Welcome to NODA 2019
The NODA awards honors outstanding work in the field of data driven journalism in the Nordic countries. Entries published in 2018 and 2019 until submission date are welcome. Due to the postponing of the Conference till after summer 2019, deadline is extended till 23th September of 2019. Appliers who submitted applications before the previous deadline late 2018, are welcome to submit additional cases. The winners will announced at the NODA19 in Trondheim.
Ans. direktør og adm. direktør, VG - Verdens Gang AS
INVESTIGATION – Steiro is publisher of VG, the most successful Norwegian newspaper, constantly winning national and international awards for their investigative journalism and digital innovations. VG would compete for the top in an international ranking of remarkable business achievements transforming itself from a tabloid single copy sales strategy to the fastest growing subscription base in Norwegian media history. It’s ambitious «moon-landing» is to create a sustainable digital revenue base to fund their journalism completely not depending on print revenue at all. Gard Steiro is the inspirational head of this editorial beacon. He will give insights in how the mediahous became the digital powerhouse of the Schibsted Company and be rewarded best in class.
Silje Susanne Alvestad
Postdoctoral fellow in modern Slavic languages, University of Oslo
FAKE NEWS – Susanne Alvestad is a postdoctoral fellow in modern Slavic languages at the University of Oslo. For her PhD thesis on the use of verbal aspect in Slavic imperatives she received His Majesty the King of Norway´s Gold Medal for outstanding dissertations in the humanities. Having studied Slavic languages as well as Turkish and Hebrew she is a broadly trained linguist who knows a thing or two about how languages work and about the power of language. In her talk at NODA, titled Fakespeak – the language of fake news. Linguistics in the service of disinformation detection, she will discuss how and why linguistics may be the key to the detection of fake news and other kinds of disinformation.
Redaktør for leserengasjement, Dagens Næringsliv
INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM WORK – Volan is exploring new editorial territory as director for reader engagement at Dagens Næringsliv in Oslo, Norway. In her own words: I fell in love with the Internet in the 1990s. I have worked as a reporter online, on local tv, local radio and newspapers, as well as training other reporters to do online journalism. I love doing workshops and training.At Noda she will give training in interdisciplinary team work where not only journalist, but also designers, programmers and other skilled persons shines in the light of jobs well done.
Ingeborg is formerly director of newsroom innovation at Adresseavisen, head of social media at Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) and executive editor for NRK Beta, the NRK’s newsroom think-tank on new technology and media trends. One of Norway’s most used speakers and media sources on social media and digital communications. She also serve on the board of the Norwegian Editors’ Association and World Editors Forum and used to be president of Norway’s Online News Association for four years.