Halliki Harro-Loit

Professor in Journalism,
Dr. rer. pol.

MEDIADELCOM Project Coordinator,
Principal Investigator

Her current research interests include temporal analysis of journalistic discourse, comparative analysis of journalism cultures, journalism and communication ethics and law, media policy; discourse analysis and interpersonal communication.

Epp Lauk

Visiting Professor,
PhD in journalism

Her research interests include: transformations of the media systems in Central and Eastern European post-communist countries, journalism cultures and profession of journalism, journalism ethics and media accountability, history of journalism, censorship history, as well as digital technologies and journalism, and social media.

Ragne Kõuts-Klemm

Associate Professor
in Sociology of Journalism,
PhD in media and communication

Her research trajectory is diverse: integration of the Russian minority, changing patterns in media use and social change,journalism transparency and culture media, and social media trends. Her expertise covers media and communication theories and sociological methods for the analysis of media.

Kuldar Taveter

Associate Professor in Information Systems,
PhD in informatics

His main research area is understanding and modelling complex human-centric systems comprising people and technology and eliciting and representing requirements for such systems. The method of his research group is an actor-centric approach where a problem domain is addressed from the interaction, information and behaviour perspectives, which are respectively geared towards understanding and representing social, informational and psychological aspects.

Tiina Kukkes

MA in educational science

MEDIADELCOM Project Manager

She has been involved in management activities of international projects in the last decade, mostly in the fields of health care education and research.

Urmas Loit

PhD in journalism

MEDIADELCOM Project Communication Officer

In Nov 2018, he defended the doctoral thesis about media governance – based on actor approach (defended at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland).