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New publication | 10 Mar 2020

The Global Audiences of Danish Television Drama

A new anthology, "The Global Audiences of Danish Television Drama", edited by Pia Majbritt Jensen and Ushma Chauhan Jacobsen, sheds light on the global success of Danish television drama and explores the theoretical implications for audience studies.

NEWS | 20 Feb 2020

Children’s opportunities and risks online surveyed

In a recently released report from the EU Kids Online project, the findings from a survey of children aged 9–16 years from 19 European countries, including Finland and Norway, are presented.

NEWS | 20 Feb 2020

Norwegian children’s media use 2020

In Norway, 90 per cent of children between the ages of 9 and 18 use social media, according to a new report from the Norwegian Media Authority. Youtube is the most popular social media platform, followed by Snapchat, Tik Tok and Instagram. The report also shows that more than 40 per cent of teenagers between 13 and 18 years old have seen frightening or violent content online.

NEWS | 14 Feb 2020

Increase for audio books in Norway and Denmark

More and more people listen to audio books, but still, the paper book is top notch. Two current reports examine book trends in the digital society.

NEWS | 13 Feb 2020

State of the Nordic Region 2020 is published

Framsidan till State of the Nordic Region 2020Digitalisation is moving forward in the Nordic countries. IT, robotisation and artificial intelligence will play a great part in the development of the Nordic Region, according to a new report by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

NEWS | 31 Jan 2020

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of Media Studies 2021

As a complex and systemic problem of collective action (in the Anthropocene), the climate crisis poses challenges on a new scale. They range from translating scientific knowledge to sustainable policy, from debating radical changes in energy supply and infrastructures to discussions of everyday consumer choices, from dialogues about identity and historical justice to the risks and scenarios of the future (which has gained ever more immediacy). 

NEWS | 31 Jan 2020

Updates on the changing global media landscape

Three reports presenting world trends and current findings within media development and freedom of expression were released by UNESCO in late 2019. 

NEWS | 29 Jan 2020

Nordicom Review on the way to highest cite score ever

Scopus has just released the preliminary indexing results for 2019, and Nordicom Review’s cite score has almost doubled from the previous year, from 0.54 to an all-time high of 0.96.

NEWS | 28 Jan 2020

New report: Cultural expenditure in the Nordic Region

Of all the Nordic countries, Iceland, Greenland and Norway have the highest cultural expenditure per capita. This is according to a Nordic cultural facts report, published by Kulturanalys Norden.

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