Long Term Projects – The Preben Munthe Fellowship

The Preben Munthe Fellowship

{image-1}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 Preben Munthe Fellowship 2018

{image-1}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

{image-1}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

{image-1}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.

Awarding of the Preben Munthe Fellowship Grant for 2016

{image-1}The Preben Munthe Fellowship Grant at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford for the period January–July 2016 has been awarded to freelance journalist and author Sidsel Dalen.

A new call for applications for journalism studies at Oxford in spring 2017 will be published in August 2016. 

Call for Applications: The Preben Munthe Fellowship 2016

{image-1}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. Thefellow will spend six months at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, commencing January 2016.

Closing date for applications: Friday 18 September, 2015 at noon.