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2019

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. 

NEWS | 11 Mar 2019

New issues of MedieKultur and Media & viestintä

The research journals MedieKultur and Media & viestintä in Denmark and Finland, respectively, have published new issues. MedieKultur’s theme is "Cultural Critique: Re-negotiating cultural authority in digital media culture"; on the other hand, the theme of Media & viestintä is "Media, hope and future".

NEWS | 8 Mar 2019

Media use in Denmark 2018 – focus TV, radio, web

The Danes' media use is becoming increasingly digital. At the same time, their daily media time is decreasing. One of the explanations for this is the streamlining of media use due to digitalisation, according to the DR Audience Research Department.

NEWS | 8 Mar 2019

A celebration of feminist media scholars and activists

Today, on the International Women’s Day, we are highlighting one of the chapters in an upcoming anthology. The chapter explores how gender inequalities are reproduced and transformed via media.

 - It can be seen as a celebration to the work of feminist media scholars and activists, says researcher Sara De Vuyst, one of the authors of the chapter.

2019-02
PUBLICATIONS | 14 Feb 2019

Difficult for teenagers to identify fake news online

According to a new study published in Nordicom Review, many young people in Sweden find it difficult to identify fake or partial news online. The young people who considered themselves good at finding information online were the ones who did worst in the survey. 

NEWS | 8 Feb 2019

Norwegian children’s media use

In a recent newsletter, medianorway summarises some of the key trends in Norwegian children’s and young people’s media use – in a country which is among the world’s best digital performers.

NEWS | 4 Feb 2019

Growth in streaming services in Denmark

In 2018, almost all Danes aged 12-34 watched streamed content – films, series, TV, or other online videos – at least once a week. And, independent of age, the use of streaming services shows an overall growth, according to a new Danish report.

2019-01
NEWS | 31 Jan 2019

New Nordicom Review article about the Icelandic hybrid media system

A new Nordicom Review article is published (online first), titled Logics of the Icelandic Hybrid Media System. Snapchat and media-use before the 2016 and 2017 Althing elections. The author Birgir Guðmundsson answers a few questions about the findings. 

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