Strand Larsen, Elin
Elin Strand Larsen holds a doctoral degree in media and journalism from the University of Oslo (Norway). In her dissertation, titled When women have to apologize... Mediated Scandals, Female Politicians and Rhetorical Defence Strategies, she has analysed the defence strategies of eight female politicians/trade union leaders when caught in a political scandal. She is an associate professor at the Østfold University College, Norway, and co-head of the research group AreaS. Her research interests are fake news, fact-checking, political scandals, female politicians and rhetorical defence strategies (apologia).