Journal articles

Larsson, Anders Olof (forthcoming). Everyday Elites, Citizens or Extremists? Assessing the Use and Users of Non-Election Political Hashtags. Paper accepted for publication in MedieKultur. Journal of Media and Communication Research. Accepted version available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Bente Kalsnes (forthcoming). “Of course we are on Facebook” - Use and Non-Use of Social Media among Swedish and Norwegian Politicians. Paper accepted for publication in European Journal of Communication. Accepted version available here. Blog posts regarding the paper (12).

Larsson, Anders Olof and Jakob Svensson (2014). Politicians Online - Identifying Current Research OpportunitiesFirst Monday 19 (4).

Larsson, Anders Olof (2013). Bringing it all back home? Social Media Practices by Swedish Municipalities. European Journal of Communication 28 (6). Available free through SAGE Choice.

Moe, Hallvard and Larsson, Anders Olof (2013). Untangling a Complex Media System. A Comparative Study of Twitter Linking Practices during Three Scandinavian Election CampaignsInformation, Communication & Society, 16 (5), 775-794. Accepted version available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2013). Representation or Participation? Twitter use during the 2011 Danish Election CampaignJavnost – The Public, 20(1), 71-88. Published version available here (pdf).

Larsson, Anders Olof (2013). Tweeting the viewer – Use of Twitter in a talk show contextJournal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 57(2), 135-152. 50 free E-Prints available here. Accepted version available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2013). Staying in or Going out? Assessing the linking practices of Swedish online newspapersJournalism Practice, 7(6), december 2013. Accepted version available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Ågerfalk, Pär J. (2013). Snowing, Freezing… Tweeting? Organizational Twitter use during crisisFirst Monday, Volume 18, Number 6 – 3 June 2013

Larsson, Anders Olof (2013). ‘Rejected bits of program code’ – Why notions of “politics 2.0” remain (mostly) unfulfilled. Journal of Information Technology & Politics 10(1), 72-85. Accepted version available here.

Moe, Hallvard and Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Methodological and ethical challenges with large-scale analyses of online political communication. Nordicom Review, 33 (2012) 1, 117-124. Published version available here (pdf).

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Understanding non-use of interactivity in online newspapers – Insights from Structuration theory. The Information Society 28(4), 253-263. Accepted version available here.

Moe, Hallvard and Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Twitterbruk under valgkampen 2011 (Twitter use during the 2011 Norwegian elections). Norsk Medietidskrift nr 2/2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Interactivity on Swedish newspaper web sites – What kind, how much and why?. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 18(2), 195-213. Accepted version available here (pdf).

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2011). Studying political microblogging. Twitter users in the 2010 Swedish election campaign. New Media & Society, 14 (5). Accepted version available here (pdf).

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Interactive to me – Interactive to you? A study of use and appreciation of interactivity on Swedish newspaper web sites. New Media & Society, 13(7), 1180-1197. Accepted version available here (pdf).

Hrastinski, Stefan; Sjöström, Sofie; Eriksson Lundström, Jenny; Larsson, Anders Olof and Ozan, Håkan (2011). Encouraging participation in an intra-organizational online idea community: A case study of a Swedish municipality. First Monday, Volume 16, Number 10 – 3 October 2011.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). “Extended infomercials” or “politics 2.0″? A study of Swedish political party Web sites before, during and after the 2010 election. First Monday, Volume 16, Number 4 – 4 april 2011.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Hrastinski, Stefan (2011). Blogs and Blogging: Current trends and future directions. First Monday, Volume 16, Number 3 – 7 march 2011.


Book chapters

Larsson, Anders Olof (2015). ‘Ju mer vi är tillsammans’ – partiledare, samhälleliga eliter och medborgare på Twitter. I: Eric Carlsson, Bo Nilsson & Simon Lindgren (red.) Digital politik. Sociala medier, deltagande och engagemang. Publiceras under 2015.

Kalsnes, Bente och Larsson, Anders Olof (2015). I: Ihlen et al (red.) Sosiale medier i norsk politikk. Kapitel i Makt, medier og politikk: Norsk politisk kommunikasjon. Publiceras under 2015.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2015). “Big Data” i journalistikforskningen. I: Karlsson, Michael och Strömbäck, Jesper (red.) Handbok i Journalistikforskning. Publiceras av Studentlitteratur under 2015.

