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Seminar: Exploring media experience: why is it important to media innovation? Irene Costera Meijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Seminar: Exploring media experience: why is it important to media innovation? Irene Costera Meijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Date June 17, 2021Time 13:00 - 14:00Venue Online

ABSTRACT: In today’s world, innovation appears to have replaced quality as the dominant concept in metajournalistic discourse. Innovation guards the distribution of financial resources - more investments in technology - and working conditions –more freelance journal...

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Seminar: Computational Psychology in Recommender Systems, Marko Tkalčič, University of Primorska (Slovenia).

Seminar: Computational Psychology in Recommender Systems, Marko Tkalčič, University of Primorska (Slovenia).

Date June 8, 2021Time 11:00 - 12:00Venue Online

ABSTRACT: Recommender systems are systems that help users in decision-making situations where there is an abundance of choices. We can find them in our everyday lives, for example in online shops. State-of-the-art research in recommender systems has shown the benefits o...

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Seminar: AI in the social sciences AND a taxonomy of fake news: Two research themes. Rich Ling, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Seminar: AI in the social sciences AND a taxonomy of fake news: Two research themes. Rich Ling, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Date June 3, 2021Time 13:00 - 14:00Venue Online

ABSTRACT: In this talk, Rich Ling will examine the role of AI in social science research. In addition, he will examine a taxonomy of fake news. In the case of AI in the social sciences, Ling will examine how this technology is emerging as a new tool that will eventually...

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Seminar: Should we have PETs in “smart” homes? Tomasz Kosinski, Chalmers University of Technology

Seminar: Should we have PETs in “smart” homes? Tomasz Kosinski, Chalmers University of Technology

Date May 20, 2021Time 13:00 - 14:00Venue Online

ABSTRACT: This talk is not a lecture. The goal is to use plain English. Why? To simply convey some practical information and insights. About what? On Privacy Enhancing Technologies; PETs for short. What for? So that you can answer the question in the title for yourself....

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Summer holiday 2021

Summer holiday 2021

Fellesferie: noun. Norwegian. In English: summer holiday in Norway when most of the employees and employers are going on a well-deserved vacation for three weeks in July. MediaFutures will go on holidays in July 🙂  We would like to wish you a great summer...

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8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

In a press release on 24 June, 2021, the Research Council of Norway announced which projects have received support in the application category; Research Projects. The list included Erik Knudsen’s project “NEWSREC - The Double-edged Sword of News Recommenders' Impact...

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Meet our new employees!

Meet our new employees!

24.06.21, MediaFutures - As the development of resposible media technology continues, so does the development of our team. Since january the research center has welcomed eight new employes and we are proud to announce and present them. Please welcome our new...

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Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

MediaFutures is happy to invite you to join our three seminars in May. First up is our invited speaker, Professor Neil Maiden, Professor of Digital Creativity, Cass Business School, City University of London, who will give a talk about JECT.AI – a new digital product...

read more
The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report 2020 has just been published. The report is a public document and can be downloaded below. In this first report we give an overview of the centre's vision and objectives, partners, work packages and planned and ongoing activities. Enjoy!...

read more
Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

MediaFutures researcher, Duc Tien Dang Nguyen, is co-organising a Cheapfakes detection challenge together with YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet.  The University of Bergen, YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet have announced a Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection as part of...

read more
First Steering Board Meeting

First Steering Board Meeting

On 25 March, MediaFutures' Steering Board assembled for their first meeting. The Steering Board consists of members from all 14 consortium participants and an observer from the Research Council of Norway. Professor Christoph Trattner, the Centre Director, gave an...

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RAM-funding awarded to news research

RAM-funding awarded to news research

Professor Hallvard Moe is awarded 420.000 NOK in research funding from the Norwegian Media Authority for his project “Payment for news: Reluctance, evasive manoeuvre and inequality in the digital news landscape”.

read more
Kicking off MediaFutures

Kicking off MediaFutures

On Friday 21th of January, MediaFutures arranged an internal kick-off meeting for all partners as the first major event at the centre.

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Working at MediaFutures

Working at MediaFutures

Activities at MediaFutures are increasing and the center has just announced seven new positions. The positions in questions are all recruitement positions within media studies and information science.

read more

/ Upcoming events

/ View past events

Seminar: Exploring media experience: why is it important to media innovation? Irene Costera Meijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Seminar: Exploring media experience: why is it important to media innovation? Irene Costera Meijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Date June 17, 2021Time 13:00 - 14:00Venue Online

ABSTRACT: In today’s world, innovation appears to have replaced quality as the dominant concept in metajournalistic discourse. Innovation guards the distribution of financial resources - more investments in technology - and working conditions –more freelance journal...

More Info

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Summer holiday 2021

Summer holiday 2021

Fellesferie: noun. Norwegian. In English: summer holiday in Norway when most of the employees and employers are going on a well-deserved vacation for three weeks in July. MediaFutures will go on holidays in July 🙂  We would like to wish you a great summer...

read more
8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

In a press release on 24 June, 2021, the Research Council of Norway announced which projects have received support in the application category; Research Projects. The list included Erik Knudsen’s project “NEWSREC - The Double-edged Sword of News Recommenders' Impact...

read more
Meet our new employees!

Meet our new employees!

24.06.21, MediaFutures - As the development of resposible media technology continues, so does the development of our team. Since january the research center has welcomed eight new employes and we are proud to announce and present them. Please welcome our new...

read more
Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

MediaFutures is happy to invite you to join our three seminars in May. First up is our invited speaker, Professor Neil Maiden, Professor of Digital Creativity, Cass Business School, City University of London, who will give a talk about JECT.AI – a new digital product...

read more
The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report 2020 has just been published. The report is a public document and can be downloaded below. In this first report we give an overview of the centre's vision and objectives, partners, work packages and planned and ongoing activities. Enjoy!...

read more
Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

MediaFutures researcher, Duc Tien Dang Nguyen, is co-organising a Cheapfakes detection challenge together with YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet.  The University of Bergen, YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet have announced a Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection as part of...

read more
First Steering Board Meeting

First Steering Board Meeting

On 25 March, MediaFutures' Steering Board assembled for their first meeting. The Steering Board consists of members from all 14 consortium participants and an observer from the Research Council of Norway. Professor Christoph Trattner, the Centre Director, gave an...

read more
RAM-funding awarded to news research

RAM-funding awarded to news research

Professor Hallvard Moe is awarded 420.000 NOK in research funding from the Norwegian Media Authority for his project “Payment for news: Reluctance, evasive manoeuvre and inequality in the digital news landscape”.

read more
Kicking off MediaFutures

Kicking off MediaFutures

On Friday 21th of January, MediaFutures arranged an internal kick-off meeting for all partners as the first major event at the centre.

read more
Working at MediaFutures

Working at MediaFutures

Activities at MediaFutures are increasing and the center has just announced seven new positions. The positions in questions are all recruitement positions within media studies and information science.

read more

/ Upcoming events

/ View past events

Seminar: Exploring media experience: why is it important to media innovation? Irene Costera Meijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Seminar: Exploring media experience: why is it important to media innovation? Irene Costera Meijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Date June 17, 2021Time 13:00 - 14:00Venue Online

ABSTRACT: In today’s world, innovation appears to have replaced quality as the dominant concept in metajournalistic discourse. Innovation guards the distribution of financial resources - more investments in technology - and working conditions –more freelance journal...

More Info