Silicon Valley Watcher - Former FT journalist Tom Foremski reporting from the intersection of technology and media

Finland Funnels $1.3m into Innovation Journalism Research

Posted by Tom Foremski - September 2, 2008

Innovation journalism is a concept that has been popularized by David Nordfors, who leads the Innovation Journalism program at Stanford university. The subject just received a big boost from the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation with the award of a 900,000 euro ($1.31 million) research grant to a Finnish research consortium that will work with the innovation journalism program at Stanford.

If you have about a minute, here is David Nordfors explaining, "What is innovation journalism?"


http://www.blip.tv/file/1226742

More details from David Nordfors: The Innovation Journalism Blog: Finnish Innovation Journalism Research Gets 900.000 Euro

The main aim of the new research project (acronym as Ginjo) is to enlarge and deeper the knowledge of global innovation journalism, and also develop new working methods and tools for news media. Case studies will concentrate on topics such as “green tech” and eldercare innovations.


Story link | Subscribe free | Categories: MediaWatch




ForemskiInnovator.jpg

The Holmes Report names Tom Foremski one of the top 25 Innovators of 2013.




-->