Einar Thorsen

Online Communications and Newsletter Editor

Einar ThorsenEinar Thorsen is a Lecturer in Journalism and Communication at Bournemouth University where he also completed his PhD in Journalism Studies. His thesis focused on civic engagement and citizen voices on the BBC News website during the 2005 UK General Election.

Einar’s research projects include a co-edited book (with Stuart Allan) Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives published by Peter Lang in 2009, for which he also contributed a chapter on the news reporting of climate change. Other research includes articles on Wikinews and the neutral point of view and the development of public service policies in an online environment.

He is a member of the MeCCSA Executive Committee and the Editor of MeCCSA’s Newsletter Three:D since February 2009. Since February 2010 he is also the Online Communications Editor. He is a former member of the Executive Board of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network and a founding member of its journal Networking Knowledge

He maintains a personal website at http://multimediajournalism.info 

ethorsen@bournemouth.ac.uk

Posted by Salvatore Scifo