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NEWS | 15 Sep 2022

Vacancy: Nordicom Seeks Scientific Editor

Nordicom has a job opening for a scientific editor to join our editorial team. The scientific editors’ tasks include overseeing the evaluation process of publications from start to finish, assessing manuscript submissions, managing the peer-review process, and making final acceptance decisions.
NEWS | 01 Sep 2022

Both content and formatting important to young news consumers

Making news more entertaining by formatting it with the stylistic practices of YouTube content may help to engage teenagers’ attention. However, if the topic covered is not relevant to the young audience, it might not be worthwhile, according to a new article published in Nordicom Review.
NEWSLETTER | 25 Aug 2022

The August issue of European Media Policy is here

Welcome to a new issue of our European Media Policy newsletter, Nordicom's newsletter covering the latest developments in media policy at the EU level. Read about: continued controversies surrounding EU's draft law to protect children online, increased political pressure on public service media in many parts of Europe and the new "metaverse" hype that doesn't seem to be letting up. The newsletter can be downloaded for free.
NEWS | 18 Aug 2022

Vacancy: Communications officer

The application deadline for this position has passed.
NEW PUBLICATION | 09 Jun 2022

New research overview examines the significance of public broadcasting

A new research overview, published by Nordicom, presents what empirical research says about central issues regarding public broadcasting in Sweden. The overview aims to make research on public broadcasting more accessible and contribute to a factual and objective debate on the subject.
NEWSLETTER | 07 Jun 2022

European Media Policy – the June issue

Welcome to a new issue of our European Media Policy newsletter. Read about: EU for or against media freedom?, platforms soon to face tough EU content rules, new rules to fight child abuse online, and more in this Open Access newsletter.
EVENT | 01 Jun 2022

Seminar: What do we really know about public broadcasting?

Welcome to a seminar (in Swedish) about public broadcasting and its role in a digital world, the public’s trust in it, and the competition with other media corporations.
NEWS | 19 May 2022

The Swedish Media Barometer 2021: Read the report and watch the seminar

The Swedish population consumed media like never before during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Swedish Media Barometer 2021 shows that the increased level remained steady during 2021. Find the report and watch the seminar about the Swedish Media Barometer 2021 (in Swedish) here.
NEWS | 16 May 2022

Digital newspapers, car radio, and streamed television – this is how the Swedish population used media in 2021

Two out of three of the Swedish population read a daily newspaper on an average day in 2021 – digital reading dominated. Car radio was the most common way to listen to the radio, and 93 per cent of the population watched moving images in some form on an average day. These are some of the most important results from the Swedish Media Barometer 2021 summarised.
NEW PUBLICATION | 10 May 2022

Media events in focus in new issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies.

A new issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies, entitled Media Events in the Age of Global, Digital Media: Centring, Scale, and Participatory Liveness, has just been published. The articles in the issue demonstrate that media events is still an important concept to help us understand the working of the contemporary hybrid media landscape.