Research journals

PUBLICATIONS | 4 Jul 2019

Making sense of small and big data as onlife traces

This special issue of Nordicom Review discusses how we create meaning in, and make sense of, big and small data as traces of intrinsically interwoven offline and online lives, also known as onlife traces.

PUBLICATIONS | 1 Jul 2019

Introducing the Nordic Journal of Media Studies

The first issue of a new Open Access journal, Nordic Journal of Media Studies, has been published. The issue editors, Kirsten Frandsen and Hanne Bruun, hope that it will contribute to the field by addressing current research topics and explore issues that are not yet fully mature. The journal is published by Nordicom and the first issue is titled Disrupting Media Infrastructures. 

NEWS | 27 May 2019

Nordic media history on the agenda

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.

NEWS | 11 Mar 2019

New issues of MedieKultur and Media & viestintä

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".

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 | 31 Jan 2019

New Nordicom Review article about the Icelandic hybrid media system

A new Nordicom Review article is published (online first), titled Logics of the Icelandic Hybrid Media System. Snapchat and media-use before the 2016 and 2017 Althing elections. The author Birgir Guðmundsson answers a few questions about the findings. 

EVENT | 23 Jan 2019

Behind the Paywall 2019

On January 23 – 24, Nordicom is hosting a cross-thematic conference on the implications of the budding market for paid-for online news. The conference will take place at the University of Gothenburg. 

 

NEWS | 12 Dec 2018

Norsk Medietidsskrift's new issue deals with digitisation and the media

Omslag Norsk medietidskrift nr 4, 2018This 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.

NEWS | 8 Nov 2018

Just published: new Nordicom Review article

A new Nordicom Review article is published (online first), titled Experiences of External Interference Among Finnish Journalists. Prevalence, methods and implications. The author Ilmari Hiltunen answers a few questions about the findings. 

NEWS | 15 Oct 2018

Media & viestintä 3/2018

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.

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