Covid-19 and the Nordic News Media
The corona pandemic has had a major impact on the Nordic news media. At the same time as advertising revenues have fallen drastically, interest among the audience for professional news coverage has increased, according to a new report from Nordicom. Several Nordic media companies have also reported record sales of digital subscriptions as a result of the pandemic.
A tough year for global press freedom – but Nordics keep top position
3 May is World Press Freedom Day. In Reporter Without Borders' annual press freedom index, four Nordic countries top the list. But in seven of ten countries in the world, free journalism is blocked, a situation worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic.
MEDIA BAROMETER 2020
New report on different generations’ media habits
Senior citizens are continuously increasing their use of digital media, but there is still a large difference between them and younger citizens who have grown up with digital technology. This is shown in the new report The Media Barometer 2019: Generations (in Swedish) which analyses age differences in the Swedish population’s media use.