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NEWSLETTER | 18 Dec 2019

New issue: Media Trends in the Nordic Countries 3-2019

Logo nordiska nyhetsbrevetMore people read news digitally than on paper, using and paying for streaming services is becoming increasingly common – and for both newspapers and TV, audiences’ willingness to pay for content is becoming increasingly important. These are some of the topics in the new issue of Nordicom's Nordic newsletter.

NEWS | 17 Dec 2019

Finland’s national policy for media education updated

Omslag Medialukutaito Suomessa: kansalliset mediakasvatuslinjauksetIn Finland, the national policy for media education has been updated. The Ministry of Education and Culture published the new policy document, Media Education in Finland on 16 December 2019 (available in Finnish and English).

NEWS | 16 Dec 2019

From Individuals to Communities: Towards New Enhancements of Media and Information Literacy

Media and information literacy (MIL) has been criticised for having become a term that is too overarching and inclusive to have proper meaning. In the final chapter of a newly published anthology, the authors Alton Grizzle and Masatoshi Hamada present an outline for a “new-generation expansion” of the concept, the “Media and Information Literacy Expansion”, MILx.

PUBLICATIONS | 5 Dec 2018

Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment

New book from Nordicom and the Swedish Media Council: Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment - Nordic-Baltic perspectives. The anthology aims to shed light on the implications of these transformations for young people in the Nordic and Baltic countries. 

PUBLICATIONS | 27 Aug 2018

Sweden needs a national policy for MIL

It is time that Sweden, just like many other countries, develop a national policy framework to strengthen media and information literacy (MIL) among the citizens. Ulla Carlsson, Professor and UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Expression at the University of Gothenburg has submitted a knowledge overview to the government containing suggestions and actions on how to increase MIL. 

NEWS | 11 Jul 2018

Media and information literacy – a question of democracy

On May 30, the UNESCO Professorship at the University of Gothenburg and the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO organised a conference to discuss and find models to promote media and information literacy based on a democratic perspective. 

NEWS | 21 May 2018

Media and information literacy must increase among the citizens

Media and information literacy (MIL) among the citizens is a democratic issue. But who is responsible and how does it increase? These are questions that will be discussed by ministers and experts at a conference held by the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO in May. 

PUBLICATIONS | 15 Jan 2018

Young and Creative

Young and creative omslagThis new Clearinghouse book, Young and Creative – Digital Technologies Empowering Children in Everyday Life ,aims to display a variety of examples where children and youths have been active and creative by using their own initiative, and by being driven by intrinsic motivation, personal interests, and peer relations.

NYHET | 8 Sep 2017

Literacy in a Digital World

Friday the 8th of September 2017 is International Literacy Day, this year it’ll be celebrated under the theme of ‘Literacy in a Digital World’. In honour of the day we’re highlighting some of our recent publications focusing on media literacy in a digital world. 

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