Project manager and author for Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) Research Center, Auckland University of Technology

Dr Merja Myllylahti is a researcher and project manager at the Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) research center, based at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. Her research interests lie in digital media economy, news business models and media ownership. She is an experienced financial journalist and TV reporter having worked 15 years in London for newspapers, TV and online media.


  • 2011–2016
    Researcher, project manager, AUT


  • 2015 
    Auckland University of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2009 
    London City University , Masters in Electronic Publishing