Kristoffer is professor and research leader at the department of Media and Journalism (MJ) at Linnaeus university, Kalmar, Sweden.
His research explores the role of media as a platform for public discourse and democracy. Holt has published extensively and is internationally recognised for his contributions on alternative news media, media criticism, citizen- and participatory media.
He is currently leading the project Young Citizens and the Quality of News. Construals, Strategies and Emotions. Holt is also board member of the Sustainable Journalism Partnership (NGO).