Recent Submissions

  • Heroes of the Day After Tomorrow: “The Oil Worker” in Norwegian Climate Coverage 2017–2021 

    Ytterstad, Andreas; Houeland, Camilla; Jordhus-Lier, David (Journalism Practice;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11-18)
    In 2019, mentions of “oil worker” in Norwegian newspaper coverage of climate change more than quadrupled, mostly reflecting a rise in politicians vying for the support of this critical constituency. This article explores ...
  • A Sámi media system? 

    Rasmussen, Torkel; Sara, Inker-Anni; Krøvel, Roy (Nordicom Review;Volume 42 (2021): Issue s2 (March 2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03-26)
    In this article, we propose a history of Sámi journalism and news media as a step in the direction of analysing the existing media system in Sápmi. Numerous Sámi activists and organisations have contributed to the establishment ...
  • Whose stories are told and who is made responsible? Human-interest framing in health journalism in Norway, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S. 

    Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Thorbjørnsrud, Kjersti; Hallin, Daniel C. (Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-25)
    Human-interest narratives are journalistic tools to captivate and engage the audience, influence public opinion and bring revenue to media organizations. This paper analyses how human-interest narratives are used in ...
  • Design anthropological approaches in collaborative museum curation 

    Stuedahl, Dagny; Lefkaditou, Ageliki; Ellefsen, Gro Synnøve; Skåtun, Torhild (Design Studies;Volume 75, July 2021, 101021, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-12)
    Museums show an increasing interest in participatory activities that open their premises and processes to diverse audiences. Inspired by this turn within museums, the exhibition FOLK adopted a multi-level co-design approach ...
  • Helse, medier og makt: Kommunikasjonsregimer i mediene 

    Thorbjørnsrud, Kjersti; Figenschou, Tine Ustad (Research report, 2021)
    Helse og sykdom angår oss alle og omtales i alle slags formater i nyhetsmedier og i sosiale medier. I de siste tiårene har den personlige erfaringen med sykdom vokst fram i helsejournalistikken. Legene, forskerne, ...
  • Investigations of a journalistic blind spot: Class, constructors, and carers in Norwegian media 

    Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Eide, Elisabeth; Einervoll Nilsen, Ruth (Nordicom Review;Volume 42 (2021): Issue s3 (April 2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-07)
    Recent studies argue that the contemporary working class has largely disappeared from the news media. Another strand of literature demonstrates that the traditional labour beat has lost newsroom prestige due to changes in ...
  • Critical Moments of Coordination in Newswork 

    Westlund, Oscar; Ekström, Mats (Journalism Practice;Volume 15, 2021 - Issue 6: Future of Journalism, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-08)
    This article focuses on journalistic practices and coordination, more specifically how journalists coordinate when producing Online Live Broadcasts (OLB). An analytical framework that lends from the Knowledge-Based View ...
  • Global platforms and asymmetrical power: Industry dynamics and opportunities for policy change 

    Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea; Sundet, Vilde Schanke (New Media & Society;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-10)
    Global platforms have radically changed institutional dynamics within the media industry. In this study, we explore how national media organisations manoeuvre in an increasingly uneven playing field. Combining theoretical ...
  • What is press freedom? A study on journalims students' perception of press freedom 

    Frey, Elsebeth; Abudheir, Farid A. F.; Araszkiewiez, Jacques; Ntulume, Charlotte (Journalism Education;Volume 10, Issue 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-05-10)
    Press freedom applies to journalists working in conditions where press freedom is denied or threatened, as well as to journalists who feel the pressure of downsizing of news staff and polarized opinions. Using quantitative ...
  • Recontextualising the news: How antisemitic discourses are constructed in extreme far-right alternative media 

    Haanshuus, Birgitte P.; Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea (Nordicom Review;Volume 42 (2021): Issue s1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03-03)
    This study explores how an extreme far-right alternative media site uses content from professional media to convey uncivil news with an antisemitic message. Analytically, it rests on a critical discourse analysis of 231 ...
  • Gjennom ordet. To bemerkelsesverdige bokverk om ordets makt og avmakt 

