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NEWS | 21 Aug 2019

Today Nordicom Launches NordMedia Network

At the NordMedia conference in August 2019, Nordicom launches a new digital platform dedicated to Nordic media researchers. On the platform, you are able to present yourself and your research, find partners and keep up to date with the latest in Nordic media research, in a completely new Nordic context.

NEWSLETTER | 20 Aug 2019

European Media Policy – the August issue is here

Welcome to a new 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 | 20 Aug 2019

Five recommendations for better access to Nordic TV

Reduce geoblocking for Nordic public service TV online. This is suggested in a report examining how people in the Nordics could get access to more Nordic TV programmes, published by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

| 16 Aug 2019

The Government's proposal for Swedish public service media 2020-2025

The Swedish public service media companies should be up to date and in close connection to the audience. They are also a common good that should work in a media system with a free and functioning commercial media market. This is what the Swedish Minister of Culture, Amanda Lind, said in June 2019 when she presented the Government's proposal on the conditions for a new broadcasting remit for Sweden's three public service media companies.

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. 

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.

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