Vilde Schanke Sundet

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Primary research

Vilde Schanke Sundet is a researcher at the Department of Media and Communication, UiO. Her research includes the following topics:

  • Youth entertainment media
  • Global platforms and power
  • Streaming across cultural industries
  • Digital production cultures
  • Online drama and fan cultures
  • Public service broadcasting
  • Television production and television drama 
  • Audiences and users
  • Media policy processes and media policy field

Sundet is the author of Television Drama in the Age of Streaming (2021) and the co-author of TV - en innføring (2010). 

From 2010-2014, Sundet worked as a member of the Secretary of the Media Grant Committee and as an advisor and senior advisor in media policy at the Norwegian Ministry of Culture. 

Current research

Global natives? Serving young audiences on global media platforms, investigating "global natives" as a generation with settled and radically different entertainment media habits, and the actions taken by national media producers and policymakers in order to become relevant for a new media generation.

Academic background

  • 2021-: Researcher at IMK, UiO (part of the Global natives project)
  • 2019-2021: Researcher at IMK, UiO (part of the STREAM project)
  • 2019-2020: Guest researcher at Institute for Social Research (part of the DISC project)
  • 2018-2019: Researcher at the Inland University College (part of the DISC project)
  • 2014-2017: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Inland University College (part of the SIFTI project)
  • 2012: PhD in media studies, UiO (part of the PaP project).  
  • 2005-2006: Research assistant at IMK, UiO. 
  • 2004: Cand.polit. (master) in media studies, UiO. 

Mobility

  • Spring 2003: Guest Fellow at the Annenberg Center for Communication, University of Southern California, LA. 
  • Autumn 2017: Visiting Scholar at the School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus Universitet. 
  • Høsten 2021: Visiting Scholar at the Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen. 

Research interests

Audiences, Creative industries, Entertainment, Fans, Global  platforms, Media change, Media policy, Online drama, Public service broadcasting, Streaming, Television, Youth culture

Academic websites and social media

Tags: Media and communication, Media Policy and Regulation, Media organisations, Audiences, Fans, Television, Streaming, Production

Publications

  • Lüders, Marika & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2021). Conceptualizing the Experiential Affordances of Watching Online TV. Television & New Media. ISSN 1527-4764. p. 1–17. doi: 10.1177/15274764211010943. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2021). ‘Youthification’ of drama through real-time storytelling: A production study of blank and the legacy of SKAM. Critical Studies in Television. ISSN 1749-6020. 62(2), p. 145–162. doi: 10.1177/17496020211005311.
  • Lüders, Marika; Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Colbjørnsen, Terje (2021). Towards streaming as a dominant mode of media use? A user typology approach to music and television streaming. Nordicom Review. ISSN 1403-1108. 42(1), p. 35–57. doi: 10.2478/nor-2021-0011.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Colbjørnsen, Terje (2021). Streaming across industries Streaming logics and streaming lore across the music, film, television, and book industries. Mediekultur. ISSN 0900-9671. 37(70), p. 12–31. doi: 10.7146/mediekultur.v37i70.122425. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2021). Provocation: Why I want to talk television with global platform representatives. Critical Studies in Television. ISSN 1749-6020. 16(4). doi: 10.1177/17496020211044918.
  • Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2021). Global platforms and asymmetrical power: Industry dynamics and opportunities for policy change. New Media & Society. ISSN 1461-4448. p. 1–18. doi: 10.1177/14614448211029662. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2020). Drama as Flagship Productions: Small-Nation Television and Digital Distribution. In Waade, Anne Marit; Redvall, Eva Novrup & Jensen, Pia Majbritt (Ed.), Danish Television Drama. Global Lessons from a Small Nation. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-030-40797-1. p. 147–165. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40798-8_8.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Syvertsen, Trine (2020). From problem to solution? Why it is difficult to restrict the remit of public broadcasters. The International Journal of Cultural Policy. ISSN 1028-6632. doi: 10.1080/10286632.2020.1807522. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2020). «Will it translate?» – SKAM som remake. In Halskov, Andreas; Højer, Henrik; Korsgard, Mathias Bonde; Larsen, Thomas Schwartz & Nielsen, Jakob Isak (Ed.), Streaming for viderekomne: Fra Doggystyle til Black Mirror og The Jinx. VIA Film & Transmedia. ISSN 9788793709683.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Petersen, Line Nybro (2020). Ins and outs of transmedia fandom: Motives for entering and exiting the SKAM fan community online. Poetics. ISSN 0304-422X. doi: 10.1016/j.poetic.2020.101510. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2019). Policy windows and converging frames: a longitudinal study of digitalization and media policy change . Media, Culture and Society. ISSN 0163-4437. p. 1–16. doi: 10.1177/0163443719867287. Full text in Research Archive
  • Steen-Johnsen, Kari; Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Enjolras, Bernard (2019). Theorizing Policy-Industry Processes : A Media Policy Field Approach. European Journal of Communication. ISSN 0267-3231. doi: 10.1177/0267323119830047. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). From ‘secret’ online teen drama to international cult phenomenon: The global expansion of SKAM and its public service mission. Critical Studies in Television. ISSN 1749-6020. doi: 10.1177/1749602019879856.
  • Petersen, Line Nybro & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). Play moods across the life course in SKAM fandom. Journal of Fandom Studies (JFS). ISSN 2046-6692. 7(2), p. 113–131. doi: 10.1386/jfs.7.2.113_1.
  • Andersen, Mads Møller & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). Producing Online Youth Fiction in a Nordic Public Service Context. View : Journal of European Television History and Culture. ISSN 2213-0969. 8(16), p. 110–125. doi: 10.18146/2213-0969.2019.jethc179. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). Co-Produced Television Drama and the Cost of Transnational ‘Success’: The Making of Lilyhammer. In Bakøy, Eva; Puijk, Roeland & Spicer, Andrew (Ed.), Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses : A Cross-National Perspective. Intellect Ltd.. ISSN 9781783208203. p. 67–88.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). «Det er bare du som kan føle det du føler» – emosjonell investering og engasjement i nettdramaet SKAM. 16:9. ISSN 1603-5194.
  • Bakøy, Eva & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). 'Remember, it's just television': Rubicon TV and the commercialisation of Norwegian television. View : Journal of European Television History and Culture. ISSN 2213-0969. 6(11), p. 53–69. doi: 10.18146/2213-0969.2017.jethc123.

