Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism

ISSN: 2165-7912

Open Access

Bengt Johansson

Bengt Johansson

Bengt Johansson
Professor, Department of Journalism, Media and Communication
University of Gothenburg, Sweden


Bengt Johansson is Professor in Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He has published book and articles on a wide range of topics inside the field och political communication (media effects, political scandals, political advertising, election news coverage, opinion formation) and is currently writing a book on Swedish election posters (with Hakansson and Vigsø). Among his international publications are works on local media (“Journalism and the Scrutiny of Local Politics”) in Journalism studies (2006), political scandals (“Talk Scandals”) in Media, Culture and Society (2008) and third-person effects (“The Third-Person Effect: Only a Media Perception?”) in Nordicom review (2005).

Research Interest

Political Communication

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