Larsson, Anders Olof; Karlsson, Michael; Moe, Hallvard and Sjøvaag, Helle (2015). Sampling Now and Then – Data Collection in a Digital Journalism Context. In: Witschge, Tamara; Anderson,  C. W.; Domingo, David  & Hermida, Alfred (eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism. To be published by SAGE during 2015.

Chapter on Methodological and ethical challenges associated with the study of “Big Data”, to be included in an anthology on Internet Research published by The National Committees for Research Ethics in Norway. Published during 2014.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2013). Twitter in Politics and Elections – Insights from Scandinavia. In: Weller, Katrin; Bruns, Axel; Burgess, Jean; Mahrt, Merja and Cornelius Puschmann (eds.) Twitter & Society, Peter Lang. Available here.


Conference presentations

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2014). Regional vs National elections on Twitter – The case of Norway. Paper to be presented at the Civic political engagement and public spheres in the new digital era conference. Paris, 24-27 june.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2014). Online, All the Time? A Quantitative Assessment of the Permanent Campaign on Facebook. Paper to be presented at the Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space conference. Amsterdam, 18-20 june.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2014). Everyday Elites, Citizens or Extremists? Assessing the Use and Users of Non-Election Political Hashtags. Paper to be presented at the 64th annual ICA Conference. Seattle, WA, 22-26 may.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Ihlen, Øyvind (2014). Birds of a Feather Flock Together? Party Leaders on Twitter during the 2013 Norwegian Elections. Abstract to be presented at the Strategic Communication Campaigns in a Contemporary, Digital and Networked Society ICA preconference. Seattle, WA, 22-26 may.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2014). News Sharing on Twitter – Bots or Journalists? Paper accepted for presentation at the International Symposium on Media Innovations, Oslo, 24-25 apr.

Larsson, Anders Olof, Kalsnes, Bente and Moe, Hallvard (2014). Approaches to studying cross-media agenda setting: Lessons from an ongoing project. Presentation at the Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies: The future of audience research: Agenda, theory and societal significance Open Conference of the COST Action IS0906. Ljubljana, 5-7 february.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2014). Same Same But Different? The Development of Twitter Use During Norwegian Elections. Presentation for the Comparative Perspectives on Social Media in Political Communication workshop, held during the 5th Annual International Conference on Democracy as Idea and Practice, Oslo, 8-9 january 2014. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof, Bente Kalsnes, Gunn Enli, Hallvard Moe and Eli Skogerbø (2013). Twitter Use during the 2013 Norwegian Elections  – Some Initial Insights. Presentation for the Social Media and Elections: The Use of Twitter in the 2013 Campaigns in Italy, Australia, Germany, and Norway panel. Held at Internet Research 14.0, Denver, Colorado, USA, 23-26 october. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Bente Kalsnes (2013). “Of course we are on Facebook” - Use and Non-Use of Social Media among Swedish and Norwegian Politicians. Presentation to be held at the New Trends in Political Communication conference, organized by the Political Communication Section of ECREA. Milan, Italy, 19-20 september.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Jakob Svensson (2013). Politicians online – three opportunities for future research. Paper presented at the Nordmedia conference. Oslo, Norway, 8-11 august.

Larsson, Anders Olof, Hallvard Moe and Jakob Svensson (2013). Political communication and methodological triangulations in the era of “Big Data”. Presentation for the Challenging online research: Insights from across the field panel, held at the 63rd annual ICA Conference. London, UK, 17-21 june.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Jakob Svensson (2013). Researching Politicians Online. Identifying Research Directions. Work-in-progress paper presented at the Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2013. Krems, Austria, 22-25 may. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2013). “Municipalities 2.0”? A Structural Analysis of Social Media use By Swedish Municipalities. Presentation held at the 10th Scandinavian Workshop on E-government (SWEG 2013), University of Oslo, 5-6 february. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof, Hallvard Moe and Jakob Svensson (2012). Twitter and the Public Sphere. Political communication and methodological triangulations in the era of “Big Data”. Presentation held at the New Media and the Public Sphere conference. Copenhagen, Denmark, 8-9 november 2012. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Reproducing Structures of Audiencehood: Questioning the Involved Audience. Presentation for the Participatory Journalism: Possibilities for and Constraints to Audience Participation panel, held at ECREA 2012. Istanbul, Turkey, 24-27 october 2012.

