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Research Journals | 4 Jul 2016

National research journals in the Nordic countries

Social Media and Political Communication, Social Media and Audience Participation, Bourdieu and the Media, and Journalism as an Industry are topics covered in the latest editions of some national scientific journals in the Nordic region.

NEWS | 30 Jun 2016

The Nordic countries increasingly mobile - Finland at the top

Iceland has the highest number of IPTV subscriptions per capita, Sweden has the most high-speed broadband subscriptions and Finland is at the top when it comes to mobile services. At the same time, data volume over mobile networks is increasing rapidly throughout the Nordic region. This is shown in a report from the Nordic telecom authorities.

PUBLICATIONS | 4 May 2016

Freedom of Expression and Media in Transition

In recent years there has been widespread concern about the ability of the media to maintain and develop their role as a pillar of democracy. A precondition for a true democracy is well-informed citizens and the right to freedom of expression and freedom of information, and that can only occur where press and internet freedom, media pluralism and independence exist.

NEWS | 29 Apr 2016

Freedom of Speech and Gender Equality Seminar

"Freedom of Speech and Gender Equality - Time for News Media to Step Up" is a Nordic side event on media and gender equality at Unesco’s World Press Freedom Day 2016 in Helsinki. Find more reading on gender and media in the Nordic countries.

NEWS | 25 Apr 2016

World Press Freedom Index 2016

Reporters Without Borders has published its annual Press Freedom Index. The Nordic countries rank high on the list, but while Finland is the best in the world, Sweden is down from fifth to eighth place. Looking at the world’s total score, there has been a deep decline in respect for media freedom. 

Nordicom-Information | 14 Apr 2016

Journalistikens ekonomiska utmaningar

Man talar om kris i mediebranschen. De traditionella finansieringsmodellerna håller inte längre för att skapa en god och självständig journalistik.

Är journalistik en förutsättning för demokrati? Är den granskande journalistikens tid förbi? Hur ser situationen egentligen ut här i Norden, hur skall man angripa problemet och var finns lösningarna?

Om dessa frågor kretsar detta nummer av Nordicom-Information.

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 | 6 Apr 2016

Increasing video-on-demand viewing in the Nordic countries

Viewing of audiovisual content is increasing in the Nordic countries. This is due to a growth in video-on-demand viewing while at the same time the overall consumption of linear TV is quite stable.

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