Work Package 1
University of Bergen
Erik Knudsen is a researcher at the MediaFutures Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology and Innovation. He did his postdoc at the Digital Social Science Core Facility (DIGSSCORE) and hold a PhD from the Department of Information Science and Media Studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. Much of his research innvolves methodological innovation and explores patterns and effects of news and political communication, trust in journalism, and exposure to like-minded information, and polarization and fragmentation. He is founder and PI of the Norwegian Journalism Panel and the interdisciplinary Political Communication Research Group at DIGSSCORE. His work has appeared in Political Communication, Journalism, Digital Journalism, Scandinavian Political Studies, and other peer-reviewed journals.
Qualifications: Journalism, political communication, selective exposure, affective polarization, framing, agenda setting, media effects, news values, media logics and mediatisation of politics, quantitative content analysis, experimental research design, public opinion and survey research.
Publications from 2020 and before are not direct results of the SFI MediaFutures, but are key results from our team members working on related topics in MediaFutures.
|Towards Responsible Media Recommendation Journal Article |
In: AI and Ethics, 2021.
|EN ANALYSE AV SAMMENHENGEN MELLOM BRUK AV NRKS DIGITALE NYHETSTILBUD OG BETALINGSVILJE FOR DIGITALE NYHETER Technical Report |
|Medieundersøkelsen 2021: Har koronadekningen svekket tilliten til mediene? Presentation |
Nordiske Mediedager 2021, 01.01.2021.
|The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis on Trust in the News Media: Evidence From Three Panel Waves With a Pre-Crisis Baseline Erik Knudsen Presentation |
71st Annual ICA Conference, 01.01.2021.
|The Promise and Perils of Algorithmic News Recommenders' Influence on Democracy Presentation |
|How can news sites personalize audiences's news experiences without making audiences more polarized and fragmented? Working paper |
|How the public understands news media trust: An open-ended approach Journal Article |
In: Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism, 2021.