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  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2021). Television Drama in the Age of Streaming: Transnational Strategies and Digital Production Cultures at the NRK. Palgrave Pivot. ISBN 978-3-030-66417-6. 147 p.

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  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Hirsti, Kristine (2021). Eksplosjon av kjendisprogram: – Dei same ansikta som går igjen heile tida. [Internet]. NRK.no.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Anne Jetlund, Hansen (2021). Kjendisprogrammer har tatt av. [Radio]. NRK Nyhetsmorgen.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Feiring, Ådne (2021). Lar deg bestille en kjendis. [Newspaper]. Klassekampen.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2021). Talk to the hand! Or, why I want to talk television with global platform representatives.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Svendsen, Maiken (2021). Disney-topp om det norske markedet: – Fantastisk mange tilbud. [Internet]. E24.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Strøm, Tarjei (2021). Reality-TV. [Radio]. NRK P1.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Dæhlen, Marte (2021). Strømming har skapt en gullalder for norsk TV. [Internet]. Forskning.no.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Simonsen, Marie & Delebekk, Nicolai (2021). Mindre boklesning, mer strømming. [Internet]. Podkast: Rett på.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Johansen, Kjetil (2021). Makt og innflytelse i den norske film- og tv-bransjen: Gullalder med risiko. [Journal]. Kulturplot.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Jorfald, Tuva; Senneset, Ingeborg Nyvang & Eriksen, Ulrik (2021). Dokumentarer i strømmingens tid. [Radio]. NRK P2 Ekko.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Dæhlen, Marte & Bergstrøm, Ida Irene (2021). Competition from streaming has made Norwegian TV better than ever. [Internet]. Sciencenorway.no.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Habbestad, Marianne (2021). Tommy Steine ledet den første Senkveld-sendingen noensinne: – Trist at det er over. [Internet]. TV2.no.
  • Karlsen, Rune; Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2021). Slik er den nye digitale offentligheten. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Eriksen, Lars (2021). Norge er ved at stjæle førertrøjen fra DR. [Newspaper]. Politiken.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Lüders, Marika (2021). Unge som innfødte i en global mediekultur.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Hofsrud, Øyvind (2021). Slik har Thor Gjermund Eriksen vært som NRK-sjef: - En utrolig viktig leder. [Internet]. Kampanje.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Pang, Xueqi (2021). Derfor er denne fangruppen elsket og fryktet. [Newspaper]. VG.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2021). Norsk tv-drama i strømmingens tidsalder - konsekvenser for produksjon, publisering og publikum.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Aschim, Thorvald (2021). Lørdags-TV hele uka. [TV]. NRK Dagsrevyen.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Aschim, Thorvald (2021). Vi trenger at innholdet lever gjennom hele uken. [Internet]. NRK.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Jåsund, Birger Kolsrud (2021). Hvorfor ble "EXIT" så populært? [Radio]. NRK Nyhetsmorgen.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Aschim, Thorvald & Nematpoor, Siamak (2021). Bekrefter ny sesong av suksesserien «Exit». [Internet]. NRK.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2020). Akselererende utvikling og tv-mediets fornyede funksjon. Rushprint. ISSN 1501-2174.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Helleve, Kjartan (2020). Uangripelege allmennkringkastarar. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Kringom.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Leinan, Runa (2020). Strømmetjenesten Disney+ til Norge. [TV]. NRK Dagsrevyen.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2020). Derfor vinner NRK politiske debatter om seg selv. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Skrede, Mona Cecilie (2020). Besøket er halvert. Storfilmer utsettes. Strømmetjenestene ruster opp. [Newspaper]. Aftenposten.
  • Njie, Ragnhild Aarø & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2020). Mener Disney+ trenger nytt innhold: - Minimalt med nye produksjoner. [Internet]. Kampanje.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Slettemark, Asbjørn & Asker, Cecilie (2020). A New Sheriff in Town. [TV]. Nordiske seriedager.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Vollan, Mari Brenna (2020). SVT er blitt skyteskive. [Newspaper]. Klassekampen.
  • Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2020). Global Super Players in Small Nations: Industry Tensions and Opportunities for Policy Change.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2020). Young streamers and key industry lessons.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Svendsen, Maiken (2020). Derfor mener filmkritikerne at «hele» Norge ser på «Tiger King». [Internet]. NRK.no.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Minisini, Lucas (2020). SKAM: Marmita noruega. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Sofilm.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). Bokanmeldelse av Synnøve Skarsbø Lindtner og Dag Skarstein (red.): Dramaserien Skam. Analytiske perspektiver og didaktiske muligheter. Norsk Medietidsskrift. ISSN 0804-8452. 26(1), p. 1–4.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Strøm, Tarjei (2019). Lørdagsunderholdning. [Radio]. NRK P1 "Lørdagsliv".
