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Upcoming Webinar: Media Literacy in India

As a part of the webinar series De-Westernising Media Literacy, the 2022 season kicks off with a special view on India. The webinar takes place on Thursday 27 of January at 15:00 CET.

They are Here, They are There, They are Everywhere: Data, Data, Data…

We used to be told that we live in a media-saturated world. True as this may be, today’s is also data saturated. Johannes Bjerling, editor of Nordicom Review, discusses datafication in the Nordic welfare societies with Rikke Andreassen, Anne Kaun, and Kaarina Nikunen. 

Norwegian-Danish Cooperation with New PhD Course

Two research groups in Norway and Denmark are joining forces to provide PhD course in audience studies and media use research.

Professor Helle Sjøvaag Shares Her Publishing Tips

The professor of journalism has been one of those who has published the most research articles at the University of Stavanger. Read how she keeps up with the pressure to publish.

Several Calls for Papers with Deadline in February

Currently we have listed twenty-three different calls, of which nine have submission deadline in February 2022. A couple of the calls even have a special Nordic focus.

NordMedia Network and Social Media

We have presence on several different social media channels, and give you the possibility to promote yourselves and your work through NordMedia Network.

Notes From a Manuscript Editor: Why Inclusive Language is Important

You’ve gone through round after round of review, revision, and editing. After all that, a new editor is telling you that some language needs to be adjusted, some words capitalised, and others avoided. Manuscript editor Kristin Clay tells you why.

Smashing the Myth of Fact-Based Journalism

In journalism, facts and opinions must be kept separate. In this Featured Article, the writers call into question this doctrine by examining the practice of quoting in Helsingin Sanomat’s reporting of the US presidential election.

Calls for Papers

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Historizing International Organizations and Their Communication – Institutions, Practices, Changes

25 Years of The Big Lebowski

Elemental World Cinema

Futures of Games and Game Studies

The Encyclopedia of Animation Studies – Volume 4 – Characters and Aesthetics

“This Time it’s for all the Marbles. Towards Social Justice in Digital Gaming” – CfP for a special issue of Gamevironments

Critical Essays on BoJack Horseman

Disinformation and Treatment of Democratic Memory in Social Networks

Vacant Positions

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MSCA 2022 – calls for expression of interest in European cross border education in Journalism

Tenure Track position in Communication Studies

Three Doctoral Research Fellowships

Three PhD Fellowships in Political Communication

Two doctoral studentships in Journalism, affiliated with the Baltic and Eastern European Graduate School (BEEGS)

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Environmental Communication

Professorship in Communication and Digital Transformations


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