Monday, October 7, 2013

Lecture 16 - Thu Oct 10 (15-17) - Wilderäng

Time & Place: Thursday October 10 at 15-17 in lecture hall E2.

Guest lecturer: Lars Wilderäng, author and blogger.

Title: On being a personal news channel

Talk: This is a talk about being a personal news channel, and about working as a professional blogger. Lars will talk about changing trends in social media traffic patterns, his work methods and ethics and about the economics behind the Swedish blogging scene. What is the role of independent bloggers in news and media?  

About: Lars Wilderäng has a master's degree in computer science and is a former IT consultant. He is, through his blog Cornucopia?, the leading independent Swedish blogger in the areas finance, economy, environment and politics since 2008. He is the author of two thrillers: "Midvintermörker" and "Midsommargryning".

- Fuchs, (2013), "Social media and capitalism". In Olsson (ed.), "Producing the Internet: Critical perspectives of social media". Note: Available in Bilda.

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