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Jesper Strömbäck

Jesper Strömbäck is Ludvig Nordström Professor and Chair in Journalism and Professor in Political Communication at Mid Sweden. His research focuses on political communication, political news journalism, political public relations and marketing, and public opinion formation.

Jesper Strömbäck was previously a professor in the same subjects at Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall . He has also been a visiting researcher at the University of Florida and the University of Zurich , among others , as well as chairman of the Political Communication Division within the International Communication Association (2014–2016). Strömbäck was a member of Studieförbundet Näringsliv och Samhälles Demokratiråd 2005, 2006 and 2008. During the period 2011-2013 he was Secretary General and Chancellor of the Government's Future Commission , which was led by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt . [ 5 ] He is also assistant editor of the journal Political Communication.

Publications

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Strömbäck, J. (2017). News Seekers, News Avoiders, and the Mobilizing Effects of Election Campaigns: Comparing Election Campaigns for the National and the European Parliaments. International Journal of Communication, 11, 237–258.

Stromback, J., & Kiousis, S. (2013). Political Public Relations: Old Practice, New Theory-Building. Public Relations Journal, 7(4), 1–11.

Aalberg, T., & Strömbäck, J. (2011). Media-driven Men and Media-critical Women? An Empirical Study of Gender and MPs’ Relationships with the Media in Norway and Sweden. International Political Science Review, 32(2), 167–187. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192512110378902

Aalberg, T., Strömbäck, J., & de Vreese, C. H. (2011). The framing of politics as strategy and game: A review of concepts, operationalizations and key findings. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 13(2), 162–178. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884911427799

Dahlgren, P. M., Shehata, A., & Strömbäck, J. (2019). Reinforcing spirals at work? Mutual influences between selective news exposure and ideological leaning. European Journal of Communication, 34(2), 159–174. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323119830056

Dimitrova, D. V., Shehata, A., Strömbäck, J., & Nord, L. W. (2011). The Effects of Digital Media on Political Knowledge and Participation in Election Campaigns. Communication Research, 41(1), 95–118. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650211426004

Dimitrova, D. V., & Strömbäck, J. (2005). Mission Accomplished? Framing of the Iraq War in the Elite Newspapers in Sweden and the United States. Gazette (Leiden, Netherlands), 67(5), 399–417. https://doi.org/10.1177/0016549205056050

Dimitrova, D. V., & Strömbäck, J. (2008). Foreign policy and the framing of the 2003 Iraq War in elite Swedish and US newspapers. Media, War & Conflict, 1(2), 203–220. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750635208090957

Dimitrova, D. V., & Strömbäck, J. (2012). Election news in Sweden and the United States: A comparative study of sources and media frames. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 13(5), 604–619. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884911431546

Esser, F., de Vreese, C. H., Strömbäck, J., van Aelst, P., Aalberg, T., Stanyer, J., Lengauer, G., Berganza, R., Legnante, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., Salgado, S., Sheafer, T., & Reinemann, C. (2012). Political Information Opportunities in Europe. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 17(3), 247–274. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161212442956

Geers, S., & Strömbäck, J. (2018). Patterns of intra-election volatility: the impact of political knowledge. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 29(3), 361–380. https://doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2018.1531010

Hameleers, M., Bos, L., Fawzi, N., Reinemann, C., Andreadis, I., Corbu, N., Schemer, C., Schulz, A., Shaefer, T., Aalberg, T., Axelsson, S., Berganza, R., Cremonesi, C., Dahlberg, S., de Vreese, C. H., Hess, A., Kartsounidou, E., Kasprowicz, D., Matthes, J., … Weiss-Yaniv, N. (2018). Start Spreading the News: A Comparative Experiment on the Effects of Populist Communication on Political Engagement in Sixteen European Countries. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 23(4), 517–538. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161218786786

