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Research interests: Social research methodology (in particular survey methodology and multivariate categorical data analysis), the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu and classical European sociology/anthropology, empirical studies of social fields and social spaces, cultural sociology , the sociology of professions (in particular the journalistic profession) and the sociology of education.

Research Project Design; Audience Studies and Audience Methods; Media Audience

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Research director, colleague, schoolmaster? Preferred and experienced supervising styles of PhD-Students at four faculties. UNIPED. 187-204.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Operationalizing exposure diversity. European Journal of Communication.
  • Show author(s) 2020. From Wanderers to Strangers. The shifting space of Scandinavian immigration debate 1970–2016. Communications.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Enabling Cultural Policies? Culture, Capabilities and Citizenship. International Journal of Communication. 4055-4074.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Populism in Scandinavian Immigration Discourse 1970–2016. International Journal of Communication. 5483-5504.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Increasingly Controversial, Cultural, and Political: The Immigration Debate in Scandinavian Newspapers 1970–2016. Javnost - The Public. 138-157.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Identity, Empathy and Argument: Immigrants in Culture and Entertainment Journalism in the Scandinavian Press. Javnost - The Public. 158-176.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The cultural journalist around the globe: A comparative study of characteristics, role perceptions, and perceived influences. Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism. 1-20.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The Syrian refugee crisis in Scandinavian newspapers. Communications. 325-356.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Automatiserte versus selvrapporterte publikumspraksiser? Metodiske utfordringer med tv-metere og spørreundersøkelser. Norsk Medietidsskrift. 1-30.
  • Show author(s) 2017. The Structure of Videogame Preference. Game Studies.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Distinctions in the Media Welfare State: Audience Fragmentation in Post-Egalitarian Sweden. Media, Culture and Society. 639-655.
  • Show author(s) 2017. A sociocultural approach to study public connection across and beyond media: The example of Norway. Convergence. The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. 391-408.
  • Show author(s) 2016. A welfare state of mind? Nordic journalists’ conception of their role and autonomy in international context. Journalism Studies. 595-613.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Doubly dominated cultural journalists in the fields of journalism and culture. Journalism Practice. 791-810.
  • Show author(s) 2014. To Intervene or be Neutral, to Investigate or Entertain? National and intranational factors in the formation of Nordic journalism students’ role perceptions. Journalism Practice.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Tastekeepers. Taste structures, power and aesthetic-political positions in the elites of the Norwegian cultural field. Nordisk kulturpolitisk tidsskrift. 54-75.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Høgt og lågt i Stortinget og departementa. Kulturbruk og kulturorientering hjå dei norske politisk-administrative elitane. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift.
  • Show author(s) 2012. A Journalistic Cosmology. A Sketch of Some Social and Mental Structures of the Norwegian Journalistic Field. Nordicom Review. 57-76.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Verdsleg og heilag: Ei skisse av den norske journalistikkens felt og kosmologi. Sosiologisk Årbok. 81-108.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Changing relations: Class, Education and Cultural Capital. Poetics. 507-529.
  • Show author(s) 2010. The Norwegian journalism education landscape. Žurnalistikos Tyrimai. 123-138.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Nei´ets filosofi. Gaston Bachelards historiske epistemologi og arven til fransk etterkrigssosiologi. Sosiologisk Årbok. 88-112.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Det norske journalistiske feltet. Nokre sosiale og mentale strukturar. Praktiske grunde. Tidsskrift for kultur og samfunnsvitenskab. 7-26.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Nordic journalists of tomorrow : an exploration of first year journalism students in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Nordicom Review. 137-153.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Nordic Journalists of Tomorrow. An Exploration of First Year Journalism Students in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Nordicom Review. 137-155.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Journalists in the Making: Findings from a longitudal study of Norwegian journalism students. Journalism Practice. 383-404.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Journalists in the Making : Findings from a longitudinal study of Norwegian journalism students. Journalism Practice. 383-403.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Fra valp til vaktbikkje. En longitudinell studie av norske journaliststudenter. Nordicom Information. 57-70.
Report
