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NWO grant for research project Tamara Witschge

29 June 2017

The NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) granted a subsidy of €90.837 for a research project of ICOG researcher Tamara Witschge, titled “Exploring Journalism’s Limits: Enacting and theorising the boundaries of the journalistic field”. In this project, she investigates the current blurring of journalism with other information providers in the public domain. This radical change in the world of media raises a fundamental question: What sets journalism apart?

In her research project, Witschge is approaching the radical changes in the media landscape form the perspective of the makers. Researchers will participate in interdisciplinary team of makers – activists, animators, artists, hackers, designers and journalists – which develop various types of content. This participatory research can give insight in what defines journalism in a multi-disciplinary environment.

The research project is part of the NWO’s Smart Culture-Kunst en Cultuur programme, which combines fundamental and practice-oriented research. Witschge is Rosalind Franklin Fellow and affiliated to ICOG’s Research Centre for Media and Journalism Studies (CMJS).

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