Moe, Hallvard and Anders Olof Larsson (2012). Comparing Twitter Linking Practices during Scandinavian Election Campaigns. Presentation for the Social Media and Election Campaigns: Emerging Practices in Europe and Australia panel, held at ECREA 2012. Istanbul, Turkey, 24-27 october 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). How journalists use Twitter – a case study. Presentation held at the Internet Research 13.0: Technologies conference. Salford, United Kingdom, 18-21 october 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Reaching out to the audience? Journalists use of Twitter in a talk show context. Paper presented at the Neojournalism Conference. Brussels, Belgium, 3-4 october 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Understanding Non-Use of Interactivity in the Online Newspaper Context – Insights from Structuration Theory. Paper presented at the 62nd annual ICA Conference. Phoenix, AZ, 24-28 may 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Cautious traditionalists? Use of interactive features on Swedish newspaper web sites. Paper presented at the 62nd annual ICA Conference. Phoenix, AZ, 24-28 may 2012.

Moe, Hallvard and Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). More important than ever or outdated relics? Research Ethics Committees and Big Data Research. Presentation for the Researching Social Media – Ethical and methodological challenges panel, held at the 62nd annual ICA Conference. Phoenix, AZ, 24-28 may 2012. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). ‘Rejected bits of program code’ – on the neglect of digital participation opportunities in the 2.0 era. Abstract accepted for presentation at the ICA Political Communication Graduate Student Preconference, held at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 23-24 may 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Reproducing structures of audiencehood – why notions of “politics 2.0” remain (mostly) unfulfilled. Presentation held at The Fourth ICTs and Society Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2-4 may 2012.

Moe, Hallvard and Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Mapping Participation and Power on Twitter during Election Campaigns. A Comparison of the Scandinavian Countries. Presentation held at The Fourth ICTs and Society Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2-4 may 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Reproducing structures of audiencehood. Presentation held at The 2012 International Symposium on Media Innovations at the University of Oslo. Oslo, Norway, 19-20 april 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2012). Tweeting the election – Twitter use during Scandinavian parliamentary elections. Presentation at the Communicating a world of norms (ICA co-sponsored) conference. Roubaix, France, 7-9 march.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2012). Twitter use during Scandinavian elections. Presentation held at the 9th Scandinavian Workshop on E-government (SWEG 2012). Copenhagen, Denmark on 9-10 february 2012.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Snowing, Freezing… Tweeting? Organizational Twitter use during crisis. Presentation for the Social Media and Crisis Communication panel, held at Internet Research 12.0: Performance and Participation. Seattle, WA, 10-13 october 2011. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Same, same but different. Political party web sites during the 2010 Swedish election. Paper accepted for presentation at the 6th ECPR General Conference. Reykjavik, Iceland 25-27 august 2011.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2011). #val2010 – Twitter use during the 2010 Swedish election campaign. Paper accepted for presentation at the 6th ECPR General Conference. Reykjavik, Iceland 25-27 august 2011.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Ågerfalk, Pär (2011). Right on Track? Corporate Twitter Use Under Pressure. Paper presented at the Nordic Academy of Management conference. Stockholm, Sweden 22-24 august 2011.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Organizations online – Allowing or hindering audience interactions? Presentation to be held at the Nordic Academy of Management PhD Workshop. Vaxholms Kastell, Stockholm, Sweden 20-21 august 2011.

