25.10.2017

Oxford grant for 2018 awarded to Ingerid Salvesen

The Preben Munthe Fellowship Grant at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford has been awarded to freelance journalist Ingerid Salvesen for the period January–July 2018.

Salvesen (b. 1987) has worked as a foreign correspondent for NTB and as a magazine journalist for the financial daily Dagens Næringsliv. She has written for several of Norway's largest newspapers and has spent time at the German media house Die Welt. She also helped start the foreign affairs podcast "Du verden!". Salvesen has a master's degree from the Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Oslo.

At the Reuters Institute at Oxford, Ingerid Salvesen will study the media coverage of climatic change. She will make a comparative analysis of how different media houses communicate about climate research and policies, and examine how editorial boards can develop more professional, research-based and interesting climate journalism. 

Lærerseminar: Kildebevissthet og kritisk tenkning i en polarisert tid
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At this year’s Holberg Debate, John Pilger, Julian Assange and Jonathan Heawood will discuss the presence of propaganda in news and social media, and its democratic implications. The debate will take place at The University Aula, Bergen, on Saturday 2 December 2017, 3 p.m. to 5.15 p.m.

My family in history is being organised by the Norwegian Historical Society (HIFO) with support from the Fritt Ord Foundation. It is open to pupils in lower and upper secondary school. This competition revolves around everyday people, making them the main characters.