I Edition (2018)

Published: 10.04.2020

The Media and Democracy Karol Jakubowicz Award in 2018 was shared by:


 Maria Nowina Konopka Edycja 2018   

Maria Nowina Konopka for a monograph entitled „Infomorfoza. Zarządzanie informacją w nowych mediach” [Infomorphosis. Information Management in New Media] (Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2017) – for an important discussion on new media order and a wide range of media transformation. The Award was granted for innovative contribution to the theory of new media ecology and new media ecosystems.

 Jakub Nowak Edycja 2018   Jakub Nowak for a monograph entitled „Polityki sieciowej popkultury” [The Policies of Network Pop Culture] (Lublin: Wydawnictwo UMCS, 2017). The book presents the status of new media as a space for pop culture. The study addresses visibility of online content as well as new patterns of political and civic activity in line with the so-called digital intermediaries.

 Christian S. Nissen Edycja 2018   Christian S. Nissen, international media expert and the former Director General of Danmarks Radio (DR) for longstanding achievements in promoting democratic standards in the media. The Executive awarded long-term activities at the international level (Council of Europe, European Broadcasting Union) and Christian Nissen’s latest publication, entitled „Media Freedom Revisited. The Widening Gap Between Ideals and Reality” (chapter in a collective work edited by U. Carlsson „Freedom of Expression and Media in Transition”, Goteborg: Nordicom Publishing House, 2016).


The Award ceremony took place on June 15, 2018 in Warsaw, during the conference of the European Media Management Association.

Photos by: Jarosław Królikowski, Anna Onuszczuk (Wydział Dziennikarstwa, Informacji i Bibliologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski).





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