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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.

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.
NEWS | 04 May 2022

Welcome to a seminar about the Media Barometer 2021

On 19 May, Nordicom will hold a seminar to present the results from the 2021 Media Barometer survey (in Swedish). Conducted annually by Nordicom, the survey focuses on how the Swedish population uses media on traditional and digital platforms on an average day.
NEWS | 26 Apr 2022

Articles explore how media portray, frame, visualise and narrativise climate change

The connection between media and climate change has been a popular and current research topic during the past few years. Nordicom Review has published several articles on the matter, most recently an article discussing two Swedish TV series about climate change and the power imbalance between “experts” and the general public.
NEWSLETTER | 21 Apr 2022

New issue of the Nordic Media Trends newsletter

Welcome to a new issue of our Nordic newsletter. It provides you with new knowledge about media consumption, the media market and current media policy in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Success and Failure in News Media Performance

Increasing consumption gaps, persisting gender inequalities, and an increasingly relevant role of investigative journalism. These are some of the key results presented in the third volume of The Media for Democracy Monitor 2021, published by Nordicom.
NEWS | 17 Feb 2022

Here are the most cited Nordicom Review articles in 2021

Source evaluation, Danish-Swedish differences and hyper-local media are on top of Nordicom Review’s list of articles most cited in other scientific journals. Number eight on the list is an up-and-comer with an unusual number of citations in less than a year.
NEWS | 10 Feb 2022

Skam – a recurring research topic

The popular youth television series Skam [Shame] has been a recurring theme in articles published by Nordicom during the past few years. Most recent is a Nordicom Review article discussing media literacy skills among young digital media users engaging with Skam through participation in an online blog.
NEWS | 04 Feb 2022

Highlights from Nordicom 2021

Nordicom Review’s cite score increased significantly, the Swedish Media Barometer measured the highest media consumption ever, and Nordicom entered new projects beneficial for media research. Here, we summarise the highlights from Nordicom 2021.