Doctoral Research in 2020: What Did the New Nordic Doctors Study?

In 2020, there were more than 70 doctoral theses published in the field of media and communication research in the Nordic countries. What did the newly graduated doctors study?

My PhD: From a Distance Teacher to a Video Researcher

“Previously, I thought that there were only minor differences between teaching on campus and teaching at distance.” Lena Dafgård describes her journey from a an educational practitioner to a researcher with an interest in video.

NordMedia2021 Call for Abstracts is Open

The NordMedia 2021 conference call for abstracts is now out and will open for submissions in January 2021. The biannual conference will take place 18–20 August 2021 at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík.

New Projects to Develop Nordic Journalism Education

This autumn, a number of new research and development projects aimed at advancing journalism education in the Nordic countries have received grants.

My PhD: Weaving the Web of an Article-Based Doctoral Thesis

Our new series “My PhD” is written by persons who have recently defended their doctoral theses at Nordic universities. In the first essay, Eliisa Vainikka from Finland discusses the challenges of an article-based thesis.

Travels of a Disciplinary Foreigner

We cannot travel abroad at the moment, but we can take ourselves on imaginary journeys in the trails of classic Romantic travellers. Let yourself get inspired with Jan Gustaffson, associate professor at the University of Copenhagen.

20 Ideas for Celebrating over Zoom

For now, we are well-prepared to hold a meeting on Zoom or Teams, or even have a virtual coffee with colleagues. How to celebrate seasonal events, kick-offs and thank you-gatherings over a web conferencing or meeting platform? We collected 20 basic ideas to avoid stiffly and formally sitting in front of the screen.

Searching for Sustainability in Journalism

In the 21st century, the economy, practices, contents and values in journalism have to be re-thought. Nordic scholars and educators are now increasingly engaged in the work for the future of journalism, under the umbrella and key term “sustainability”.

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Competing Sounds? Podcasting and Popular Music

Fandom Histories

Screening Sex: The Sex Scene

Playfulness Across Media

Vacant Positions

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PhD in Alternative Media and Counterpublics

Post.doc. in Alternative Media and Counterpublics

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