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2019

2019-07
NYHET | 11 Jul 2019

Digital News Report 2019

Norway leads the world in paying for online news, while Finland has the most trusted news media. This is according to the Digital News Report 2019, which compares online news consumption in 38 countries, including Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

PUBLICATIONS | 4 Jul 2019

Making sense of small and big data as onlife traces

This special issue of Nordicom Review discusses how we create meaning in, and make sense of, big and small data as traces of intrinsically interwoven offline and online lives, also known as onlife traces.

NEWS | 3 Jul 2019

Changes in Finns' use of media

In a recent article, Statistics Finland examines the changes in Finns' ways of watching TV, listening to radio, and reading newspapers and magazines over the last decades. The developments in online and social media use are also analysed.  

PUBLICATIONS | 1 Jul 2019

Introducing the Nordic Journal of Media Studies

The first issue of a new Open Access journal, Nordic Journal of Media Studies, has been published. The issue editors, Kirsten Frandsen and Hanne Bruun, hope that it will contribute to the field by addressing current research topics and explore issues that are not yet fully mature. The journal is published by Nordicom and the first issue is titled Disrupting Media Infrastructures. 

2019-06
NEWS | 20 Jun 2019

Call for papers: Class in/and the media

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: ‘Class in/and the media’​. Deadline for abstract submissions: 15 November 2019

NEWS | 14 Jun 2019

New EU rules for streaming services

In a recent report on media policy, the Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority describes, among other things, the new EU rules for TV and streaming services. The Directive is to be implemented in the EU countries, plus Iceland and Norway.

2019-05
NEWS | 27 May 2019

Nordic media history on the agenda

In the field of Nordic press, journalism and media history, there is full activity. Last autumn, a Nordic network for media historians was established; in Norway, the national media-historical association has made its scientific journal fully available online; and in Sweden, the national media-historical association has published its 2019 media history yearbook.

NEWS | 16 May 2019

The Norwegian Media Barometer 2018

Norsk mediebarometer 2018 omslagFewer people in Norway are reading newspapers. TV viewing is also dropping – and radio listening is the lowest ever. Meanwhile, video and audio media use holds its place. These are some of the results from the Norwegian Media Barometer 2018.

NEWS | 15 May 2019

Nordicom launches a new digital research platform

Nordicom will launch a new digital research platform at the NordMedia conference in August 2019. The platform will serve as an online resource for connecting Nordic media researchers and making Nordic media research more accessible. 

NEWS | 15 May 2019

Call for Papers: Struggling with Technology

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: Struggling with Technology. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 October 2019.

NEWS | 13 May 2019

The Nordics replace licence fee with public service tax

Nordens flaggor foto Johannes Jansson norden.orgThe Norwegian Government wants to replace the licence fee with a public service tax. Once adopted, it would mean that all the Nordic countries now have – or are on their way to having – shifted to tax-based funding of public service media. Still, the models chosen are not totally alike.

NEWS | 8 May 2019

Call for papers: Media Systems in the other Nordic countries

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: Media Systems in the other Nordic countries and autonomous regions: Studies of News Media, Journalism and Democracy in Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Samiland and Åland. Deadline for submission of full abstracts is 25 September 2019. 

2019-04
NEWS | 26 Apr 2019

World Press Freedom Index 2019

Reporters Without Borders has published its annual Press Freedom Index, with three Nordic countries topping it: Norway, Finland, and Sweden. However, the number of countries regarded as safe for journalists continues to decline.

NEWS | 11 Apr 2019

Calling for articles on media studies in a Nordic context

In a call for articles for the 2020 issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies the editors Anne Jerslev and Göran Bolin invites researchers to reflect on the Nordic context in media studies. 

2019-03
NEWS | 28 Mar 2019

Call for papers: Un-Civility, Racism and Populism

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: ‘Un-CivilityUn-Civility, Racism and Populism: Interactive Practices of Anti- and Post-Democratic Communication’​. Deadline for submission of full abstracts is 25 April 2019. 

NEWSLETTER | 28 Mar 2019

Media Trends in the Nordic Countries – the March issue

Logotype newsletter Media Trends in the Nordic CountriesThe effects of digitalisation run as a thread throughout this year’s first Nordic newsletter. Media use is undergoing change, as is the media market. The digital transformation is also creating – and bridging – new inequalities in society, according to new research.

PUBLICATIONS | 27 Mar 2019

The Media Barometer: First Results 2018

The Swedish Media Barometer is an annual survey that analyses daily media use on different platforms among the Swedish population. Here are the first results from the 2018 survey. 

NEWS | 26 Mar 2019

Revenue loss for the Danish media industry

The revenue of the Danish media industry declined by three per cent from 2016 to 2017. Written media, such as newspapers, local newspapers and magazines, were the media sectors most affected by the decline.

NEWS | 26 Mar 2019

The impact of digitalisation on the Norwegian music industry

Cover Norwegian report about the digitalisation of the music industryNorwegian music sales are shrinking, and the conditions for Norwegian artists and rights-holders are getting tougher. This is reported in a recent investigation of the impact of digitalisation on the music industry in Norway.

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