Oddgeir Tveiten, Professor, University of Agder, Norway
Bettina Maisch, Ph.D, Switzerland
Theodore L. Glasser, Professor,
In 2002-2003 Glasser served as president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He had earlier served as a vice president and chair of the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association. He has held visiting appointments as a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; as the Wee Kim Wee Professor of Communication Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and at the University of Tampere, Finland.
Turo Uskali, Senior Research Scholar,University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Turo Uskali currently he heads the multidisciplinary Ubiquitous Computing in News Media (Ubi) -research project. He has worked as a visiting researcher, and an associate fellow at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School, UK (2007-2008), and as a visiting scholar at the Innovation Journalism Program at Stanford University, California (2006-2007). He has published and edited five books about the evolution of journalism and media industries. Latest one, 2011, focuses on the interaction between innovation and journalism. He has also published in Journalism & Mass Communication Educator and Innovation Journalism Publication series.Marc Ventresca,Teacher
Noam Lemelshtrich Latar is the Founding Dean of the Sammy Ofer School of Communications at IDC Herzliya (the first private academic institution in Israel).
Noam Lemelshtrich Latar
Dean School of Communications
IDC Herzliya Israel
|Noam Lemelshtrich Latar|
He serves since 2009 as the Chairperson of the Israeli Communications
Association, which groups all media researchers in the Israeli Universities and
Colleges. Lemelshtrich Latar received a Ph.D. in communications from MIT in
1974 and M.Sc. in engineering systems at Stanford in 1971. He was among the
founders of the Community Dialog Project at MIT, experimenting with interactive TV programs involving communities through electronic means. From 1975 to 2005 Lemelshtrich Latar pioneered the teaching and research of new media at the Hebrew ,Tel Aviv, and Ben Gurion Universities. From 1999 to 2005 he was involved in the Israeli high-tech industry as a venture-capital chairman, helping to establish several communications start ups in cognitive enhancement, data mining of consumer choices and home networking. In 2005 he joined IDC Herzliya Israel as founding Dean of a new school of communications. His current research interest is in digital identities AI decision-making and journalism and Cyber Advocacy .Lemelshtrich latar is a member of the Israeli Press Council.
Oddgeir Tveiten, Professor
University of Agder, Norway
Oddgeir Tveiten is Professor of media studies at the University of Agder, Southern Norway. He holds a PhD and an MA degree in Journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota, USA. Professor Tveiten has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University and the University of Iceland. He has held positions as adjunct professor at Gimlekollen School of Journalism, Associate Professor at the Oslo Business School, Associate professor at the University of Bergen and research fellow at the University of Oslo --in Norway. As research director at the Stiftelsen Arkivet Foundation in Norway, Dr. Tveiten focused on the uses of information technologies in educating high-school students in peace, democracy, and communication. He is currently the co-founding director of the Futures Learning Lab at the University of Agder, a research lab spanning the universities faculties of social science, health/sports, and technology. Tveiten is a former Fulbright scholar, and co-founder of the Norwegian media studies journal Norsk Medietidsskrift. He is an editorial board member of the Innovation Journalism and Communication Center´s academic journal, as well as the Conflict and Communication On-Line Journal at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Tveiten´s main research interests are journalism, globalization and technology-related social change.
Bettina Maisch, Ph.D
Bettina Maisch holds a degree in electronic business as well as a degree in social and business communication from the University of the Arts in Berlin, Germany. She has several years of work experience in the international advertising network, having worked with Ogilvy and in the marketing department of the German research and development network of the Fraunhofer Society before commencing her PhD candidature at the Institute for Media and Communications Management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Her current research focuses on the potential of web 2.0 applications such as wikis, weblogs and social networks for the communication of innovations. In her dissertation, Bettina investigates the influencing factors of Facebook on the market introduction of electric cars. In the course of her PhD studies, she also spent a year as a visiting researcher at the Center for Design Research at Stanford University.