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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.

NEWS | 17 Oct 2017

Norsk medietidsskrift 3/2017

The new Media City Bergen has opened and TV2 celebrates its 25th anniversary, those are some of the topics in the latest issue of Norsk medietidskrift. 

NEWS | 28 Jun 2017

New issue of Norsk medietidskrift

Issue 2/2017 of Norsk medietidskrift is a special issue based on the Norweigan Media Research Conference that was held in Bergen in 2016. The common theme of the articles is that they are about news, in one way or another. 

NEWS | 28 Jun 2017

Huge loss in ad revenues for Norwegian newspapers

Last year, the newspapers in Norway lost well over 100 million euro in advertising revenue (over one billion NOK). For the first time, revenue from digital advertising also declined. This is according to a report by the Norwegian Media Authority on the newspaper economy in 2016.

NEWS | 28 Jun 2017

Growth in digital subscriptions in Norway

In Norway, the number of newspapers with paywalls for online content continues to increase. The number of digital newspaper subscriptions is also growing. This has resulted in a slow-down in the decreasing of circulations, according to a 2016 report on Norwegian newspapers (Avisåret, 2016).

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