NEWSLETTER | 3 Sep 2014

European Media Policy - new issue published

[NORDICOM] Welcome to the newsletter European Media Policy.  The September issue provides an up-date on policy developments in the fields of privacy/data protection, freedom of expression, Internet governance, and other current media issues at the European level.

NEWS | 26 Aug 2014

Facebook and newspapers - young people’s news channels online

[NORDICOM] Facebook and newspapers’ websites are important channels for young people’s online news consumption. Other media web news reaches far fewer young people, according to figures from Nordicom-Sweden’s Media Barometer 2013.

NEWS | 21 Aug 2014

The Nordic countries increasingly mobile

Data volume over mobile networks is quickly increasing throughout the Nordic region. But there are differences between the countries in access and use of telecommunication services. Finland has the highest number of mobile subscriptions per capita and Denmark has the most fixed broadband subscriptions, while Sweden is at the top when it comes to fast broadband. This is shown in a joint telecommunication markets publication from the Nordic telecom regulators.

Call for abstracts | 12 Aug 2014

The Scandinavian Invasion - Perspectives on the Nordic Noir Phenomenon

Scholars are  invited to submit abstract for a collection on the Nordic Noir Phenomenon.
The crime genre has a long-established history in the Scandinavian countries: from the ten-part series of novels by Sjöwall and Wahlöö featuring Inspector Martin Beck to Henning Mankell’s critique of Swedish society through the lens of the Kurt Wallander novels.

SMID | 11 Aug 2014

Call for Papers – SMiD’s Biennial Meeting

SMiD have announced the theme of this year’s meeting and invites researchers to contribute to the discussions. The theme for the meeting will be “Danish Media Research: state of the art – future prospects” and it will take place at Sinatur Hotel Storebælt in Nyborg on 30-31 October 2014. Deadline for abstracts is 1 September 2014.

PUBLICATIONS | 26 Jun 2014

Nordicom-Sweden’s Media Barometer: Increasing Digital Divides

[NORDICOM] At the same time as more time is spent on media online, the digital divides are increasing. This is shown in Nordicom-Sweden’s media use report Media Barometer 2013, published in June.

NEWS | 26 Jun 2014

Finland: Papers are increasingly read online

Nine of ten Finns read printed press every week, but reading on digital platforms is increasing. This is reported by Statistics Finland in the newly published Finnish Mass Media 2013.

NEWS | 25 Jun 2014

Digital News Report 2014

In Finland, Denmark and the UK, traditional brands still dominate online news while pure players and social media have made comparatively few inroads. This is revealed in a report on online news consumption from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Media Research | 24 Jun 2014

Doris Graber Award to Danish Media Researcher

Spring has been great to media researcher Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, who is a lecturer at Roskilde University and Research Fellow at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. This May he was awarded the prestigious Doris Graber Award 2014 by the American Political Science Association for his book Ground Wars: Personalized Communication in Political Campaigns.


Nordicom Review | 12 Jun 2014

Nordicom Review - New Issue

The aim of the refereed journal in English, Nordicom Review, is to make Nordic research and research findings known to the international research community and thereby to facilitate contacts and collaboration between researchers in the Nordic region and colleagues in the rest of the world. The hard-copy journal has a subscribed circulation of 2,000 in more than 130 countries outside the Nordic region.