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Media innovation and social research

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Johan Löfvenholm appointed new CEO of Lindholmen Science Park

2024-05-20
The board of Lindholmen Science Park AB has appointed Johan Löfvenholm as the new CEO of the company. With extensive experience in the automotive industry, he will begin his new role in August...
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"Several had not seen a battery-powered radio"

2023-10-23
During Preparedness Week, Blekinge Läns Tidning and the Swedish Women's Voluntary Defence Organization (Lottakåren) set out to engage with high school students to discuss preparedness. This successful...
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Record Number of Applicants for IYTT's Youth Conference

2023-09-05
The International Youth Think Tank (IYTT) is celebrating its fifth anniversary with an achievement. A total of 540 young individuals from 68 countries have applied to participate in this year's...

Record Interest in Global Media Conference at Lindholmen

2023-09-04
In September, the world's largest conference on investigative journalism will be held in Gothenburg. It is now clear that there is record interest in the pre-conference of the first day, organized by...
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Save the date to Audiovisual Days 2023

2023-08-16
Audiovisual Days are back at Lindholmen Science Park 8-10 November 2023. There will be three days of lectures, panel discussions and workshops on sound-based and visual storytelling - and Media &...
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The M&D podcast is now available on Spotify

2023-08-16
Now we are making the Media & Democracy podcast more accessible. Follow the podcast on Spotify so you don't miss new episodes about current media innovation and democracy-related social research.
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"It has never felt so relevant to talk about technology development and democracy"

2023-06-12
29-30 May, the third Future of Democracy Summit was held. 150 leaders gathered at Lindholmen Science Park to discuss modernization, new technology and democracy. Here are project manager Karin...
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Application open for IYTT's fifth youth conference

2023-06-07
In November, the International Youth Think Tank (IYTT) organized its fifth youth conference. The previous four have been held in Gothenburg, but starting this year the conference will be held in...
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"Committed participants who are passionate about democracy"

2023-05-31
The project Strengthened local journalism in crisis situations is underway at newsrooms in Blekinge and Värmland. Linus Carle, editor-in-chief at Arvika news, shares what their collaboration with...
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This is how Aftonbladet and Sveriges Radio work with AI

2023-05-25
In a short time, AI has gone from present to burning in the news media. In the Medier & demokrati podcast episode 16, Martin Schori, Aftonbladet, and Olle Zachrison, Sveriges Radio, talk about what...
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”Journalists rarely meet young people”

2023-05-25
Patricia Svensson had an eye-opener in the project Local democracy in a digital world. It was the meeting with a handful of young people who told about their visions for Falköping, a meeting that...
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Successful combination strengthens democracy

2023-05-22
There is a great need for physical places for meetings and conversations, as a counterweight to our increasingly digitized society. Here, the libraries are an unused arena - it shows a unique...

Insights about young people & media

One of Media Sweden's biggest concerns is the large gap between younger and older generations' media consumption. In order to survive in the long run, and from a democratic perspective, the media are grappling with how to get younger generations to take part in, and pay for, journalism.

Media & democracy has run or participated in five research projects on young media consumers. Now we have collected all published material and valuable insights about the target group in one place.

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Projects

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Strengthened local journalism in crises

The project aims to strengthen the conditions of local journalism in crises and wars; a democratic preparedness. In addition to Media & Democracy, the University of Gothenburg, Blekinge Läns Tidning...
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The automation of journalism

Innovation, collaboration and knowledge management in the implementation of AI in news companies.
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Crossborder Journalism Campus, CJC

The project, which runs between 1 January 2022 and 31 December 2024, will develop a model for how students in investigative journalism at different universities in different countries can collaborate...
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Future of Democracy

Future of Democracy has been initiated and led by Media & Democracy and AI Sweden, Sweden's center for applied AI innovation. The focus is on the borderland between technology and democracy, with the...
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International Youth Think Tank

The project was founded in 2018 and has been part of Lindholmen Science Park and Media & democracy since January 2021. The goal is to promote the democracy movement among 18-24-year-olds in Europe and...

About Media & Democracy

Media & Democracy is a national collaboration platform for media innovation and social research. The goal is to strengthen the media's innovative power, journalism, public discourse, and democracy. Priority areas for the platform are experimental research projects, data and AI-related media development, media and information literacy as well as knowledge dissemination and networking.

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Future of Democracy

Future of Democracy has been initiated and led by Media & Democracy and AI Sweden, Sweden's center for applied AI innovation. The focus is on the borderland between technology and democracy, with the aim of safeguarding and contributing to development where digitalisation and AI are used in a democratically sustainable way. Future of Democracy operates as a non-profit initiative and the focal point of the initiative is the Future of Democracy Summit.
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International Youth Think Tank

The project was founded in 2018 and has been part of Lindholmen Science Park and Media & democracy since January 2021. The goal is to promote the democracy movement among 18-24-year-olds in Europe and the initiative is funded until 2023 by the Markus and Amalia Wallenberg Memorial Foundation. A cornerstone of the project is the International Youth Conferences (IYC). So far, three have been arranged - 2019, 2020 and 2021 - of which the last two with Lindholmen Science Park as hub and host.

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Contribute to media innovation and social research

Media & Democracy's goal is to strengthen the media's innovative power, journalism, public discourse and democracy.

If you or your organization are curious about getting involved in projects or spreading knowledge, get in touch with Martin Holmberg, program manager for Media & Democracy.

Martin Holmberg

Martin Holmberg

Programme Manager


We who are involved in Media & Democracy

Martin Holmberg

Martin Holmberg

Programme Manager
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Frida Dam Bergstedt

Project Manager
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Urban Strandberg

Program Manager, IYTT
Jenny Wiik

Jenny Wiik

Flexit Researcher
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Robert Olsson

Chairman, Media & Democracy
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Jonathan Falck

Senior Advicer
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Carl-Fredrik Hansson

Communications Manager