Drones: It’s complicated

Drones: It’s complicated

ViSmedia’s Øyvind Vågnes plays a role in Krisis’ first edition of the year. Krisis is a journal for original articles, essays and book reviews with regard to social, cultural and political thoughts. The whole first edition is dedicated to digging into drones. Vågnes...
Uskali explores Journalism in Virtual Reality

Uskali explores Journalism in Virtual Reality

Photo: Jonas Tana/CC (Flickr) How can virtual reality (VR) fit into the competitive media environment of the 2010s? Professor Turo Uskali on the ViSmedia team has looked at the opportunities and future research challenges of Journalism in Virtual Reality. Together...
Can algorithms replace certain journalistic functions?

Can algorithms replace certain journalistic functions?

Watchdogging or investigative reporting? Leave some of the work to the algorithms!  At the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy on 5-9 April ViSmedia’s Nick Diakopoulos was invited to be on a panel as well as teach a solo session on investigation of...
Fake News and Donald Trump in Uppsala

Fake News and Donald Trump in Uppsala

What does Internet cookies and online surveillance have to do with «echo chambers» and fake news? On March 31. UT Austin Professor Paul Adams on the ViSmedia team held a guest lecture at the University of Uppsala, in the Department of Social and Economic Geography....
Adams presents European Migration Maps

Adams presents European Migration Maps

At the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Boston, Massachusetts on April 5-8, Paul Adams presented «Performing Europe through Migration Maps». The paper was presented during the session «Contextualizing the effects of the European Migration...
Video: Mobile spotting in the media

Video: Mobile spotting in the media

Presentations from the conference The smartphone is the new Swiss Army Knife for media enthusiasts. Now that mojo storytelling and livestreaming are changing the premises for visual journalism,  we ask: what is happening at the forefront of mobile app development? How...