Steen Steensen, Professor

Department of Journalism and Media Studies · Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway — Head of Department

Research Areas

  • Journalism
  • Media and Information Literacy
  • Media Production and Innovation
  • Social Media

Highlighted publications

Ahva, L., & Steensen, S. (2019). Theory in Journalism Studies. I K. Wahl-Jørgensen & T. Hanitzsch (R

Steensen, S. (2016). Stedets sjanger. Om moderne reportasjejournalistikk. 2. utg. Oslo: Cappel Damm


I am a professor of journalism and head of the department of journalism and media studies at Oslo Metropolitan University (2016-2020). My research interests include digital journalism, journalism theory, journalism and social media, epistemologies of journalism, feature journalism and literary journalism. I have been editor-in-chief of Norsk medietidsskrift (The Norwegian journal of media studies) (2013-2016) and am associate editor of the journal Journalism Practice (2018-). I have 10 years experience working as a journalist for Norwegian newspapers.