NEWS | 5 Mar 2018

Fake news has not broken the Danes' trust in the media

Despite a major focus on “fake news” last year, the Danes still have great trust in the Danish news media. This is one of the points made in Media Development 2017, the annual report on electronic media use in Denmark from the DR Audience Research Department.

NEWS | 7 Feb 2018

Changes in Danish households’ media expenses

A new analysis from the Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces shows that in 2016, Danish households spent much more money on audiovisual media than on text media. The amount of money spent on text media – newspapers, magazines and books – has almost halved in ten years.

NEWS | 16 Jun 2017

Radio listening in the Nordic countries 2016

More than seven of ten Nordic people listen to the radio every day, via FM/DAB or live transmissions online. This means that listening to flow radio remains fairly stable. Podcasts, however, are still for the few. This is shown in Nordicom's compilations of 2016 radio data in the Nordic countries.

NEWS | 4 Apr 2017

Swedish government wants more diversity in the radio sector

In Sweden, commercial radio permits refer to local broadcasting areas. Nevertheless, over time large radio networks have been created, with MTG and Bauer Media as the current dominating players. The Swedish government has now proposed allowing larger broadcasting areas, in order to promote diversity and competition in the radio field.

NEWS | 20 Mar 2017

New record for Nordic TV and media partnership

Never before has so much TV been co-produced across Nordic boundaries. This is reported in the 2016 annual report from Nordvision, the partnership among the Nordic public service broadcasters. The youth drama series Shame and journalistic collaboration around the so-called Panama Papers are two examples of Nordic projects from last year.

NEWS | 6 Feb 2017

Quick news fixes are making the Danes dizzy

Medieudviklingen 2016The DR Audience Research Department annually publishes a report on the use of electronic media in Denmark. Media Development 2016 is now available, and one of its main points is that quick news fixes are making the Danes dizzy.

NEWS | 30 Nov 2016

Norway to start closing down FM network early 2017

Next year, nationwide radio in Norway will go fully digital. The FM transmissions will be closed down county by county, starting in January 2017. Most local radio stations will be able to continue on the FM network until 2022.

NEWS | 23 Nov 2016

Media development in Denmark in 2016 - English summary

The young and elderly populations have moved in opposite directions in traditional media consumption – a decrease for the young and an increase for the elderly. But the elderly are well on the move in using digital media. Read the English summary of the Media Development in Denmark report.

NEWS | 30 Mar 2016

Stable radio listening in the Nordic countries

Radio listening is stable in the Nordic region. Some 70-75 per cent of northerners still listen to the radio on the average day, with older people listening more than younger people and public service radio accounting for the largest share of listening. These are some of the results from the official 2015 radio measurements in the Nordic countries.



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