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2016

2016-08
NordForsk | 25 Aug 2016

Open access in the Nordic countries

A new report from NordForsk presents the status of open access to research data in the Nordic countries, the EU and internationally.

NEWS | 24 Aug 2016

Comparing gender and media equality

A cross-national study of the qualities, causes and consequences of gender equality in and through the news media has started by a research team at the University of Gothenburg.

NEWS | 18 Aug 2016

25 years of cultural habits in Norway

Statistics Norway has published a report on cultural consumption in Norway, with the main purpose of presenting changes in the use of cultural activities from the early 1990s to the present.

NEWSLETTER | 16 Aug 2016

European Media Policy - the August issue

'Light', targeted approach to online platforms such as Google and Facebook, new audiovisual rules to include services like Netflix and YouTube, and stressed importance of media literacy - these are some of the European media policy news in this newsletter.

NEWS | 15 Aug 2016

Research report about Swedish society, opinion and media

Swedish society is in transition, as shown in a research anthology by the Swedish SOM Institute. The book describes a society – including its media system – in unbalance, but also sees a quest to find a new equilibrium.

NEWS | 15 Aug 2016

Media ownership: towards pan-European TV groups?

Pan-European media groups in the audiovisual field are in focus in a media market report by the European Audiovisual Observatory. Three media groups with important operations on the Nordic market – the Modern Times Group/Viasat, Sanoma, and Discovery Communications – are among the players analysed.

NEWS | 10 Aug 2016

Finland, Sweden and Norway among the world's best digital performers

Three Nordic countries – Finland, Sweden and Norway – are among the most digital-savvy countries in the world; only Singapore ranks higher. This is reported by the World Economic Forum.

2016-07
Research Journals | 4 Jul 2016

National research journals in the Nordic countries

Social Media and Political Communication, Social Media and Audience Participation, Bourdieu and the Media, and Journalism as an Industry are topics covered in the latest editions of some national scientific journals in the Nordic region.

2016-06
NEWS | 30 Jun 2016

The Nordic countries increasingly mobile - Finland at the top

Iceland has the highest number of IPTV subscriptions per capita, Sweden has the most high-speed broadband subscriptions and Finland is at the top when it comes to mobile services. At the same time, data volume over mobile networks is increasing rapidly throughout the Nordic region. This is shown in a report from the Nordic telecom authorities.

Project | Denmark | 23 Jun 2016

Global players’ impact on the Danish media market

The Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces has initiated a project on international players’ impact on the Danish media market, its media providers and media supply. Special focus lies on Danish media companies’ opportunities to continue financing and producing Danish media content.

NEWS | 23 Jun 2016

Global players’ impact on the Danish media market

The Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces has initiated a project on international players’ impact on the Danish media market, its media providers and media supply. Special focus lies on Danish media companies’ opportunities to continue financing and producing Danish media content.

NEWS | 22 Jun 2016

Defining on-demand services under the scope of the AVMSD

What types of video-on-demand services falls under the scope of the European Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD)? What differentiates those services from those covered by the E-Commerce Directive? A new report analyses the scope of the AVMSD, including the recent proposal for an update of the European legislation.

NEWS | 22 Jun 2016

EU proposes new rules for TV and online services

More flexible advertising rules for TV channels, obligations for on-demand services to promote European works, and an obligation for video-sharing platforms to protect minors from harmful content. These are some of the changes the European Commission proposes for an update of the European Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD).

NEWS | 8 Jun 2016

Considerable increase in newspaper paywalls in Norway

The number of Norwegian newspapers with paywalls for online content more than doubled last year. A report on the Norwegian newspaper year 2015 (Avisåret 2015) shows how the newspapers gain new digital revenues.

From the research associations | Norway | 2 Jun 2016

Towards Future Media Landscape

The Norwegian media research association, Norsk Medieforskerlag, annual conference is held in Bergen 20-21. October with the theme
Towards future media landscape. Who says what to whom? Why, and how?
July 1 is the deadline for early bird registration.

2016-05
PUBLICATIONS | 27 May 2016

Nordicom-Sweden's Media Barometer 2015

The Swedish Media Barometer is an annual survey that analyses daily media use on different platforms among Swedish inhabitants between 9 and 79 years of age. Its purpose is to describe tendencies and changes in media use in Sweden, showing each year the percentage of the Swedish population that takes part in a number of individual media. The Media Barometer 2015 shows that the greatest change in media use is linked to the digital revolution.

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