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NEWS | 15 Oct 2018

Media & viestintä 3/2018

This year’s third issue of the Finnish research journal Media & viestintä has been published. Among other things, this issue deals with journalism’s interpretation of economic policies, the ideological debate about refugees, and co-creation in television.

NEWS | 9 Oct 2018

Maarit Jaakkola – new assistant director of Nordicom

Media researcher Maarit Jaakkola has been appointed the new assistant director of Nordicom. In her new role, she will participate in Nordicom’s strategic development work and be responsible for research collaboration and contact with the Nordic research community in media and communication. 

NEWS | 9 Oct 2018

The Swedes and the Internet: How Swedes’ media habits are changing

The use of social media and digital media platforms continues to increase. At the same time, there is a clear gap between different generations, according to the report The Swedes and the Internet 2018 from the Internet Foundation in Sweden.

NEWS | 3 Oct 2018

New issue of Media Trends in the Nordic Countries

The consumption of media and news is becoming increasingly digital. The new media landscape and the changing media habits are also affecting the media policy level. Read more in Nordicom's Nordic newsletter.

NEWS | 2 Oct 2018

Media development in Denmark in 2018

Danish media consumption is becoming increasingly digital and mobile. The use of streaming services is on the rise, and the smartphone is the Number 1 device for Internet users. Read more in the English summary of the Media development in Denmark report.

NEWS | 28 Sep 2018

New issue: Norsk medietidsskrift 3/2018

How can journalism help solve the climate crisis? What do the news media tell children about the media users of the future? And how can experiences with managing critical media coverage contribute to a knowledge-driven debate about press ethics? These are among the topics covered in this year’s third issue of the Norwegian research journal in the media and communication field.

NEWS | 28 Sep 2018

Facts and figures on Norwegian children’s digital media use

Increasing more and increasingly younger children have access to their own mobile phone, and among ten-year-olds almost everyone owns a smartphone. Around half of young people between nine and 18 years of age use their mobile phone for two hours or more daily – too much, according many of them.  

NEWS | 26 Sep 2018

New public service contract in Denmark: Drastic changes for DR

In Denmark, a new public service contract establishes DR's public service goals for the next five years. Fewer channels, a more streamlined content, and a stop for long articles online are parts of the contract. Moreover, large budget cuts mean around 400 job losses.

NEWS | 26 Sep 2018

The largest media groups in Norway 2017

In 2017, Schibsted was again Norway’s largest media group after Danish Egmont, which took the top position in 2016. It is the Schibsted media houses – that is, the newspapers – that account for most of the group’s sales in Norway.

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