prof. dr. Irene Costera Meijer

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Irene Costera Meijer is Professor of Journalism Studies and head of the Journalism Studies Department (Ma and Ba-program) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 


In addition she works as a professor II at the Research group for Media Use and Audience Studies of the Department of Information Science and Media Studies at University of Bergen (Norway). 

Costera Meijer is an international expert on media audiences and the principal investigator of both the NWO Research project The New News Consumer and the research project Reinventing Quality Journalism in the Digital Age.

Her research interests focus on audience studies and in particular on the impact of digitalization on changing practices of media consumption and news use and their consequences for media organisations. Related to this Costera Meijer often collaborates with media organisations which makes it easier to translate research results into relevant suggestions for every day professional practices. Costera Meijer is on the editorial board of the academic journals Digital Journalism and Journalism Practice

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