Youth and media

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.

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. 

PUBLIKATIONER | 9 Nov 2018

Yearbook 2018: Digital Parenting

Digital Parenting. The Challanges for Families in the Digital Age is the Clearinghouse Yearbook of 2018. The book addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by parents in digital times taking into account multiple levels of digital penetration among families from different social classes and regions across the world.

 

NEWS | 25 Oct 2018

A Nordic survey of cultural habits among children and youth?

Would it be possible to conduct a joint Nordic survey on the cultural habits and activities of children and young people? This issue is examined in a new report from Kulturanalys Norden, the Nordic Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis.

NEWS | 28 Sep 2018

Facts and figures on Norwegian children’s digital media use

Increasing more and increasingly younger children have access to their own mobile phone, and among ten-year-olds almost everyone owns a smartphone. Around half of young people between nine and 18 years of age use their mobile phone for two hours or more daily – too much, according many of them.  

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.

NEWS | 12 Dec 2017

Media issues on the Nordic agenda 2018

During Sweden’s presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers, media issues will have an important place on the Nordic agenda. Focus will be on empowering children and young people as conscious media users and countering disinformation on the Internet. 

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