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AI Innovation of Sweden is open
8 February 2019
Now it is open: the new national centre for research and innovation within artificial intelligence – AI Innovation of Sweden. Lindholmen Science Park is serving as the host and Medier & demokrati is planning an initial AI seminar together with the media during the spring.
New Duo in the Medier & Demokrati Management Team
17 December 2018
With the change of calendar year from 2018 to 2019, two new members joined Medier & Demokrati's management team: media researchers Ulrika Andersson and Bengt Johansson.
Informative and Playful Journalism Attracts 25-35-year-olds
11 December 2018
Constructive, informative and playful journalism - success factors for reach 25-35-year-olds. The experimental Beta Borås project revealed this. Read the final report on the unique test editorial staff's local social journalism and the focus group's reactions.
How the New Media Landscape Affects Local Election Campaigns
27 November 2018
The media landscape is undergoing a radical change of historic proportions. A question is if and how local election campaigns are affected. Mid Sweden University, Södertörn University and Medier & Demokrati are looking for answers in an exciting research project – and the first results will be presented at the Ander Journalism Seminar at Karlstad University. One of the researchers was Sanna Volny.
Where Media and Technology Meet
18 November 2018
The Medier & Demokrati project Beta Borås drew a packed house at the year's NxtMedia Conference in Trondheim. The main topic of the conference was local media's role in society, how the fake-news discussion increases the demand for reliable journalism and how AI and automation are gaining importance.
Minister for Culture visited Beta Borås
20 August 2018
The Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy, Alice Bah Kuhnke, was keen to learn about the Beta Borås Media & Democracy project so she visited the test editorial team at Borås Tidning. Her impression: an inspiring and positive venture.
New CEO at Lindholmen Science Park AB
14 August 2018
Lindholmen Science Park’s new CEO, Tord Hermansson, will take office on October 1. “I am proud of and enthusiastic about this new opportunity, and I am looking forward to working to strengthen the power of Swedish innovation.”
From Lindholmen Science Park to the Volvo Group
24 May 2018
After 13 exciting years at Lindholmen Science Park, it is now time for Niklas Wahlberg to leave his post as CEO and take on new challenges in the Volvo Group. “What I’ve been part of for all these years has been fantastic,” Niklas says.
Beta Borås goes live
5 April 2018
Media & Democracy’s test editorial team at Borås Tidning – Beta Borås – has now gone live. This means it is fully operational with new publications characterized by experimental journalistic development.
Facebook catches up with Norwegian local media
26 March 2018
Media & Democracy at Lindholmen Science Park has just published a new report. The report focuses on local media consumption in Norway, where a new study by the BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo found that Facebook has, in a short period of time, become as important a source for local information as local newspapers and public service media.
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Film & TV
Arena for film, TV, and gaming
Lindholmen Science Park stimulates innovation and production of new concepts within the media industry.
UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Feature Conference 2019
UNESCO i samarbete med Västra Götalandsregionen
Göteborgs universitet och Svenska Unescorådet
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