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Astrid Gynnild

Professor, PhD, Journalism and Media Studies, Head of the Journalism Program
  • E-mailAstrid.Gynnild@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 91 35+47 470 28 524
  • Visitor Address
    Fosswinckelsgt. 6
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5007 Bergen

Journalism and visual technologies; camera drones and surveillance; video journalism, data journalism, innovation; creativity and productivity in journalistic work processes, theory generation. 

Link to a chronicle on drones: http://voxpublica.no/2014/10/droner-integritet-og-doemmekraft/

Link to a chronicle on digital tracks:http://voxpublica.no/2012/10/digitale-spor-og-troverdighet/

Link to a chronicle on entrepreneurship and investigative journalism: http://voxpublica.no/2010/10/tidsskifte-for-den-undersøkende-journalistikken/

Selected articles: 

  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2015.  Dynamics of Activist Video Journalism: An activity theory approach to Burma VJ and Kony 2012, 26 s.  (under peer review)
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. The Robot Eye Witness: Extending visual journalism through drone surveillance. Digital Journalism. 2: 334-343. Publisert 2014-02-20. doi: 10.1080/21670811.2014.88318 
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Journalism Innovation leads to Innovation Journalism. The impact of computational exploration on changing mindsets. Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism. 15: 713-730. doi: 10.1177/1464884913486393
  • Gynnild, Astrid, Adams, Paul C. 2013. Environmental Messages in Online Media: The Role of Place. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 7(1), Special Issue: The Symbolic Transformation of Place, published online March 5, DOI: 1080/17524032.2012.754777, s. 113-130 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17524032.2012.754777#preview
  • Gynnild, Astrid, Adams, Paul C. 2013. Animation, Video Documentary or Interactive Gaming? Investigating Effects of Environmental Messaging, #ISOJ Journal, the Official Research Journal of the International Symposium of Online Journalism, 3(1), Winther 2013, s. 39-61, https://online.journalism.utexas.edu/ebook.php
  • Gynnild, Astrid.2007. Atmosphering for Learning. In After Discovery: Growing success, commentaries offered in tribute to Barney Glaser, 40 years after The Discovery of Grounded Theory, s. 67-70. Grounded Theory Review special issue November. 

 

 Selected books/book chapters:

  • Gynnild, Astrid.2014. Applying Grounded Theory on Media Production Studies, (Palgrave, in print) 

  • Gynnild, Astrid.2014. Introduksjon til grounded theory, I Hjalmhult, Giske og Satinovic: Innføring i grounded theory, 14 s. Trondheim/Oslo: Akademika Forlag. 

  • Gynnild, Astrid.2009. Kreativ under press. Kristiansand: IJ-forlaget (188 s.).
  • Gynnild, Astrid.2012: Visuell transparens i journalistikken, i Eide, Larsen og Sjøvaag: Nytt på nett og brett; journalistikk i forandring, s. 259-280. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. 
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2012. Atmosphering for Conceptual Discovery. i Grounded Theory : The Philosophy, Method and Work of Barney G. Glaser, s. 31-51.  Boca Raton, Florida:BrownWalker Press. 
  • Gynnild, Astrid, Martin, V.B. 2012. Mentoring a Method. Co-authored chapter with Vivian B. Martin in  Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method and Work of Barney G. Glaser, s. 1-13. Boca Raton, Florida:  BrownWalker Press.
  • Gynnild, Astrid.2012. Living the Ideas. A Biographical Interview with Barney G. Glaser, i Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method and Work of Barney G. Glaser, s. 237-257. Boca Raton, Florida:  BrownWalker Press.
  • Gynnild, Astrid.2009. Audiovisuelle fortellinger erobrer nettet, i Martin Eide (ed.) Journalistiske nyorienteringer, s. 57-81. Oslo: Spartacus – Scandinavian Academic Press. 
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2008. Klikket som tilbakemelding, i.Ottosen/Krumsvik: journalistens digitale hverdag, Kristiansand: Høgskoleforlaget/IJ-forlaget (16 s.) 
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Growing Open: The Transition from QDA to GT, i Glaser and Holton (ed.s): The Grounded Theory Seminar Reader, Mill Valley, CA: Sociology Press (17 s.). 
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Creative Cycling of News Professionals. A Grounded Theory, i Glaser and Holton (ed.s): The Grounded Theory Seminar Reader. Mill Valley CA: Sociology Press (27 s.).
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 1992. Avisene fangar blikket. Oslo: Det norske samlaget (202 s.).

