Abit Hoxha, M.Sc.

Department of Nordic and Media Studies · University of Agder, Norway — Researcher

Research Areas

  • Journalism
  • Media Production and Innovation
  • Political Communication

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Researcher at the Institute of Nordic and Media Studies at University of Agder in Norway working for the H2020 Project on the issues of ´Media and Dealing with the Troubled Past´.

Currently working on a PhD titled Conflict News Production at LMU Munich, Germany with a focus on comparing journalistic news production in Western Balkans, Middle East and Great Lakes through reconstructing news coverage with journalists to find out influences on news production and how news comes into being. Holder of a MSc from Durham Global Security Institute at Durham University in UK as well as an MA on Journalism from the Kosovo Institute of Journalism and Communication and BA degree in Political Science from the University of Prishtina. Engaged in both academic discussions and research of transitional societies as well as in training journalists on sensitive reporting. Experienced in several research projects in relation to media and conflict, dealing with the past including research on narratives of the second world war in history books in Kosovo which was published as a report “Fostering a Critical Account of History in Kosovo: Engaging with History Teacher’s Narratives of the Second World War.” Prior to joining UiA, worked at LMU Munich, UNDP, UNFAO, World Bank, UNWomen and Civil Society in Kosovo.