Moe, Hallvard and Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Methodological and ethical challenges with large-scale analyses of online political communication. Paper presented at the NordMedia 2011 conference. Akureyri, Iceland, 11-13 August 2011. Slides available here, paper available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Twitter use by SJ during the 2010 holiday season. Paper presented at the NordMedia 2011 conference. Akureyri, Iceland 11-13 August 2011. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Online interactivity – reproducing or challenging structure? Presentation at the 2011 Summer Doctoral Programme, Oxford Internet Institute. Oxford, july 11-22 2011. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Moe, Hallvard (2011). Who Tweets? Tracking microblog use during the 2010 Swedish election campaign. Paper presented at the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011). Helsinki, Finland, 9-11 june 2011. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Who wants to interact? Visitor types on newspaper web sites. Paper presented at the 61st annual ICA Conference. Boston, MA, 26-30 may 2011. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2011). Online interactivity – Four ongoing studies. Paper presented at the Doctoral Consortium of the Communication and Technology Division of the International Communication Association. Boston, MA, 25 may 2011. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2010). Interactive to me – Interactive to you? Poster presentation (poster available here) held at the 2010 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2010). St. Louis, MI, 12-15 december 2010. Available in the ICIS 2010 Proceedings.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2010). Institutional use of online interactivity. Presentation held at the Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS) workshop preceding the 2010 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2010). St. Louis, MI, 12 december 2010. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2010). The 2010 Swedish elections online. Some tentative results. Presentation held at the Evaluating Social Media workshop preceding the Internet Research 11.0: Sustainability, Participation, Action conference. Gothenburg, Sweden, 20 october 2010. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2010). Interactivity in society – A research agenda. Paper presented at the Doctoral Consortium at the 18th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2010). Pretoria, South Africa, 4-6 june 2010. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2009). Interaktiva funktioner på svenska tidningars hemsidor. Paper presented at internetforskning.se – The Swedish Internet Research Conference. Stockholm, Sweden, 4th november 2009. Slides (in Swedish) available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof and Hrastinski, Stefan (2009). Blogs and Blogging: Current trends and future directions. Paper presented at the Internet Research 10.0 – Internet: Critical conference. Milwaukee, WI, 8-10 october 2009. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2009). Studies on interactivity. Presentation at the Doctoral colloquium at Internet Research 10.0 – Internet: Critical. Milwaukee, WI, 7 october 2009. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2009). Interactivity on newspaper web sites. The case of Sweden. Paper presented at New Media and Information: Convergences and Divergences. Athens, Greece, 6-9 may 2009. Slides available here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2007). Blogging in Sweden. A Habermasian analysis. Paper presented at NordMedia 2007 conference. Helsinki, Finland, 16-19 august 2007.


Theses

Larsson, Anders Olof (2012). Doing things in relation to machines – Studies on online interactivity. Doctoral thesis, defended on may 16th. Available here or here.

Larsson, Anders Olof (2007). Bloggning.se. Masters thesis in media studies – Available here (in Swedish).


Awards et.c.

Recipient of the 2013 Börje Langefors Award for Best Swedish PhD Thesis in Information Systems/Informatics defended during 2012.

Recipient of the 2011-2012 FSMK Doctoral Dissertation Award by The Swedish association for media and communication research.

PhD Dissertation shortlisted among the top five nominees for the 2013 Herbert S. Dordick Dissertation Award.

Recipient of the 2013 Stand-Out Reviewer Award during Internet Research 14.0.


Review work

Journals:

New Media & Society
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Journal of Political Marketing
Journal of Information Technology & Politics
The Internet and Higher Education
Information, Communication & Society
First Monday
Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture
Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems
SAGE Open
European Journal of Communication
Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media
Journal of Applied Communication Research
Aslib Proceedings
International Journal of Communication
Communications – The European Journal of Communication Research
Journal of Media Innovations
Digital Journalism
Political Behavior

Conferences, symposia etc:

The 2013 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013)
The 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2012)
The 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011)
The 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012)
The 21st European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2013)
The 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2014)
CeDEM – International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2013
CeDEM – International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2014
Communities & Technologies – C&T 2011
ECREA 2012
ECREA 2014
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
ICA 2011
ICA 2012
ICA 2013
ICA 2014
Interact 2009
Internet Research 10.0
Internet Research 11.0
Internet Research 12.0
Internet Research 13.0
Internet Research 14.0
Internet Research 15.0
The International Symposium on Media Innovations at the University of Oslo, 2012 and 2014
Mindtrek 2012
The 9th Scandinavian Workshop on E-Government
The 10th Scandinavian Workshop on E-Government
The 11th Scandinavian Workshop on E-Government

 

Editorial work et.c.

Responsible (with Hallvard Moe) for arranging a nordic workshop on the methodological and ethical challenges of Internet Research, to be held in Oslo on november 20-21, 2014.

Book reviewer for course literature to be used at BI Norwegian Business School.

Journal proposal reviewer for SAGE Publications.

Book proposal reviewer for a book on “Data Visualization with MS Office” for SAGE Publications.

Chair for the Political Communication division during the Nordmedia 2013 conference.

Responsible (with Hallvard Moe) for arranging the Challenging online research: Insights from across the field panel,to be held at the 63rd annual ICA Conference. London, UK, 17-21 june 2013.

Responsible (with Hallvard Moe) for arranging the Researching Social Media – Methodological and Ethical Challenges panel, held at the 62nd annual ICA Conference. Phoenix, AZ, 24-28 may 2012. The panel features presentations by Michael ZimmerEszter HargittaiCornelius PuschmannJean BurgessAxel Bruns and Merja MahrtZizi Papacharissi will serve as discussant.

