SFI MediaFutures - Newsletter Week 28

Check out our recent news and updates below

Understanding young people's media experiences 

The task of reaching and engaging with young, so essential to the legitimacy and economic sustainability of media companies, proves a challenging one as it requires both a relentless focus on the needs of younger audience, and a deep comprehension of the ways young people experience media and communication technology.

 Postdoctoral Fellow John Magnus Dahl takes on the task of understanding how Norwegian public broadcasters relate to, or fail to relate to young people’s media experiences and their social and cultural needs.
Read more about John Magnus' research

Responsible Media Technology Crucial for Democracy  

MediaFutures Centre's Director Christoph Trattner in conversation with the Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Bergen Næringsråd on the importance of developing responsible media technology. The article is  available in Norwegian only. 
Access the article

New Publications


Nudging Towards Health? Examining the Merits of Nutrition Labels and Personalization in a Recipe Recommender System by Ayoub El Majjodi, Alain D. Starke & Christoph Trattner and Designing for Collaborative Video Editing by Pavel Okopnyi, Oskar Juhlin & Frode Guribye are the centre's latest research publication. 

Call for papers!

MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems. 


The 2nd workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems (MORS) will be held in Seattle, USA, in conjunction with the 16th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (18-23 September). The organizers, among them Prof. Mehdi Elahi, welcome contributions that address the challenges related to having multiple objectives or multiple stakeholders in recommender systems. 

Read more

Vacant position 

There is a vacancy for a PhD position in Work Package 2 User Modelling, Personalisation & Engagement at the centre. The position is for a fixed-term period of 3 years. Closing date: 14 August. 
Apply for the position

Summer Vacation 

The Centre will close for summer break on July 18th
Activities will resume on August 8th.
We wish you a safe and relaxing summer! 
Forthcoming MediaFutures meetings, seminars and workshops. To join internal meetings, please check out the internal MediaFutures calendar. Instructions on how to add the calendar can be found on MS Teams.

WP Leader Meeting #33

(closed to the public)
When: Mon. 15 August, 14:00-15:30
Who: WP Leaders 

Research Council of Norway's Site Visit  

(closed to the public)
When: Wed. 24 August, 11:00-14:00

MediaFutures Annual Meeting    

When: 15-16 November 2022
Where: Media City Bergen 






Knowledge café 

The monthly Knowledge Café at MediaFutures is a new forum dedicated to early career researchers. The aim is to get together, talk about research related issues, and foster new collaborations. The forum will host presentations of work in progress, dry runs of conference presentations, and invited talks. 

When: Sep. 8th, 14:00 
Where: MediaFutures 
Who: Anyone at MediaFutures & InfoMedia
Contact person: Samia Touileb

Latest Publications


Pavel Okopnyi; Oskar Juhlin, Frode Guribye: Designing for Collaborative Editing. July 2022. 

Ayoub El Majjodi; Alain D. Starke; Christoph Trattner: Nudging Towards Health? Examining the Merits of Nutrition Labels and Personalisation in a Recipe Recommender System. UMAP Conference 2022, July 2022.


Veronica Bogina; Tsvi Kuflik; Dietmar Jannach; Maria Bielikova; Michal Kompan; Christoph Trattner Considering Temporal Aspects in Recommender Systems: A Survey. UMUAI Journal, 2022.

Latest publications
Have a good weekend! 
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