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Lars Nyre and Leif Ove Larsen: Introducing Bergen Journalism Lab

september 10, 2014. Tid: 13:15 - 14:00

Bergen Journalism Lab invites you to the first in a «never-ending» series of workshops about innovation and prototype development in journalism.Lars Nyre and Leif Ove Larsen present the plans.

Abstract
The goal is to strengthen the quality of journalism by generating and disseminating knowledge. The Infomedia department has a strong starting position when it concerns research on ICTs and journalism. It is desirable to establish a research initiative in this area, and connect to Media City Bergen and funding bodies like the Norwegian Research Council, Innovasjon Norge, etc.

We ask how such an initiative should be organized, and what kind of objectives and values should characterise the research conducted in such a lab environment.

Biography Lars Nyre

Professor Lars Nyre

Professor Lars Nyre is dedicated to the research style called «media design», and has been involved various attempts at creating networks for it. Nyre was involved in TVERTEK at the Infomedia Department, has been the leader of the Group for ICT and new media in UH-nett Vest, and also teaches media design at the bachelor level. He collaborates closely with Bjørnar Tessem.

 

Biography Leif Ove Larsen

Foto: Ingunn Halvorsen

Professor Leif Ove Larsen is head of the Department of Information Science and Media Studies. He was one of the initiators of a research application for status as Centre of Research-Driven Innovation (in NFR) in 2013, and the proposal was called «Bergen Journalism Lab». Leif Ove Larsen heads the department through a transition process regarding both teaching and research, due to the expansion into Media City Bergen in 2017.

Details

Date:
september 10, 2014
Time:
13:15 - 14:00
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Venue

Rom 548, 5. etg, Institutt for informasjons- og medievitenskap, Det Samfunnsvitenskapelige fakultet
Fosswinckels gate 6
Bergen, 5007 Norge
Website:
http://www.uib.no/svf

Organizer

TekLab
Email:
aleksander.tonheim@uib.no
Website:
teklab.uib.no