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PUBLICATIONS | 6 May 2021

New Special Issue on the relationship between media and class

A new Special Issue has just been published, entitled “Class in/and the media: On the importance of class in media and communication studies”. The eight contributions to this special issue collectively focus on the relationship between media and class.

NEWS | 29 Apr 2021

Webinar about gender equality in the media

Camera filming a womanOn 28 April 2021, Nordicom and the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) at the University of Gothenburg held a webinar about the project Comparing Gender and Media Equality Across the Globe (GEM). Watch the recorded version of the webinar here.

NEWS | 29 Apr 2021

Norwegian Media Barometer 2020: More news and more streaming

Cover The Norwegian Media Barometer 2020More Norwegians followed the news during the pandemic year 2020. This is shown by the 2020 Norwegian Media Barometer, conducted by Statistics Norway (SSB).

NEWS | 28 Apr 2021

A tough year for global press freedom – but Nordics keep top position

Once again four Nordic countries top the global list of press freedom. But in seven of ten countries in the world, free journalism is blocked, a situation worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic.

NEWS | 20 Apr 2021

Call for contributions to Open Access anthology about online surveillance

Person holdning a mobile phonePreliminary title: Everyday Life in the Culture of Surveillance. Editors: Coppélie Cocq, Jesper Enbom, Stefan Gelfgren, & Lars Samuelsson (all at Umeå University)

NEWS | 12 Apr 2021

A new issue of European Media Policy is released

 Welcome to a new issue of European Media Policy newsletter, covering the latest developments related to tech regulation, freedom of speech, digital tax, artificial intelligence, and general media.

NEWS | 8 Apr 2021

Call for anthology chapters: Audiovisual content for children and adolescents in the Nordics

Call for anthology chapters: Audiovisual content for children and adolecents in the Nordics: Production, distribution, and reception in a multi-platform era. Deadline for abstracts: 15 June 2021. 

PUBLICATIONS | 8 Apr 2021

New Special Issue focuses on media systems in “the other” Nordic countries

Landscape with houses, Faroe Islands. A new Special Issue has just been published, entitled ”Media Systems in the other Nordic Countries and Autonomous Regions”. It focuses on the media systems in the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Sápmi and Åland. 

NEWS | 1 Apr 2021

NordMedia2021: The program is here

Colorful rooftops in Reykjavík, Iceland.

A preliminary program for the NordMedia2021 conference is set. The keynote speaker will be Professor Eugenia Siapera from the School of Information and Communication Studies at University College Dublin. The conference will also include a panel discussion focusing on the resilience of different types of media systems.

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