It’s the perceptions, stupid!

Definitions of crises vary subjectively. Companies have to understand and adapt


More than 2,000 years ago, Plato offered one of the most famous allegories to date: the “allegory of the cave”. Well-known does not equal well understood, however, and there are still many insights that can be gained from the allegory of the cave.

Jesper Strömbäck

Jesper Strömbäck is professor of media and communication and holds a chair in journalism at the Mid Sweden University. He is research director at the Centre for PolComm Research, Mid Sweden University and has published books on political communications and several articles in journals like the Euro Journal of Communication and the Harvard International Journal of Press and Politics.