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Structural Ageism in Big Data Approaches

Introduction In this chapter, we focus on how intelligent systems used in big data approaches for research and innovation purposes are contributing to reinforcing ageism and how to tackle this problem. Our particular interest is in structural ageism, defined as “the way in which society and its institutions sustain ageist attitudes, actions or language in laws, policies, practices or culture” ( AGE Platform Europe, 2016 : 1). Ageism can be subtle or explicit ( Ayalon & Tesch-Römer, 2018 ) and is even more pervasive than other acknowledged forms of

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Sustainable Oil and Profitable Wind
The communication of corporate responsibilities as inverted positioning

Perspectives and Innovations . VS-Verlag: Wiesbaden. Eisenegger Mark Imhof Kurt 2008 The True, the Good and the Beautiful: Reputation Management in the Media Society 125 145 in Zerfass Ansgar Van Ruler Betteke Sriramesh Krishnamurthy (eds.) Public Relations Research. European and International Perspectives and Innovations VS-Verlag Wiesbaden Elkington, John (1997). Cannibals with Forks: The Triple Bottom Line of 21 st Century Business . Gabriola Island, BC: New Society. Elkington John 1997 Cannibals with Forks: The Triple Bottom

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Childhood and Children’s Retrospective Media Consumption Experiences
The case of Norway

generations are diverse, and these need to be researched with thoroughness. All in all, it is necessary to explore the nature of different components, where the cultural setting, time and space are crucial for understanding historical and cultural conditions and the context for innovation. Memory studies provide one option for looking at historical reception, or what people remember of history, e.g. the ways it is made useful in their lives or, in this study, in meaning-making processes. Culture is, broadly speaking, regarded as a shared system of meanings that is learned

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Photojournalism in Central Europe
Editorial and Working Practices

digital photo equipment and continuous shooting can avoid the decisive moment altogether. With continuous technical innovation, the expansion of online journalism, and the tighter budgets of news organizations, photojournalists are expected to master new technology, learn multimedia skills, produce unique content, and shoulder additional responsibilities. Russial’s (2000) early study of digital imaging and its impact on photojournalism found that it increased the workload of photo departments. As increased production became a higher priority, it resulted in added

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Public Organisations as News Producers
An odd species in the local media landscape

strong focus on development, competence, dialogue and sustainability. For example, one theme during the first six months of the news site’s existence was “the digital patient”. Most of the articles published under this vignette presented innovative and modern technical innovations used within VGR’s health-care institutions. Among the articles emphasising sustainability is one about a health centre where the co-workers are offered the chance to use electric bikes instead of cars when making homecare visits. Another article is about recycling old furniture. This focus on

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The Visual Power of News Agencies

providers of news imagery. These agencies have typically invested huge efforts in their network-based news coverage worldwide, and, in particular, the visual services. The picture divisions of established news agencies have evolved into high tech institutions where cutting edge technologies and immediacy are the most important competitive assets ( Ilan 2012 ). The commercial use of photography along with clients’ quests for more live streaming prompts more innovation. With remote editing technology at their fingertips, news agencies are no longer dependent on

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Digital payments for a digital generation
Disruptive technology in book and local newspaper industries

Introduction In the Norwegian book and newspaper industries, which are the focus of this article, we explore how the distribution of local online news and online books has been disrupted and how Generation Z is engaged in unpaid and paid consumption. Based on Christensen’s (1997) criteria for disruptive innovation and Cunningham and colleagues (2010) notion of disruptive distribution, our research questions for this study are the following: 1) What characterizes Generation Z in paying for books’ and local newspapers’ online content? 2) How is disruptiveness

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Communication , Media Culture & Society and MedieKultur . Contact: ASTA BÄCK received a Master of Science degree in Media Technology from the Helsinki University of Technology in 1983. She currently works as Principal Scientist in the VTT Big Data Industrial Applications team. She has worked at VTT since 1983 in different positions, such as research scientist, team leader, and project manager. Her expertise and research interests include media innovation development, the utilization of social media to support innovation and marketing, and tools and

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Disrupting journalism from scratch
Outlining the figure of the entrepreneur–journalist in four French pure players

Introduction Despite the common idea that the internet is “killing” the media, the past decade has seen ongoing renewal in journalism, particularly online. In a 2012 article ( Christensen et al., 2012 ), David Skok, a journalist who was a Nieman Lab fellow, paired up with Harvard economist Clayton M. Christensen to encourage the media to “be the disruptor”. Together, they adapted Christensen’s original theory of disruptive innovation to the media, according to which businesses should regularly rethink their practice to match the evolving society and market

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user and that is re-usable” ( European Commission, 2019 ) has been recommended by the European Commission; in 2012 , the Commission recommended that “open access to scientific research results should apply to all research that receives public funds” ( European Commission, 2012 /417). The ambition of this recommendation is to strengthen societal engagement with research and to make knowledge and related innovation a backbone for future growth in a European context. In response to this, public financial support for scientific journals has changed; since 2018, the

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