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 | 20 Nov 2017

Diligent Danish readers are getting fewer

The Danes’ desire to read is changing, and the use of digital media such as audio books is advancing. This is according to new figures from the Danish Book and Literature Panel’s annual report.

NEWS | 13 Nov 2017

Cultural habits among Swedish children and youth

The Swedish Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis has examined the cultural habits of children and young people. The most common media-related activity is watching online videos, which a majority of children and young people do every day.

NEWS | 5 Oct 2017

Study of Danish children's reading habits

Danish children read less in their spare time, and especially girls have changed their reading habits. These are some of the conclusions in a study of Danish children's reading habits, media habits, and library use by the Danish Think Tank – Libraries of the Future.

NEWS | 31 Aug 2017

Report maps business models of Nordic local and city newspapers

A report published by the Communication Research Centre CRC at the University of Helsinki explores the business models of local and city newspapers in Scandinavia. The report, written in Finnish, is based on a description and comparison of cases in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

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 | 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 | 28 Mar 2017

Education, age and gender determines how much we read

The Danish Book and Literature Panel has issued a report that maps the reading habits in the Nordic countries, as well as Germany and the UK. The report shows that education, age and gender influence how much we read – across the country boarders.  

PUBLICATIONS | 15 Mar 2017

The Swedish Newspaper Market During the 21st Century

The current newspaper market consist of large-scale owners although fewer in number, at the same time the competitive conditions are transforming and the revenue is falling. A report from Nordicom shows that the structural transformation of the Swedish newspaper market during the 21st century has been extensive and has resulted in great changes.  



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