Freedom of expression and notification about censurable conditions - where do we draw the line between critical statements and raising concerns?

November 18 2021

The Fritt Ord Foundation and Fafo invite the public to the presentation of new research findings and a debate from 10-11.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 30 November. The event will take place at the Fritt Ord Foundation’s premises at Uranienborgveien 2, in Oslo.

Tormod Tingstad and Kjersti Løken Stavrum
Meet Tormod Tingstad, who was at the very heart of the biggest corruption case in Norwegian history and is now a defence attorney in white collar crime cases, and Kjersti Løken Stavrum, chair of the Freedom of Expression Commission.

This event is open to the public.

We will hear input and comments from Vidar Strømme, a senior adviser at the Norwegian National Human Rights Institution, Kurt Weltzien, an attorney for the Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry, and Solfrid Vaage Haukaas, an attorney for the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities.

Sissel Trygstad will present new research findings and Anne Mette Ødegaard will be the moderator; both are researchers at Fafo. Welcome by Grethe Brochmann, chair of the Fritt Ord Foundation Board.



In Oslo for discussions across the dividing lines of the war

December 5 2022

Journalists, writers, film-makers, artists, cultural critics and other cultural personalities will be meeting in Oslo for discussions and conversations to explore questions related to exile, colonialism, conflict and cooperation – across the dividing lines of war.

Skjermbilde 2022 11 23 kl. 02.49.22

A TV documentary about Shabana. New Fritt Ord grants in October

November 27 2022

Fritt Ord’s list of ordinary allocations in October for more than NOK 100 000 has been updated to include grants for a wide variety of different projects, including a documentary series about Shabana Rehman.

23 juli 2011

Survey of media coverage from 2011 to 2022 of the terrorist acts committed on 22 July 2011

October 26 2022

For the first time, a systematic analysis has been made of 11 years of media coverage on the acts of terror committed on 22 July 2011.
Nearly 500 000 newspaper articles have been published about the right-wing extremist acts of terror from the time they were committed until the summer of 2022.

Andriy dubchak

Ukrainian journalists, photographers and media to receive five Free Media Awards for 2022 from the Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT-Stiftung

August 19 2022

Photographers, videographers, journalists, war correspondents and media in Ukraine are risking their lives to cover Russia’s brutal war of aggression in their country. This year, all five of the Free Media Awards’ Press Prizes are destined for Ukrainian photographers, journalists and media in recognition of their efforts to document the suffering and the challenges that Ukrainian people are facing due to hostile destruction and war crimes committed by Russian troops. The journalism being produced under extremely trying circumstances is of exceptional quality.