3 new book chapters published this week

                                                   This week the annual SOM-book was published, titled “Mittfåra & Marginal“. It contains a total of 39 chapters focusing “Society” and/or “Opinion” and/or “Media”, by scholars from diverse universities in Sweden. Just like last year, I have authored or co-authored 3 different chapters. Each of these can be downloaded for free. The first chapter – MOGNANDE MOBIl MULTIMEDIA – describes and explain the uptake of mobile media and mobile news from 2005 to 2013. In short, it shows how

Awarded the pedagogical prize 2014 from the social science faculty student organization at University of Gothenburg

I am really pleased and honoured for receiving this nice diploma as a token of appreciatation by my students in media and communication studies (who nominated me). I have worked many years in developing a course mixing theory and practice with regards to distinct specializations on “analysis”. I continously try to improve the course in various ways, and feedback from the students has been really important.

Opponent on “Computational Journalism” by Eirik Stavelin in Bergen

On May 8th Eirik Stavelin defended his doctoral thesis.  Seth C. Lewis and myself acted as opponents on the dissertation. See more info about the disseration and Stavelins work HERE. It was a great experience working with Seth on this project over the past half year, and more importantly, it was a good experience since we both found Eirik having produced an interesting and worthwhile dissertation.             ABSTRACT: Digital data sources and platforms allow journalists to produce news in new