The project "Status of Freedom of Expression in Norway – the Fritt Ord Foundation's Monitor Project", is being headed by the Institute for Social Research, along with partners from the University of Oslo (Dept. of Media and Communication), FAFO, TNS Gallup, and attorney Jon Wessel Aas. The project is conducted on commission for the Fritt Ord Foundation.
Download the report (in Norwegian only) here
In the report, the authors examine different aspects of Norway's culture of free speech, concentrating on social changes related to cultural and religious pluralism, digitisation and global cultural trends. The analyses are based on a broad sample of data: surveys of the general population, artists, authors and journalists, as well as goal-oriented qualitative interviews of debaters from minority backgrounds, journalists and editors from several media houses.