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Ragnhild Olsen

Ragnhild Olsen


Associate professor in journalism and media studies. Teaches media theory, research method and online journalism. Has a research interest in digitization and value creation in journalism, specifically in local journalism, as well as the user perspective in editorial priorities and strategic development  in news media.

Research groups

Scientific publications

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Furseth, Peder Inge (2023). Service Innovation and Value Creation in Local Journalism During Times of Crisis. Journalism Studies .

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Solvoll, Mona K; Futsæter, Knut Arne (2022). Gatekeepers as Safekeepers—Mapping Audiences’ Attitudes towards News Media’s Editorial Oversight Functions during the COVID-19 Crisis. Journalism and Media . Vol. 3.

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Olsen, Gunhild Ring; Røsok-Dahl, Heidi (2022). Unpacking Value Creation Dynamics in Journalism Education. A Covid-19 Case Study. Journalism Practice .

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine (2021). Brukerbetaling i lokalaviser – en trussel for bruksmangfold og lokaldemokrati?. Gran, Anne-Britt; Røssaak, Eivind (Ed.). Mangfold i spill: Digitalisering av kultur og medier i Norge. 10. p. 190-210. Universitetsforlaget.

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine (2021). The Value of Local News in the Digital Realm–Introducing the Integrated Value Creation Model. Digital Journalism . Vol. 9.

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Kalsnes, Bente; Barland, Jens (2021). Do Small Streams Make a Big River? Detailing the Diversification of Revenue Streams in Newspapers’ Transition to Digital Journalism Businesses. Digital Journalism .

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine; Pickard, Victor; Westlund, Oscar (2020). Communal News Work: COVID-19 Calls for Collective Funding of Journalism. Digital Journalism . Vol. 8.

Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine (2020). Understanding the relationship people in their early adulthood have to small-town news and paywalls. Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism . Vol. 21.

Olsen, Ragnhild (2019). Connecting People? Understanding Media’s Role as Democratic Resources for People in Digitally Advanced Local Environments. Digital Journalism .

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

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