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NEWS | 12 Apr 2021

A new issue of European Media Policy is released

 Welcome to a new issue of European Media Policy newsletter, covering the latest developments related to tech regulation, freedom of speech, digital tax, artificial intelligence, and general media.

NEWS | 8 Apr 2021

Call for anthology chapters: Audiovisual content for children and adolescents in the Nordics

Call for anthology chapters: Audiovisual content for children and adolecents in the Nordics: Production, distribution, and reception in a multi-platform era. Deadline for abstracts: 15 June 2021. 

PUBLICATIONS | 8 Apr 2021

New Special Issue focuses on media systems in “the other” Nordic countries

Landscape with houses, Faroe Islands. A new Special Issue has just been published, entitled ”Media Systems in the other Nordic Countries and Autonomous Regions”. It focuses on the media systems in the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Sápmi and Åland. 

NEWS | 1 Apr 2021

NordMedia2021: The program is here

Colorful rooftops in Reykjavík, Iceland.

A preliminary program for the NordMedia2021 conference is set. The keynote speaker will be Professor Eugenia Siapera from the School of Information and Communication Studies at University College Dublin. The conference will also include a panel discussion focusing on the resilience of different types of media systems.

NEWS | 29 Mar 2021

Upcoming webinar about gender equality in the media

Camera filming a womanOn 28 April 2021, Nordicom and the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) at the University of Gothenburg will hold a webinar about the project Comparing Gender and Media Equality Across the Globe (GEM). Meet the editors and authors, listen to presentations of the main takeaways, and take part in discussions about why gender and media still matters.

NEWS | 12 Mar 2021

A media year in the shadow of the coronavirus – new media report from DR, Denmark

Cover to the report Media Development 2020 from DR, DenmarkIn last year’s report, there was no doubt that 2020 would be a different media year for Denmark. 2019 was a year of savings and conflicts, leading to restructuring and shutdowns of several media channels in 2020. And then the pandemic hit. In this annual report, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) looks back at the media year of 2020 and the impact the coronavirus had on the Danes’ media habits.

NYHET | 11 Mar 2021

New study rejects the idea of filter bubbles

bubblor framför skärmarThere is little evidence that filter bubbles really exist or have any relevance to the increased polarisation in society. This is stated by Peter Dahlgren in a new Nordicom Review article. The study dismisses the idea of filter bubbles from both a psychological and technical point of view.

 

NYHET | 10 Mar 2021

New Special Issue highlights connection between uncivility, racism, and populism

mörkt tangentbord, knappar som lyserA new Special Issue of Nordicom Review has just been published, titled Uncivility, Racism, and Populism: Discourses and Interactive Practices in Anti-& Post-Democratic Communication. It highlights the inherent connection between in-/un-civility, racism and populism. 

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