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New Book on Freedom of Expression and the Rise of Extremism

A new anthology addresses issues such as the rise of extremism and terrorism, conflicts concerning diversity and minority rights, as well as the situation for freedom of expression.

Open PhD position at Kristiania University College

The PhD project should aim to understand changing of media and communication strategies according to the digitalization and changing environment.

Oslo Metropolitan University Seeks University Lecturer in Audio Journalism

The position will mainly be responsible for teaching and supervising students at the bachelor-level in applied audio journalism, specifically radio and podcasts.

The University of Stavanger Seeks Postdoctoral Researcher

The University of Stavanger invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Media Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Media and Social Sciences. The appointment is for 2 years and the position is vacant from 01.02.2020.

Nord University Seeks Four Positions in Strategic Communication

Nord University seeks one Associate Professor, one Postdoctoral Researcher, and two PhD Students in strategic communication as part of their new communication studies programme.

Political Debate Intensifies on Twitter

A new study in Nordicom Review compares two televised party leaders’ debates before the 2014 general election in Sweden with the activity on Twitter.

Uppsala University Seeks Professor in Media and Communication Studies

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society.

Nordicom Seeks Assistant Director

The assistant director will work with Nordicom's director and participate in the strategic and day-to-day management of Nordicom's operations.

Big Differences in Swedish and Danish Media Coverage of #MeToo

In Sweden, the hashtag #MeToo created a snowball effect of demonstrations and debates requiring political change.

Next NordMedia Conference in Iceland

The conference will be organized at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik from August 18–20.

Nordicom Launches NordMedia Network

At the NordMedia conference in August 2019, Nordicom launches a new digital platform dedicated to Nordic media researchers.

Explore Drones, Gender and Archives this Autumn

Here are some upcoming Nordic media conferences with exciting and relevant themes.

Scholarship for Young Internationally-Orientated Scholars

The scholarship addresses young internationally-orientated scholars who are on a research or a sabbatical leave.

Tallinn University Seeks a Professor in Cultural Data Analytics

Tallinn University seeks an internationally recognized leader in digital humanities or digital culture studies.

Introducing the Nordic Journal of Media Studies

The first issue of a new Open Access journal, Nordic Journal of Media Studies, has been published.

Cultural Journalism Highlighted Democratic Values After the Terrorist Attacks in Paris

Cultural journalism played an important role in the Swedish reporting of the terrorist attacks in Paris in 2015.

New Book Explores Digital Media Inequalities

Digital technologies are changing the way we talk to one another and the way organisations and politicians communicate with citizens.

Swedish-Norwegian Rivalry Behind Different Media Images of Johaug's Doping Scandal

Swedish and Norwegian media gave different images of the Norwegian ski star Therese Johaug's doping scandal.

Tweets Played an Important Role Following the Terrorist Attack on Drottninggatan

Ordinary people played an important role in the crisis response following the terrorist attack in Drottninggatan, Stockholm.