Archive for January, 2019

January 28, 2019

CV at a glance

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List of publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kristin_Orgeret

Here is my ‘CV at a glance’:  Dr. Art, Professor in Journalism and Media Studies at Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway where she is coordinating the MA programme in journalism. She conducts research on journalism in conflict and transition; journalists’ safety, digital activism and gender and media. She is also interested in media development and the evolving nature of journalism in non-Western settings.  She heads the research group MEKK (Media in War and Conflict with Roy Krøvel), which organizes annual conferences of the safety of journalists, and is the Norwegian coordinator of the Norhed project Bridging Gaps, Building Futures with Uganda, South Sudan and Nepal. She is the former Head of the Association of Norwegian Media Researchers (Norsk medieforskerlag) 2006-2009; The National Scientific Board of Media Studies (Nasjonalt fagråd for mediestudier) 2015-2017 and The Norwegian Chapter of IAWRT (International Association for Women in Radio and TV) 2016-2018. She is a board member of the Centre for Cross Disciplinary Media Research (STM).

She is on the editorial boards of Media and Communication (Cogitatio) Critical Arts (Taylor and Francis) and Nordicom Review (Nordicom) as well as being a member of the scientific advisory board of Nordicom. She is frequently used as a commentator on journalism issues and foreign news in Norwegian media and was awarded the Norwegian Media Researchers’ Award for Research Dissemination in 2016.

Upcoming research include three edited collections:

Sharing new knowledge – transforming societies. The NORHED program (with Tor Halvorsen and Roy Krøvel) African Minds 2019

Extremism and the Media (with Elisabeth Eide) Nordicom 2019

Political Communication in East Africa (with Goretti Nassanga and Helge Rønning) Fountain Press 2020

Currently editing special issue editions of the renowned journals:

Conflict and Communication Online, focusing of the safety of journalists (with Roy Krøvel) (2019)

Information, Communication and Society(with Bruce Mutsvairo and Massimo Ragnedda) an edition that explores the dynamics of Afrocentric digital participation and electronic rights (2020).

Editor of Routledge’s Journalism Insight Series on Peace and Conflict Reporting (2020/2021)

Kristin Skare Orgeret has studied History of Art at l’Université Paris Sorbonne, has three intermediate degrees (mellomfag: 90 ETCs) in French, Political Science and Media Studies from the University of Oslo. For her MA thesis in Media Studies she undertook research in Zimbabwe, whereas her Doctoral thesis is on South African SABC. She was attached to the University of KwaZulu-Natal as a visiting scholar in 2003-2004. She has lived, worked and done research and evaluations in a number of African countries (Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Zambia, Mozambique) as well as in Bangladesh and Nepal. She has supervised a large number of BA and MA students from a wide range of countries as well as 6 PhD students.

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