Dear you who are working at the university as an "adjunct lecturer", "lecturer" or "university teacher": this is a letter for you. NordMedia Network wants to thank you for the hard work you've been doing in teaching, as it is widely known that you seldom receive letters of admiration at the end of the academic year.
The registration for the NordMedia2021 conference has now been re-opened, after being temporarily closed due to technical issues with the payment process. Registration will be open until 16 August 2021.
While accepting Google's terms itself is uncomplicated (just click “I agree”), understanding what one accepts is trickier. Bjarki Valtýsson, author of a recently published Nordicom Review article, talks about Google's terms post-GDPR.
A researcher's work does not stop where the work gets published. Today's scholars are increasingly expected to initiate and be involved in post-publication processes aiming at increased impact. We wanted to share some hints on how to do it wisely.
A new article written by Finnish and Swedish researchers inquired into the readership of Finnish open access journals. Especially older materials in national languages are an important resource to students.
A Finnish newspaper placed a news correspondent at the campus. Does this imply quality science journalism and more in-depth coverage on research, or more promotion for the university? Is this a new innovation that more newspapers should follow?
The NordMedia Conference will be organized in an online form instead of being an onsite conference. The planning committee assessed that there are too many uncertainties to organize an onsite conference.
NordMedia Network will begin a series of person portraits of the network members who are Nordic media research. The series is initiated with an interview with Helle Kannik Haastrup, a Danish scholar specialized in celebrity culture.
NordMedia Network launches an online resource to support the production of academic book reviews. Our point of departure: re-new the review! We suggest that book review is an overlooked genre with importance and relevance for many, and that it should be re-discovered.
A preliminary conference program for NordMedia2021 is set. Professor Eugenia Siapera from University College Dublin will hold the keynote lecture. The conference will also include a panel discussion focusing on the resilience of different types of media systems.
Professor Ida Willig discusses how media system theory applies to the smaller Nordic Countries and autonomous regions, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Sápmi and Åland, based on the newly published special issue of Nordicom Review.
The NordMedia2021 Conference received 432 submissions in total. Among these, 62 were assigned to the doctoral preconference. The extended submission deadline for the conference, to be held in Iceland, was on 10 March.
Women are still are underrepresented in the news across the world, and the Nordic countries do not make an exception. To make it easier to measure and compare media gender equality, a group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg has developed an open dataset.
The deadline for the NordMedia 2021 conference call for abstracts has been extended. The new deadline is March 10th. The same deadline applies to the doctoral pre-conference. In May, a decision will be taken whether the conference will be a virtual or an onsite event.