Ján Višňovský is an associate professor at the Faculty of Mass Media Communication, the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovak Republic, and head of the Department of Mass Media Communication. He is particularly interested in problems and questions of journalism in the context of the development of information and communication technologies and the history of television. He has published more than eighty scholarly articles and conference papers. Of them, twenty-five are indexed in Web of Science or Scopus. He is a member of the editorial board of the scientific journal Communication Today, and a member of Slovak Syndicate of Journalists, International Federation of Journalists, European Association for Viewers Interests and International Association for Media Education.