The Internet is about to become the main playing field for media companies. An analysis of the Swedish media companies’ economy in 2017 shows the competition between media companies and media branches in Sweden – and not least the competition between Swedish media and global online networks.
This year's third issue of our newsletter European Media Policy is out. Read about the fight against disinformation, regulation for tech giants, the EU Copyright Reform, reduced VAT rates on electronic publications, and more.
What rules and initiatives exist to help ensure the accuracy and objectivity of news and current affairs reporting? A new report maps the regulatory framework on the European level and in eleven countries, including Finland.
In 2018, Internet freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year, according to the annual assessment by Freedom House. Worst is the situation in China, while Iceland and Estonia top the list of countries with high Internet freedom.
Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: ‘Dark Screens: The Geopolitics of Nordic Television Drama’. Guest Editors: Robert A. Saunders (State University of New York); Pei Sze Chow (Aarhus University); and Anne Marit Waade (Aarhus University)
Digital Parenting. The Challanges for Families in the Digital Age is the Clearinghouse Yearbook of 2018. The book addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by parents in digital times taking into account multiple levels of digital penetration among families from different social classes and regions across the world.
A new Nordicom Review article is published (online first), titled Experiences of External Interference Among Finnish Journalists. Prevalence, methods and implications. The author Ilmari Hiltunen answers a few questions about the findings.
The Danes’ desire to read continues to change. Today, more fiction than ever is being published, while at the same time, digital media is still progressing. This is according to new figures from the Danish Book and Literature Panel’s annual report for 2018.
Would it be possible to conduct a joint Nordic survey on the cultural habits and activities of children and young people? This issue is examined in a new report from Kulturanalys Norden, the Nordic Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis.
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