Holt, K., Shehata, A., Strömbäck, J., & Ljungberg, E. (2013). Age and the effects of news media attention and social media use on political interest and participation: Do social media function as leveler? European Journal of Communication, 28(1), 19–34. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323112465369

Karlsson, M., & Strömbäck, J. (2010). Freezing the flow of online news. Journalism Studies, 11(1), 2–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616700903119784

Meltzer, C. E., Eberl, J.-M., Theorin, N., Heidenreich, T., Strömbäck, J., Boomgaarden, H. G., & Schemer, C. (2020). Media effects on policy preferences toward free movement: evidence from five EU member states. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183x.2020.1778454

Nord, L. W., & Strömbäck, J. (2003). Making Sense of Different Types of Crises: A study of the Swedish media coverage of the terror attacks against the United States and the US attacks in Afghanistan. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 8(4), 54–75. https://doi.org/10.1177/1081180x03256578

Oleskog Tryggvason, P., & Strömbäck, J. (2017). Fact or Fiction? Investigating the quality of opinion poll coverage and its antecedents. Journalism Studies, 19(14), 2148–2167. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670x.2017.1330665

Shehata, A., & Strömbäck, J. (2011). A Matter of Context: A Comparative Study of Media Environments and News Consumption Gaps in Europe. Political Communication, 28(1), 110–134. https://doi.org/10.1080/10584609.2010.543006

Shehata, A., & Strömbäck, J. (2018). Learning Political News From Social Media: Network Media Logic and Current Affairs News Learning in a High-Choice Media Environment. Communication Research, 009365021774935. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650217749354

Skovsgaard, M., Shehata, A., & Strömbäck, J. (2016). Opportunity Structures for Selective Exposure: Investigating selective exposure and learning in Swedish election campaigns using panel survey data. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 21(4), 527–546. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161216658157

Strömbäck, J. (2007). Political Marketing and Professionalized Campaigning. Journal of Political Marketing, 6(2–3), 49–67. https://doi.org/10.1300/j199v06n02_04

Strömbäck, J. (2008). Four Phases of Mediatization: An Analysis of the Mediatization of Politics. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 13(3), 228–246. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161208319097

Strömbäck, J. (2009). Selective Professionalisation of Political Campaigning: A Test of the Party-Centred Theory of Professionalised Campaigning in the Context of the 2006 Swedish Election. Political Studies, 57(1), 95–116. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9248.2008.00727.x

Strömbäck, J. (2016). Does Public Service TV and the Intensity of the Political Information Environment Matter? Journalism Studies, 18(11), 1415–1432. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670x.2015.1133253

Strömbäck, J., & Aalberg, T. (2008). Election News Coverage in Democratic Corporatist Countries: A Comparative Study of Sweden and Norway. Scandinavian Political Studies, 31(1), 91–106. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9477.2008.00197.x

Strömbäck, J., & Dimitrova, D. V. (2006). Political and Media Systems Matter: A comparison of election news coverage in Sweden and the United States. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 11(4), 131–147. https://doi.org/10.1177/1081180x06293549

Stromback, J., Djerf-Pierre, M., & Shehata, A. (2012). The Dynamics of Political Interest and News Media Consumption: A Longitudinal Perspective. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 25(4), 414–435. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpor/eds018

Strömbäck, J., Djerf-Pierre, M., & Shehata, A. (2015). A Question of Time? A Longitudinal Analysis of the Relationship between News Media Consumption and Political Trust. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 21(1), 88–110. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161215613059

Stromback, J., & Shehata, A. (2010). Media malaise or a virtuous circle? Exploring the causal relationships between news media exposure, political news attention and political interest. European Journal of Political Research, 49(5), 575–597. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6765.2009.01913.x

Strömbäck, J., & Esser, F. (2014). Introduction: Making sense of the mediatization of politics. Journalism Studies, 15(3), 243–255. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670x.2014.897412

