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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. 

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.

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.

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