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NEWS | 31 Aug 2017

Report maps business models of Nordic local and city newspapers

A report published by the Communication Research Centre CRC at the University of Helsinki explores the business models of local and city newspapers in Scandinavia. The report, written in Finnish, is based on a description and comparison of cases in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

NEWS | 31 Aug 2017

Digital News Report 2017

People in the Nordic countries are among Europe’s most avid users of smartphones for reading news online. They are also the most willing to pay for online news. These are some of the findings in the Digital News Report 2017 from the Reuters Institute.

NEWS | 30 Aug 2017

Nordic telecom report: Mobile continues to increase

In the Nordic countries, the data volume in the mobile networks is still growing strongly. High-speed broadband subscriptions are also increasingly popular, and all Nordic countries have more subscriptions per capita than the EU average. These are some of the findings in a report from the Nordic telecom authorities.

PUBLICATIONS | 21 Aug 2017

New book addresses 250 years of freedom of expression in Sweden

Last year Sweden’s Freedom of the Press Act, the first legislation of its kind in the world, celebrated 250 years. The newly released book, ‘The Legacy of Peter Forsskål. 250 Years of Freedom of Expression’, sheds light on the history of free speech based on Peter Forsskål and his 21 theses on civil liberty. 

NEWSLETTER | 9 Aug 2017

New Issue of European Media Policy

The August issue of Nordicom's newsletter European Media Policy is out. The newsletter provides an update on policy developments at the European level, concentrating on news from the European Union.

NEWS | 3 Jul 2017

UNESCO study: Protecting Journalism Sources in the Digital Age

Protecting Journalism Sources in the Digital Age is the name of a new global study produced by WAN-IFRA for UNESCO. It examines the risks and challenges confronting the safety and privacy of journalistic sources in the new digital environment. 

NEWS | 3 Jul 2017

Trust in the media remains stable

Despite great changes in the surrounding world, there is a general stability in Sweden. Trust in the media also remains stable, although it differs between different social groups. This is shown in the new research anthology Larmar och gör sig till, published by the SOM-institute.

 

NEWS | 3 Jul 2017

Global journalism research collected on one site

Can all global journalism research be captured on one site? The Journalism Research News Project mines the Internet for news about recent international research, and collects it in one place. Launched in 2015 in Finland, it has presented almost 1500 articles so far.

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