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PUBLICATIONS | 15 Jan 2018

Young and Creative

Young and creative omslagThis new Clearinghouse book, Young and Creative – Digital Technologies Empowering Children in Everyday Life ,aims to display a variety of examples where children and youths have been active and creative by using their own initiative, and by being driven by intrinsic motivation, personal interests, and peer relations.

NEWS | 5 Dec 2017

Continuing decline in Internet freedom

A new report from Freedom House shows that, in 2017, Internet freedom declined for the seventh consecutive year. Governments’ manipulation of social media is one explanation for this decline. Iceland and Estonia top the list of countries with high Internet freedom.

NEWS | 4 Dec 2017

Media Freedom Navigator compares media freedom indices worldwide

Media Freedom Navigator is a website developed by the German DW Akademie, where the users themselves, through navigating an interactive world map, can compare global press and development indices. 

PUBLICATIONS | 1 Dec 2017

Yearbook 2017: Beyond the Stereotypes?

Beyond the Stereotypes? Images of Boys and Girls, and their Consequences  is the Clearinghouse Yearbook of 2017. The book explores the influence and consequences of exposure to gender representations on children and youth. 

NEWS | 30 Nov 2017

The world’s largest media corporations, 2017

Google, Comcast and Disney are the largest media companies in the world, according to the list of the 100 largest media corporations, compiled by the Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationspolitik. Spotify, from Sweden, is the highest ranked Nordic corporation on the list, ranking 57th.

PUBLIKATIONER | 29 Nov 2017

Photojournalism and Editorial Processes

This new special issue of Nordicom Review puts togheter comprise new research and international perspectives on photojournalism and editorial processes.

PUBLICATIONS | 24 Nov 2017

The E-book: a discreet challenger on the book market

Nordicom is now launching a new book that explores the development of the e-book in Sweden from different perspectives: authors, readers, publishers, booksellers and libraries. In the new book ‘Books on Screens. Players in the Swedish e-book market’, six researchers have followed the e-book during its introduction on the Swedish book market in a joint project.

NEWS | 14 Nov 2017

The status of free speech in the world

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development front page Increase in online hate speech, the spreading of unverified “fake news” and continuing threats to journalists physical and digital safety. That’s some of the challenges that the changing media landscape have brought, according to the new UNESCO report World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development. 

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