Youth and media

NEWS | 12 Dec 2017

Media issues on the Nordic agenda 2018

During Sweden’s presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers, media issues will have an important place on the Nordic agenda. Focus will be on empowering children and young people as conscious media users and countering disinformation on the Internet. 

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 | 13 Nov 2017

Cultural habits among Swedish children and youth

The Swedish Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis has examined the cultural habits of children and young people. The most common media-related activity is watching online videos, which a majority of children and young people do every day.

NEWS | 5 Oct 2017

Study of Danish children's reading habits

Danish children read less in their spare time, and especially girls have changed their reading habits. These are some of the conclusions in a study of Danish children's reading habits, media habits, and library use by the Danish Think Tank – Libraries of the Future.

NEWS | 12 Jun 2017

Rapid increase in media use among youth

Every other year, the Swedish Media Council conduct a survey, Ungar & Medier (Children & the media), that maps media use among children and youth in Sweden. The results from the 2016 survey show that the average time spent using media has increased rapidly during the last decade. Those youths that used to be classified as major consumers are more like today’s average consumers. 

NYHET | 9 May 2017

Call for chapters proposal: “Digital parenting"

The book Digital parenting: the challenges for families in the digital age focuses on the opportunities and challenges of digital media for families and changing parenting practices. 

NEWS | 18 Apr 2017

Study visit from the Baltic states

Shaping networks and exchanging experiences, nationally and globally, is important for the work of Nordicom. This time, we hosted a study visit from the Baltic states on the theme of Media and information literacy (MIL). 

PUBLICATIONS | 3 Apr 2017

Book Release: Citizens in a Mediated World

New book release from Nordicom! The book Citizens in a Mediated World is discussing the meaning  of modern citizenship in a globalized digital media culture and how Media and Information Literacy (MIL) can contribute to promoting the rights of children and young people. 

PUBLICATIONS | 27 Mar 2017

The Media Barometer: First Results 2016

 

The first results of Nordicom’s annual report The Media Barometer shows that readers of daily newspapers continue to decrease, and the use of digital platforms is increasing. Watching TV online is getting more popular - especially among youths, who also spend more and more time on social media. 

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NEWS | 28 Nov 2016

One in four Danes does not actively seek news

A new report reveals Danish citizens’ sources of knowledge and news. Among other things, it shows that TV remains the main provider of news, that nearly one in four Danes does not actively seek news, and that there is a relationship between higher news consumption and having discussed politics in one’s family while growing up.

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