Some of the content in this new issue: Work on EU's new digital rulebook - DMA and DSA - has been progressing quite quickly, new VAT rules to allow for zero-rating of journalistic publications, and the EU commission calls on member states to support and protect journalists. Welcome to read the full issue no. 3, 2021 here!
How has the pandemic affected the media economy? Where can you find statistics on media habits? And what issues are on the media policy agenda? Read more in this new issue of Nordicom's Nordic newsletter.
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.
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.
Continued decrease in advertising revenues, but increased media consumption, growing consumer revenues and a doubled press and media support. In addition, the media companies reduced their costs. This sums up the Swedish media year 2021, according to the new report Medieutveckling 2021: Medieekonomi [Media Development 2021: Media Economy].
During the pandemic, Swedes’ daily media usage time increased from six to seven hours per day. As for children and youth, their social media usage increased significantly. Three new Swedish reports reveal changes in media usage during 2020.
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