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DDMAC team publishes article on the future of disinformation studies

On May 25th 2022, a pre-conference at Sciences Po in Paris was held, where scholars came to discuss the question: “What comes after disinformation studies?” As a result a special

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Luca Bruls publishes journal article on Algerian TikTok in CyberOrient

Luca Bruls has published her first lengthy academic paper based on nethographic research she carried out during her research master in 2020. The article is open access and available through CyberOrient. The article addresses the following: "In Algeria, youth form attitudes towards music as a result of their TikTok usage.…

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Luca Bruls presents DDMAC at LeidenASA Annual Meeting

On Monday December 12th, junior researcher Luca presented a short pitch on DDMAC at the annual meeting of

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Mirjam de Bruijn interviewed about Mali and the UN mission

On December 1st, Dutch newspaper Trouw featured an article in De Verdieping about the current situation in Mali and the relationship with the UN mission MINUSMA. For this article, journalist Joris Belgers interviewed Mirjam de Bruijn about the dynamics of the conflict. Mirjam de Bruijn illustrates the complexity of the…

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Kristin Skare Orgeret awarded with OsloMet’s Research Dissemination Prize

On 30 November, OsloMet awarded four awards to individual researchers and a research group. The jury hands out awards to employees and research communities at Oslomet who have excelled in research, innovation and dissemination over the past year. Professor Kristin Skare Orgeret was awarded the Dissemination Award. The Jury's reason…

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Call for papers: DDMAC panel at ECAS9 Conference 2023

DDMAC will participate with a panel at the ECAS9 Conference on African Futures in Cologne from May 31st until June 3rd. The panel is titled Media Forerunners: Reflecting on Emerging Socio-Political Youth Leadership in Times of Conflict and Digitalization and is convened by Bruce Mutsvairo and Mirjam de Bruijn. PhD…

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A panel discussion by DDMAC at the conference on the safety of journalists

On Wednesday November 2nd the DDMAC research group participated in the 8th annual conference on the safety of journalists in Oslo. In a panel discussion, chaired by Bruce Mutsvairo, the team reflected on the impact of digital media usage in prolonged conflicts in Africa, with a focus on Ethiopia and…

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DDMAC welcomes PhD student Samba Dialimpa Badji

Samba Dialimpa Badji is the newest member of the DDMAC project as a research fellow. Samba has joined Oslo in early October to start his PhD fellowship at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies of OsloMet university. He will research the role of digital media in the armed conflicts…

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