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PUBLICATIONS | 31 Jan 2018

Freedom of Expression in the Digital Media Culture

In the national SOM-survey that was reported last year, it was shown that Swedes considered protecting people’s integrity more important than free speech.  Nordicom is now publishing the book "Freedom of Expression in the Digital Media Culture", which investigates the position of free speech in our digital society. 

NEWS | 26 Jan 2018

Two events on photojournalistic research

On the occasion of the publication of the latest Special Issue of Nordicom Review, two events focusing on photojournalistic research will take place at the turn of the month. 

NEWS | 25 Jan 2018

Research associations annual conferences 2018

The national research associations in the field of media and communications in Sweden and Finland are holding their annual meetings/conferences this spring. 

PUBLICATIONS | 15 Jan 2018

Young and Creative

Young and creative omslagThis new Clearinghouse book, Young and Creative – Digital Technologies Empowering Children in Everyday Life ,aims to display a variety of examples where children and youths have been active and creative by using their own initiative, and by being driven by intrinsic motivation, personal interests, and peer relations.

NEWS | 8 Jan 2018

The media development in Norway 2016-2017

Media habits and the media landscape are changing at a surprising pace. In a recent report, medianorway summarizes some of the key trends and developments in the Norwegian media field in recent years. (In Norwegian, but some statistics in English are available online.)

NEWS | 3 Jan 2018

Top five most read news in 2017

The Swedes' media use, the Nordic people’s TV habits and a special issue of the journal Nordicom Review is among the news highlights of 2017. We’re celebrating the new year with a top list and a review of the five most read news articles in 2017. 

NEWS | 14 Dec 2017

New issues of Norsk medietidsskrift and Media & viestintä

The national research journals in Norway and Finland have both released new issues during December. Norsk medietidsskrift 4/2017 cover themes such as religion, editorship and sources and Media & viestintä 3-4/2017 is a special issue on Truth, Lies, Media and Communication. 

NEWSLETTER | 13 Dec 2017

New issue of Media Trends in the Nordic Countries

The digital competition puts pressure on the Nordic media companies – and on journalism. Nevertheless, large parts of the Nordic media industry are still profitable. These are some of the results from different studies, as reported in a new issue of Nordicom’s Nordic newsletter.

NEWS | 12 Dec 2017

Media issues on the Nordic agenda 2018

During Sweden’s presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers, media issues will have an important place on the Nordic agenda. Focus will be on empowering children and young people as conscious media users and countering disinformation on the Internet. 

PUBLICATIONS | 11 Dec 2017

Video is everywhere

Web TV, YouTube channels and plenty of moving images on social media: the use of online video has grown explosively in recent years. The autumn issue of the journal Nordicom-Information deals with different dimensions of video usage. 

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