Books and reports published by the Fritt Ord Foundation, alone or with partners.


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Norwegian Journal of Photography #6 launched

October 16 2023

For more than two years, seven photographers have explored doomsday dreamers, a forgotten grandfather, fast fashion, Moria refugees, trans families, northern Norwegian roots and ‘deep ecology photography’. On Thursday, 12 October, the sixth edition of the long-term documentary projects associated with the Norwegian Journal of Photography was presented at the Vega Scene venue during the Mirage Film Festival.

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Major media outlets admit their mistakes in the Baneheia case

October 10 2023

“We have failed,” wrote VG. “The courts are the last institution still held sacred by the press,” commented TV2. Many admissions and regrets were expressed when the report on the media coverage of the Baneheia case was presented at the Norwegian Press House on Tuesday.

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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.

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Artists Assess Freedom of Expression in the Year 2020

February 20 2021

The Fritt Ord Foundation and TSL Analytics invite the public to a live-streamed launch of a report and discussion from 2 to 3.30 p.m. on Thursday, 11 March 2021.

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Report Launch Event: "Covering the Debate on Racism in Norwegian Media"

November 4 2020

A media analysis of racism in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Report: "Covering the Debate on Racism in Norwegian Media"

November 3 2020

A media analysis of racism in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement.


Survey on conditions for media freelancers

September 25 2019

The proportion of freelancers is on the rise in several countries, but there is little research-based knowledge about working conditions for journalists, photographers and critics who are without regular employment. Along with NJ Frilans, the Press Photographers’ Club, Norway and the Norwegian Critics’ Association, Fritt Ord has taken an initiative to explore the challenges facing freelancers and temps.

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Are people losing their confidence in the media? Launch of the Reuters Digital News Report 2019

June 12 2019

Fritt Ord and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism invite the public to a breakfast meeting for the launch of the annual media survey entitled the ‘Reuters Institute Digital News Report’ and a debate on confidence in the media, on Wednesday, 12 June from 9.00-10.30 a.m. at Fritt Ord’s premises in Uranienborgveien 2.


New report: Boundary Struggles

August 30 2017

​The main findings and conclusions from the project ‘The Status of Freedom of Expression in Norway 2015–2017’ are now available in Norwegian in a brief report.

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Without the social media, I would not have had the voice I have today

November 19 2014

Seasoned female online debaters claim that one must be thick-skinned and endure unpleasantness if one wants to take part in debates on the social media. Over time, some women become more reticent about utterances they know can be provocative, according to a recent report that is part of the project ‘Status of Freedom of Expression in Norway’.


What about the humanities?

March 21 2014

On Friday, 21 March, What about the humanities? A report on the situation of the humanities in Norway was presented to Minister of Education Torbjørn Røe Isaksen at a launch seminar in the Fritt Ord offices.