                                                                                                                              

 

Books
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Martin, Vivian B. 2012. Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method and Work of Barney Glaser. BrownWalker Press. 313 pages. ISBN: 978-16-12335-15-5.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2009. Kreativ under press. IJ-forlaget. 202 pages. ISBN: 978-82-7147-330-3.
Journal articles
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2016. From Grounded Description to Grounded Theory. The Grounded Theory Review. 15. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2016. New Perspectives on Conceptual Growth through GT. The Grounded Theory Review. 15. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2015. Editorial: Vibrant Awareness. The Grounded Theory Review. 14. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2015. Perspectives on Autonomy and Control. The Grounded Theory Review. 14. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. The Multidimensional Usefulness of Grounded Theories. The Grounded Theory Review. 13. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Surveillance videos and visual transparency in journalism. Journalism Studies. 15: 449-463. doi: 10.1080/1461670X.2013.831230
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. The Strength of a Solution Seeking Approach. The Grounded Theory Review. 13. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Journalism Innovation leads to Innovation Journalism. The impact of computational exploration on changing mindsets. Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism. 15: 713-730. doi: 10.1177/1464884913486393
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Book Review: Beneficial Applicability of Grounded Theory. The Grounded Theory Review. 13. 3 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. The Robot Eye Witness: Extending visual journalism through drone surveillance. Digital Journalism. 2: 334-343. Published 2014-02-20. doi: 10.1080/21670811.2014.883184
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Fritt luftrom for kamera-droner? Stavanger Aftenblad. Published 2014-01-22.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Droner, integritet og dømmekraft. Vox publica.
  • Adams, Paul C.; Gynnild, Astrid. 2013. Environmental Messages in Online Media: The Role of Place. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture. 7: 113-130. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2012.754777
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2013. Editorial. The Grounded Theory Review. 12. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2013. Editorial. The Grounded Theory Review. 12. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Adams, Paul C. 2013. Animation, Video Documentary or Interactive Gaming? Investigating Effects of Environmental Messaging. # ISOJ Journal. 3.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2012. Book Review: Grounded Theory a Practical Guide (Birks & Mills, 2011). The Grounded Theory Review. 10: 63-67.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Smith-Solbakken, Marie. 2012. Digitale spor og troverdighet. Vox publica. Published 2012-10-25.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Smith-Solbakken, Marie. 2012. Sprengkraften i digitale chatterom. Stavanger Aftenblad. Published 2012-10-24.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2010. Tidsskifte for den gravende journalistikken? Vox publica. Published 2010-10-11.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2010. Gravejournalistikk som non-profit. Dagens næringsliv. Published 2010-09-27.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Creative Cycling of News Professionals. The Grounded Theory Review. 6: 67-92.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Atmosphering for Learning. The Grounded Theory Review. Special Issue. 3.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2005. Winner takes it all freelance journalism on the global communication market. Nordicom Review. Vol. 26, no. 1. 111-120.
Reports and theses
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2006. Creative Cycling in the News Profession : A Grounded Theory. 298 pages.
Book sections
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2016. Three Dilemmas of Visual News Coverage. Kapittel 9, pages 75-83. In:
