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NEWS | 16 Aug 2018

Welcome to publish with Nordicom Review!

The editorial team of Nordicom Review cordially invites scholars interested in advancing the media and communications sciences in the Nordic region to engage with the journal as authors, book reviewers or guest editors of thematic special issues.

NEWS | 10 Aug 2018

New issue: Media & viestintä 2/2018

This year’s second issue of the Finnish research journal Media & viestintä has been published. Among other things, this issue deals with the ethical and practical difficulties facing researchers in their work. 

NEWS | 9 Aug 2018

The Danish media agreement is set

In June, Denmark’s new media policy agreement for the next five years was set. The agreement includes, among other things, new public service channels focusing on culture, more money for public service production outside DR (Denmark’s main public service company), and increased support for news media.

NEWS | 11 Jul 2018

Media and information literacy – a question of democracy

On May 30, the UNESCO Professorship at the University of Gothenburg and the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO organised a conference to discuss and find models to promote media and information literacy based on a democratic perspective. 

NEWS | 9 Jul 2018

Sweden: Stable media trust, but cracks in the facade

In Sweden, there is a clear divergence in media trust and news usage between different groups in society. These are some of the findings in a new research anthology, which points to an increased polarisation, but also an underlying long-term stability in Sweden. 

NEWS | 3 Jul 2018

Nordic report: High-speed broadband increasingly popular

In the Nordic countries, high-speed broadband subscriptions are becoming increasingly popular. There is also a continuous growth in mobile data traffic; however, as shown in a Nordic telecom report, there are differences between the countries.

NYHET | 25 Jun 2018

Digital News Report 2018

The Nordic countries lead the world in paying for online news. This is according to the Digital News Report 2018, which compares online news consumption in 37 countries, including Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

NEWS | 21 Jun 2018

The Nordics peak in 2018 digital EU index

Denmark, Sweden and Finland are the EU’s best-performing countries in digitization, according to the European Commission’s 2018 digital index. As a non-EU member Norway is not included in the ranking, but is at the same high level as its neighbouring Nordic countries.

NEWS | 21 Jun 2018

New issue: Norsk medietidskrift 2/2018

The diversity of journalistic sources in different media types, the slow TV phenomenon, and the polarization of media usage by political ideology are topics covered in the new issue of Norsk medietidskrift, the Norwegian research journal in the media and communication field.

NEWS | 21 Jun 2018

Media policy in Sweden and the EU

What rules must media companies in Sweden follow? In a recent report on media policy, the Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority describes the media regulation in Sweden and in the EU.

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