About us

Who we are?

Heidi Hirsto, DSc (Econ.), Aalto University School of Economics, Department of Communication. Her main research interests lie in discursive and cultural approaches to finance and economy, the workings of economic rhetoric and expertise in different genres and social contexts, as well as media ethics and politics. heidi.hirsto@aalto.fi

Yrjö Tuunanen, Doctoral Candidate, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Media, Helsinki, Finland. His research interests include visual communication, multimodal critical discourse analysis, financial literacy, E-learning tools, and a special interest in financial news discourses mediated on the web-based media. yrjo.tuunanen@aalto.fi

The project is seed funded by Professor Philip Dean, and Project Manager Juhani Tenhunen, Aalto Media Factory, http:/mediafactory.aalto.fi, during January-June 2012.

The home institution of the project is the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Media, Helsinki, Finland. The administrative contact person is Professor Philip Dean, philip.dean@aalto.fi