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Journalism and emotional work

Pantti, Mervi and Wahl-Jorgensen, Karin ORCID: 2021. Journalism and emotional work. Journalism Studies 22 (12) , pp. 1567-1573. 10.1080/1461670X.2021.1977168

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This essay introduces the special issue entitled Journalism and Emotional Work. It argues the need for a context-sensitive understanding of emotional work in journalism profession. Contributions to the issue elucidate the social context for and the social consequences of emotional work. It demonstrates that journalists' emotional work is shaped by the changes in the industry and specific contexts in which they carry out their work.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Additional Information: This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (
Publisher: Routledge
ISSN: 1461-670X
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 7 December 2021
Date of Acceptance: 31 August 2021
Last Modified: 05 May 2023 20:32

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