Associate editor for the Social Computing and Collaboration track at ECIS 2012

Member of Programme Committee for the Mindtrek 2012 conference

Organizer for the Comparative Perspectives on Social Media in Political Communication workshop, to be held during the 5th Annual International Conference on Democracy as Idea and Practice, Oslo, 8-9 january 2014.


Professional memberships

Association for Information Systems, Association of Internet Researchers, International Communication Association


Invited talks, writings

Presenter at DIATA 14 - Developing Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twitter Analysis. Workshop to be held in Cologne during fall 2014.

Presenter at the higher seminar, DEMICOM, Mid Sweden University. To be held on november 27th, 2014.

(Non-)Learning Online Practices – Politicians and Citizens on Social Media. Presentation for the Unintentional Learning in Digital Spaces multidisciplinary symposium organized by The Research School in Technology-Mediated Knowledge Processes, to be held on october 15-16, 2014.

As in Norway, so also in Sweden? Longitudinal and comparative efforts to the study of political social media use. Presentation for the higher seminar at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University, held on march 13th.

Political Communication Online – examples from Norway and Sweden.Presentation for the higher seminar at the Department for Media and CommunicationKarlstad University. Held on february 19th, 2014. Slides available here.

Comparing Political Uses of Social Media in the Scandinavian Countries. Presentation for the Digital Media & Communication Research Group at the IT University of Copenhagen. Held on november 13th, 2013. Slides available here.

Political Social Media Use During the 2013 Norwegian Elections. Presentation for the higher seminar at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University. To be held on november 4th.

Att studera “Stora Data” – Etiska och metodologiska ställningstaganden. Talk at the National Committees for Research Ethics in Norway. Held on october 7th, 2013. Slides available here.

Twitterbruk under valgkampen. Föredrag för Kommunikasjonsforeningen i Bergen (med Hallvard Moe). Held on October 1, 2013. Slides available here.

Partiledarna på Twitter – Megafon eller Kommunikation? Presentation at Litteraturhuset, Oslo on september 5th.

Presentation on the PhD dissertation process for the Swedish research school of Management and Information Technology spring meeting. Lund, Sweden, may 28, 2013. Slides available here.

Bots or Humans? A large-scale analysis of news linking on Twitter. Paper presented during the Mapping The Digital News Ecosystems: Professional Journalism, New Producers And Active Audiences In The Digital Public Sphere workshop, held in Barcelona, Spain, may 8-11, 2013. Slides available here.

Reviewer of Connecting Democracy: Online Consulation and the Flow of Political Communication, published in European Journal of Communication 28 (4). Submitted version available here.

Studying political social media use: insights from Scandinavia. Presentation at MICT – Research Group for Media and ICTs, Ghent University. Held on october 2, 2012

“Don’t Believe the Hype” – Assessing Twitter use in Professional Contexts. To be published in the september 2012 issue of Mercury Magazine. Available here (pdf).

Challenging or reproducing structures? (Non-)use of online interactivity. Presentation at the Department of Informatics, Umeå University. Held on february 29, 2012.

Studying social media. Methodological and ethical challenges. Presentation at qumu, qualitative methods network at Umeå University. Held on february 28, 2012.

Politisk twitterbruk i Skandinavia og demokratisk betydning. Presentation at NETworked 2012 – Små grep og store endringer: hvordan realisere sosiale mediers X-potensial. Oslo, Norway. Held on january 24, 2012. Visualization of talk by Esther Buchmann.

Sociala medier – möjligheter och risker. Presentation at Uppsala senioruniversitet (Uppsala university of the third age), held on december 13, 2011. Slides available here.

Understanding use (and non-use) of online interactivity. Presentation at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo, held on december 6, 2011

Researching social media. Presentation at the Social Media and Information Practices Workshop. Held at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, University of Borås, on november 10-11, 2011

SJ på Twitter. Presentation for SJ, the National Swedish Railway operator. Held on october 24, 2011.

#val2010 – riksdagsvalet 2010 på Twitter. Presentation at Social Media Club Uppsala, held on september 20, 2011. Slides available here.

Twitter use during the 2010 Swedish election – and beyond. Presentation at DIATA11 – Düsseldorf Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twitter Analysis, held on september 14, 2011. Slides available here.

