Boundary Struggles: Contestations of Free Speech in the Norwegian Public Sphere

Ny bok om offentlig debatt og ytringsfrihet. Sammendrag (fra Cappelen Damm Akademisk): Hvor trekkes grensene i den offentlige debatten? Hva slags ytringer blir møtt med moralsk fordømmelse, skarp offentlig debatt eller simpelthen stille forbigåelse? Og hva er konsekvensene for dem som ytrer seg om kontroversielle tema i offentlige fora? Boka Boundary Struggles: Contestations of Free Speech in the Norwegian Public Sphere bygger på empiriske studier av holdninger … Fortsett Boundary Struggles: Contestations of Free Speech in the Norwegian Public Sphere

POLKOM-mandag: Not in my backyard

POLKOM inviterer til lunsjmøte med stipendiat ved IMK, Iris Segers. Tema: ‘Not in my backyard’ – A comparative ethnographic discourse analysis of anti-asylum-seeker centre protests in the Netherlands Iris Segers will briefly present her PhD project about anti-asylum seeker centre protests in the Netherlands. After sketching the background and key events surrounding these protests, she will discuss the usefulness of ethnographic discourse analysis as a method … Fortsett POLKOM-mandag: Not in my backyard

Ansiktet foran makten

Professor Terje Rasmussen ved Institutt for medier og kommunikasjon, UiO, er aktuell med en ny bok med tittelen «Ansiktet foran makten». Om boken (fra forlaget) Den handler om politisk lederskap i Norge fra krigens slutt til i dag. Hvem blir leder? Hvordan fylles lederrollen? Hva mener politikere selv er krav som må stilles til dem? Hvordan foregår skifte av leder? Hvordan innvirker mediene på partienes valg av … Fortsett Ansiktet foran makten

ICA 2017 – Interventions: Communication research and practice

Kort oversikt over POLKOM-medlemmers bidrag til årets konferanse 25-29 mai:  Anders Olof Larsson (Westerdals) Skiing All the Way to the Polls: Exploring the Popularity of Personalized Posts on Norwegian Political Instagram Accounts. Erik Knudsen (UiB) Personal Experience and the Effects of Ordinary Citizens in the News: Linking Issue Obtrusiveness and Human Interest Framing Effects The Boundaries of Native Advertising: An International Comparison of 20 Newspapers … Fortsett ICA 2017 – Interventions: Communication research and practice

POLKOM-mandag: Media as an emerging value in public bureaucracies

POLKOM inviterer til lunsjmøte førstkommende mandag 22. mai. Denne mandagen vil Rune Karlsen, forsker I ved institutt for samfunnsforskning presentere for oss. Tema: Media as an emerging value in public bureaucracies (Paper skrevet med Kristoffer Kolltveit, Thomas Schillemans og Kjersti Thorbjørnsrud) In this paper, we investigate how media and communication practices influence the values and norms of civil servants by pursuing the following questions: How important are media considerations … Fortsett POLKOM-mandag: Media as an emerging value in public bureaucracies

POLKOM-mandag: Political Communication in a High-Choice Media Environment: A Challenge for Democracy

Mandag 24. april kommer professor Frank Esser for å presentere følgende tema: Abstract: During the last decades media environments and political communication systems have changed fundamentally. These changes have major ramifications for the political information environments and the extent to which they aid people in becoming informed citizens. Against this background, the purpose of this article is to review research on key changes and trends … Fortsett POLKOM-mandag: Political Communication in a High-Choice Media Environment: A Challenge for Democracy

This is What Happens When Journalism Dies: Trump, Fake News and Neofascism

Tuesday April 18 there will be held a POLKOM lunch seminar with Robert W. McChesney. The long-lasting crisis of American journalism is also a crisis for democracy. In 2008 Robert W. McChesney wrote this about the potential negative externalities of the news media: “If the market generates a lousy journalism that keeps the citizens poorly informed, the entire society suffers – not just the consumers … Fortsett This is What Happens When Journalism Dies: Trump, Fake News and Neofascism

POLKOM-mandag: Baking, Skiing – Governing – Exploring the popularity of personalized posts on Norwegian political Instagram accounts

POLKOM-mandag med førsteamanuensis Anders Olof Larsson fra Westerdals: Baking, Skiing – Governing – Exploring the popularity of personalized posts on Norwegian political Instagram accounts The Internet is sometimes pointed to as having increased tendencies of personalization in politics. While studies have gauged the degree to which political actors focus on their private or personal sides rather than on their more official or political sides in their communication, … Fortsett POLKOM-mandag: Baking, Skiing – Governing – Exploring the popularity of personalized posts on Norwegian political Instagram accounts

«So… you want to publish political communication research»

POLKOM PhD-seminar 2017 April 26-27 Department of Media and Communications, UiO, room 418 Registration deadline: 7th April; email to Elisabeth Quarré Eggen : e.q.eggen@media.uio.no By 20th April: All participants must submit a one-page summary on a topic that they are developing for a pol comm. journal. The one-pager must provide details about goal, RQ, theory, methodology, scientific contribution, and it will be positioned against ongoing theoretical discussions … Fortsett «So… you want to publish political communication research»

POLKOM-mandag: Strategic Communication and Context

Mandag 27. mars kommer professor Cristina Archetti ved IMK for å snakke om følgende tema: Strategic Communication and Context: Making Sense of “Post-Truth Politics”, “Fake News” and the “Age of Misinformation” Although “strategic communication” figures as a key policy tool across a range of domains, from tackling the threat of the extremist ideology of ISIS to countering Russian propaganda, this concept appears to be widely … Fortsett POLKOM-mandag: Strategic Communication and Context