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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
    Lars Hillesgate 30, Media City Bergen
    Bergen
    Room 
    02.109
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen

Journalism and visual technologies; camera drones, smartphones, Snapchat, VR; surveillance and transparency; innovation; creativity and productivity in media work and in teaching and learning, theory generation. 

Selected books and articles: 

For more publications and presentations, see https://app.cristin.no/

 

Books
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2018. Droner i sivilsamfunnet. Aktører, teknologi og etiske utfordringer. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. 192 pages. ISBN: 978-82-02-54203-0.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. Responsible Drone Journalism. Routledge. 100 pages. ISBN: 9781138059351.
  • 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. 2017. The Visual Power of News Agencies. Nordicom Review. 38: 25-39. doi: 10.1515/nor-2017-0412
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2017. Celebrating 50 Years of Grounded Theory: Onward and Forward. The Grounded Theory Review. 16. 4 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Nilsson, Maria; Simonsen, Anne Hege; Weselius, Hanna. 2017. Introduction: Photojournalism and editorial processes: Global similarities, local differences. Nordicom Review. 38: 1-5. doi: 10.1515/nor-2017-0410
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2016. New Perspectives on Conceptual Growth through GT. The Grounded Theory Review. 15. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2016. From Grounded Description to Grounded Theory. The Grounded Theory Review. 15. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2015. Perspectives on Autonomy and Control. The Grounded Theory Review. 14. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2015. Editorial: Vibrant Awareness. The Grounded Theory Review. 14. 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. Droner, integritet og dømmekraft. Vox publica.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. The Multidimensional Usefulness of Grounded Theories. The Grounded Theory Review. 13. 2 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. Fritt luftrom for kamera-droner? Stavanger Aftenblad. Published 2014-01-22.
  • 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. Book Review: Beneficial Applicability of Grounded Theory. The Grounded Theory Review. 13. 3 pages.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2014. The Strength of a Solution Seeking Approach. 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
  • 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. Gravejournalistikk som non-profit. Dagens næringsliv. Published 2010-09-27.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2010. Tidsskifte for den gravende journalistikken? Vox publica. Published 2010-10-11.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Atmosphering for Learning. The Grounded Theory Review. Special Issue. 3.
  • Gynnild, Astrid. 2007. Creative Cycling of News Professionals. The Grounded Theory Review. 6: 67-92.
  • 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
  • Guribye, Frode; Nyre, Lars; Gynnild, Astrid. 2018. Kameradroner som journalistisk verktøy - et designeksperiment i høyere utdanning. Kapittel 5, pages 101-116. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid. 2018. Droner i sivilsamfunnet. Aktører, teknologi og etiske utfordringer. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. 192 pages. ISBN: 978-82-02-54203-0.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. What is responsible drone journalism? Kapittel 1, pages 1-15. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. Responsible Drone Journalism. Routledge. 100 pages. ISBN: 9781138059351.
  • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. The first wave of journalism: from activist tool to global game changer. Kapittel 2, pages 15-36. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. Responsible Drone Journalism. Routledge. 100 pages. ISBN: 9781138059351.
  • Johnson, Deborah G.; Gynnild, Astrid. 2018. Transparency or surveillance? Dilemmas of piloting autonomous agents. Kapittel 4, pages 47-58. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. Responsible Drone Journalism. Routledge. 100 pages. ISBN: 9781138059351.
  • Nyre, Lars; Guribye, Frode; Gynnild, Astrid. 2018. Taking risks with drones: responsible innovation pedagogy for media education. Kapittel 2, pages 71-85. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. Responsible Drone Journalism. Routledge. 100 pages. ISBN: 9781138059351.
  • Uskali, Turo; Gynnild, Astrid. 2018. Drones, teaching and the value of the explorative player-coach. Kapittel 5, pages 58-71. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. Responsible Drone Journalism. Routledge. 100 pages. ISBN: 9781138059351.
  • Uskali, Turo; Gynnild, Astrid. 2018. Three scenarios of responsible drone journalism. Kapittel 7, pages 85-95. In:
    • Gynnild, Astrid; Uskali, Turo. 2018. Responsible Drone Journalism. Routledge. 100 pages. ISBN: 9781138059351.
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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; 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. 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.
  • 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.

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Principal Investigator ViSmedia 2015-2020, https://www.vismedia.org, a research project funded by the Research Council of Norway (NFR)

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

Previous leadership experience includes head of department and head of masterprograms at other universities,  chair of national research board, international journal editorship, chairing roles at international media conferences, and multiple leadership roles in large newsrooms.