SFI MediaFutures - Newsletter Week 35

Check out our recent news and updates below

MediaFutures Developing a Semi-automated Twitter Content Search Tool in Collaboration with VG 

MediaFutures researchers have created a semi-automated pipeline that streamlines and simplifies the process of finding relevant social media content for the Norwegian live sport service VG Live.
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Prof. Morten Fjeld joins LEAD-ME Cost Action


We are pleased to inform that Professor Morten Fjeld, the leader of Work Package 4 at MediaFutures, joins the European Cooperation in Science and Technology’ research network on Media Accessibility.

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The Research Council of Norway on an On-site Visit at MediaFutures 



The Research Council of Norway (RCN) made an on-site visit to MediaFutures as part of the contractual follow-up of the research centre.

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New Publications


Occupational Biases in Norwegian and Multilingual Language Models by Samia Touileb, Lilja Øvrelid and Erik Velldall and Playful recognition: Television comedy and the politics of mediated recognition by John Magnus Dahl and Torgeir Uberg Nærland are the centre's latest research publications. 
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 #34

(closed to the public)
When: Mon. 5 Sept., 14:00-15:30
Who: WP Leaders 

MediaFutures Annual Meeting    

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

MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems

When: 18 - 23 September
Where: Seattle, USA


29th International Conference on Multimedia Modeling

When: 9 - 12 January 2023
Where: Bergen, Norway 



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


John Magnus Dahl; Torgeir Uberg Nærland Playful recognition: Television comedy and the politics of mediated recognition. Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research. July 2022

Samia Touileb; Lilja Øvrelid; Erik Velldal: Occupational Biases in Norwegian and Multilingual Language Models. ACL Anthology. 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. 


Latest publications
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