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NEWS | 5 Dec 2017

The Swedish media economy 2016

The Swedish advertising market is growing, but the surplus goes mainly to Google and Facebook. The radio industry shows record results, while the TV industry faces increasing competition and the newspaper industry continues to lose revenues. These are some of the results found in a report on Swedish media economy in 2016.

NEWS | 5 Dec 2017

Slight growth on the Finnish media market in 2016

After several years of decline the value of the Finnish media market grew slightly in 2016, with the strongest growth in online advertising. This is shown in Statistics Finland’s annual overview of the Finnish media market.

NEWS | 5 Dec 2017

Continuing decline in Internet freedom

A new report from Freedom House shows that, in 2017, Internet freedom declined for the seventh consecutive year. Governments’ manipulation of social media is one explanation for this decline. Iceland and Estonia top the list of countries with high Internet freedom.

NEWS | 4 Dec 2017

Media Freedom Navigator compares media freedom indices worldwide

Media Freedom Navigator is a website developed by the German DW Akademie, where the users themselves, through navigating an interactive world map, can compare global press and development indices. 

PUBLICATIONS | 1 Dec 2017

Yearbook 2017: Beyond the Stereotypes?

Beyond the Stereotypes? Images of Boys and Girls, and their Consequences  is the Clearinghouse Yearbook of 2017. The book explores the influence and consequences of exposure to gender representations on children and youth. 

NEWS | 30 Nov 2017

The world’s largest media corporations, 2017

Google, Comcast and Disney are the largest media companies in the world, according to the list of the 100 largest media corporations, compiled by the Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationspolitik. Spotify, from Sweden, is the highest ranked Nordic corporation on the list, ranking 57th.

NEWS | 30 Nov 2017

The Swedes and the Internet 2017

Swedish pensioners are online to an increasing extent. Younger Swedes, however, use the Internet more often than older Swedes. This year, the survey The Swedes and the Internet from the Internet Foundation in Sweden shows for the first time that a majority (56 per cent) of people over 75 years old use the Internet.

PUBLIKATIONER | 29 Nov 2017

Photojournalism and Editorial Processes

This new special issue of Nordicom Review puts togheter comprise new research and international perspectives on photojournalism and editorial processes.

NEWSLETTER | 29 Nov 2017

New issue of European Media Policy

The November 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.

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