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Koivumäki, K., Koivumäki, T., & Karvonen, E. (2021). Challenges in the collaboration between researchers and in-house communication professionals in the digital media landscape. Journal of Science Communication, 20(03), A04. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.20030204

Challenges in the collaboration between researchers and in-house communication professionals in the digital media landscape

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Author: Koivumäki, Kaisu1; Koivumäki, Timo2; Karvonen, Erkki3
Organizations: 1University of Oulu
2Martti Ahtisaari Institute, University of Oulu Business School
3Communication and information studies, University of Oulu
Format: article
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.3 MB)
Persistent link: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2021051930663
Language: English
Published: Sissa, 2021
Publish Date: 2021-05-20
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Abstract

In the changing science communication landscape, researchers may govern their public science-society relations through the social media connections at their fingertips. However, digital media outreach may create challenges for researchers and cause changes in the communication professionals’ role. The aim of this qualitative interview study was to enhance understanding of the challenges in the rarely explored organizational collaboration between researchers and communication professionals. The results identify ambiguous duties and responsibilities, as well as blurring boundaries of occupational roles and coordination challenges in content production.

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Series: JCOM. Journal of science communication
ISSN: 1824-2049
ISSN-E: 1824-2049
ISSN-L: 1824-2049
Volume: 20
Issue: 3
Article number: A04
DOI: 10.22323/2.20030204
OADOI: https://oadoi.org/10.22323/2.20030204
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 518 Media and communications
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