Twitter use in Scandinavian politics. Presentation at Copenhagen Business School, held on march 22, 2011. Slides available here.

Organizations online – How do they use their web presences? Presentation at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, NJ, USA, held on february 16, 2011.

The 2010 Swedish election (and beyond) – Two ongoing research projects. Presentation at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, NJ, USA, held on january 28, 2011. Slides available here.

Interaktivitet på svenska tidningars hemsidor. Presentation at Uppsala Learning Lab, held on november 24, 2010. Slides (in Swedish) available here.

Online newspapers and interactivity. Presentation at the Media Management and Transformation Centre, Jönköping International Business School, held on november 22, 2010. Slides available here.

Partierna på nätet – före, under och efter valet 2010. Presentation at Internetdagarna 2010, held on october 26, 2010. Broadcast on Swedish television, available on YouTube and iTunes. Slides (in Swedish) available here.

Sociala medier och interaktivitet på tidningars hemsidor. Presentation at the RIS (Redaktörer i samverkan) conference, Uppsala University. october 8, 2010. Slides available here.

Nettavisenes interaktive funksjoner – fra avisenes og lesernes perspektiv. Presentation held for the The Media, ICT and Cultural Policy Research Group at the University of Bergen, Norway. september 14, 2010. Slides available here.

Besökartyper på aftonbladet.se. Presentation held for the Interactive media group at Aftonbladet. may 7, 2010. Slides (in Swedish) available here.


Media appearances
(in reverse chronological order)

Discussant regarding journalism and politics online, Radio Nova, broadcast on april 10, 2014. Available here.

Interview for NRK Møre og Romsdal regarding Norwegian municipalities on Facebook, broadcast on january 28th, 2014.

Interview for Finnish YLE Radio regarding fake social media profiles, broadcast on january 20th, 2014.

Interview regarding politicians on Facebook for NRK Dagsrevyen, broadcast on november 27, 2013.

Erlingsen, Hilde (2013). Frp vinner kampen om Facebook. Interview for NRK Østfold, published on november 27.

Svår balansgång för politikerna. Interview in Västerbottens-Kuriren, november 14, 2013

Dvergsdal, Henrik (2013). Vil forske på det du legger igjen på nettet. Interview for Forskning.no, october 16.

Severinsen, Johanne (2013). Det er ikke størrelsen det kommer an på. Featured in blog post by The National Committees for Research Ethics in Norway, october 11.

Bisgaard, Anders B (2013). “- Twitter er et minglereir”. Featured in Kampanje, september 9.

Sved, Børge (2013). Poster fra privatlivet mest pop. Interview in Adresseavisen, september 9. Available here (pdf).

Milder, Julia (2013). Sociala medier allt viktigare i norsk valkampanj. Interview for Swedish Public Service Radio, september 9.

Salvesen, Geir (2013). Flinkiser på Twitter og FB. Interview in Aftenposten, september 5.

Nipen, Kjersti (2013). Lille Venstre er Twitters gigant. Featured in Aftenposten, september 5.

Bisgaard, Anders B (2013). Han er Twitter-Kongen. Interview in Kampanje regarding Twitter use by Norwegian politicians, september 5.

Venås Sivertsen, Eirin (2013). Interview regarding Twitter use by Norwegian politicians in NRK P2 Kulturnytt, september 5. Available here (mp3).

Rognø, Linn Merete (2013). Tøff på Facebook, sjenert på fest. Interview in Dagbladet, published march 19, 2013.

Skagegård, Ellinor (2012). Äkta gillande och rent geschäft. Interview in Uppsala Nya Tidning, published september 23rd, 2012. Available here.

De invloed van sociale media op de verkiezingen. Het Laatste Nieuws (belgian newspaper), published online on september 3, 2012. Available here or here (pdf).

Meyer, Robinson (2012). 9 Concrete, Specific Things We Actually Know About How Social Media Shape Elections. The Atlantic, published online on august 22, 2012. Available here or here (pdf)

Edström, Helena (2012). Glädjedödare med vassa argument. Interview in Universen, issue 4, page 10. Available here or here (pdf)

Löf, Pontus (2012). Sociala medier har inte revolutionerat politisk kommunikation. Interview in Ajour, published online on june 6, 2012. Available here.

Odlander, Johanna (2012). Utebliven dialog på Twitter. Interview in Uppsala Nya Tidning, published may 9, 2012. Available here (pdf scan).

