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NEWS | 19 May 2017

Women and men in the news 

The report “Women and men in the news”, made on behalf of the Nordic Council of Minister, shows that in all the Nordic countries women are clearly underrepresented in the news media both as news subjects and as sources of information and opinion. Furthermore, women and men are often represented in gender stereotypical ways. 

NEWS | 20 Apr 2017

More fact-based media coverage of alcohol and drugs

To increase the understanding between the ways journalists and researchers work, the Nordic Welfare Centre has published Missbruk av fakta? Alkohol och droger i medierna [Misuse of facts? Alcohol and drugs in the media]. The aim of the publication is to make the media coverage of alcohol and drugs more fact-based and nuanced. 

NEWS | 5 Apr 2017

Great uncertainty about fake news in Norway

According to a recent study conducted by the Norwegian Media Authority, more than half of the members of the Norwegian population report reading, weekly or more often, news that they perceive to be untrue. Almost a quarter also say that they have shared news that they later realized was fake. 

NEWS | 5 Apr 2017

The state of Danish local media

What is the state of the local media - and are the local media still local? These questions are the focus of two new reports published by the Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces in cooperation with the Danish School of Media and Journalism.

NEWS | 20 Mar 2017

New record for Nordic TV and media partnership

Never before has so much TV been co-produced across Nordic boundaries. This is reported in the 2016 annual report from Nordvision, the partnership among the Nordic public service broadcasters. The youth drama series Shame and journalistic collaboration around the so-called Panama Papers are two examples of Nordic projects from last year.

NEWS | 13 Mar 2017

Harsh Debates on Facebook Scares Half of the Danes Away

New research shows that 50 percent of the Danes restrain from participating in online debates because the tone is too harsh.   

NEWS | 13 Mar 2017

Finnish proposal for support to commercial TV news

A Finnish working group appointed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications suggests financial support to commercial TV news broadcasting. They propose a three-year support programme for commercial TV channels with a programme licence to operate a public interest channel.

NEWS | 30 Aug 2016

News consumption in Norway and Sweden

In Norway and Sweden, two inquiries are looking into how the media sector should be arranged to encourage media diversity, especially in news journalism. In both countries, the inquiries have turned to researchers for help in identifying and analysing citizens' news habits.

Project | Denmark | 23 Jun 2016

Global players’ impact on the Danish media market

The Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces has initiated a project on international players’ impact on the Danish media market, its media providers and media supply. Special focus lies on Danish media companies’ opportunities to continue financing and producing Danish media content.

NEWS | 23 Jun 2016

Global players’ impact on the Danish media market

The Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces has initiated a project on international players’ impact on the Danish media market, its media providers and media supply. Special focus lies on Danish media companies’ opportunities to continue financing and producing Danish media content.

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