Liselotte Englund

Liselotte Englund
Karlstads Universitet · Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

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A critical part of disaster communication is media coverage in the interface of the afflicted, media, and authorities. One communication key is building trust. Disaster survivors encounter journalists in a high-stress context, but little is known about their perceptions of these interactions and the subsequent media exposure. The aim of this study...
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This edition from 2018 is an English version of the doctoral thesis, presented at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication at Gothenburg University and published in Swedish, 2008. Revised version, October 2019.
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Purpose The media is an important part of disaster management, yet little is understood about their interplay with the disaster survivors. The purpose of this paper is to examine disaster survivors’ long-term retrospective views of their experiences with journalists and the media coverage. Design/methodology/approach In total, 22 Swedish adult sur...
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Bergen: Fagbokforlaget, 2017, 149 s. I ett allt mer tätnande mediebrus av traditionella och nya sociala medier trängs en tillsynes ständigt ökande medierapportering om traumatiska händelser världen över. Det är mindre olyckor och brott i lokalsamhället, inhemska och utländska katastrofer, kriser, krig och terror. Många gånger exponeras barn och vux...
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The Kamedo observer reports study the medical, psychological, organizational and social aspects of disasters. This report summaries experiences from the bomb attack in Oslo and the shootings at Utøya, 2011. That may be valuable for the further development of the Swedish - aswell as international - disaster preparedness system. The preconditions for...
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Events such as the discotheque fire in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1998 and the 2004 tsunami in Thailand, in which many Swedish citizens’ lives were lost, exemplify events of traumatic character with implications for different professions in Sweden (Arnberg, Hultman, Michel, & Lundin, 2013; Wahlström, Michélsen, Schulman, Backheden, & Keskinen-Rosenqvis...
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In 1998, just before midnight on the night before the All Saint's Day holiday – more precisely, October 29 at 11.42 p.m. – a fire breaks out in Gothenburg, Sweden, at the meeting hall of the Macedonian Association. A party is underway in which almost 400 young people are – most of them from families of foreign origin, representing 19 nationalities....
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Disaster eyewitnesses and reporters, who must understand the incomprehensible and describe the indescribable, suffer themselves indirectly by the trauma. Behind the tough media facade there are individuals who are challenged by the role conflict between being a human being and a journalist.
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Acts of terror often entail major challenges for healthcare services. Not just the medical support, but also the authorities’ crisis communication and media management is under pressure. The study summarizes experiences by the results of an observatory study on the bomb attack in Oslo and the shootings at Utøya, Norway, 22 July, 2011. The report fo...
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The Kamedo observer reports study the medical, psychological, organizational and social aspects of disasters. This report summaries experiences from the bomb attack in Oslo and the shootings at Utøya, 2011, and besides of mentioned areas of KAMEDO, this report also evaluates the crisis communications and media management of the 22nd of July events....
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The thesis is an occupation study that combines perspective and theory from mainly journalism and crisis psychology. It covers journalists (reporters and photographers) - a work group with a professional mission in an extreme situation, as eyewitnesses to disaster, and their editors. An essential part of the knowledge base rests on research on prev...

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