Researchers at MediaFutures have been working on a web-based application that could assist in debunking false or re-purposed information present in tweets related to news events. The researchers welcome all feedback, suggestions, and criticism.
Falsehoods, rumours and conspiracy theories thrive during a crisis, and even more when the crisis revolves around a threatening disease. The combination of these factors in a digital age is a dangerous cocktail, says Johan Farkas of Malmö University, keynote speaker at MEVI2022.
Easter is upon us and "påskekrim" is a thing in Norway. Inspired by this NordMedia Network's Norwegian editor conspired with Nordicom Review's scientific editor to present a handful of interesting research publications about the significant sub-genre within crime fiction, "Nordic noir".
The Wahlgrenska Foundation announces seven scholarships in different categories, and The Journalist Fund for Further Training announces scholarships for journalists, with a connection to Sweden, who works in the field of journalism research and media research at a university or college.
Professor Bengt Johansson of University of Gothenburg has examined how municipalities in western Sweden have coped with the pandemic and communication - lessons that are important to include before the next crisis.
From a listing focusing on Nordic scientific journals, we have now extended our journals' list to include Baltic journals publishing original media and communication research. See which ones in this highlight.
After the Russian invasion on Ukraine on the February 24, many international and national research associations published statements supporting the Ukrainians. Even individual academics have expressed their support, debunking dis- and misinformation. We gathered a few of the many academic reactions.
News media's focus on financial reporting can influence business cycles even if the information reported is correct. One reason is that the focus of the reports can be on sectors that are non-representative of the economy in general.
The MediaFutures Seminar series is hosted by MediaFutures – Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology and Innovation. From February it will be listed in our webinar section and co-promoted by NordMedia Network.
An important part of NordMedia Network's purpose is to inform and inspire the Nordic media and communication research community. That is why we have decided to provide the opportunity for you to use the platform as a communication channel.