Photo journalism


Director of Afghanistan Photojournalists Association, Farzana Wahidy is an award-winning photojournalist, who was the first woman photographer to work for international news agencies.
Dr. Saumava Mitra has done a unique work of research on Afghan photojournalists.

In this week’s four day session on Peace Journalism with Afghan editors and journalists, the highlight was Thursday, when we had invited Dr. Saumava Mitra from Dublin University as well as  director of Afghanistan Photographers Association .

Climate change

Young climate journalism on the agenda

  To the right: Andreas Ytterstad, Head of the research group Media, Environment and Society – together with BBC journalists Josie Verghese and Nisha Kapur andAstrid Rommetveit from NRK.  

The conference ”Improving climate journalism, engaging the youth” was held online from OsloMet 8 – 9 October.  The research group Media, Environment and Society at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies hosted the two day international web based conference on how to engage young people by improving the practices of climate journalism. 

access to information

Foreign Minister to OsloMet

Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide greeted Rector Curt Rice
Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide greeted Rector Curt Rice (Photo: Thomas Johnstone

The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide came to OsloMet to open the seminar A right to know. How can we ensure reliable information in times of crisis? Thursday 2 October 2020. 

Journalist security Press freedom

A right to know. How can we ensure reliable information in times of crisis?

The coronavirus pandemic has shown how crucial access to reliable information is both for each person’s rights and for the level of trust in our societies. 

Press freedom

Peace journalism, 2nd session

zoom meeting whit Kai Eide
Kai Eide in a lively exchange with peace journalism participants.
Journalist security Press freedom

How to survive economically: Should we forget the fear of corona?

zoom screen shot
Pathshala students and tutors

More than 40 students and photojournalists logged into zoom to meet JMIC safety trainer Abeer Saady Thursday last week. 

Journalist security Ukategorisert

Staying safe during riots and corona

Nepalese photojournalists connected with met JMIC safety trainer Abeer Saady online Sunday 6 September. 

War and peace

Digital course in Peace Journalism

photo of Rune Ottosen on zoom
Rune Ottosen foreleser

In co-operation with partner Nai supporting open media in Afghanistan, JMIC at OsloMet started a course in peace journalism for Afghan journalists/editors. We also cooperate with the Faculty of Journalism and Commuication at Kabul University.


New head of media and journalism studies

portrait of Nathalie Hyde-Clarke
portrait of Nathalie Hyde-Clarke

Nathalie Hyde-Clarke is the new leader of Department of journalism and media studies at the Faculty of social sciences at OsloMet.  

She is originally from South Africa, but has lived in Finland the last six years, where she was Head of the Department of Culture and Media at Arcada University of Applied Sciences. She was also a Docent in Media and Communication at the University of Helsinki. 

She started in her new job in Oslo 1 August, and headed her first staff meeting this week on zoom.  

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Semester starts – mostly online: The world is little on zoom

zoom conference, participants waving.

Teacher of photojournalism Ellen Lande Gossner used recent examples from  international cooperation when she spoke about her experiences of teaching during the coronacrisis.