AI and High-Quality Journalism: A New Vision Paper by MediaFutures
Researchers and industry partners at MediaFutures, have published a vison paper exploring the potential of AI to enhance the production of high-quality journalism. The authors discuss how artificial intelligence can be applied at every stage of journalistic value chain, supporting more trustworthy content for consumers.
From master thesis to publication in a top-international academic journal
Graduate student Aslaug Angelsen has achieved a remarkable feat under the supervison of MediaFutures’ director Christoph Trattner and associate professor Alain Starke. Angelsen has succeeded in having her research article, which builds upon her master’s thesis, accepted for publication in the prominent journal, Nature Food.
Exploring young people’s reluctance to pay for digital news: findings from a study by Borchgrevink-Brækhus & Moe
A recent study by Marianne Borchgrevink- Brækhus and Hallvard Moe challenges the assumption that non-subscribers are inherently opposed to paying for digital news. The research reveals lack of exclusivity, unattractive payment models, and subscription news as too time-consuming, as the main reasons for young people’s unwillingness to pay for online content, and identifies a strong preference for using multiple news providers among young audiences.
Winner of the Norsk Medietidskrift’s Research Paper of the Year announced
MediaFutures’ PhD candidate Marianne Borchgrevink-Brækhus won Research Paper of the Year award conferred by the Norsk Medietidskrift for her study of the transition to algorithm-driven front pages in two Norwegian online newspapers.
Annual Report 2022
An online version of the MediaFutures Annual Report 2022 is now available. The report provides details on our performance in the past year, and includes information on activities, staffing and funding.
Upcoming mid-term evaluations
Scheduled for March 28th, MediaFutures has arranged for mid-term evaluations of the centre’s two PhD candidates, Ayoub El Majjodi and Anastasiia Klimashevskaia. The PhD candidates will showcase their research progress, current findings, and discuss their plans.