The Ander Journalism Seminar
Media and Communication Studies arranges journalism seminars each term with funding from the Anne-Marie and Gustaf Ander foundation for media research.
We invite interesting guests to the journalism seminar to lecture on, debate, and discuss various topics and themes. The seminar is free of charge and everyone is welcome.
To read about earlier and upcoming seminars, see the Swedish menu.
THE ANDER SEMINAR
- Thursday, 30 March
- 13:00-16.30 (lunch from noon)
Since we receive international guests from the Ukraine and US , the Ander Seminar in Journalism will be mainly in English this spring.
The Ander Seminar addresses current and pressing media issues with interesting speakers, offering journalists, researchers, students and the public a platform to meet, and everyone is welcome to attend.
TRUST AND JOURNALISM: challenges and strategies for gaining audience trust
- On the challenge of fact-checking and independent reporting during the ongoing war. Investigative journalist Anna Myroniuk, Kyiv Independent.
- How do you inspire confidence in those you interview and write for? Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Jo Becker on reporting for one of the world’s most prestigious newspapers.
- The Swedish Media Fact Checking Board’s Andreas Önnerfors - a resource for journalists encountering conspiracy theories and disinformation.
- Sweden’s media ombudsman Caspar Opitz: does complaining about journalists’ ethics make the media more credible?
- And what exactly is trust and why is it even important for the media? Michael Karlsson, Karlstad University, gives a researcher's perspective
Moderators: Annika Lindqvist and Joanne Kuai.
The seminar, including lunch and coffee, is free of charge, but registration is required before March 23.
ABOUT THE ANDER SEMINAR
With the support of the Anne-Marie and Gustaf Anders Foundation for Media Research, the Media and Communication Studies Department at Karlstad University organises journalism seminars every semester. We invite exciting guests to lecture, debate and discuss various topics and themes. The Ander Seminar offers a platform for journalists, researchers, students and the public to meet. The seminar is free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend.
Contact the project manager Carina Tenor