RESCUE research on social media and collaborative software use in emergencies (2014-2017)

Selected publications

Steensen, Steen; Eide, Tine (2018). News Flows, Inter-Media Connectivity and Societal Resilience in Times of Crisis. Digital Journalism. doi:

Hornmoen, Harald; Backholm, Klas (2018). Social Media Use in Crisis and Risk Communication: Emergencies, Concerns and Awareness. ISBN: 978-1-78756-269-1. 308 s. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

McInnes, Colin John; Hornmoen, Harald (2018). ‘Add Twitter and Stir’: The Use of Twitter by Public Authorities in Norway and UK during the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak. Observatorio (OBS*). Vol. 12. doi:

Goldgruber, Eva; Ausserhofer, Julian; Hornmoen, Harald; Steensen, Steen; Backholm, Klas; Reimerth, Gudrun; Frey, Elsebeth; Ottosen, Rune; McInnes, Colin John (2018). Research Ethics in The Digital Age, Chapter 17 Reflecting on Ethics in the Investigation of Online Communication during Emergencies. ISBN: 978-3-658-12909-5. 7 s. Springer.

Hornmoen, Harald; Backholm, Klas; Frey, Elsebeth; Ottosen, Rune; Reimerth, Gudrun; Steensen, Steen (2018). Key Communicators’ Perspectives on the Use of Social Media in Risks and Crises. Andersen, Robin de Silva, Purnaka L (Red.), The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action. Kap. 36. Routledge.

Backholm, Klas; Ausserhofer, Julian; Frey, Elsebeth; Larsen, Anna M. Grøndahl; Hornmoen, Harald; Högväg, Joachim; Reimerth, Gudrun (2017). Crises, Rumours and Reposts: Journalists’ Social Media Content Gathering and Verification Practices in Breaking News Situations. Media and Communication. Vol. 5. doi: 10.17645/mac.v5i2.878