Dr.sc.comm. Jānis Buholcs

Lead Researcher
Research areas: 
On-line media, social media, social capital, on-line communities , communication technologies
Jānis Buholcs is an associate professor at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences and a lead researcher at HESPI. He is an expert of the Latvian Science Council in the field of media and communication. Jānis Buholcs reads study courses on online information environment, media ethics, media economics and other issues related to media and journalism. His research interests include transnational migrants' online communication, journalistic ethics, media literacy, civic participation and disinformation. In parallel with his academic and scientific work, Jānis Buholcs publishes materials on media criticism and participates in the Ethics Commission of the Latvian Association of Journalists.