    • Carlsson, Ulla. 2016. Freedom of Expression and Media in Transition. Studies and Reflections in the Digital Age. Nordicom. 199 pages. ISBN: 978-91-87957-22-2.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2016. Developing Journalism Skills through Informal Feedback Training. Kapittel 20, pages 321-331. In:
    • Hovden, Jan Fredrik; Nygren, Gunnar; Zilliacus-Tikkanen, Henrika. 2016. Becoming a Journalist: Journalism Education in the Nordic Countries. Nordicom. 334 pages. ISBN: 978-91-87957-34-5.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2016. Applying Grounded Theory in Media Production Studies. Kapittel 8. In:
    • Paterson, Chris; Lee, David; Saha, Anamik; Zoellner, Anna. 2016. Advancing Media Production Research. Shifting Sites, Methods, and Politics. Palgrave Macmillan. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-1-137-54193-2.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Introduksjon til grounded theory. Kapittel, pages 13-24. In:
    • Hjaelmhult, Esther; Giske, Tove; Satinovic, Milka. 2014. Innføring i grounded theory. Akademika forlag. 132 pages. ISBN: 978-82-321-0208-2.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2012. Visuell transparens i journalistikken. Kapittel nummer 16, pages 259-280. In:
    • Eide, Martin; Larsen, Leif Ove; Sjøvaag, Helle. 2012. Nytt på nett og brett. Journalistikk i forandring. Universitetsforlaget. 326 pages. ISBN: 978-82-15-02074-7.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2012. Living the Ideas: A Biographical Interview with Barney G. Glaser. Chapter 15, pages 237-253. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Martin, Vivian B. 2012. Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method and Work of Barney Glaser. BrownWalker Press. 313 pages. ISBN: 978-16-12335-15-5.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2012. Atmosphering for Conceptual Discovery. Chapter 2, pages 31-49. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Martin, Vivian B. 2012. Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method and Work of Barney Glaser. BrownWalker Press. 313 pages. ISBN: 978-16-12335-15-5.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Martin, Vivian B. 2012. Mentoring a method. Kapittelnummer 1, pages . In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Martin, Vivian B. 2012. Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method and Work of Barney Glaser. BrownWalker Press. 313 pages. ISBN: 978-16-12335-15-5.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2009. Audiovisuelle fortellinger erobrer nettet. Kapittel, pages . In:
    • Eide, Martin. 2009. Journalistiske nyorienteringer. Scandinavian Academic Press. 315 pages. ISBN: 978-82-304-0046-3.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2008. Klikket som tilbakemelding. kap, pages 12. In:
    • Ottosen, Rune; Krumsvik, Arne Håskjold. 2008. Journalistikk i en digital hverdag. Cappelen Damm Høyskoleforlaget. 220 pages. ISBN: 978-82-7147-319-8.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Creative Cycling of News Professionals: A Grounded Theory. faglig_bok_forlag, pages 20. In:
    • Mey, Günter; Mruck, Katja. 2007. Barney G. Glaser and Judith A. Holton (ed.s): The Grounded Thory Seminar Reader. 344 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Growing Open: The Transition from QDA to GT. faglig_bok_forlag, pages 15. In:
    • Mey, Günter; Mruck, Katja. 2007. Barney G. Glaser and Judith A. Holton (ed.s): The Grounded Thory Seminar Reader. 344 pages.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Project leader ViSmedia 2015-2019, /nb/infomedia/94010/vismedia-–-visuelle-teknologier-etikk-og-journalistikk 

Head of the Journalism program,  Department of Information Science and Media studies, University of Bergen, 2015-

Head of the master program in Documentary Production, Department of Media and Social Sciences, University of Stavanger, 2012-2014

Chair, Norwegian Board of Applied Media Research,  2013-

Vice Chair, Norwegian Board of Applied Media Research,  2009-2013

Editor, the Grounded Theory Review, 2011- 

Co-chair and co-author, interdsciplinary research project on grounded theory, 2009-2012 

Head of Department and associate professor, Center of Relational Development, Haraldsplass Deaconess University-College, bergen, 2007-2009.

Project leader of the redesign project Visual Newspaper, Adresseavisen 1999-2000

Photo and News Graphics Editor, Adresseavisen 1996-1999

 

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