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NEWS | 19 Jan 2021

Political communication: What is happening to the Nordic model?

Nordic flags outside the Swedish Parliament House in StockholmThe Nordic countries have been called a supermodel for political and economic governance. But as both political and media systems are changing, the Nordic model is challenged. A new anthology, published by Nordicom, examines political communication in the Nordic countries and questions the actuality of a clear-cut Nordic model.

NYHET | 7 Jan 2021

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of Media Studies 2022

Nordic Journal of Media Studies LoggaIn today’s media saturated environment, the battle for attention is more intensive than ever. Still, some events stand out and gather attention and momentum on a greater scale, for example large-scale sports events, presidential inaugurations, state funerals, the Eurovision Song Contest, major terrorist attacks, and natural disasters. 

NYHET | 4 Jan 2021

NordMedia 2021: Call for abstracts open

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The NordMedia 2021 conference call for abstracts is now out and will open for submissions in January 2021. The biannual conference will take place 18 – 20 August 2021 at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík. 

NEWSLETTER | 22 Dec 2020

European Media Policy 3/2020 – a new issue is out!

Logo and content sections in European Media Policy 3/2020On 15 december the EU Commission unveiled a new rulebook for digital platforms. The bigger the platform, the tougher the rules. Find out more in this new issue of our European newsletter.

NEWSLETTER | 21 Dec 2020

Welcome to Nordicom's new and improved newsletter!

the newsletter logo on the screen of mobile phoneThe Corona Spring 2020 led to an increased demand for news and media content in the Nordic countries. But it also led to large advertising losses for the media industry. Read more in this new – and re-designed – issue of Nordicom’s Nordic newsletter.

NEWS | 16 Dec 2020

Digital steps during the corona pandemic

The Swedish Internet Foundation's annual survey The Swedes and the Internet, shows that the corona pandemic has affected our Internet habits – particularly more and more pensioners have started using the Internet during the pandemic. Most new Internet users are 76 years old or older.

NEWS | 15 Dec 2020

Pandemic increased news and media usage in the Nordics

A hand which with a rubber glove holding a tube with corona test. Photo Scandinav bildbyråThe Corona pandemic has led to increased demand for news in the Nordic countries. The increase for television news is particularly clear, while social media as a news source has played a minor role. These are some of the results from national Corona surveys during Spring and Summer 2020.

NEWS | 14 Dec 2020

Global tech giants control our news consumption

Sign with Google's logo reflectning in the main building's glass facade.Global tech giants, with Google and Facebook in the forefront, have increasing power over the news media. Being in a monopoly-like position on the digital advertising market, they are indirectly able to control what kind of journalism reaches digital media users, according to a new study, published by Nordicom. To resist the power of the tech giants, media organisations, as well as countries, have to cooperate.

NEWS | 10 Dec 2020

Growth for podcasts in the Nordics – find listening data here

Photo: Young woman with headphones. Source: SkandinavPodcasts are steadily gaining a bigger audience in the Nordic region. The most avid listeners are found among people aged 15–45, among the highly educated and in the big cities. This article guides you to more data and interesting results in the separate Nordic countries.

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