Youth and media

NEWS | 2 Nov 2020

Norway’s most extensive survey on young people’s media use

Covers of reports from Norwegian Media AuthorityOver the year the Norwegian Media Authority has published nine separate reports with new data on various themes and aspects of young people’s media use. The complete results are now available in two reports.

NEWS | 26 Oct 2020

Swedish authorities guide how to make Internet a safer place for young people

Three Swedish authorities with responsibilities to protect children and youth and strengthen their rights recently published guidelines for online content creators. The purpose of the guide is to make the online environment aimed for young people more safe.

NEWS | 13 Oct 2020

Watch media literacy webinars on NordMedia Network

In autumn 2020, Nordicom and the Swedish Media Council co-organized a series of webinars addressing media and information literacy (MIL) in the Nordic countries: Media Education in the Nordic Countries – Lessons Learned from the Neighbours. Now, the webinar lectures can be watched on each webinar's page on NordMedia Network, Nordicom's digital platform for Nordic and Nordic-oriented media researchers.

NEWS | 2 Sep 2020

Nordicom coordinates a forum for media literacy research

Nordicom will establish a new forum to identify and coordinate researchers in MIL – media and information literacy. The venture is part of the national MIL Sweden Network launched by the Swedish Media Council upon the commission of the Government in Sweden.

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 | 8 Nov 2019

Nordic children’s and young people’s cultural habits

Kulturanalys Nordens rapport Making Culture - omslagThe Nordic Agency for Cultural Policy has launched a research anthology, providing new insights into the leisure culture among Nordic children and youth. Digital media, smart phones, and online gaming are among the trends highlighted in the report.

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.

NEWS | 13 Dec 2018

Media Trends in the Nordic Countries: Media use and media economy

Logotype Newsletter Media Trends in the Nordic CountriesYoung people's news consumption in the digital media landscape; continuing differences between the generations in online use; and the economic development of the Nordic media industry – these are some of the themes in this year’s last issue of Media Trends in the Nordic Countries.

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