Gunnarsson, Maria (2012). Lokalpolitik på nätet överskattat. Broadcast on SVT ABC, may 8 2012. Available here.

Öhman, Adam (2012). Politiker dåliga att nyttja internet. Interview for 24 UNT, broadcast on may 8, 2012. Available here.

Severin, Malin (2012). Varför sprider vi “Kony 2012″? Interview in Uppsala Nya Tidning, published march 11, 2012.

Bührig, Agnes (2010). Mein Letzter Internetwille – Testament Online. Interview for Deutsche Welle Online, published february 22, 2010. Available here.

Hulth, Annica (2010). Sociala medier i valrörelsen. Interview in Universen (4-2010). Available here (pdf scan).

Lundvik, Peter (2010). När Internet skapas av användarna. Internal magazine for the Uppsala police department. Published february 26, 2010.

Häggström, Hanna (2009). Bloggen – maktfaktorn? Interview for Relation.

Matsson, Katarina (2008). Han sågar tjejernas “ytliga” modebloggar – men forskare håller inte med. Interview in Metro, march 7, 2008. Available here.

Nygren, Else & Larsson, Anders Olof (2010). Vår tids studentrevolt är historiskt dramatisk. Debate article published on newsmill.se, february 25, 2010. Available here.

Pettersson, Bosse (2010). Sociala medier. Interview on Swedish radio, Karlavagnen, october 25, 2010.

Stiernstedt, Jenny (2008). Uppsala – största länet i bloggsverige. Interview in Uppsalatidningen, nr. 13 2008. Available here (pdf, p. 4)

Vowles, Kjell (2010). Internet breddar den politiska debatten – på både gott och ont. Uppsala Fria Tidning, august 18, 2010. Available here.

Westberg, Anna (2008). Experten: Modebloggar vanligast bland unga tjejer. Interview in Metro, february 22, 2008. Available here.

Wiklund, Kalle (2010). Här har man sociala medier på schemat. Interview in Metro, february 9, 2010. Available here.


Other activities

Member of reference group for the “Be Democracy” exhibit to be held at the Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway, during 2014.

Participant in the roundtable session for the Twitter and Society book (published by Peter Lang mid-2013). Held at Internet Research 14.0, Denver, Colorado, USA, 23-26 october 2013.

Participant in the Mapping Actor Networks pre-conference workshop, preceding Internet Research 14.0, Denver, Colorado, USA, 23-26 october 2013.

Participant in the Social Media Research Ethics and Methods pre-conference workshop, preceding Internet Research 14.0, Denver, Colorado, USA, 23-26 october 2013.

Participant in the Bridging the Quantitative-Qualitative Divide in Comparative Communication Research: Heading towards Qualitative Comparative Analysis post-conference workshop, to be held after the 63rd annual ICA Conference. London, UK, 17-21 june.

Participant in The Political Communication of Young Citizens through Social Media pre-conference workshop, preceding the 63rd annual ICA Conference. London, UK, 17-21 june 2013.

Participant in the Mapping The Digital News Ecosystems: Professional Journalism, New Producers And Active Audiences In The Digital Public Sphere workshop. Funded by the European Science Foundation, arranged by David Domingo, Pere Masip & Karin Wahl-Jorgensen. To be held in Barcelona, Spain, may 8-11, 2013.

Participant in the Internettforskning: Etikk – Juss – Forskererfaringer seminar, arranged by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services. To be held in Bergen, Norway on february 7, 2013.

Participant in the Introducing Connected Concept Analysis: A mixed methods approach to mapping discourse in large text datasets workshop, held at the Internet Research 13.0: Technologies conference. Salford, United Kingdom, 17 october 2012.

Participant in the Political Communication in the Online World: Innovation in Theory and Research Designs workshop, preceding the 62nd annual ICA Conference. Phoenix, AZ, 24 may 2012.

Participant in the Paradox in the Net: Agency Versus Control and the Struggle for Performance and Participation workshop, preceding the Internet Research 12.0: Performance and Participation conference. Seattle, WA, 10-13 october 2011.

Participant in the 2011 Summer Doctoral Programme at the Oxford Internet Institute, july 11-22 2011.

Representative at the Board for IT-related issues, Uppsala University

Information officer for the Third Scandinavian Conference on IS & The 35th IRIS Seminar.

Visiting scholar, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, NJ, USA, january – march, 2011.

I worked as director of communication for The Swedish IT-User Centre (NITA) from april 2010 to may 2012.