Business or Culture? Family Firms in the Finnish Media Business in the 20th Century

  title={Business or Culture? Family Firms in the Finnish Media Business in the 20th Century},
  author={Susanna Fellman and Pirkko Leino-Kaukiainen},
  journal={Scandinavian Economic History Review},
  pages={244 - 272}
Abstract This paper studies the ownership structure in the Finnish print media business in the 20th century. It pays particular attention to the extent of family ownership in this branch, to the strategies of the owning families in order to keep control of their firms and to how the owners managed professionalisation. Finally, it asks whether media companies have had other goals (e.g. political, cultural, public service) beside pure economic ones and whether such goals have been connected to… 
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