is an Associate Professor in Journalism Sociology and the director of the Journalism and Communication MA programme at the University of Tartu, Estonia. In her research, she has focused on the integration of the Russian minority, changing patterns in media use and social change, journalism transparency and culture media. She has been involved in many national and international research projects, e.g. PI in research on Transparency in Estonian Journalism, 2008-2012; main investigator in the project on Culture Journalism and their Audiences, 2014-2016; researcher in a Horizon 2020 project CATCH-EyoU, Constructing Active Citizenship with European Youth: Policies, Practices, Challenges and Solutions in 2015-2018; main investigator in the project on Cross-media news consumption in European democracies, 2014-2018; PI for an applied Media Policy research project. She is actively involved in a broad international cooperation network, including the network of European cultural journals Eurozine.