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Elsebeth Frey

Elsebeth Frey


Teaches journalism, online journalisme and feature journalism, press freedom, critical source review, crisis journalism, safety of journalists and trauma studies, writing and reporting skills. Experience also in teaching and guiding journalism students and journalism teachers in Palestine, Uganda, Tunisia, Algeria and France. The editor of our online training site Journalen
Research interests are crisis journalism, safety and trauma studies, press freedom, journalistic core values, online journalism, pedagogy, child welfare, film review.
Background as journalist at Journalisten (2007-1998). Institutt for Journalistikk (1994-1998). Journalist at Norsk Ukeblad (1983-1994). Film reviewer freelance for Film-Nytt (1983-1985). Journalist at Morgenbladet (1982).

Fields of study

Subject areas

Online journalism   Journalism   Public sphere   Social media   Sources   Crisis journalism   Journalism core values

Scientific publications

Frey, Elsebeth (2023). Preparing for risks and building resilience. Journalism Studies.

Holtekjølen, Fredrik; Frey, Elsebeth (2022). Hvordan blir trygdeeksport omtalt og gitt mening av VG før og etter NAV-skandalen? En kritisk diskursanalyse av VG-saker om trygdeeksport i perioden 2012–2019. Norsk Medietidsskrift. Vol. 29.

Frey, Elsebeth ; Abudheir, Farid A. F.; Araszkiewiez, Jacques; Ntulume, Charlotte (2021). What is press freedom? a study on journalims students' perception of press freedom. Journalism Education. Vol. 10.

Frey, Elsebeth ; Olsen, Ragnhild ; Giannoumis, G. Anthony (2019). Exploring Journalism and Computer Science Student Collaboration A Norwegian case study. Nordicom Review. Vol. 40.

Frey, Elsebeth (2018). Victims' Use of Social Media during and after the Utøya Terror Attack: Fear, Resilience, Sorrow and Solidarity. Hornmoen, Harald; Backholm, Klas (Ed.). Social Media Use in Crisis and Risk Communication: Emergencies, Concerns and Awareness . p. 43-62. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Goldgruber, Eva; Ausserhofer, Julian; Hornmoen, Harald ; Steensen, Steen ; Backholm, Klas; Reimerth, Gudrun; Frey, Elsebeth ; Ottosen, Rune ; McInnes, Colin John (2018). Reflecting on Ethics in the Investigation of Online Communication during Emergencies. Dobrick, Farina Madita; Fischer, Jana; Hagen, Lutz M (Ed.). Research Ethics in the Digital Age. Ethics for the Social Sciences and Humanities in Times of Mediatization and Digitization. p. 158-163. Springer.

Steensen, Steen ; Frey, Elsebeth ; Hornmoen, Harald ; Ottosen, Rune ; Konow Lund, Maria (2018). Social Media and Situation Awareness during Terrorist Attacks: Recommendations for Crisis Communication. Hornmoen, Harald; Backholm, Klas (Ed.). Social Media Use in Crisis and Risk Communication: Emergencies, Concerns and Awareness . p. 277-295. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Hornmoen, Harald ; Backholm, Klas; Frey, Elsebeth ; Ottosen, Rune ; Reimerth, Gudrun; Steensen, Steen (2018). Key Communicators’ Perspectives on the Use of Social Media in Risks and Crises. Andersen, Robin; de Silva, Purnaka L (Ed.). The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action. Routledge.

Frey, Elsebeth (2018). "Do You Tweet When Your Friends Are Getting Shot?" Victims' Experience With, and Perspectives on, the Use of Social Media During a Terror Attack. Social Media + Society. Vol. 4.

Backholm, Klas; Ausserhofer, Julian; Frey, Elsebeth ; Larsen, Anna M. Grøndahl ; Hornmoen, Harald ; Högväg, Joachim; Reimerth, Gudrun (2017). Crises, Rumours and Reposts: Journalists’ Social Media Content Gathering and Verification Practices in Breaking News Situations. Media and Communication. Vol. 5.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete