Media policy

NEWSLETTER | 16 Aug 2016

European Media Policy - the August issue

'Light', targeted approach to online platforms such as Google and Facebook, new audiovisual rules to include services like Netflix and YouTube, and stressed importance of media literacy - these are some of the European media policy news in this newsletter.

NEWS | 22 Jun 2016

Defining on-demand services under the scope of the AVMSD

What types of video-on-demand services falls under the scope of the European Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD)? What differentiates those services from those covered by the E-Commerce Directive? A new report analyses the scope of the AVMSD, including the recent proposal for an update of the European legislation.

NEWS | 22 Jun 2016

EU proposes new rules for TV and online services

More flexible advertising rules for TV channels, obligations for on-demand services to promote European works, and an obligation for video-sharing platforms to protect minors from harmful content. These are some of the changes the European Commission proposes for an update of the European Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD).

NEWS | 11 May 2016

Danes are reluctant to participate in political debate on social media

How do Danes engage with and through social media in public political debates? Are Danes becoming participatory content creators or is this a mere ideal of social media use? A preliminary analysis of the data collected in the DECIDIS survey “Social Media and Political Engagement” shows that social media and especially Facebook continues to be a central part of most Danes daily media habits.

PUBLICATIONS | 1 May 2016

Crossing Borders and Boundaries in Public Service Media

 

The seventh RIPE Reader is expected at late April.

This collection is the culmination of discourse during and since the RIPE@2014 conference in Tokyo, edited by Gregory Ferrell Lowe and Nobuto Yamamoto.
 

 

 

NEWS | 19 Apr 2016

28 researchers discuss media and digitalization

The media industry is in the midst of revolutionary changes. In a research anthology published by the Swedish Media Inquiry, a large number of researchers analyse and reflect upon the development from a variety of perspectives (in Swedish).

NEWSLETTER | 11 Apr 2016

New issue of European Media Policy newsletter

Nordicom's newsletter European Media Policy provides an up-date on policy developments at the European level. The April issue is now available for download.

NEWS | 11 Apr 2016

Reports on TV and public service news

What is happening to television news front coverTwo new reports from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, digs deeper into the future of television news and public service media and the challenges they currently face. Both reports are part of the Digital News Project and have Danish media reseacher Rasmus Kleis Nielsen as co-author.

NEWSLETTER | 6 Apr 2016

New issue of Media Trends in the Nordic countries

This new issue of Media trends in the Nordic countries reports from a number of Nordic media use surveys, in which both stability and fragmentation, together with young people’s changing media patterns, are key words.

NEWS | 4 Apr 2016

Public service news and digital media

Can public service news organisations stay competitive in a digital environment? A new Reuters Institute report shows that while some public service news organisations in Europe – notably the BBC in the UK and Yle in Finland – have invested heavily and are navigating the challenges brought by digital media well, others are struggling to adapt.

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