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NEWS | 23 Nov 2017

The Danes are using less social media

It seems like the Danes no longer need to be active across social media platforms; an increasing number of Danish social media users are only active on one platform. 

NEWS | 20 Nov 2017

Diligent Danish readers are getting fewer

The Danes’ desire to read is changing, and the use of digital media such as audio books is advancing. This is according to new figures from the Danish Book and Literature Panel’s annual report.

NEWS | 14 Nov 2017

The Norwegian media economy 2016

Payment from users is becoming an increasingly important source of revenue for the Norwegian media industry. This is shown in the Media Authority's report on the Norwegian media economy 2016.

NEWS | 14 Nov 2017

The status of free speech in the world

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development front page Increase in online hate speech, the spreading of unverified “fake news” and continuing threats to journalists physical and digital safety. That’s some of the challenges that the changing media landscape have brought, according to the new UNESCO report World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development. 

NEWS | 13 Nov 2017

Cultural habits among Swedish children and youth

The Swedish Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis has examined the cultural habits of children and young people. The most common media-related activity is watching online videos, which a majority of children and young people do every day.

NEWS | 13 Nov 2017

The Swedish Media landscape: a classic in a new version

“A classic and a standard work for anyone looking for an overview of the media landscape.” That’s the description of the new book, The Swedish Media landscape, that will be launched early next year. Two of the three authors are from Nordicom.

 

NEWS | 7 Nov 2017

Growing old with and via media: New issue of MedieKultur

The national research association in Denmark (SMiD) has released a new issue of the scientific research journal MedieKultur. The theme of the autumn edition is ’Growing old with and via media’.

NEWS | 1 Nov 2017

Global players’ impact on the Danish media market

The Danish media companies have lost their impact on the media market development. Instead, global giants like Google and Facebook are setting the terms – and taking care of the money. This is reported in a study of the global players' impact on the Danish media industry.

NEWS | 26 Oct 2017

Swedish proposal: New funding model for public service

The radio and television fee, which finances SR, SVT and UR, should be abolished and replaced with an earmarked tax. This is the proposal of a Swedish parliamentary committee, assigned to review the public service funding system.

NEWS | 23 Oct 2017

Media conferences in the Nordic countries

Safety of journalists, the role of news media in modern day democracies or media education and media pedagogy - those are some of the conference topics that the Nordic countries offers during the autumn and winter.

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