  • Show author(s) 2018. Brukerperspektiv på NRKs bidrag til mediemangfoldet og innvirkning på andre aktører: En analyse av surveydata for Medietilsynet. .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Norwegian press at a crossroad: Free market or press subsidy? ?. ?. .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Mediebruk og offentlig tilknytning:. .
  • Show author(s) 2017. Bruksmønstre for digitale nyheter. Reuters Institute Digital News Report, Norge 2017. .
  • Show author(s) 2016. Worlds of Journalism Country Report: Norway. .
  • Show author(s) 2014. Worlds of Journalism, Norway 2013. Methodology, questionnaire and selected tables. .
  • Show author(s) 2014. Journalism Students Across the Globe, Norway 2013. Methodology, questionnaire and selected tables. .
  • Show author(s) 2010. Det norske journalistiske feltet : nokre sosiale og mentale strukturar. 5. 5. .
  • Show author(s) 2004. Nei’ets filosof : ein introduksjon til Gaston Bachelards historiske epistemologi. 7. 7. .
  • Show author(s) 2004. Draumen om surveykratiet : ein kritikk av brukarundersøkingar i kommunal forvaltning. 2. 2. .
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) 2018. #Metoo - berre for spesielt interesserte? Nokre tal om folks merksemd mot #metoo frå ein surveystudie (MeCIn, UiB) av den norske befolkninga 22. november - 13. desember 2017.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Kven vert studentar i dag?
  • Show author(s) 2003. Kven vert journalistar?
  • Show author(s) 2001. "Smak og behag kan ikke diskuteres".
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2019. Political publics, political participation and social class: A multiple factor analysis.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Political publics, political participation and social class: A multiple factor analysis.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Manifest, Everyday and Deep Orientation: Public Connection across and beyond Journalistic Media.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The uses of media in Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The uses of media.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Social stratification of media and news use in Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Social space and the space of everyday media practices in Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2018. På sporet av eit kulturelt hamskifte?
  • Show author(s) 2018. Increasingly controversial, cultural and political? The Scandinavian Immigration debate in the Press 1970-2016.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Endelaus valfridom, tradisjonelle mønster? Mediebruk, offentleg deltaking og sosial klasse.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Enabling Cultural Policies? Culture, Capabilities and Citizenship.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Enabling Cultural Policies? Culture, Capabilities and Citizenship.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Media, Culture and Public Connection: Freedom of Information in the ’Age of Big Data’ – a presentation of the project.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Methodological Challenges with Measuring the Exercise of Freedom of Information: People meters versus surveys.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Samfunnsoppdragets arvinger.
  • Show author(s) 2013. To intervene or be neutral, to investigate or entertain; persistence, basis and changes in the professional ideals of Nordic journalism students 2005-2013.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Rebels without a cause? Changes in the aspirations and professional ideals of Nordic journalism students 2005-2013.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Participators, entertainers, neutrals and investigators: Role perceptions of future journalists in five Democratic Corporatist countries.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Høgt og lågt i Stortinget og depertementa. Kulturorientering og kulturbruk i den norske politisk-byråkratiske eliten.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Game Space and Social Space.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Politikkens kultur.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Legislative Taste. Musical tastes and practives of members of the Norwegian Parliament, Ministers and Secretaries of State and Permanent Secretataries.
  • Show author(s) 2010. “Without, the somber Real, 
Within, our hearts of hearts, the beautiful Ideal?". A note on some variations in journalistic ideals among Nordic journalism students.
  • Show author(s) 2010. The social morpohology of television use among Norwegian Students 1998-2008.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Oppdragarar, granskarar, speglarar og agnostikarar.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Den nordiske journaliststudent.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Genesis and Anatomy of Journalistic Taste.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Genesis and Anatomy of Journalistic Taste.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Genesis and Anatomy of Journalistic Taste.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Genesis and Anatomy of Journalistic Taste.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Professional  cosmologies Social and mental structures in the Norwegian Journalistic Field.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Professional cosmologies.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Future journalists at a crossroads. Some differences in Norwegian journalism students’ recruitment, ideals and aspirations 2000-8.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Future journalists at a crossroads : some differences in Norwegian journalism students?
