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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.

NEWS | 27 May 2019

Nordic media history on the agenda

In the field of Nordic press, journalism and media history, there is full activity. Last autumn, a Nordic network for media historians was established; in Norway, the national media-historical association has made its scientific journal fully available online; and in Sweden, the national media-historical association has published its 2019 media history yearbook.

NEWS | 16 May 2019

The Norwegian Media Barometer 2018

Norsk mediebarometer 2018 omslagFewer people in Norway are reading newspapers. TV viewing is also dropping – and radio listening is the lowest ever. Meanwhile, video and audio media use holds its place. These are some of the results from the Norwegian Media Barometer 2018.

NEWS | 15 May 2019

Nordicom launches a new digital research platform

Nordicom will launch a new digital research platform at the NordMedia conference in August 2019. The platform will serve as an online resource for connecting Nordic media researchers and making Nordic media research more accessible. 

NEWS | 15 May 2019

Call for Papers: Struggling with Technology

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: Struggling with Technology. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 October 2019.

NEWS | 13 May 2019

The Nordics replace licence fee with public service tax

Nordens flaggor foto Johannes Jansson norden.orgThe Norwegian Government wants to replace the licence fee with a public service tax. Once adopted, it would mean that all the Nordic countries now have – or are on their way to having – shifted to tax-based funding of public service media. Still, the models chosen are not totally alike.

NEWS | 8 May 2019

Call for papers: Media Systems in the other Nordic countries

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: Media Systems in the other Nordic countries and autonomous regions: Studies of News Media, Journalism and Democracy in Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Samiland and Åland. Deadline for submission of full abstracts is 25 September 2019. 

NEWS | 26 Apr 2019

World Press Freedom Index 2019

Reporters Without Borders has published its annual Press Freedom Index, with three Nordic countries topping it: Norway, Finland, and Sweden. However, the number of countries regarded as safe for journalists continues to decline.

NEWS | 11 Apr 2019

Calling for articles on media studies in a Nordic context

In a call for articles for the 2020 issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies the editors Anne Jerslev and Göran Bolin invites researchers to reflect on the Nordic context in media studies. 

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