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Fredrik Norén

Fredrik Norén is PhD in media and communication and work as a first assistant researcher at Humlab, the center for digital humanities at Umeå University. In his dissertation ”The Future Belongs to the Information Officers”: The Formation of Governmental Information in Sweden 1965–1975 (2019) Norén investigated how governmental information was debated and practiced in the borderland between different societal spheres. His research is primarily focused on media historical perspectives on governmental communication, and on the use of digital methods to analyze large-scale text collections. Recent publications include ”Distant reading the history of Swedish film politics in 4500 governmental SOU reports” (Scandinavian Journal of Cinema, 2017) and ”Urban catastrophe and sheltered salvation: The media system of Swedish civil defence, 1937–1960” (Media History, 2018).