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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).

NEWS | 12 Jun 2017

Rapid increase in media use among youth

Every other year, the Swedish Media Council conduct a survey, Ungar & Medier (Children & the media), that maps media use among children and youth in Sweden. The results from the 2016 survey show that the average time spent using media has increased rapidly during the last decade. Those youths that used to be classified as major consumers are more like today’s average consumers. 

NEWS | 9 May 2017

Norway: Continuing growth of online media use

Media use online is steadily increasing, according to data from the Norwegian Media Barometer 2016 survey. More Norwegians are reading the newspaper online, and streaming of both sound and video content is growing. At the same time, linear TV and radio remain at the same levels as the year before.

NEWS | 5 Apr 2017

Great uncertainty about fake news in Norway

According to a recent study conducted by the Norwegian Media Authority, more than half of the members of the Norwegian population report reading, weekly or more often, news that they perceive to be untrue. Almost a quarter also say that they have shared news that they later realized was fake. 

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