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2018

2018-12
NEWS | 13 Dec 2018

Media Trends in the Nordic Countries: Media use and media economy

Logotype Newsletter Media Trends in the Nordic CountriesYoung people's news consumption in the digital media landscape; continuing differences between the generations in online use; and the economic development of the Nordic media industry – these are some of the themes in this year’s last issue of Media Trends in the Nordic Countries.

NEWS | 12 Dec 2018

Norsk Medietidsskrift's new issue deals with digitisation and the media

Omslag Norsk medietidskrift nr 4, 2018This year’s fourth issue of Norsk Medietidsskrift is now available. This issue contains three articles covering different aspects of the comprehensive digitisation process the media are undergoing.

PUBLIKATIONER | 12 Dec 2018

The Nordic community in focus

cover Nordicom Information 2-2018The new issue of the journal Nordicom Information deals with the Nordic community with focus on communication and language. 

NEWS | 8 Dec 2018

New Nordic database for comparative statistics

The Nordic Council of Ministers has moved their statistics to a new digital platform, the Nordic Statistics database. Here you can compare statistics from the Nordic countries in many interesting areas, such as culture, education, and gender equality.

NEWS | 6 Dec 2018

The Icelandic ad market in 2017: Newspapers still on top

In 2017, the Icelandic advertising revenue decreased slightly after a virtually continuous growth in recent years. Newspapers are still the most important advertising medium, retaining nearly 40 per cent of the total advertising revenue.

PUBLICATIONS | 5 Dec 2018

Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment

New book from Nordicom and the Swedish Media Council: Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment - Nordic-Baltic perspectives. The anthology aims to shed light on the implications of these transformations for young people in the Nordic and Baltic countries. 

EVENT | 5 Dec 2018

Live stream from the symposium

Watch the live stream from the symposium Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment. Nordic-Baltic Perspectives, arranged by Nordicom, the Swedish Media Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers. 

NEWS | 5 Dec 2018

Use of social media in Denmark in 2018

grafph The Danes' use of social media in 2018From 2017 to 2018, the proportion of the Danish population who use social media has risen slightly. While the proportion of older people using social media has grown, the development among young people has stagnated or decreased slightly, though from a very high level.

2018-11
NEWS | 29 Nov 2018

The Finnish media economy in 2017

In 2017, for the second year in a row, the value of the Finnish media market showed slight growth. TV, radio and other audio media grew, while newspapers and magazines declined. The strongest growth was in online advertising.

NEWS | 29 Nov 2018

The Norwegian media economy in 2017

The Norwegian media industry now earns more on payments from viewers and readers than on advertising sales. This is reported in the Norwegian Media Authority's analyses of the media economy in Norway in 2017.

NEWS | 29 Nov 2018

The Swedish media economy in 2017

The Internet is about to become the main playing field for media companies. An analysis of the Swedish media companies’ economy in 2017 shows the competition between media companies and media branches in Sweden – and not least the competition between Swedish media and global online networks.

EVENT | 29 Nov 2018

Expert meeting on quality journalism in the Nordic region

Nordicom and the Nordic Council of Ministers arranged an expert meeting on the future of quality journalism in the Nordic region. Watch the full live stream here. 

NEWS | 19 Nov 2018

European Media Policy – the November issue

This year's third issue of our newsletter European Media Policy is out. Read about the fight against disinformation, regulation for tech giants, the EU Copyright Reform, reduced VAT rates on electronic publications, and more.

NYHET | 19 Nov 2018

Media reporting: facts, nothing but facts?

What rules and initiatives exist to help ensure the accuracy and objectivity of news and current affairs reporting? A new report maps the regulatory framework on the European level and in eleven countries, including Finland.

NEWS | 16 Nov 2018

Continuing decline in global Internet freedom

In 2018, Internet freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year, according to the annual assessment by Freedom House.  Worst is the situation in China, while Iceland and Estonia top the list of countries with high Internet freedom.

NEWS | 12 Nov 2018

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue

 Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: ‘Dark Screens: The Geopolitics of Nordic Television Drama’​. Guest Editors: Robert A. Saunders (State University of New York); Pei Sze Chow (Aarhus University); and Anne Marit Waade (Aarhus University)

PUBLIKATIONER | 9 Nov 2018

Yearbook 2018: Digital Parenting

Digital Parenting. The Challanges for Families in the Digital Age is the Clearinghouse Yearbook of 2018. The book addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by parents in digital times taking into account multiple levels of digital penetration among families from different social classes and regions across the world.

 

NEWS | 8 Nov 2018

Just published: new Nordicom Review article

A new Nordicom Review article is published (online first), titled Experiences of External Interference Among Finnish Journalists. Prevalence, methods and implications. The author Ilmari Hiltunen answers a few questions about the findings. 

2018-10
NEWS | 26 Oct 2018

More new books, but fewer frequent Danish readers

The Danes’ desire to read continues to change. Today, more fiction than ever is being published, while at the same time, digital media is still progressing. This is according to new figures from the Danish Book and Literature Panel’s annual report for 2018.

NEWS | 25 Oct 2018

A Nordic survey of cultural habits among children and youth?

Would it be possible to conduct a joint Nordic survey on the cultural habits and activities of children and young people? This issue is examined in a new report from Kulturanalys Norden, the Nordic Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis.

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