Erik Knudsen

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Researcher
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Affiliation
University of Bergen

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/ Biography

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 communicationtrust 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 CommunicationJournalismDigital 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

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.

2021

Towards Responsible Media Recommendation Journal Article

Elahi, Mehdi; Jannach, Dietmar; Skjærven, Lars; Knudsen, Erik; Sjøvaag, Helle; Tolonen, Kristian; Holmstad, Øyvind; Pipkin, Igor; Throndsen, Eivind; Stenbom, Agnes; Fiskerud, Eivind; Oesch, Adrian; Vredenberg, Loek; Trattner, Christoph

In: AI and Ethics, 2021.

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How the public understands news media trust: An open-ended approach Journal Article

Knudsen, Erik; Dahlberg, Stefan; Iversen, Magnus Hoem; Johannesson, Mikael Poul; Nygaard, Silje

In: Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism, 2021.

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EN ANALYSE AV SAMMENHENGEN MELLOM BRUK AV NRKS DIGITALE NYHETSTILBUD OG BETALINGSVILJE FOR DIGITALE NYHETER Technical Report

Knudsen, Erik; Moe, Hallvard

2021.

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Medieundersøkelsen 2021: Har koronadekningen svekket tilliten til mediene? Presentation

Knudsen, Erik

Nordiske Mediedager 2021, 01.01.2021.

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The Promise and Perils of Algorithmic News Recommenders' Influence on Democracy Presentation

Knudsen, Erik

TEDxBergen2021, 01.01.2021.

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How can news sites personalize audiences's news experiences without making audiences more polarized and fragmented? Working paper

Knudsen, Erik

2021.

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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

Knudsen, Erik; Nordø, Åsta Dyrnes; Iversen, Magnus Hoem

71st Annual ICA Conference, 01.01.2021.

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