  • Show author(s) 2009. Future Journalists at a Crossroad. Some differences in Norwegian journalism student's recruitment, ideals and aspirations.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Class, Education and Cultural Practices: What is going on?
  • Show author(s) 2009. Class, Education and Cultural Practices: What is going on?
  • Show author(s) 2007. The Norwegian Journalistic Field.
  • Show author(s) 2007. The Nordic journalism student.
  • Show author(s) 2007. The Nordic Journalism Student.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Norske journaliststudentar - frå Bodø til Bourdieu.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Bergensstudentane sin mediebruk og livsstil.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Norwegian Journalism Students: Sensation seekers or idealists?
  • Show author(s) 2006. Norwegian Journalism Students-Sensation Seekers or Idealists?
  • Show author(s) 2006. Nordiske journaliststudenter 2005- en kvantitativ dugnadsundersøkelse.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Mapping the journalistic microcosm. A sketch of the Norwegian Journalistic Field.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Mapping the journalistic microcosm. A model of the Norwegian Journalistic Field.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Norske journaliststudentar: eit gruppeporterett.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Nei'ets filosof : ein introduksjon til Gaston Bachelard og den historiske epistemologien.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Mass Media in Pierre Bourdieus Theory of Social Fields.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Kommunale brukarundersøkingar.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Journalists do not exist : a note on some epistemological obstacles when studying the journalistic profession.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Journalists do not exist : a note on some epistemological obstacles when studying professions.
  • Show author(s) 2003. "Det norske journalistiske feltet. Hindringar og muligheiter for å drive kritisk forsking på makteliter i Norge.".
  • Show author(s) 2001. The Norwegian Journalistic Field. Issues and problems in an ongoing research project.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Journalistar og kreditering.
  • Show author(s) 2000. (Student-)kulturens demografi. Kunstnarar, amatørar og publikum blant studentane i Bergen.
Book review
  • Show author(s) 2014. Håkon Larsen: Den nye kultursosiologien. Kultur som perspektiv og forskningsobjekt. Nordicom Information.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Bokmelding: Brigitte Le Roux & Henry Rouanet: Multiple Correspondence Analysis (2010). Praktiske grunde. Tidsskrift for kultur og samfunnsvitenskab. 37-42.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Bokmelding av "Multiple Correspondence Analysis" av Brigitte Le Roux & Henry Rouanet. Praktiske grunde. Tidsskrift for kultur og samfunnsvitenskab. 37-42.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Ubrukelege brukarundersøkingar. Om den store vekkinga somhar heimsøkt vårt land. Kommunal økonomi.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) 2018. Kvalitetsforhandlinger. Fagbokforlaget.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Contested qualities: negotiating value in arts and culture. Fagbokforlaget.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Becoming a Journalist: Journalism Education in the Nordic Countries. Nordicom.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Hunting High and Low. Skriftfest til Jostein Gripsrud. Scandinavian Academic Press.
Academic monograph
  • Show author(s) 2019. Informerte borgere? Offentlig tilknytning, mediebruk og demokrati.
Thesis at a second degree level
  • Show author(s) 1997. Elektroniske oppslagstavler (BBS) i Noreg : eit forsøk på å konstruere eit felt for personleg datakommunikasjon ved hjelp av Pierre Bourdieu sin praksisteori.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2013. Samfunnsoppdragets læregutar. Vox publica.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Klassejournalistikk. Manifest tidsskrift.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Meistrane av tankelaus tenking - om Bourdieu og journalistikken. Norsk Medietidsskrift. 8-11.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Fortsatt hurra for metodedebatt! Et siste svar til Rolland. Norsk Medietidsskrift.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Hurra! Metodedebatt! Et svar til Rolland. Norsk Medietidsskrift. 1-3.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Kven følgjer med på #metoo? Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Innvandringsdebatten: Interessante forskjeller mellom Norge og andre europeiske land. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Show author(s) 2018. Derfor finner vi ingen sammenheng mellom bruk av NRK på nett og betalingsvilje for nyheter. Medier24.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Nyhetsbruk i rask endring. Dagens næringsliv.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Slik er fremtidens journalister. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Show author(s) 1999. Reklamen og vitskapen. Klassekampen. 3.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Reklamebransjens bruk av Bourdieu. Klassekampen. 21.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2016. Journalistikkens fremstillingsmakt. Nyhetsrammer, meningsdanning og medialisering.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Profane and Sacred. A Study of the Norwegian Journalistic Field.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Profane and Sacred : a Study of the Norwegian Journalistic Field.
