Eiri Elvestad

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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken 0349 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1093 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

Media Sociology, Political Communication, Political socialization, Political interest, Trust in news, Local democracy and local media, News media use, Children, young people and news, Digital parenting.

 

Background

Eiri Elvestad is professor in Media Sociology and Head of the Department of Media and Communication. She has previously been working at the Department of Sociology and Political Science at NTNU in Trondheim (Norway) and at the University of South-Eastern Norway. In 2014-15 she was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, US. Elvestad has written 3 books, some book chapters and several articles in Norwegian and international peer-review journals. Her latest book Misunderstanding News Audiences. Seven Myths of the Social Media Era, (Routledge, 2018), with co-author Angela Phillips, Goldsmiths University, London.

 

Most recent publication: Elvestad, E. (2019). News, children, and young people. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford University Press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.851

Publications

  • Johannessen, Marius Rohde & Elvestad, Eiri (2021). Participation in a New Media Landscape - a Literature Review of Participation Tools . CEUR Workshop Proceedings. ISSN 1613-0073. 3049, p. 27–35. Full text in Research Archive
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2019). News, children, and young people . In Nussbaum, Jon F. (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication.. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780190228613. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.851.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Johannessen, Marius Rohde (2017). Facebook and local newspapers’ effect on local politicians’ popularity. Northern Lights: Film & Media Studies Yearbook. ISSN 1601-829X. 15, p. 34–50. doi: 10.1386/nl.15.1.33_1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Elvestad, Eiri; Phillips, Angela & Feuerstein, Mira (2017). Can Trust in Traditional News Media Explain Cross-National Differences in News Exposure of Young People Online? Digital Journalism. ISSN 2167-0811. 6(2), p. 216–235. doi: 10.1080/21670811.2017.1332484.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Shaker, Lee (2017). Media Choice Proliferation and Shifting Orientations Towards News in the United States and Norway, 1995-2012 . Nordicom Review. ISSN 1403-1108. 38(2), p. 33–49. doi: 10.1515/nor-2016-0390. Full text in Research Archive
  • Elvestad, Eiri; Aalberg, Toril & Skogerbø, Eli (2015). Politisk kommunikasjon i norsk samfunnsvitenskap. In Ihlen, Øyvind; Skogerbø, Eli & Allern, Sigurd (Ed.), Makt, medier og politikk: Norsk politisk kommunikasjon. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 9788215024585. p. 49–63.
  • Aalberg, Toril; Elvestad, Eiri & Skogerbø, Eli (2015). Demokrati og offentlighet. In Ihlen, Øyvind; Skogerbø, Eli & Allern, Sigurd (Ed.), Makt, medier og politikk: Norsk politisk kommunikasjon. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 9788215024585. p. 22–33.
  • Aalberg, Toril; Blekesaune, Arild & Elvestad, Eiri (2013). Media Choice and Informed Democracy: Toward Increasing News Consumption Gaps in Europe? The International Journal of Press/Politics. ISSN 1940-1612. 18(3), p. 281–303. doi: 10.1177/1940161213485990.
  • Blekesaune, Arild; Elvestad, Eiri & Aalberg, Toril (2012). Tuning out the World of News and Current Affairs. An Empirical Study of Europe’s Disconnected Citizens. European Sociological Review. ISSN 0266-7215. 28(1), p. 110–126. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcq051.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2009). Introverted Locals or World Citizens? : A Quantitative Study of Interest in Local and Foreign News in Traditional Media and on the Internet. Nordicom Review. ISSN 1403-1108. 30(2), p. 105–123.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Blekesaune, Arild (2008). Newspaper Readers in Europe - A Multilevel Study of Individual and National Differences. European Journal of Communication. ISSN 0267-3231. 23(4), p. 425–447. doi: 10.1177/0267323108096993.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2007). Ressurs eller flukt? Unge norsk-vietnameseres bruk av "hjemlandsmedier". Norsk Medietidsskrift. ISSN 0804-8452. 14(1), p. 4–26.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2006). Lokal, kosmopolitt eller frakoblet? En analyse av stedstilknytning og bruk av lokalaviser. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. ISSN 0040-716X. 47(4), p. 545–573.

