Nordicom-Information | 29 Apr 2014

Nordicom-Information now on line

Nordicom-Information is now on-line, with peer reviewed articles, debates, research projects, doctoral dissertations and much more.

NEWS | 23 Apr 2014

Gender Balance in the Nordic Advertising Industry

Nordicom has compiled statistics about the Nordic advertising industry as a part of the project Nordic Gender & Media Forum. The data will be presented at at seminar in Copenhagen April 24 in collaboration with Kvinfo; Byrummets stereotype kvindebilleder - Køn og Reklamer" -  a seminar about the gender stereotypes in adverts  in the public sphere. (The seminar will be held in Scandinavian.)

A link to the handout Gender Balance in the Nordic Advertising industry can be found here.

NEWSLETTER | 15 Apr 2014

Newsletter on media policy in Europe

[NORDICOM] European Media Policy provides an up-date on policy developments at the European level. The April issue gives an overview of some main media questions - such as Internet governance, data protection and copyright - that have been discussed during the last months or will be on the agenda in the near future.



Nordicom-Finland | 14 Apr 2014

The Finnish Conference for Media Studies

The Finnish Conference for Media Studies was held in Vaasa, Finland 4-5april. It was organized by the Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies (Mevi ry) together with the Department of Communication Studies in the University of Vaasa.

Nordicom | 31 Mar 2014

Where are the females in the gaming industry?

The rapid growth of the computer games market and industry has taken the education sector as well as the labour market by surprise. The gender distribution among students and workers, however, doesn't correspond with that of the population, nor with that of the players. This raises many questions: • What will the consequences of this distortion be? • Are we missing a great part of the potential game developers? • How does the Nordic games development respond to the recruiting challenges of the future? • Which attitudes promote diversity within the business? • What is the role of the university gaming schools? These issues are in focus during a seminar at Hanaholmen/Hanasaari, the Swedish-Finnish Culture Centre, Finland on April 2, 2014.

NEWS | 26 Mar 2014

Norwegian Media Barometer 2013: Steady increase in Net use

In Norway, Internet use is increasing in both reach and time. Reading of print newspapers shows a downward trend, while online reading is going up. These are some of the results from the Norwegian Media Barometer 2013, a survey conducted by Statistics Norway.

PUBLICATIONS | 24 Mar 2014

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish Minister for Democracy and EU-Affairs, and Ulla Carlsson, Professor and Director, Nordicom are speakers at this global event.

Nordicom | 20 Mar 2014

Time to step up - conference in Bergen

Time to step up. That is the theme for the Nordicom Nordic Gender & Media Forum conference in Bergen on May 7th.  The aim of the conference is to share good gender practice from the Nordic countries within the media industry, research and activism. It also serves as a pre-conference to the Nordic Media Festival May 7-9.  

From the Data Base NCOM | 19 Mar 2014

PhD Dissertations 2013

NORDICOM presents  PhD theses from the Nordic universities annually. In the database NCOM, you can also search for dissertations by searching for Doctoral Dissertation. Recently documented thesis can be found on NCOM's front page.

Nordicom Review Special Issue | 19 Mar 2014

New Nordic Journalism Research. Challenges and Perspectives

Journalism studies has been a reseach area at Nordic universitites for many decades. Today, at most Nordic universities, journalism reseach is integrated into and organized within the broader field of media and communication studies. The Nordic Research network in Journalism Studies, financed by NordForsk from 2009-2013, was an attempt to establish a more specialized forum for contact and cooperation between senior researchers and PhD students engaged in journalism studies.