Strömbäck, J., Falasca, K., & Kruikemeier, S. (2017). The Mix of Media Use Matters: Investigating the Effects of Individual News Repertoires on Offline and Online Political Participation. Political Communication, 35(3), 413–432. https://doi.org/10.1080/10584609.2017.1385549

Strömbäck, J., Grandien, C., & Falasca, K. (2012). Do campaign strategies and tactics matter? Exploring party elite perceptions of what matters when explaining election outcomes. Journal of Public Affairs, 13(1), 41–52. https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.1441

Strömbäck, J., & Kiousis, S. (2010). A New Look at Agenda-Setting Effects-Comparing the Predictive Power of Overall Political News Consumption and Specific News Media Consumption Across Different Media Channels and Media Types. Journal of Communication, 60(2), 271–292. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-2466.2010.01482.x

Strömbäck, J., & Luengo, Ó. G. (2008). Polarized Pluralist and Democratic Corporatist Models: A comparison of election news coverage in Spain and Sweden. International Communication Gazette, 70(6), 547–562. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748048508096398

Strömbäck, J., Mitrook, M. A., & Kiousis, S. (2010). Bridging Two Schools of Thought: Applications of Public Relations Theory to Political Marketing. Journal of Political Marketing, 9(1–2), 73–92. https://doi.org/10.1080/15377850903472547

Strömbäck, J., Negrine, R., Hopmann, D. N., Jalali, C., Berganza, R., Seeber, G. U. H., Seceleanu, A., Volek, J., Dobek-Ostrowska, B., Mykkänen, J., Belluati, M., & Maier, M. (2013). Sourcing the News: Comparing Source Use and Media Framing of the 2009 European Parliamentary Elections. Journal of Political Marketing, 12(1), 29–52. https://doi.org/10.1080/15377857.2013.752227

Strömbäck, J., & Nord, L. W. (2006). Do Politicians Lead the Tango? A Study of the Relationship between Swedish Journalists and their Political Sources in the Context of Election Campaigns. European Journal of Communication, 21(2), 147–164. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323105064043

Strömbäck, J., & Nord, L. W. (2006b). Mismanagement, mistrust and missed opportunities: a study of the 2004 tsunami and Swedish political communication. Media, Culture & Society, 28(5), 789–800. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443706067028

Strömbäck, J., & Shehata, A. (2007). Structural biases in British and Swedish election news coverage. Journalism Studies, 8(5), 798–812. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616700701504773

Strömbäck, J., & Shehata, A. (2018). The Reciprocal Effects Between Political Interest and TV News Revisited: Evidence from Four Panel Surveys. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 96(2), 473–496. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699018793998

Strömbäck, J., Tsfati, Y., Boomgaarden, H., Damstra, A., Lindgren, E., Vliegenthart, R., & Lindholm, T. (2020). News media trust and its impact on media use: Toward a framework for future research. Annals of the International Communication Association, 44(2), 139–156. https://doi.org/10.1080/23808985.2020.1755338

Strömbäck, J., & van Aelst, P. (2009). Exploring Some Antecedents of the Media’s Framing of Election News: A Comparison of Swedish and Belgian Election News. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 15(1), 41–59. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161209351004

Strömbäck, J., & Van Aelst, P. (2013). Why political parties adapt to the media: Exploring the fourth dimension of mediatization. International Communication Gazette, 75(4), 341–358. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748048513482266

Torial Aalberg, Frank Esser, Carsten Reinemann, Jesper Strömbäck and Claes H de Vreese (eds), Populist Political Communication in Europe. (2019). European Journal of Communication, 34(4), 463–464. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323119863867b

Tsfati, Y., Boomgaarden, H. G., Strömbäck, J., Vliegenthart, R., Damstra, A., & Lindgren, E. (2020). Causes and consequences of mainstream media dissemination of fake news: literature review and synthesis. Annals of the International Communication Association, 44(2), 157–173. https://doi.org/10.1080/23808985.2020.1759443

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