Andreas Mattsson is a lecturer in Journalism at Department of Communication and Media, Lund University. He is currently the program director at School of Journalism.
He also works as a freelance journalist and travels frequently to countries in Southeast- and South Asia on assignments. In 2014 he was awarded with an honour award from the Swedish Red Cross for his reporting about boat refugees arriving to Sweden during the early 90’s.
His main research area is the growth of digital media and online journalism. From 2007 until 2012 he worked as an online editor at the regional newspaper Sydsvenskan in Malmö. In 2012 he studied the growth of online journalism in Vietnam as part of a research scholarship from Peter Melin Memorial Fund. In 2015 he received research grants from Journalistfonden to study the growth of digital media platforms in India.