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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.

NEWS | 28 Jun 2017

New issue of MedieKultur

The Danish reserach journal MedieKultur has released a new special issue. The theme is ”Complex Evolution - Media and communication in contemporary Asia” and it contains articles from one of the panels at the NordMedia conference in 2015. 

NEWS | 28 Jun 2017

New issue of Norsk medietidskrift

Issue 2/2017 of Norsk medietidskrift is a special issue based on the Norweigan Media Research Conference that was held in Bergen in 2016. The common theme of the articles is that they are about news, in one way or another. 

NEWS | 28 Jun 2017

Huge loss in ad revenues for Norwegian newspapers

Last year, the newspapers in Norway lost well over 100 million euro in advertising revenue (over one billion NOK). For the first time, revenue from digital advertising also declined. This is according to a report by the Norwegian Media Authority on the newspaper economy in 2016.

NEWS | 28 Jun 2017

Growth in digital subscriptions in Norway

In Norway, the number of newspapers with paywalls for online content continues to increase. The number of digital newspaper subscriptions is also growing. This has resulted in a slow-down in the decreasing of circulations, according to a 2016 report on Norwegian newspapers (Avisåret, 2016).

NEWS | 27 Jun 2017

New issue of Media & viestintä

The Finnish scientific journal Media & viestintä has released its second issue for 2017.  New to this issue is that the journal is moving to a new address and becomes part of the open journal database “Journal.fi”. 

NEWS | 26 Jun 2017

Online hate speech legislation in the Nordic countries

Online hate speech targets both women and men. However, men are more likely to fall victim to attacks involving threats of violence and references to their profession and competence, whereas women are more likely to experience sexist and sexually charged offences. This is shown in a new report presented by Nordic Information on Gender (NIKK). 

PUBLICATIONS | 19 Jun 2017

New study maps the Swedish media output

In collaboration with the Swedish press and broadcasting authority, Nordicom is publishing the report Medieutveckling 2017 – Medieutbud [Media development 2017 – media output]. The report is a new way of mapping the Swedish media output, focusing on news and fact content in the media over time. 

NEWS | 16 Jun 2017

Radio listening in the Nordic countries 2016

More than seven of ten Nordic people listen to the radio every day, via FM/DAB or live transmissions online. This means that listening to flow radio remains fairly stable. Podcasts, however, are still for the few. This is shown in Nordicom's compilations of 2016 radio data in the Nordic countries.

PUBLICATIONS | 14 Jun 2017

Being Old in the Age of Mediatization

Nordicom Review special issue A new special issue of Nordicom Review is out. This special issue examines media dynamics in the lives of older people and how these dynamics influence the perceptions of old age, ageing and older people.

 

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