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Social Media, Crises, and Sustainability Topical Themes at the Doctoral Pre-Conference

The NordMedia23 Doctoral Pre-Conference will bring together 25 doctoral students from the Nordic countries to discuss their ongoing work. TikTok, climate change and sustainable media production are frequent topics.

NordMedia23 Opening Keynote to be Held by Nicholas Diakopoulos

The opening keynote at the NordMedia23 Conference, entitled Technological Takeover? Social and Cultural Implications – Promises and Pitfalls, will be held by Nicholas (Nick) Diakopoulos, an expert ion computational journalism.

New Nordic Research: Life in a Surveillance Culture

The possibilities to surveil people have increased. In a new research anthology published by Nordicom, different researchers study how living in a “culture of surveillance” affects our daily lives and societies.

Will the Next NordMedia Conference Host a Record Number of Presentations?

In total, 326 papers were accepted to the NordMedia2023 Conference. We do not yet know how many of the accepted participants will register and come to the onsite conference in Norway, but there is a possibility for this year’s conference to break a record.

Notes From a Manuscript Editor: The DOs and DON’Ts of DOIs (and URLs)

Have you ever thought about DOIs? While digital object identifiers can be incredibly useful for providing persistent and permanent digital addresses for published works, they are also notorious among scholars for being, well, a pain.

Spinning in the Post-Doc Carousel: Lifting Up the Fixed-Term Researcher

At universities, employees are remembered in many ways. As the years of service and the employee’s age accumulate, anniversary years are celebrated; festschrifts are prepared, and when employees change their workplace, farewell partiers are arranged. But who sees the fixed-term researcher?

European Databases Make Media Research Evidence Accessible

Many transnational research projects aim at producing added value by collecting research into databases. Recent examples with Nordic contributions include databases for European media ownership, research on children’s online behaviour and content analysis.

Let the Algorithm Find the Fit? Journal Finders to Minimise the Guesswork

Finding the right journal for an article manuscript can be challenging. Could journal finders be of help to find a good fit? We made an overview for you and described how they work.

Upcoming Conferences

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The 17th Conference on Communication and Environment

Exploring the Archived Web During a Highly Transformative Age

International Symposium ‘Hate speech at the crossroads of aggression, anxiety, and resonance: from linguistics to politics and beyond’

The 5th Interactive Film and Media Virtual Conference

PANCOPOP Symposium 2023

Fourth International Conference on Translanguaging

The NECS 2023 Conference

EURAM 2023 | Management History, Theory, and Philosophy

Calls for Papers

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2023 ECREA Communication Law and Policy Workshop

Call for Book Chapters – Virtual Photography

Call for Papers – Ukraine Day

Sensing Stories: Approaches on Multisensory Narration in Arts and Media

Vacant Positions

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Adjunct professor in journalism (limited employment)(in Swedish)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Corporate Communication

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Rhetoric

Lecturer in Journalism (in Danish)

Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies


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