Gitte is Associate Professor, ph.d., and head of the DECIDIS network. Her primary research areas are digital media, democracy, citizenship, and participation ; mobile media and social change; digital youth media cultures; digital media and globalisation. She participates in the two European networks/projects EU Kids Online 2006-2014 and in Net Children Go Mobile 2012-2014. She has published articles on subjects such as media and cultural globalisation, adolescents’ digital media cultures, and mobile media and communication. She is co-editor of Global Encounters: Media and Cultural Transformation (2002) and of Digital Aesthetics and Communication, Northern Lights vol 5, 2007. Previously, she worked at Film & Media Studies at the University of Copenhagen.