Long Term Projects – The Fritt Ord Journalism Fellowship

The Preben Munthe Fellowship

The Preben Munthe Fellowship grant was established in 2014. The programme offers a unique opportunity for journalists living in Norway to study at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and the University of Oxford.

Preben Munthe (1922-2013) was Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Freedom of Expression Foundation, Oslo, from 1981 to 2000. He was a professor of Economics at the University of Oslo, chief state mediator, and held a number of directorships in the public sector as well as in business and industry.

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Call for Applications: The Fritt Ord Journalism Fellowship 2019 – In Honour of Preben Munthe

The Fritt Ord Foundation funds half a year of study and research in Oxford for a Norwegian journalist. The fellowship will be given to a journalist ordinarily resident in Norway. The fellow will spend six months at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, commencing January 2019.

Closing date for applications: Monday 17 September, 2018 at noon.

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. 

Call for Applications: The Preben Munthe Fellowship 2018

The Fritt Ord Foundation sponsors half a year of study and research in Oxford for a Norwegian journalist. The fellowship will be given to a journalist ordinarily resident in Norway. The fellow will spend six months at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, commencing January 2018.

Closing date for applications: Monday 18 September, 2017 at noon.

Oxford grant 2017 awarded to Heidi Taksdal Skjeseth

The Preben Munthe Fellowship Grant at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford for the period January–July 2017 has been awarded to Heidi Taksdal Skjeseth.  

Skjeseth has worked as Dagsavisen's USA correspondent for the past six years. She has an MA from Columbia School of Journalism.

At Oxford, she will study the media coverage of Donald Trump's presidential election, and how Trump and European right-wing populists' use different media to get their message across. She will also examine how the media deal with the comprehensive use of factual errors and incorrect information in this year's election campaign and public debate.
 

Call for Applications: The Preben Munthe Fellowship 2017

The Fritt Ord Foundation sponsors half a year of study and research in Oxford for a Norwegian journalist. The fellowship will be given to a journalist ordinarily resident in Norway. The fellow will spend six months at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, commencing January 2017.

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 September, 2016 at noon.