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NYHET | 23 Jun 2020

Nordicom Review Increases Its Scopus Score

Photo of Nordic Review journalsScopus has now released their cite scores for 2019. The score for the journal Nordicom Review increases substantially, from 0.8 to 1.2. The journal shows constant increase of its cite score value during the past few years.

NEWS | 16 Jun 2020

Media trends in Finland – five new articles

Read five new analyses about Finnish media development. In focus: media economy and media consumption, and the markets for newspapers, periodicals and magazines, radio and television.

NEWS | 10 Jun 2020

Iceland’s media economy – new analysis of revenue trends

Graph Iceland media revenue 1997-2018 indexSince the market’s all-time high in 2007, Iceland’s media industry has lost almost a fifth of their revenues. Advertising revenue has decreased the most, according to new data from Statistics Iceland.

NEWS | 1 Jun 2020

Nordicom new member of the network MIK Sverige

Nordicom has joined the network MIK Sverige [MIL Sweden], coordinated by the Swedish Media Council. Media and information literacy – MIL, or MIK in Swedish – is a key competence for all ages to be able to find, analyse and evaluate media content as well as communicate and participate in debates and discussions.

NYHET | 29 May 2020

Watch the webinar about the Swedish Media Barometer


On 29 May 2020, Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg presents the results of the Media Barometer 2019, the annual survey investigating the Swedish population’s media use. In addition to the main results, analyses of media use development are presented as well as preliminary results from the Media Barometer 2020, to give insight into media use during the coronavirus pandemic.

NEWS | 29 May 2020

The digital newspaper dominates and most people watch TV/Online videos – here are the 13 most important results from the Swedish Media Barometer 2019

In 2019, the Swedish population’s daily media usage time was more than six hours. Eight out of ten used social media networking services and two out of three read the daily newspaper on an average day. These are some of the results from the Swedish Media Barometer 2019.

NEWS | 28 May 2020

The Norwegian Media Barometer 2019

The downward trend that has characterised the reading of newspapers in Norway for many years has stopped. Newspaper reading on paper has decreased, but online reading has increased. An increase for digital platforms is also noticeable for television and radio, where streaming services and podcasts are increasing rapidly. These are some results from the 2019 Norwegian Media Barometer, conducted by Statistics Norway.

NEWS | 28 May 2020

Covid-19 support for Nordic media – a list of political measures

photo of a pile of newspapers by Sara Danielsson/ScandinavSince late March, Nordic politicians have launched targeted support measures for the Nordic media industry struck by the Covid-19 crisis. Here we list the measures country by country. The overview will be updated and republished if, and when, it becomes relevant. (Latest update: 6 July)

NEWS | 18 May 2020

Media freedom made in Scandinavia – examples of best practice

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) seeks to inspire positive changes with their first Fact Finding Mission (FFM) to investigate policies and approaches to press freedom in Denmark and Sweden, two countries consistently among the top in media freedom rankings.

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