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Steen Steensen

Steen Steensen

About

Steen Steensen is professor of journalism at the department of journalism and media studies. His research interests are related to the developments of journalism as a social institution, professional field, and text in digital times. He is currently leading the international research project "Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation" (2020-2024) funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Steensen holds a PhD in media studies from the department of media and communication at the University of Oslo and an MA in European journalism studies from the University of Cardiff, Wales. He has a background as a journalist for Norwegian newspapers.

From 2018 to 2020 Steensen was associate editor of Journalism Practice, and from 2013 to 2016 he was editor-in-chief of the Norwegian journal of media studies (Norsk medietidsskrift). From 2016 to 2020 he was the Head of the department of journalism and media studies at OsloMet

During the spring 2021 Steensen is a visiting professor at Bournemouth university in the UK.

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Research projects

Scientific publications

Westlund, Oscar; Larsen, Rebekah; Graves, Lucas; Kavtaradze, Lasha; Steensen, Steen (2022). Technologies and Fact-Checking. A Sociotechnical Mapping. Correia, Joao Carlos; Jeronimo, Pedro; Amaral, Inês (Ed.). Disinformations Studies: Perspectives from An Emerging Field. Chapter 7. p. 193-236.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/3032844

Steensen, Steen; Belair-Gagnon, Valerie; Graves, Lucas; Kalsnes, Bente; Westlund, Oscar (2022). Journalism and Source Criticism. Revised Approaches to Assessing Truth-Claims. Journalism Studies . Vol. 23.
https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2022.2140446

Hornmoen, Harald; Steensen, Steen (2021). Journalistikkens filosofi. ISBN: 978-82-15-05290-8. 226 p. Universitetsforlaget.

Steensen, Steen; Westlund, Oscar (2020). What is Digital Journalism Studies?. ISBN: 9780429259555. 136 p. Routledge.
https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429259555

Steensen, Steen; Ferrer-Conill, Raul; Peters, Chris (2020). (Against a) Theory of Audience Engagement with News. Journalism Studies . Vol. 21.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14616...

Steensen, Steen; Kalsnes, Bente (2020). Fra fast lokaljournalist til midlertidig digitalt hode. Utviklingen i stillingsmarkedet for journalister 1987–2017. 19 p. Norsk Medietidsskrift . Vol. 27.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2765163

Steensen, Steen; Ahva, Laura (2020). Journalism Theory. Wahl-Jørgensen, Karin; Hanitzsch, Thomas (Ed.). Handbook of Journalism Studies, 2. ed. chapter 3. p. 38-54. Routledge.

Steensen, Steen; Larsen, Anna M. Grøndahl; Hågvar, Yngve Benestad; Fonn, Birgitte Kjos (2019). What does digital journalism studies look like?. Digital Journalism . Vol. 7.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21670...

Steensen, Steen (2019). Journalism’s epistemic crisis and its solution: Disinformation, datafication and source criticism. Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism . Vol. 20.

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. Chapter 17. p. 158-163. Springer.
https://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783658129088





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