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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. 

NEWS | 5 Mar 2018

Nordic media policy inquiries – find the reports here

Are you interested in media policy in the Nordic region? Nordicom’s compilations of government reports in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden provide links to public media inquiries over several decades.

NEWS | 8 Jan 2018

The media development in Norway 2016-2017

Media habits and the media landscape are changing at a surprising pace. In a recent report, medianorway summarizes some of the key trends and developments in the Norwegian media field in recent years. (In Norwegian, but some statistics in English are available online.)

NEWS | 14 Dec 2017

New issues of Norsk medietidsskrift and Media & viestintä

The national research journals in Norway and Finland have both released new issues during December. Norsk medietidsskrift 4/2017 cover themes such as religion, editorship and sources and Media & viestintä 3-4/2017 is a special issue on Truth, Lies, Media and Communication. 

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.

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