Young people at the subway station with cell phones
NEWS | 01 Dec 2021

Danes spend more time on digital media in 2020

At the same time as the Danes' digital media consumption is rising, Google, Facebook and LinkedIn are taking an ever-increasing share of advertising revenue. These and several other topics are addressed in the Ministry of Culture's annual media reporting.
Reporter filmar en grupp kvinnor
NEWS | 30 Nov 2021

Men dominate the news flow in the Nordic countries

In Nordic media, only one-third of the news subjects are women, reports the Global Media Monitoring Project. Several Nordic country reports provide deepened analysis of gender equality per country.
Bar chart showing the degree of digitisation in EU member states in 2021 with three Nordic countries at the top
NEWS | 23 Nov 2021

Denmark, Finland and Sweden are the EU’s most digital countries

Once again, the Nordic EU countries take top positions in the annual EU digital index. Denmark, Finland and Sweden are the three most-digital EU countries. Norway is number five.
The Nordic Council of Ministers for Culture
NEWS | 05 Nov 2021

Nordicom to examine technology giants' influence over Nordic news media

The Nordic Council of Ministers for Culture have commissioned Nordicom to write a report on the influence of the technology giants on developments in Nordic private news media.
Bikers and pedestrians in Copenhagen city
NEWS | 03 Nov 2021

Nordic regions at the top when Eurostat compares Internet use

In the Nordic capital city regions, almost everyone uses the Internet on a daily basis. Thus, they top comparisons with other regions in Europe. This is shown in Eurostat’s data covering Internet usage in over 230 European regions.

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Nordicom Review 42 (Special Issue 4) 2021. Struggling with Technology

The articles in this special issue explore and discuss the cultural, social and temporal understandings of the numerous complex ways in which people engage with and make use of different media types and technologies
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Wizards of the Web

While algorithms and automated systems themselves are often a topic of controversy and debate, this book is about the people behind them; it is an account of the cultures, values, and imaginations that guide programmers in their work designing and engineering software and digital technology.

Nordicom Review 42 (2) 2021 (ongoing)

Find the latest Nordicom Review articles from our regular issues.

Nordic Journal of Media Studies, vol. 3, 2021. Media and the Climate Crisis

This issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies presents a set of articles that address the intersection of media and the climate crisis from many angles and with a diversity of data, methods, and conceptual frameworks.
Cover: The Media for Democracy Monitor 2021

The Media for Democracy Monitor 2021

In a two-volume edition, the Media for Democracy Monitor 2021 delivers a panorama of the news media’s performance regarding freedom, equality and control across 18 countries worldwide.