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NEWS | 6 Apr 2018

Jonas Ohlsson – new director of Nordicom

The University of Gothenburg has appointed associate professor Jonas Ohlsson as the new director of Nordicom.

PUBLICATIONS | 6 Apr 2018

What’s the problem in problem gaming?

This new Nordicom anthology, titled What is the problem in problem gaming?, tackles the debate about young people’s gaming habits and the highly contested con­cept of “video game addiction”. 

PUBLIKATIONER | 5 Apr 2018

Public Service Media in the Networked Society

Nordicom now launches the eighth book in the RIPE series: Public Service Media in the Networked Society. The book critically examines the ‘networked society’ concept in relation to public service media.

NEWS | 29 Mar 2018

New media subsidy scheme suggested in Sweden

The Swedish government has suggested platform-neutral media subsidies, aiming to strengthen local journalism. Over a transitional period, the current press subsidy system will run parallel to the new scheme. The proposals are expected to enter into force in early 2019.

NEWS | 29 Mar 2018

Nordic TV and media partnership sets new records

2017 was a record-breaking year for Nordvision, the Nordic public service partnership. Never before has so much TV been co-produced across the Nordic borders. In the future, a stronger collaboration in Nordic drama will meet the competition from global streaming giants.

NYHET | 29 Mar 2018

New issues of Media & viestintä and Norsk medietidsskrift

This year’s first issue of the national research journals in Finland and Norway has been released. The Finnish journal Media & viestintä 1/2018 covers themes such as cyber security, online discussions on the Suomi24 forum and participatory journalism. Norsk medietidsskrift 1/2018 deals with topics like law and ethics, digital radio and methodical criticism. 

PUBLICATIONS | 21 Mar 2018

Newspaper trends in the Nordic countries

A new publication from Nordicom examines the newspaper trends in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Unique data time series, starting in the year 2000, present the Nordic newspaper landscape, the economy of the newspaper markets, and reading trends.

NEWS | 20 Mar 2018

Upcoming Nordic media conferences

During spring and summer, several media conferences will be held in the Nordic countries. The themes include international media trends and challenges facing the media industry, gamification and digital cultures, youth culture on YouTube and film-philosophy. 

NEWS | 14 Mar 2018

The Media Barometer: First Results 2017

Media Consumption Changes  - We now present the first results from the Media Barometer 2017

NEWS | 12 Mar 2018

European Media Policy – the March issue

A tougher approach against hate speech; a rapid decline in media freedom in Europe; and possible threats to EU net neutrality rules. Read our newsletter for an update on media policy developments at the European level.

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