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About Medier & demokrati
Unique media initiative within AI innovation
19 December 2019
Medier & Demokrati and AI Innovation of Sweden are starting a national pilot initiative with a focus on media-specific AI innovation. Three media companies are on board from day one: Hall Media, Stampen Media and Sveriges Television. - We're very happy about the initiative, says Martin Holmberg, Programme Manager at Medier & Demokrati.
Media researcher Jenny Wiik joins Medier & Demokrati
19 December 2019
Medier & Demokrati is boosted by the addition of media researcher Jenny Wiik. For the past two years, she has been contributing to Lindholmen Science Park as a Flexit researcher. - Lindholmen Science Park is an exciting environment in which different participants can interact around new ideas, says Jenny Wiik. I think that academics and the media industry need to collaborate more in order to be able to develop journalism in the best possible way.
What opportunities and pitfalls does AI's growth within journalism entail?
25 October 2019
Gothenburg University, AI Competence for Sweden and Medier & demokrati gathered heads of media and researches at a near-capacity conference at Lindholmen. On the agenda: share experience and take a look at the outlook for the future.
Participants from 55 Countries at MIL Days in Gothenburg
16 October 2019
During and in connection with the annual book fair in Gothenburg, there was a heavy focus on media and information literacy MIL. It was arranged in part by Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum. It was also part of the book fair's them of media literacy. Medier & demokrati contributing by setting the agenda.
Hello Petter Beckman ...
2 October 2019
... project developer at Direktpress in Stockholm, the media corporation that is a hub in the research and innovation project 'Conflict Management, Dialogue and Reader Engagement in the New Media Landscape'.
Pokémon Go Inspires BT's Community Journalism
29 August 2019
In Borås, Pokémon Go thinking renews local community journalism. The research and innovation project Beta Borås 2 is now being published in the city centre via QR codes. 'We want to be seen in the urban environment and show how much local journalism we provide about the city and the people who live here,' says Frida Dam Bergstedt of the test editorial staff.
Three Media Companies in a Pioneering AI Project
20 June 2019
Lindholmen Science Park has quickly established a bridge between Medier & demokrati and AI Innovation of Sweden. The pioneer project 'Swedish Linguistic Data Lab' includes three media companies, and more may join. - For us, it is of great value to collaborate with new participants and learn about AI competence that differs from our own, says George Grönwald, editorial head of development for Hall Media.
Local Political News Reaches More People
20 May 2019
The local news media has lost its dominant position as a mediator of news during elections. According to a unique report, social media channels and Facebook, in particular, have assumed a leading position. - How news is spread has changed radically, says Lars Nord, professor of media and communications. But what is key for people's engagement in media is that there are locally disputed issues.
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.
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