Robinson, Jessica Yarin

University of Oslo

Jessica Yarin Robinson is a research fellow and PhD candidate at the Institute for Media and Communication at the University of Oslo in Norway. Her research focuses on the use of social media for transnational political communication. Jessica has also studied U.S. elections and health communication, and is a member of the POLKOM research group. Jessica previously worked as a journalist for NPR stations in the United States.


  • Articles
    Social media companies like to claim the world. Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is “building a global community”. Twitter promises to show you “what’s happening in the world right now”. Even Parler claims to be the “global town square”. Indeed, among the fungible aspects of digital culture is the promise of geographic fungibility—the interchangeability of location and national...Read more