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2020. - Må ikke være godt informert for å være en god borger.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Svikt i studentenes allmennkunnskap.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Middelklassen om middelklassen.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Svikt i studentenes allmennkunnskap.
  • Show author(s) 2005. "Middelklassen om middelklassen".
  • Show author(s) 2004. Prisene er maktpolitikk.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Kva er eit SKUP godt for?
  • Show author(s) 2004. Journalistikkens indre logikk.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Mediedynastiet Rommetveit.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Big Business Bourdieu.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Journalistene mindre venstrevridde enn før.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Hvem rapper stoff fra hvem . . . og når krediteres andre mediekilder?
Documentary
  • Show author(s) 2016. Kunstkritikarar i Noreg i dag.
Programme participation
  • Show author(s) 2018. Klasse- og kulturforskjeller i 2018.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Hvem blir journalister?
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2019. Role Orienteations: Journalists´Views on Their Place in Society. 38 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Perceived Influences: Journalists´Awareness of Pressures on Their Work. 30 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Journalistic Culture in a Global Context: A Conceptual Roadmap. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Ethical Considerations: Journalists´Perceptions of Professional Practice. 34 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The Cold War Reporters: The Norwegian Foreign-News Journalists and Foreign-News Correspondents, 1945–1995. 34 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Innledning: Kvalitetsforhandlinger. 27 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2018. "Quality Matters". 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Cultural rebels, popular journalism and niche journalism in Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2016. New Times, New Journalists? Nordic Journalism Students Entering an Age of Uncertainity. 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Doubly Dominated: Cultural journalists in the fields of journalism and culture.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Changing journalistic professionalism? 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. A Nordic model of journalism education. 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Samfunnsopdragets arvinger – om neste generasjon journalister. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Klassejournalistikk. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Return of the repressed: The social structure of dreams. 46 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Oppdragarar, granskarar, speglarar og agnostikarar : skisse til ein norsk journalisttypologi. 27 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Norwegian journalism education landscape. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Kulturjournalistikken i det norske journalistiske feltet. 27 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Kulturjournalistikken i det journalistiske feltet.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Arvingane: Studentar og kulturinstitusjonane. 24 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Etter alle journalistikkens reglar... Skisse til ein studie av det norske journalistiske feltet.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Dokumentarmakt i endring. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2000. (Re)Producing a Cultural Elite? A Report on the Social Backgrounds and Cultural Tastes of University Students in Bergen, Norway. 36 pages.
Encyclopedia article
  • Show author(s) 2019. Norway. . In:
    • Show author(s) 2019. The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society . Sage Publications.
Other
  • Show author(s) 2012. Selected bibliography. 844-860.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2017. A sociocultural approach to study public connection across and beyond media: The example of Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Samfunnsoppdraget: Journalistikkens heilage baldakin.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Etikk i journalistikk - eit spørsmål om makt.
  • Show author(s) 2003. "Epistemologiske problem i studiet av eit norsk journalistisk felt".
  • Show author(s) 2001. Norske journalistar i lys av Pierre Bourdieus teoriar om sosiale felt.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Kven vert journaliststudentar i dag - og kva står dei for?
Foreword
  • Show author(s) 2012. Føreord. 11-15.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

SCANPUB - The Immigration issue in the Scandinavian Public Sphere (UiB)

Worlds of Journalism (LMU Munich)

Cultural consequences of digitalization (UiB)

Pierre Bourdieu (particularly culture sociology and field sociology) and related traditions

Social methods (particularly quantititative methods)

Journalism research