Publications

Book chapters:

  • Myllylahti, M. (forthcoming). New Zealand: curbing the platform content, but not platforms. In Meese, J. and Bannerman, S. (eds.). Algorithmic Distribution of News: Policy Responses. Palgrave McMillan.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2019). Paywalls. International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Wiley.
  • Thurman, N., Picard, R. G., Myllylahti, M. & Krumsvik, A. (2018). On digital distribution’s failure to solve newspapers’ existential crisis: Symptoms, causes, consequences, and remedies. In B. Franklin & S. Eldridge II. (eds.), Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies. Here is a preview of pre-publication version of the chapter: on-digital-distribution (1)
  • Myllylahti, M. (2108). Paywalls and Payment Systems. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.855
  • Myllylahti, M. (2017). We need to talk about metrics. In V. Rupar (ed.), Themes and debates in contemporary journalism. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholar Publishing, pp.87-104. Here is the chapter: Chapter 6 Merja Myllylahti
  • Myllylahti, M. (2017). Newspaper Paywalls and Corporate Revenues; A Comparative Study’. In B. Franklin & S. Eldridge II (eds), The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies. London: Routledge, pp.166-175. Here is the chapter: M Myllylahti Chapter

Academic articles:

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  • Myllylahti, M. (2021, accepted for publication). It’s a dalliance! A glance to the first decade of the digital reader revenue market and how the Google’s and Facebook’s payments are starting to shape it. Digital Journalism. Special Issue. https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2021.1965487
  • Myllylahti, M. (2019). Paying attention to attention: A conceptual framework for studying digital news revenue models related to platforms. Digital Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2019.1691926
  • Myllylahti, M. (2018). Attention economy trap. An empirical investigation into four news companies’ Facebook traffic and social media revenue. Journal of Media Business Studies. DOI: 10.1080/16522354.2018.152752, https://doi.org/10.1080/16522354.2018.1527521
  • Myllylahti, M. (2017.) The rise of tactical partnerships: media converging beyond ownership. MEDIANZ 17(1), 1-19. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11157/medianz-vol17iss1id181
  • Baker, S. Rupar, V., Craig, G., Devadas, V., Owen, T., Myllylahti, M., Bereti, C. (2017). News diversity in New Zealand local body elections 2016. MEDIANZ 17(1), 1-27.
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11157/medianz-vol17iss1id184
  • Myllylahti, M. (2016). Evolving funding models of news publishers and public service media. Nordicom Information 38(1), pp.25-29.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2016). What content is worth locking behind a paywall? Digital news commodification in leading Australasian financial newspapers. Digital Journalism [Online]. DOI: 1080/21670811.2016.1178074
  • Myllylahti, M. (2014). Newspaper paywalls – the hype and the reality. A study of how paid news content impacts on media corporation revenues. Digital Journalism, 2(2), pp.179-194.
  • Hope, W. & Myllylahti, M. (2013) Financialisation of New Zealand media ownership. NZ Sociology 28(3), pp.192-207.
  • Hope, W. & Myllylahti, M. (2011). Global capital and media communication ownership in New Zealand. Pacific Journalism Review 17(2), pp.188-209.
  • Thurman, N. & Myllylahti, M. (2009). Taking paper out of news. A case study of Taloussanomat, Europe’s first online-only newspaper. Journalism Studies 10(5), pp.691-708.

Academic reports:

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  • Myllylahti, M. & Treadwell, G. (2021). Trust in news in New Zealand. AUT centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M., Hope, W., Baker, S., Hoar, P., McEwan, R., Middleton, A. and Treadwell, G. (2020). JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2020. AUT research center for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. & Treadwell, G. (2020). Trust in news in New Zealand. AUT research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. and Baker, S. (2019). JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2019. AUT research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2018, September). Google, Facebook and New Zealand news media: The problem of platform dependency. Auckland: The Policy Observatory. Available here.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2018). JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2018. AUT center for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2017). JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2017. AUT center for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2016). JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2016. AUT centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2015). JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2015. AUT Research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2014, December 5). JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2014. AUT Research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy:
  • Myllylahti, M. (2013). JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2013. AUT Research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2012). JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2012. AUT Research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.
  • Myllylahti, M. (2011). JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report 2011. AUT Research centre for Journalism, Media and Democracy.

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