In the field of Nordic press, journalism and media history, there is full activity. Last autumn, a Nordic network for media historians was established; in Norway, the national media-historical association has made its scientific journal fully available online; and in Sweden, the national media-historical association has published its 2019 media history yearbook.
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".
This year’s fourth issue of Norsk Medietidsskrift is now available. This issue contains three articles covering different aspects of the comprehensive digitisation process the media are undergoing.
This year’s third issue of the Finnish research journal Media & viestintä has been published. Among other things, this issue deals with journalism’s interpretation of economic policies, the ideological debate about refugees, and co-creation in television.
How can journalism help solve the climate crisis? What do the news media tell children about the media users of the future? And how can experiences with managing critical media coverage contribute to a knowledge-driven debate about press ethics? These are among the topics covered in this year’s third issue of the Norwegian research journal in the media and communication field.
This year’s second issue of the Finnish research journal Media & viestintä has been published. Among other things, this issue deals with the ethical and practical difficulties facing researchers in their work.
>The diversity of journalistic sources in different media types, the slow TV phenomenon, and the polarization of media usage by political ideology are topics covered in the new issue of Norsk medietidskrift, the Norwegian research journal in the media and communication field.
This year’s first issue of the national research journals in Finland and Norway has been released. The Finnish journal Media & viestintä 1/2018 covers themes such as cyber security, online discussions on the Suomi24 forum and participatory journalism. Norsk medietidsskrift 1/2018 deals with topics like law and ethics, digital radio and methodical criticism.
The national research associations in the field of media and communications in Sweden and Finland are holding their annual meetings/conferences this spring.
The national research journals in Norway and Finland have both released new issues during December. Norsk medietidsskrift 4/2017 cover themes such as religion, editorship and sources and Media & viestintä 3-4/2017 is a special issue on Truth, Lies, Media and Communication.