The article describes the different players in the Norwegian game industry, and discusses the challenges and possibilities that they face. In particular, it is argued that challenges relate to publishing, financial issues and recruitment, and that there are interesting possibilities in connection with the recent political attention that Norwegian game companies have received. An issue in addition is the fact that Norwegian game companies have never been closely associated with international publishing houses.
The article explores a gendered perspective on Norwegian TV-media production and representation of mens team handball. A discourse analysis, influenced by Connell (2005), Bourdieu (1997) and Messner (2002), is applied and the concepts anomaly and liminality are utilized to analyse the commentators production of the «warrior» handball athlete.
A central aim within the field of public journalism is to include the views of «ordinary» people and to let them take part in the agenda-setting process. In this article, I examine the execution of control within an editorial department that produced a discussion programme based on the participation of ordinary people. The article points to challenges for the editorial staff in terms of the level of control that can take place within a public journalistic project through looking at the selection processes behind the themes discussed and the participants chosen to be part of the panel.