ICT / Social media

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 | 30 Nov 2017

The Swedes and the Internet 2017

Swedish pensioners are online to an increasing extent. Younger Swedes, however, use the Internet more often than older Swedes. This year, the survey The Swedes and the Internet from the Internet Foundation in Sweden shows for the first time that a majority (56 per cent) of people over 75 years old use the Internet.

NEWS | 23 Nov 2017

The Danes are using fewer social media platforms

It seems like the Danes no longer need to be active across social media platforms; an increasing number of Danish social media users are only active on one platform. 

NEWS | 18 Oct 2017

Nordic capital cities top lists of internet use

The people of the Nordic capital city regions are Europe’s most avid internet users. This is according to new statistics from Eurostat, comparing the internet development in over 200 European regions.

NEWS | 11 Sep 2017

Finland: Reports review Yle’s online local news

Public service companies’ news online cannot be proven to have any harmful effect on the commercial media market. This conclusion can be found in a Finnish report on a review of Yle's regional online news activities in relation to the newspaper market. The authors’ conclusion is based on a number of Nordic studies on the possible impact of public service content.

NEWS | 31 Aug 2017

Digital News Report 2017

People in the Nordic countries are among Europe’s most avid users of smartphones for reading news online. They are also the most willing to pay for online news. These are some of the findings in the Digital News Report 2017 from the Reuters Institute.

NEWS | 30 Aug 2017

Nordic telecom report: Mobile continues to increase

In the Nordic countries, the data volume in the mobile networks is still growing strongly. High-speed broadband subscriptions are also increasingly popular, and all Nordic countries have more subscriptions per capita than the EU average. These are some of the findings in a report from the Nordic telecom authorities.

NEWS | 3 Jul 2017

UNESCO study: Protecting Journalism Sources in the Digital Age

Protecting Journalism Sources in the Digital Age is the name of a new global study produced by WAN-IFRA for UNESCO. It examines the risks and challenges confronting the safety and privacy of journalistic sources in the new digital environment. 

NEWS | 4 Apr 2017

Pay walls strengthened local newspapers’ ad potential

Norwegian local newspapers have strengthened their opportunities to earn online advertising revenue after having introduced digital subscription fees. This is reported in a new study by the BI Centre for Creative Industries (BI:CCI).

NEWS | 31 Mar 2017

EU28 becoming as online as the Nordics?

While young people in the Nordic countries have been daily Internet users for many years, today older people are also becoming avid users. Compared to the EU average, young people in Europe are now on par with the young in the Nordics, while there are still major differences between older groups in the Nordic countries and the EU.

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