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  • Elvestad, Eiri & Phillips, Angela (2018). News media exposure and political engagement in high trust and low trust societies.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Johannessen, Marius Rohde (2018). Lokalpolitiske debatter i nye medieomgivelser.
  • Johannessen, Marius Rohde; Berntzen, Lasse; Godbolt, James & Elvestad, Eiri (2018). Research proposal: Activism vs parliamentary strategies for influencing political decision making -A case study of two different approaches.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Phillips, Angela (2017). The role of news media in high trust and low trust Societies.
  • Feuerstein, Mira; Phillips, Angela & Elvestad, Eiri (2015). Beyond the platform: Young people's news engagement in a social networking society.
  • Elvestad, Eiri; Aalberg, Toril & Blekesaune, Arild (2015). Changing TV-Consumption, Changing Political Interest? Estimating short and long term effects using a pseudo panel approach covering 35 European countries from 2002 – 2012.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Shaker, Lee (2015). Shifting Orientations Toward Local, National and International News in the United States and Norway, 1995-2012.
  • Elvestad, Eiri; Phillips, Angela & Feuerstein, Mira (2015). Can trust in traditional news media explain differences in news exposure of young people online? A comparative study of trust in news and online news exposure in Israel, Norway and the UK .
  • Elvestad, Eiri; Blekesaune, Arild & Aalberg, Toril (2014). The Polarized News Audience? A Longitudinal Study of News-Seekers and News-Avoiders in Europe.
  • Aalberg, Toril; Blekesaune, Arild & Elvestad, Eiri (2013). Media choice and informed democracy. Towards increasing news consumption gaps in Europe.
  • Aalberg, Toril; Blekesaune, Arild & Elvestad, Eiri (2013). Media Choice and Informed Democracy: Toward Increasing News Consumption Gaps in Europe?
  • Aalberg, Toril; Blekesaune, Arild & Elvestad, Eiri (2012). Media choice and informed democracy : an empirical study of increasing information gaps in Europe.
  • Danielsen, Arild & Elvestad, Eiri (2012). Arts and culture at work for inclusion.
  • Borgen, Jorunn Spord & Elvestad, Eiri (2010). Arts and cultural experiences among employees in workplaces. An empirical study of prospects, challenges and obstacles for combining welfare policy and economic efficiency of arts and cultural projects in Norwegian workplaces.
  • Fogt, Anne & Elvestad, Eiri (2010). Har avisene blitt flinkere til å behandle ungdom? En studie av avisenes valgdekning i perioden 1959-2009.
  • Fogt, Anne & Elvestad, Eiri (2010). Ungdom kan gi avisene en fremtid. Bergens Tidende. ISSN 0804-8983. p. 38–38.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2010). Har avisene blitt flinkere til å behandle ungdom?
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Aalberg, Toril (2007). Når metodekunnskapene svikter. Norsk Medietidsskrift. ISSN 0804-8452. 14, p. 188–191.
  • Elvestad, Eiri; Blekesaune, Arild & Aalberg, Toril (2007). Reading about politics and current affairs. Newspaper use in a cross-national perspective.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2006). The concepts of ‘Locals’ and ‘Cosmopolitans’ related to Media Use in Processes of Social Inequality.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Blekesaune, Arild (2006). Newspaper reading and reading about politics and current affairs in Europe. A comparative study.
  • Elvestad, Eiri & Blekesaune, Arild (2006). Hva forklarer europeernes varierende tid brukt på avislesing?En komparativ studie av avislesing i Europa.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2006). Stedstilknytning og mediebruk blant norske vietnamesere i Norge.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2005). Utflytter og innflytter: Lokal tilknytning og bruk av lokalaviser.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2004). Flytteres bruk av lokale medier.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2003). Valgkampens søppelkasse. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Tjora, Aksel & Elvestad, Eiri (2000). 7 sosiologer forteller om sitt arbeid.
  • Elvestad, Eiri; Staksrud, Elisabeth & Ólafsson, Kjartan (2021). Digitalt foreldreskap i Norge . Institutt for medier og kommunikasjon, UiO/Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge. ISSN 978-82-570-6200-2. Full text in Research Archive
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2015). Barn av informasjonsrike omgivelser. En studie av norske elever og studenter sitt forhold til nyheter i tradisjonelle og sosiale medier. Skriftserien fra Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold. ISSN 978-82-7860-278-2.
  • Tvedten, Sigrunn; Solem, Birgit Andrine Apenes; Elvestad, Eiri & Thorkildsen, Are (2015). Vestfoldbibliotekene - en merkevare i prosess: Evaluering av et synliggjøringsprosjekt for folkebibliotekene i Vestfold. Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold. ISSN 978-82-7860-253-9.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (2001). Leserbrevskribenter - en studie av dem som skriver leserbrev i lokalaviser. Institutt for sosiologi og statsvitenskap, NTNU. ISSN 82-471-5056-5.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (1999). Aviskonkurransens betydning for leserbrevspalter. Norske Avisers Landsforening.
  • Elvestad, Eiri (1999). Kommunikasjon mellom mennesker i media - en analyse av lokalavisenes leserbrevspalter. privat.

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