Journalist and His Working Environment (Case Study of a Czech Publishing House)

Lucie Macků


The paper focuses on the journalist’s perception of his working environment. The research uses a case study of a publishing house Mafra which is one of the largest media companies in the Czech Republic. Mafra started using integrated newsrooms in 2007 – the first of them connected the newspaper MF DNES and its online version and an integrated newsroom for Lidové Noviny and followed. Since 2004, all Mafra’s newsrooms and also radio stations are based in one large building; the TV station resides in a separate building. My research is based on 40 interviews with journalists from all media divisions.

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