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NEWS | 31 Jan 2020

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of Media Studies 2021

As a complex and systemic problem of collective action (in the Anthropocene), the climate crisis poses challenges on a new scale. They range from translating scientific knowledge to sustainable policy, from debating radical changes in energy supply and infrastructures to discussions of everyday consumer choices, from dialogues about identity and historical justice to the risks and scenarios of the future (which has gained ever more immediacy). 

NEWS | 29 Jan 2020

Nordicom Review on the way to highest cite score ever

Scopus has just released the preliminary indexing results for 2019, and Nordicom Review’s cite score has almost doubled from the previous year, from 0.54 to an all-time high of 0.96.

NEWS | 19 Dec 2019

Nordicom Review in the news

In 2019, almost a third (6 of 17) of Nordicom Review's articles appeared in the news. Here are all of them listed in chronological order. One of the most visible articles from 2019 was ”Framing Gender Justice: A comparative analysis of the media coverage of ‘metoo’ in Denmark and Sweden” by Tina Askanius and Jannie Møller Hartley. It appeared in 75 news articles and clips in Nordic media. 

 

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. 

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