Media structure

NEWS | 5 Dec 2017

Researchers map the Finnish and Swedish media landscapes

Finland's Media Landscape and The Swedish Media Landscape – these are two books with the same concept, written by Nordic media researchers, and published almost simultaneously in Finland and Sweden. Both are examples of publications documented by Nordicom during 2017.

NEWS | 5 Dec 2017

Media ad revenue in Iceland halved since 2007

The advertising revenue of Icelandic media is now at half of its all-time high in 2007. Newspapers are still the single most important advertising medium in the country, retaining almost 50 per cent in 2015. This development is described in an analysis from Statistics Iceland.

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 | 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 | 14 Nov 2017

The Norwegian media economy 2016

Payment from users is becoming an increasingly important source of revenue for the Norwegian media industry. This is shown in the Media Authority's report on the Norwegian media economy 2016.

NEWS | 13 Nov 2017

The Swedish Media landscape: a classic in a new version

“A classic and a standard work for anyone looking for an overview of the media landscape.” That’s the description of the new book, The Swedish Media landscape, that will be launched early next year. Two of the three authors are from Nordicom.

 

NEWS | 1 Nov 2017

Global players’ impact on the Danish media market

The Danish media companies have lost their impact on the media market development. Instead, global giants like Google and Facebook are setting the terms – and taking care of the money. This is reported in a study of the global players' impact on the Danish media industry.

NEWS | 5 Oct 2017

Film in cinemas in the Nordic region

Icelanders go to the cinema more often than other Nordic people, and domestic films are popular in all Nordic countries. But the shares of women and men in Nordic films are still unbalanced. These are some of the key figures presented in a compilation of Nordic film and cinema statistics.

NEWSLETTER | 12 Sep 2017

New issue of Media Trends in the Nordic countries

The Nordic countries are becoming increasingly digital and mobile. There is a continuing growth of online media use, but there is also evidence that media users are not simply forsaking traditional media from one day to the next. Read more in this issue of our Nordic newsletter.

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