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2019). 20 år med digital mediekrise. Dagens næringsliv. ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Slettemark, Asbjørn; Erdal, Marta Bivand; Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Joof, Channeh Maram (2019). Beforeigners - Hva om det virkelig skjedde?
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). Fankultur i den digitale tidsalder.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). 'Youtification' of drama through real-time storytelling.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). The Second Wave: The Development of Real-Time Online Drama.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2019). Policy windows and converging frames: How media industry players frame digitalization and the need for policy actions.
  • Ihlebæk, Karoline Andrea; Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2019). Digitalization and diversity: A case study of policy incentives in the news sector.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Lüders, Marika (2019). Fremtidens strømmelandskap i Norge. [Radio]. NRK P2.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Svendsen, Maiken (2019). «Beforeigners» har satt ny strømmerekord for HBO i Norge. [Internet]. NRK.no.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Svendsen, Maiken (2019). Derfor lykkes Beforeigners. [Radio]. NRK P1 "Østlandssendingen".
  • Lüders, Marika; Colbjørnsen, Terje & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2019). The streaming super user: Profiling heavy streaming users and their motivations across media industries.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Petersen, Line Nybro (2019). Ins and outs of transmedia fandom: Motives for entering and exiting the SKAM fan community.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2018). Mediemangfold: Oppsumering og avslutning.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2018). "Den andre bølgen. Nettdramas utvikling".
  • Ringen, Lars Erik Ertzgaard & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2018). Tospråklige tv-produksjoner. [Radio]. NRK Radio Kurer.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2018). Exporting Nordic Values - Online Teen Drama and Fan Culture.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2018). Produksjonsforskning.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Lande, Ellen (2018). – Vi må utfordre suksesskriteriene. [Internet]. Rushprint.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2018). 'The Second Wave': The Development of Real-Time Online Drama.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Steen-Johnsen, Kari (2018). “We have a Chrisis. Again!” How Norwegian Media Industry Players Talk about Media Change and the Need for Media Policy Actions.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). Transnational circulation and unexpected success stories.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). SKAM i sosiale medier: Spennfeltet mellom seer og serie.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Kristoffer Østegaard, Kristensen (2017). Dansk drama skal kigge sig over skulderen. [Newspaper]. Jyllands-Posten.
  • Bendiksen, Kristian; Grønbech, Turi & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). Indisk tv-serie for kvinner. [Radio]. NRK Radio - Studio 2.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Grindem, Karianne (2017). Folket vil betale for NRK. [Newspaper]. Dagbladet.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). SKAM - bakgrunn, fortellergrep og internasjonal suksess.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke; Bendiksen, Kristian & Haug, Otto (2017). Hva har SKAM vært for ungdomskulturen? [Radio]. NRK P2 Studio 2.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). SKAM: Når seere blir fans. Hva var det som gjorde at engasjementet tok av blant SKAM-seere?
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). Fra norsk «tenåringshemmelighet» til internasjonalt kultfenomen:Hva kan vi lære av SKAM?
  • Steen-Johnsen, Kari & Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). "Digitalization, globalization and the condition for national media policies - a field perspective".
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). Fortellinger, fans og fellesskap: Fersk «Skam»-forskning.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). Behovsdrevet tenåringsdrama. Dansknoter. p. 11–13.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). From 'secret' online teen drama to international cult phenomenon: The global expansion of SKAM and its public service mission.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & Fraser, Sofie Amalie Hoff (2017). SKAM svekker fordommer. [Internet]. Journalen.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). SKAM - flermedialitet, sanntid og eventifisering.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). SKAM: Fra hemmelig nettdrama til internasjonalt kultfenomen.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). SKAM + Norden = Sant.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke & McDermott, Patrick D. (2017). Why The Whole Planet Is Obsessed With This Norwegian Teen Drama. [Internet]. The Fader.
  • Sundet, Vilde Schanke (2017). Debattdeltaker om kulturforskningens rolle i regjeringens langtidsplan for forsking og utvikling.

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