Lenka Waschková Císařová

Assistant Professor
at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism
PhD

Her teaching and research focus on journalism studies, media ownership, local media, and the transformation of media markets. She is the editor of the book Voice of the Locality: Local Media and Local Audience; the author of a monograph about Czech local media developments; and the author of several journal articles and book chapters on related topics.

cisarovafss.muni.cz

Iveta Jansová

Assistant Professor
at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism
PhD in Media and Cultural Studies

Her main research interests are in audience studies, fan studies, and the representations of gender in the media, mainly in the crime genre. She has published studies on fans and fandom, authored the book Powerful/Powerless Media Fans: TV series as a source of semiotic battles between fans and producers, and co-authored the book Female Heroines and their Portrayal in Czech TV Crime Series.

jansovafss.muni.cz

Jan Motal

Assistant Professor
at the Faculty of Social Studies
PhD

In his research, he focuses on the notions of social responsibility and social dialogue. Beside it, Jan works on a theory of art grounded in the philosophy of dialogue. Being a former filmmaker, he is especially interested in audiovisual culture and the ethics of documentary movies. He wrote several books on art, e. g. Dialogue Through Art (2016) and serves as an active public advocate of socially responsible media and art.

jmotalfss.muni.cz

Boris Rafailov

Project Administrator
at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism
PhD

He helps with the implementation of several national and EU financed projects at the department. He cooperates on this with the Office for Research and Project Support, management of the department and other entities across the Faculty of Social Studies and the whole Masaryk University.

rafailovfss.muni.cz