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. (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.

NEWS | 18 May 2020

World Press Freedom Index 2020

Four Nordic countries top the 2020 Press Freedom Index from Reporters Without Borders. Norway comes first, followed by Finland, Denmark and Sweden. However, globally, free journalism is under attack, and the corona crisis is exacerbating the situation.

NEWS | 14 May 2020

Call for papers: Action Research for Media Development: Intersections and boundaries of social change, innovation, and entrepreneurship

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: 'Action Research for Media Development: Intersections and boundaries of social change, innovation, and entrepreneurship'Deadline for abstract submissions: 1 November 2020

NEWS | 13 May 2020

Welcome to the webinar about the Media Barometer 2019!

On 29 May 2020, Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg will present the results of the Media Barometer 2019, the annual survey investigating the Swedish population’s media use.

NEWS | 7 May 2020

Nordicom joins peer-review cooperation to strengthen the status of Nordic academic books

Nordicom has initiated cooperation with Kriterium, a Swedish platform for quality control and peer review of scientific Open Access books. Monographs and anthologies under consideration by Nordicom may now be sent to Kriterium for expert peer review, increased readership and a clear stamp of approval. The collaboration is a natural step for two organisations seeking to stimulate and support Swedish and Nordic research and researchers.


NYHET | EVENT | 6 May 2020

Corona times: Our book table is going digital

Welcome to our virtual “book table”! This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Nordic Media Days is moving its programme online – and we are turning our annual book table into a digital presentation of the latest news from Nordicom and medianorway. All literature and services are Open Access.

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.