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  • Making sense of a crisis 

    Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine (Chapter, 2024)
    The Conclusion of this book is closely connected to Chapter 1. As expressed in the Introduction, these chapters, serving as bookends, are designed to be read in conjunction with each other. In this Conclusion, I reflect ...
  • Exploring telework innovation’s value for news workers 

    Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Asker, Cecilie; Konow-Lund, Maria Theresa (Chapter, 2024)
    This chapter offers a framework for examining the advantages and challenges associated with a significant innovation in newsroom work that emerged during the Covid-19 crisis: the introduction of teleworking. Applying ...
  • The digital shift in news media’s revenue streams during the Covid-19 pandemic 

    Barland, Jens; Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine (Chapter, 2024)
    This chapter sheds light on the economic resilience of Norwegian news media during the Covid-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on the shifts in revenues within the newspaper industry amidst the crisis. The business ...
  • Theoretical perspectives on crisis, resilience, and innovation 

    Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Solvoll, Mona Kristin (Chapter, 2024)
    This chapter describes how the concepts of crisis, resilience, and innovation are well-suited for capturing how Norwegian news media dealt with the Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic posed threats to public health, leading ...
  • Making the struggle for climate jobs common—confessions from an activist professor 

    Ytterstad, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Anybody who lives “in the know” of the climate crisis—and understands some of the systemic causes of the relentless expansion of fossil fuel excavation and combustion—feels enfeebled by the obvious questions of what to say ...
  • Contemporary Contested Ethiopian Media Practice and Its Influence on Journalists’ Autonomy and Role 

    Kebede, Abera Yenework; Ali, Adem Chanie; Moges, Mulatu Alemayehu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    This study explores contemporary journalists’ autonomy and role in the Ethiopian contested media practice by taking journalists working in Amhara Media Corporation (AMC). A qualitative research approach was used to collect ...
  • How a COVID-19 Live Tracker Led to Innovation in Investigative Journalism 

    Konow Lund, Maria; Wiik, Jenny (Chapter, 2023)
    The practice of investigative journalism is constantly pushing the boundaries of what journalism can do and should be. While certain core values remain intact, professionals readily experiment with new methods, forms of ...
  • Hybrid Investigative Journalism During Times of Crisis 

    Konow Lund, Maria; Park, Michelle; Bebawi, Saba (Chapter, 2023)
    In pursuit of its continued focus on holding power to account—locally, nationally and globally—investigative journalism as a practice has actively incorporated various digital skills and capabilities. The embrace of digital ...
  • Bristol Cable: A Local Hybrid Organisation 

    Konow Lund, Maria (Chapter, 2023)
    Investigative journalism has long been described as ‘in decline’ thanks to aspects such as layoffs and faltering business models (Carson, 2020; Konieczna, 2018), and local journalism has faced similar financial difficulties ...
  • The Korea Center for Investigative Journalism: A Hybrid Nonprofit Funding Model 

    Park, Michelle; Konow Lund, Maria (Chapter, 2023)
    In 2013, the world-shaking collaborative investigative-journalism project confronting tax avoidance known as the ‘Offshore Leaks’—orchestrated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)—published ...
  • The Bureau Local: A Hybrid Network for Local Collaborative Investigative Journalism 

    Park, Michelle; Konow Lund, Maria (Chapter, 2023)
    Collaborative journalistic investigations rose to new prominence with the Panama Papers (2016) and Paradise Papers (2017) projects, both of which involved enormous amounts of data shared amongst an international network ...
  • Toward a Hybrid Future for Investigative Journalism 

    Konow Lund, Maria; Park, Michelle; Bebawi, Saba (Chapter, 2023)
  • Global Investigative Collaboration 

    Konow Lund, Maria; Bebawi, Saba (Chapter, 2023)
    In this chapter, we focus on how investigative cross-border collaboration has arisen and developed in the digital era by drawing upon our relatively unprecedented access to several news workers at the Forbidden Stories ...
  • Making Investigative Journalism in a Hybrid Manner 

    Konow Lund, Maria; Park, Michelle (Chapter, 2023)
    It is easy to forget that, historically, hybridity has always been a part of journalism (Hamilton, 2016). For example, ethnographer and sociologist Gaye Tuchman (1978) first engaged with the ‘hybrid’ context of the television ...
  • A Hybrid Investigative Ecology 

    Konow Lund, Maria; Park, Michelle (Chapter, 2023)
    In Part 2, we have looked at what we called ‘hybrid elements’ in emerging organisations focused on investigative journalism and holding power to account. Since the turn of the millennium, scholars have generally focused ...
  • Nudges, emojis, and memes: Mapping interpassivity theory onto digital civic culture 

    Mozdeika, Lukas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Once lauded for liberating audiences from their passive state by granting voice, the digital public sphere today increasingly resem- bles a cacophony of disjointed voices datafied for the gain of giant tech firms. Instead ...
  • How COVID-19 Affected the Practice of Investigative Journalism in Norway and China 

    Konow Lund, Maria; Pan, Lin; Olsson, Eva-Karin (Chapter, 2023)
  • Knowledge Work in Platform Fact-Checking Partnerships 

    Bélair-Gagnon, Valérie; Larsen, Rebekah; Graves, Lucas; Westlund, Oscar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    This article explores how platforms, news publishers, and fact-checkers describe the trade- offs they make in partnerships to counter misinformation. Using 54 interviews with these actors active in the global fact-checking ...
  • Farlige ord: De hemmelige tjenestenes forståelse av desinformasjon som en samfunnstrussel 

    Samuelsen, Reidun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    I denne artikkelen ser jeg nærmere på hva som ligger til grunn for sikkerhetsmyndighetenes forståelse av desinfor- masjon som en samfunnstrussel, og hvordan de jobber mot spredning i Norge. Artikkelen er basert på ...
  • Towards ethno-political advocacy: Ethiopian journalists’ professional role perceptions in post- EPRDF interregnum 

    Moges, Mulatu Alemayehu (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    The study aims at investigating the interplay between the ethnic identity politics and journalists’ role perceptions in contemporary Ethiopian media landscape. Professional roles are a key topic in journalism research ...

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