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Open registration: IYTT's fourth youth conference

2022-05-16

In November, the International Youth Think Tank (IYTT) organizes the fourth edition of the International Youth Conference. Participants are 18-24-year-olds who want to take on real societal challenges...

Nominate the 2022 collaborator of the year

2022-04-29

Who do you think has created conditions for successful partnerships during the past year in an open and committed way? Now is the time for nominations! The collaborator of the year will be awarded...

Application for project funding is now open

2022-04-19

Application for Lindholmen Science Park’s next project funding of film and television projects is now open. The deadline for applications is May 18 at 5 pm CET.

Lindholmen Democracy Talks reports results from democracy talks in 17 cities

2022-04-13

Media & Democracy has previously reported on the European democracy campaign that the International Youth Think Tank (IYTT) carried out from 1 to 3 April. The results will be presented at IYTT's lunch...

Campaign weekend for the democracy

2022-03-28

When the International Youth Think Tank (IYTT) visited the cradle of democracy in Athens last autumn, a simple and concrete method was born, Open Chair Democracy Talks. It gives voice to citizens and...

IYC's final report will be launched on the event: Demokratin 100 år – en framtidsdag

2022-03-09

For the past two years, the government has initiated a gathering of forces for democracy in Sweden under the name "Democracy 100 years". On March 15, a final future conference will be held in...

World leading democracy research on Lindholmen Democracy Talks

2022-02-07

The lunch event Lindholmen Democracy Talks continues. On February 23, the International Youth Think Tank (IYTT) invites Xavier Romero Vidal, a researcher at Cambridge's Center for the Future of...

Next application for project funding opens

2022-01-03

Application for Lindholmen Science Park’s next project funding of film and television projects opens on January 3 and closes on February 3 at 5 pm CET.

Youth Fellows at the Nobel Week Dialogue

2021-12-01

Two Youth Fellows from the International Youth Think Tank participate in the Nobel Week Dialogue. The theme is "City of the Future" and Lisa Mastiaux and Daniel Hakan Urquijo will also have the...

Unknown ideas to be presented at Lindholmen Democracy Talks

2021-11-18

No one knows what ideas will be presented at Lindholmen Democracy Talks on 25 November. The reason: the ideas will be just newly hatched.

Open Call: Göteborg Konst söker konstkonsulter för enprocentregeln

2021-11-10

Är du utövande professionell konstnär, curator eller konstvetare med erfarenhet av offentlig konst? Göteborg Konst söker nu konstkonsulter och du är välkommen att skicka in din intresseanmälan till...

Robert Olsson new chairman of the Media & Democracy steering group

2021-09-07

There are currently three changes in the Media & Democracy steering group. Robert Olsson will be the new chairman and, as previously reported, Anna Careborg, CEO and editor-in-chief of Svenska...

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.

Event

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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
Kvinna ler in i kameran!

Frida Dam Bergstedt

Project Manager
Porträtt av Urban Strandberg

Urban Strandberg

Program Manager, IYTT
Jenny Wiik

Jenny Wiik

Flexit Researcher
Man ler in i kameran

Robert Olsson

Chairman, Media & Democracy
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Jonathan Falck

Senior Advicer
Porträtt av Carl-Fredrik Hansson

Carl-Fredrik Hansson

Communications Manager