Media structure

NEWS | 26 Sep 2018

The largest media groups in Norway 2017

In 2017, Schibsted was again Norway’s largest media group after Danish Egmont, which took the top position in 2016. It is the Schibsted media houses – that is, the newspapers – that account for most of the group’s sales in Norway.

NEWS | 10 Sep 2018

Nationwide commercial radio starts in Sweden

As the last Nordic country, Sweden now has nationwide commercial radio channels. The three companies that have been granted licences to broadcast throughout the country are Bauer Media, NRJ and NENT Group (MTG).

NEWS | 21 Aug 2018

Proposals for public service broadcasting remit 2020–2029

Public service activities on digital platforms should be clarified and public service companies become more important for local journalism in less covered areas, as proposed  by the Swedish Public Service Committee in its final report.

NEWS | 3 Jul 2018

Nordic report: High-speed broadband increasingly popular

In the Nordic countries, high-speed broadband subscriptions are becoming increasingly popular. There is also a continuous growth in mobile data traffic; however, as shown in a Nordic telecom report, there are differences between the countries.

NEWS | 21 Jun 2018

The Nordics peak in 2018 digital EU index

Denmark, Sweden and Finland are the EU’s best-performing countries in digitization, according to the European Commission’s 2018 digital index. As a non-EU member Norway is not included in the ranking, but is at the same high level as its neighbouring Nordic countries.

NEWS | 4 Jun 2018

Find facts about Finnish media

Statistics Finland media statistics serviceDo you want to know more about media economics, newspapers, magazines, radio and television in Finland? Download Statistic Finland’s five new articles on the development of the Finnish media market.

NEWS | 23 May 2018

Small growth in newspaper circulation in Norway

Last year, for the first time in almost 20 years, there was a growth in the total circulation for Norwegian newspapers. This increase was due to a growing number of digital subscriptions. This is shown in an annual report on the newspaper development in Norway (Avisåret, 2017).

NEWS | 24 Apr 2018

NRK’s contribution to media diversity analysed

The public service media house NRK makes a positive contribution to media plurality in Norway, and its online operations do not seem to place significant constraints on the market competition. These are the Norwegian Media Authority’s main conclusions in a report presented in April.

NEWS | 9 Apr 2018

State of the Nordic Region 2018

A new report from the Nordic Council of Ministers presents facts and figures about the Nordic region. Besides core facts on demography, economics, education, etc., the report also highlights the digitalisation and cultural habits in the Nordic countries.

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.

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