Nordicom welcomes a new colleague, Maarit Jaakkola. Maarit will mainly work as an editor of the scientific journal Nordicom Information and lead an annual study on the content in Swedish media. She brings with her broad experience as a researcher, teacher and journalist in Finland.
The biannual NordMedia conference is arranged by the Nordic media research associations in cooperation with Nordicom and the host university. The conference was first arranged in Oslo in 1973, and has ever since been arranged by the Nordic countries in turn.
The NordMedia 2017 conference - the 28th - is hosted by University of Tampere between August 17th to 19th. The theme is 'Mediated Realities – Global Challenges'. .