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2019

2019-05
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.

NEWS | 26 Mar 2019

A strong boost for Nordic drama collaboration

Never before has so much TV drama been co-produced across Nordic boundaries. The Nordvision 2018 results show a new record for collaboration on drama between the Nordic public service companies

PUBLICATIONS | 22 Mar 2019

New book explores digital media inequalities

Digital technologies are currently changing the way we talk to one another and the way organisations and politics communicates with citizens. But digital does not necessarily mean better understanding. In a new Nordicom anthology, researchers from across Europe explores new inequalities created by the digital transformation. 

NEWS | 21 Mar 2019

New online database of film and cinema in Europe

The European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Film Agencies Research Network (EFARN) have launched a database of film industry research and statistics. The database is accessible online (open access).

NEWSLETTER | 18 Mar 2019

New issue: European Media Policy 1/2019

Welcome to this year's first issue of our European Media Policy newsletter. The newsletter provides an update on policy developments at the European level, concentrating on news from the European Union.

NEWS | 14 Mar 2019

Media revenue in Iceland – new analysis

In 2017, the Icelandic media revenue decreased by two per cent. Since the market’s all-time high in 2006-2007, the total media revenue has decreased by almost a fifth. This is according to a new analysis from Statistics Iceland.

NEWS | 13 Mar 2019

Call for articles: Media Studies in a Nordic Context

Call for articles for the 2020 issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies: Media Studies in a Nordic Context. Issue editors: Professor Göran Bolin, Södertörn University and Professor Anne Jerslev, University of Copenhagen. 

NEWS | 12 Mar 2019

Upcoming Nordic media conferences

During spring and summer, several media conferences will be held in the Nordic countries. The themes include international media trends and challenges facing the media industry, fake intelligence and challenges from both outside and within the media field. 

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