News from previous years
Monday April 16 2018: Nete Nørgaard Kristensen gives a talk about cultural expertise and debate in digital media culture at the conference ‘Kulturpolitik in den digitale tidsalder’ organized by the Faculty of Humanities, UCHP
February 2018: Nete Nørgaard Kristensen publishes two book chapters on cultural journalists’ negotiations of the quality of popular culture phenomena such as TV-series and bestsellers in Hovden, J.F. & Prytz, Ø. (eds.) Kvalitetsforhandlinger: Kvalitetsbegrepet i samtidens kunst og kultur. Fakbokforlaget Vigmostad & Bjørke. Open access. The articles are co-authored by Kristina Riegert and Heikki Hellman.
August 2017: Panel at the Nordmedia 2017 conference in Tampere on Pushing the Boundaries of Cultural Journalism, organized by Nete Nørgaard Kristensen
May 2017: Publication of the book Cultural Journalism in the Nordic Countries, edited by Nete Nørgaard Kristensen & Kristina Regent, published by Nordicom, open acces. The book has contributions by FITT-members Unni From, Aske Kammer and Nete Nørgaard Kristensen
January 2017: Publication of Cultural Journalism and Cultural Critique in the Media, Routledge, edited by Nete Nørgaard Kristensen & Unni From, 2017, see: https://www.routledge.com/Cultural-Journalism-and-Cultural-Critique-in-the-Media/Kristensen-From/p/book/9781138234024
September 2016: Nete Nørgaard Kristensen publishes a book chapter on cultural journalism in Danish print and online newspapers in the book Den Fælles Dagsorden og alle de andre, edited by Mark Blach-Ørsten & Ida Willig (Samfundslitteratur) with support from the FITT-research grant. Find the book here.
June 2016: Troels Østergaard publishes article on Bruce Springsteen and cultural journalism at videnskab.dk, see: http://videnskab.dk/kultur-samfund/bruce-springsteens-stemme-er-skabt-til-at-fortaelle-historier
June 2016: Troels Østergaard publishes article on AC/DC and cultural journalism at videnskab.dk, see: http://videnskab.dk/kultur-samfund/ac/dc-i-aarhus-tre-ting-journalistforskningen-laerte-af-rockbraget
April 2016: Helle Kannik Haastrup publishes a new article on The Oscar Show and Celebrities as Cultural Intermediaries in Celebrity Studies with support from the FITT-research grant. Read the article here.
March 16 2016: Helle Kannik Haastrup participated in the radio program P1 Eftermiddag commenting on Barack Obama as a political celebrity endorsing his favorite book in 2015. Listen to the radio program here.
February 2016: Steffen Moestrup starts as PhD-fellow with a project on performative radio hosts and their redefinition of the cultural critic. Read more on the subproject here.
November 2015: Special issue of Journalism Practice on Cultural Journalism and Cultural Critique in the media, guest edited by Nete Nørgaard Kristensen & Unni From. See the table of content here.
November 2015: Helle Kannike Haastrup has commented on artists making political statements on refugees in the media. Read the article in Politiken here (in Danish) and listen to the podcast from P1 Morgen here (In Danish).
November 2015: Nete Nørgaard Kristensen and three Nordic colleagues have received a grant of 674.000 NOK from Norwegian Arts Council Norway to a Nordic research project on the negotiation of quality in the cultural media coverage and debate about bestsellers and tv-series. The project title is A Question of Quality? Nordic cultural critique in the media and the negotiation of popular culture, and it will run from February 2016 to January 2017. Read more.
August 2015: Special issue of Journalism Practice on Cultural Journalism and Cultural Critique available online now – guested edited by and article contributions from Nete Nørgaard Kristensen and Unni From. Read the introduction here and the article contribution here.
July 2015: NORDICOM has accepted to publish book on Cultural Journalism in the Nordic Countries, edited by Nete Nørgaard Kristensen & Kristina Riegert. The book is expected in Winter 2016 and is an outcome of The Nordic Network for Cultural Journalism Research.
July 2015: Call for PhD-proposals. Deadline September 10 2015