29 January 2021

Prof. Trine Syvertsen gave DISTRACT seminar talk

On the 29th of January 2021, Trine Syvertsen, Professor of Media Studies at the University of Oslo, gave a DISTRACT seminar talk on Intrusive media, ambivalent users, digital detox (Digitox). Syvertsen's talk focused on the following:

The question of how to manage online and offline involvement produces tensions in peoples’ private lives and is debated in the public sphere. In this presentation, Trine Syvertsen will talk about the project she chairs: Intrusive media, ambivalent users and digital detox (Digitox). Digitox is funded by the Norwegian Research Council 2019-2023 and currently includes nine researchers, including two PhD-scholars. The project studies intrusive media from the perspectives of history, politics, business and users.