    Fonn, Birgitte Kjos (Mediehistorisk tidsskrift;Årgang 18, nr. 35, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    De siste tiårene har gitt oss et bredt tilfang av forskningsbidrag om saklitteratur og ytringsfrihet i norsk historie. Prosjekter om norsk sakprosahistorie ble satt i gang allerede i 1990-årene. Rundt år 2000 tok det store ...
  • Confronting stereotypes, racism and xenophobia in Oslo Museum – Intercultural Museum (IKM) 

    Vaagan, Robert Wallace; Bothner-By, Annelise R. (Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS);2020, Vol 29, No 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Museums play an important role in society as repositories of culture history and knowledge, and also as meeting places for visitors. Oslo Museum – Intercultural Museum (IKM) is a municipal museum located in the Norwegian ...
  • Forsiktige forskere, engasjerte journalister 

    Dalen, Lars Sandved (Mediehistorisk tidsskrift;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Enkeltforskere har snakket om sammenhengen mellom CO₂-utslipp og klimaoppvarming i 150 år. Fra 1950-tallet økte interessen for fenomenet. I hvilken grad var denne innsikten en del av offentlig norsk debatt, og hvordan ble ...
  • A critical analysis of the digitization of healthcare communication in the EU: A comparison of Italy, Finland, Norway and Spain. Presented at IAMCR, 7-11. July 2019. 

    Vaagan, Robert Wallace; Toset, Anna Sendra; Farré, Jordi; Torkkola, Sinika; Lovari, Alessandro (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    This article provides a critical analysis of the digitization of healthcare communication in Italy, Finland, Norway, and Spain. Particularly, we focus on organizational communication and interactions among institutions, ...
  • Fire diskurser om korona: Autoritet, ansvar og virkelighetsbilder i helsejournalistikk om covid‑19 i VG og Dagbladet 

    Hågvar, Yngve Benestad (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Covid-19-pandemien fikk massiv mediedekning da den kom til Norge våren 2020. Samspillet mellom helseautoriteter, politikere og medier er i slike tilfeller avgjørende for hvilken forståelse av pandemien som blir etablert i ...
  • Political communication in East Africa: An introduction 

    Orgeret, Kristin; Rønning, Helge (Journal of African Media Studies;Volume 12, Number 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-01)
    For a long time, the role of media and communication in African politics was relatively neglected. This neglect can, as Leila Demarest2 argues, to some extent be explained by the authoritarian turn that took place in many ...
  • The Epistemologies of Breaking News 

    Ekström, Mats; Waldenstrom, Amanda; Westlund, Oscar (Journalism Studies;Volume 22, 2021 - Issue 2: Future on Journalism, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-28)
    The study analyses the epistemologies of online breaking news, focusing on the distinctive epistemic practices and challenges in the production of continuous news updates and online live broadcast. The analytical framework ...
  • News: Mobiles, Mobilities and Their Meeting Points 

    Duffy, Andrew; Ling, Rich; Kim, Nuri; Tandoc JR, Edson; Westlund, Oscar (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-29)
    In the field of quantum mechanics (at least in its more accessible and demotic form), Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle states that the more precisely the position of a particle can be established, the less possible it ...
  • The Public Face of an Epidemic Risk: Personalization of an Ebola Outbreak in Nordic Media 

    Hornmoen, Harald; Andersen, Nina Blom (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-11)
    This chapter explores how newspapers in Denmark and Norway both verbally and visually framed and personalized risk and crisis assessments and scenarios following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014. Our point of ...
  • Digital Journalism (Studies); Defining the Field 

    Eldridge II, Scott A.; Hess, Kristy; Tandoc JR, Edson; Westlund, Oscar (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-12)
    This book brings together a collection of articles published in a Digital Journalism special issue in 2019 titled “Digital Journalism (Studies) - Defining the Field”, edited by the four of us in our capacity as the Digital ...

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