Nordicom Review 35 (Special Issue) 2014. Defending Democracy. Nordic and Global Diversities in Media and Journalism

Editor(s): Harald Hornmoen, Kristin Skare Orgeret


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Ulla Carlsson

40 Years of Nordic Media Research: Introduction
Harald Hornmoen, Kristin Skare Orgeret

The Significance of Nordicom and the NordMedia Conference to Nordic Media and Communication Research: Festive Tributes by:
Kaarle Nordenstreng, Kirsten Frandsen, Rune Ottosen

Keynote Speeches
Natalie Fenton, Stephen J.A. Ward, Ib Bondebjerg

Credibility and the Media as a Political Institution
Mark Blach-Ørsten, Rasmus Burkal

Socializing Journalist Trainees in the Newsroom: On How to Capture the Intangible Parts of the Process
Gitte Gravengaard, Lene Rimestad

Stability in Times of Change: Trends in Newspaper Executives’ Attitudes towards Digital Media
Arne H. Krumsvik

Strong and Weak Forms of Mediatization Theory: A Critical Review
Marko Ampuja, Juha Koivisto, Esa Väliverronen

Talking Green in the Public Sphere: Press Releases, Corporate Voices and the Environment
Alon Lischinsky, Annika Egan Sjölander

Migration between Politics, Journalism and PR: New Conditions for Power, Citizenship and Democracy?
Göran Palm, Håkan Sandström

Norwegian Media and the Cold War 1945-1991
Henrik G. Bastiansen

Celebrification, Authenticity, Gossip: The Celebrity Humanitarian
Anne Jerslev

The Anyone-Can-Edit Syndrome: Intercreation Stories of Three Featured Articles on Wikipedia
Maria Mattus

A Quest for Communitas: Rethinking Mediated Memory Existentially
Amanda Lagerkvist

Talking Tacitly: Activities and Experiences in Higly Interactive Media
Rikke Toft Nørgård

Worlds at Play: Space and Player Experience in Fantasy Computer Games
Claus Toft-Nielsen

Surrounded by Ear Candy? The Use of Surround Sound in Oscar-nominated Movies 2000-2012
Svein Høier

NordMedia: A Vital Venue, Then as Now: Reflections on Media Research 1973-2013
Ulla Carlsson

Fortysome Worries (PDF, 106 kB)
Elisabeth Eide

Division Papers (PDF, 320 kB)

Participants (PDF, 257 kB)