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CALL FOR PAPERS | 20 Apr 2021

Call for contributions to Open Access anthology about online surveillance

Preliminary title: Everyday Life in the Culture of Surveillance. Editors: Coppélie Cocq, Jesper Enbom, Stefan Gelfgren, & Lars Samuelsson (all at Umeå University)
NEWSLETTER | 14 Apr 2021

Media Trends in the Nordics – April issue out

Which are the largest Nordic media companies? What challenges do the smallest Nordic media systems meet? And does the "Nordic model" really exist? Find out more in this year's first issue of Nordicom's Nordic newsletter.
NEWSLETTER | 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.
CALL FOR PAPERS | 08 Apr 2021

Call for contributions to Open Access anthology about 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.
NEW PUBLICATION | 08 Apr 2021

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

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. ​
EVENT | 01 Apr 2021

NordMedia 2021: The program is here

A preliminary program for the NordMedia 2021 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 | 30 Mar 2021

New factsheets from Nordicom

Nordicom presents a new factsheet series on media in the Nordic region. Find out about the top 25 media companies, the largest newspaper companies, and what differs in terms of VAT rates in the Nordic countries.
NEWS | 12 Mar 2021

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

In 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.
NEWS | 11 Mar 2021

New study rejects the idea of filter bubbles

There 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.
NEW PUBLICATION | 10 Mar 2021

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

A 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.