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NEWS | 28 Sep 2018

New issue: Norsk medietidsskrift 3/2018

How can journalism help solve the climate crisis? What do the news media tell children about the media users of the future? And how can experiences with managing critical media coverage contribute to a knowledge-driven debate about press ethics? These are among the topics covered in this year’s third issue of the Norwegian research journal in the media and communication field.

NEWS | 28 Sep 2018

Facts and figures on Norwegian children’s digital media use

Increasing more and increasingly younger children have access to their own mobile phone, and among ten-year-olds almost everyone owns a smartphone. Around half of young people between nine and 18 years of age use their mobile phone for two hours or more daily – too much, according many of them.  

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 | 21 Jun 2018

New issue: Norsk medietidskrift 2/2018

The diversity of journalistic sources in different media types, the slow TV phenomenon, and the polarization of media usage by political ideology are topics covered in the new issue of Norsk medietidskrift, the Norwegian research journal in the media and communication field.

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 | 17 May 2018

Sharp increase for streaming services in Norway

Norsk mediebarometer 2017 omslagThe Norwegians spend more time online than ever before. And while newspaper reading, radio listening and television viewing are decreasing, the streaming of both sound and video content is growing significantly. These are some of the results from the Norwegian Media Barometer 2017 survey.

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 | 19 Apr 2018

Digitization of local media use in Norway

Local newspapers still play an important role for most people, though only a few find it reasonable to pay for online news. At the same time, Facebook has become the most widely used source for community information, while NRK is not considered a threat to local newspapers. These are some of the findings in a report on digital media use in Norway.

NYHET | 29 Mar 2018

New issues of Media & viestintä and Norsk medietidsskrift

This year’s first issue of the national research journals in Finland and Norway has been released. The Finnish journal Media & viestintä 1/2018 covers themes such as cyber security, online discussions on the Suomi24 forum and participatory journalism. Norsk medietidsskrift 1/2018 deals with topics like law and ethics, digital radio and methodical criticism. 

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