International journalism and the emergence of transnational publics: Between cosmopolitan norms, the affirmation of identity and market forces

  title={International journalism and the emergence of transnational publics: Between cosmopolitan norms, the affirmation of identity and market forces},
  author={Max H{\"a}nska},
  journal={Global Media and Communication},
  pages={103 - 121}
  • Max Hänska
  • Published 4 March 2018
  • Sociology
  • Global Media and Communication
Much has been written about transnational public spheres, though our understanding of their shape and nature remains limited. Drawing on three alternative conceptions of newswork as public communication, this article explores the role of international journalists in shaping transnational publics. Based on a series of original interviews, it asks how journalists are oriented in their newswork (e.g. are they cosmopolitan or parochial in their orientation) and how they ‘imagine’ the public. It… 

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