Visual Education – Key Competences of Cultural Promoters in Romania and Norway

In recent years, organizations active in the field of culture and arts have become increasingly aware of the need to improve their knowledge in the visual education domain. In creative industries, professionals need to be able to operate with elements of aesthetics, whether they are images, complex graphics or various representations of advertising production. In order to be able to...

Workshop on visual education, cultural advertising and creative thinking

The National Association of Public Librarians (ANBPR) and Libraries in Romania in cooperation with Norsensus Mediaforum invites you to workshop on visual education, cultural advertising and creative thinking for cultural promoters. The workshop will take place at Anker Hotel, Oslo on 15th and 16th August. Day 1 - Tuesday, 15 of August, 2017 10:00 – 10:30 Registration of participants and welcoming networking 10:30 – 11:00...

Story Seekers: Nordisk samling for historiefortelling og migrasjon.

Migrasjonseksperter, journalister og bloggere fra hele Norden kom til Oslo for et tre-dagers historiefortelling seminar i Litteraturhuset 6-8 juni 2017. Story Seekers fokuserte på historiefortelling som er tilrettelagt for de interesserte i migrasjon, aktivister; ansatte i organisasjoner som jobber for flyktninger, asylsøkere og innvandrere; journalister, og bloggere fra Norge, Sverige, Danmark og Finland. “Vi trenger nye og gode historiefortellinger og historiefortellere...

Story Seekers Workshop: 6-8 Juni 2017, Oslo

Vi inviterer til en tre-dagers storytelling og media strategi workshop i Oslo med fokus på sosial inkludering og migrasjon. Denne workshopen er tilrettelagt for aktivister; ansatte fra frivillig organisasjoner som jobber med flyktninger, asylsøkere og innvandrerer; changemakers; journalister, og bloggere fra Norge, Sverige, Danmark og Finland. Story-Seekers sitt mål er å øke frivillige organisasjoners sin kapasitet til å kommunisere effektivt med...

Rewind Radicalisation – Building up Strategies Against Extremism

What do we mean by terms like ‘radicalism’ and ‘extremism’? Is there a difference between ‘good radicalism’ and ‘bad radicalism’? What strategies can we use to counter the threat of rising extremism in local communities, and ensure that our societies remain united? These are the questions that were discussed at the conference Rewind Radicalisation – Building up Strategies Against Extremism. From...

Launching RePlan in Norway

This week at the Norsensus Mediaforum headquarters in Oslo, Razvan-Victor Sassu, Adela Fenichiu, Eliza Vas and Daniela Sima from the Young Initiative Association (AYI) visited from Bucharest, Romania. This is their second visit to Norway related to the  projects done in cooperation with Norsensus. Last year, they visited Norway as a part of the NGO capacity building project Communication for...

Google Introduces Perspective against Internet Trolls and Hateful Comments

Last week, Google announced the launch of Perspective, an API that helps online platforms and publishers host more civil conversations and keep away hateful trolls. Many readers and publishers share the ideal of the internet as a global forum for comment, debate and exchange of ideas. But in practice, maintaining this ideal has not always been easy. The daunting task of...

How to Fight against Backfire Effect?

Nowadays, there is so much misinformation that we feel down sometimes in our struggle against ingnorance and changing people's thoughts. How about I say it is a futile struggle to try to convince people about their failures and skewed opinions. This bold statement is based on a what is commonly known as "backfire effect". Then you may ask: If there...

Nordisk evalueringsseminar en suksess

Nesten 100 deltakere bidro til å gjøre evalueringsseminaret 2017 den 16.-18. januar til en svært positiv opplevelse. Variasjonen i programmet var stort, og engasjementet hos de frammøtte enda større. Deltakerne fikk i løpet av to fullspekkede dager mange muligheter til å dele av sine tilbakemeldinger, erfaringer, tanker og ideer til Aktiv Ungdom. Alle prosjekttyper ble vurdert, og mangfoldet i tilbakemeldingene...

Microsoft Sponser Norsensus Mediaforum med Microsoft Azure

Microsoft er med å støtte Norsensus Mediaforum ved å tilby en sponset Microsoft Azure konto til en verdi av 5000 USD per år. Microsoft Azure er en cloud computing-plattform og infrastruktur for web og mobil applikasjoner, nettverk, lagring og mer skapt av Microsoft. Vi takker Microsoft for deres generøse støtte som vil hjelpe oss til å utvikle spennende løsninger for...