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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

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 | 11 Sep 2017

Finland: Reports review Yle’s online local news

Public service companies’ news online cannot be proven to have any harmful effect on the commercial media market. This conclusion can be found in a Finnish report on a review of Yle's regional online news activities in relation to the newspaper market. The authors’ conclusion is based on a number of Nordic studies on the possible impact of public service content.

NEWS | 31 Aug 2017

Report maps business models of Nordic local and city newspapers

A report published by the Communication Research Centre CRC at the University of Helsinki explores the business models of local and city newspapers in Scandinavia. The report, written in Finnish, is based on a description and comparison of cases in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

PUBLICATIONS | 21 Aug 2017

New book addresses 250 years of freedom of expression in Sweden

Last year Sweden’s Freedom of the Press Act, the first legislation of its kind in the world, celebrated 250 years. The newly released book, ‘The Legacy of Peter Forsskål. 250 Years of Freedom of Expression’, sheds light on the history of free speech based on Peter Forsskål and his 21 theses on civil liberty. 

NEWS | 3 Jul 2017

Global journalism research collected on one site

Can all global journalism research be captured on one site? The Journalism Research News Project mines the Internet for news about recent international research, and collects it in one place. Launched in 2015 in Finland, it has presented almost 1500 articles so far.

NEWS | 27 Jun 2017

New issue of Media & viestintä

The Finnish scientific journal Media & viestintä has released its second issue for 2017.  New to this issue is that the journal is moving to a new address and becomes part of the open journal database “Journal.fi”. 

NEWS | 3 May 2017

Pre-publishing: #Sipilägate and the break-up of the political bromance

Today, on the World Press Freedom Day, Nordicom is pre-publishing the article #Sipilägate and the break-up of the political bromance – Crisis in the relationship between Finnish media and politicians. 

 

NEWS | 13 Mar 2017

Finnish proposal for support to commercial TV news

A Finnish working group appointed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications suggests financial support to commercial TV news broadcasting. They propose a three-year support programme for commercial TV channels with a programme licence to operate a public interest channel.

EVENT | 25 Jan 2017

A Digital Afternoon at Yle

Welcome to a digital afternoon at Yle and a discussion with the Nordicom researcher community about Nordic PSM digital developments.

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