, L. , Nord, L. & Olsson, E. (2015). Crisis Reporting in the Digital Age : A Study of Swedish News Editors’ Perceptions. In NordMedia 2015 : Media Presence – Mobile Modernities. NordMedia, Aug. 13-15, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.  

Nord, L. , Jangdal, L. & Olsson, E. (2015). Digital Newsroom Decisions : News Editors' Perceptions of Social Media as News Factor. Paper presented at the Nord Media Conference, Copenhagen, August 13-15, 2015