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NEWS | 21 Mar 2019

New online database of film and cinema in Europe

The European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Film Agencies Research Network (EFARN) have launched a database of film industry research and statistics. The database is accessible online (open access).

NEWSLETTER | 18 Mar 2019

New issue: European Media Policy 1/2019

Welcome to this year's first issue of our European Media Policy newsletter. The newsletter provides an update on policy developments at the European level, concentrating on news from the European Union.

NEWS | 14 Mar 2019

Media revenue in Iceland – new analysis

In 2017, the Icelandic media revenue decreased by two per cent. Since the market’s all-time high in 2006-2007, the total media revenue has decreased by almost a fifth. This is according to a new analysis from Statistics Iceland.

NEWS | 13 Mar 2019

Call for articles: Media Studies in a Nordic Context

Call for articles for the 2020 issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies: Media Studies in a Nordic Context. Issue editors: Professor Göran Bolin, Södertörn University and Professor Anne Jerslev, University of Copenhagen. 

NEWS | 12 Mar 2019

Upcoming Nordic media conferences

During spring and summer, several media conferences will be held in the Nordic countries. The themes include international media trends and challenges facing the media industry, fake intelligence and challenges from both outside and within the media field. 

NEWS | 11 Mar 2019

New issues of MedieKultur and Media & viestintä

The research journals MedieKultur and Media & viestintä in Denmark and Finland, respectively, have published new issues. MedieKultur’s theme is "Cultural Critique: Re-negotiating cultural authority in digital media culture"; on the other hand, the theme of Media & viestintä is "Media, hope and future".

NEWS | 8 Mar 2019

Media use in Denmark 2018 – focus TV, radio, web

The Danes' media use is becoming increasingly digital. At the same time, their daily media time is decreasing. One of the explanations for this is the streamlining of media use due to digitalisation, according to the DR Audience Research Department.

NEWS | 8 Mar 2019

A celebration of feminist media scholars and activists

Today, on the International Women’s Day, we are highlighting one of the chapters in an upcoming anthology. The chapter explores how gender inequalities are reproduced and transformed via media.

 - It can be seen as a celebration to the work of feminist media scholars and activists, says researcher Sara De Vuyst, one of the authors of the chapter.

PUBLICATIONS | 14 Feb 2019

Difficult for teenagers to identify fake news online

According to a new study published in Nordicom Review, many young people in Sweden find it difficult to identify fake or partial news online. The young people who considered themselves good at finding information online were the ones who did worst in the survey. 

NEWS | 8 Feb 2019

Norwegian children’s media use

In a recent newsletter, medianorway summarises some of the key trends in Norwegian children’s and young people’s media use – in a country which is among the world’s best digital performers.

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