Program: The International Symposium on Media Innovations 2014

Scholars and media professionals from around the world gather in Oslo 24-25 April 2014 to discuss innovation in the media industry.

The symposium takes place in Forskningsparken, just off the main University of Oslo campus. It is most easily reached by metro or tram to the station named "Forskningsparken". The conference venue is the auditorium "Small talk" in the Ole Johan Dahl building.

A map and picture of the building can be found here.

Have you registered for the symposium yet? Although the event is free of charge, we require registration at this address:

24 April 2014

09.00 Registration and coffee

09.30 Opening of the third International Symposium on Media Innovations
Charles Ess, University of Oslo, director of CeRMI

09.45 Paper session: Innovations in the newsroom
Gunnar Nygren: Multiskilling in the newsroom – de-skilling or re-skilling of journalistic work?
Södertörn University
Aske Kammer: A License to Experiment: technological innovation in the newsroom
University of Southern Denmark
Leonardo Desideri, Ramón Salaverría: The end of “finishability”: how the death of regular editions in traditional written journalism can affect journalists and readers
University of Navarra
Yael de Haan, Gerard Smit, Laura Buijs: Boundary Crossing in the newsroom
Hogeschool Utrecht

10.45 Coffee break

11.00 Paper session: Innovation, experimentation, evaluation
Lars Nyre: Designing the Amplifon. A Locative, Journalistic Sound Medium
University of Bergen
Katherine Champion: Experimentation and imitation: the journey to ‘Elle 360’
University of Glasgow
Sabine Baumann: Media Genre Innovation: Transposing Safety Videos into Viral Marketing Campaigns
Jade University
Anders Fagerjord: Evaluating innovation in locative experiences
University of Oslo

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Paper session: Audiences, users, readers and publics
Sarie Robijt, Wendy Van den Broeck: When broadcasting meets mobile: towards an integrated model of interactive television for children
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Kristin Van Damme, Tom Evens, Pieter Verdegem: Getting to know your readers: a federated identity manager for online newspapers
Ghent University
Dimitri Schuurman, Sara Logghe, Annabel Georges: Co-creating the youth library of the future
iMinds-MICT-Ghent University
Jonas De Meulenaere, Wendy Van den Broeck, Lizzy Bleumers: An audience perspective on the second screen phenomenon
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

14.00 Coffee break

The Media Innovation Gathering

14.15 Keynote lecture
Thor Gjermund Eriksen, Director General of NRK (the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation): "Conditions for Innovations in Public Broadcasting”

15.00 Panel discussion
Media Regulations as Conditions for Media Innovations
Chair: Professor Tanja Storsul, University of Oslo

Sabine Baumann, Jade University
Helle Sjøvaag, University of Bergen
Josef Trappel, University of Salzburg
Erik Wilberg, BI Norwegian Business School

15.45 Coffee break

16.00 Keynote lecture
Bjørn Taale Sandberg, ‎Senior Vice President, Telenor Research: "Who will fund the media highway of the future?"  -The (possible) need for new business models to avoid a tragedy of the commons

16.45 Panel discussion
Innovation as part of the company DNA – building a culture of innovation
A panel sponsored by the Norwegian Online News Association (NONA).
Chair: Lill Kristin Syversen, VP of product, Scandinavia Online (SOL)

Hildegunn Amanda Soldal, Digital Editor, Dagbladet
Ole Hedemann, Chief Creative Officer, NRK

17.30 Reception
Sponsored by Telenor
Announcement of best paper award

25 April 2014

08.45 Coffee and tea

09.15 Introducing the second day of ISMI 14
Charles Ess, director of CeRMI

09.30 Keynote lecture
Beathe Due, Ph.D in media studies, Dean at Faculty of computer science, Østfold University College
"Media Innovations: Digital competence, diversity and unpredictability matters"

10.00 DIscussant to Beathe Due
Bente Kalsnes, PhD candiate, Department of media and communication, University of Oslo

10.30 Coffee break

11.00 Paper session: Digital media and taxation
Terje Colbjørnsen: Market distortions and tax injustice resulting from digital tax policies and tax planning
University of Oslo
Sabine Baumann, Petra Oesterwinter: Taxation and Corporate Innovation
Jade University, Fachhochschule Dortmund
Alexandra Bal: Virtual currencies in the tax system
Leiden University
Alexandra Bal: EU VAT: New Rules on B2C Supplies of Digital Services
Leiden University

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Paper session: News sources and news discovery
Turo Uskali, Heikki Kuutti: Two Streams of Data Journalism
University of Jyväskylä
Anders Olof Larsson, Hallvard Moe: News Sharing on Twitter – Bots or Journalists?
University of Oslo, University of Bergen
Petter Bae Brandtzæg, Marika Lüders, Jochen Spangenberg, Linda Rath-Wiggins, Asbjørn Følstad: Social media as a trustworthy news source
SINTEF Oslo, Deutsche Welle
Kristin Van Damme, Cédric Courtois: News personalisation: the value of mobile news recommendations
Ghent University
Ester Appelgren, Helge Hüttenrauch: Hacking for innovation – a data journalistic field report from Sweden
Södertörns University
Estela Margarita Torres Almanza: Investigative journalism in digital platforms in Latin America
Universidad Iberoamericana

14.30 Coffee break

14.45 Paper session: Ethics, theories and evaluations
Josef Trappel: What to study when studying media innovation?
University of Salzburg
Terje Colbjørnsen, Niamh Ní Bhroin: Interpreting Elusiveness: Socio-Technical Approaches to Researching Media Innovations
University of Oslo
Christoph Sommer, M. Bjørn von Rimscha: Success Factors in the Media
Universität Zürich
Carl-Gustav Lindén: Competition and innovation - a micro media perspective
UNU-WIDER, Helsinki

16.00 Wrap-up and goodbye

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