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NYHET | 5 May 2020

Finnish report suggests Covid-19 support – and more permanent support – to journalism

A Finnish investigation proposes swift support for media hit by the Corona pandemic. In the longer term, a more permanent support system for journalism in Finland is proposed.

NEWS | 26 Mar 2020

Finnish media and communication policy followed up by new report

The Finnish Ministry of Communications has published a report assessing Finnish media communication and media policy and the media industry. The report monitors the developments on the basis of indicators proposed in a previous 2018 report.

NEWS | 17 Dec 2019

Finland’s national policy for media education updated

Omslag Medialukutaito Suomessa: kansalliset mediakasvatuslinjauksetIn Finland, the national policy for media education has been updated. The Ministry of Education and Culture published the new policy document, Media Education in Finland on 16 December 2019 (available in Finnish and English).

NYHET | 19 Nov 2018

Media reporting: facts, nothing but facts?

What rules and initiatives exist to help ensure the accuracy and objectivity of news and current affairs reporting? A new report maps the regulatory framework on the European level and in eleven countries, including Finland.

NEWS | 13 Sep 2018

New media policy guidelines in Finland

The Finnish Government has taken a decision on a new media policy programme, aiming to strengthen media diversity, journalism and media literacy – and to safeguard democracy and freedom of speech.

NEWS | 19 Apr 2018

Report: Finland’s media policy lacks a citizen’s perspective

In comparison to the other Nordic countries, Finland has shortcomings in how the citizen's perspective is incorporated into the national media and communications policy. This is pinpointed by a study on media policy in Finland, which asserts that the citizen's perspective should be strengthened through systematic assessment of the development in different policy areas.

NEWS | 5 Mar 2018

Nordic media policy inquiries – find the reports here

Are you interested in media policy in the Nordic region? Nordicom’s compilations of government reports in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden provide links to public media inquiries over several decades.

NEWS | 5 Dec 2017

Researchers map the Finnish and Swedish media landscapes

Finland's Media Landscape and The Swedish Media Landscape – these are two books with the same concept, written by Nordic media researchers, and published almost simultaneously in Finland and Sweden. Both are examples of publications documented by Nordicom during 2017.

NEWS | 11 Sep 2017

Finland: Reports review Yle’s online local news

Public service companies’ news online cannot be proven to have any harmful effect on the commercial media market. This conclusion can be found in a Finnish report on a review of Yle's regional online news activities in relation to the newspaper market. The authors’ conclusion is based on a number of Nordic studies on the possible impact of public service content.

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