A new Nordicom Review article analyses how Internet-based services gradually replace legacy media and communication technology, and how this challenges established business models, control mechanisms and welfare policies.
A new Special Issue has just been published, entitled “Class in/and the media: On the importance of class in media and communication studies” The eight contributions to this special issue collectively focus on the relationship between media and class.
A new Special Issue has just been published, entitled ”Media Systems in the other Nordic Countries and Autonomous Regions”. It focuses on the media systems in the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Sápmi and Åland.
There is little evidence that filter bubbles really exist or have any relevance to the increased polarisation in society. This is stated by Peter Dahlgren in a new Nordicom Review article. The study dismisses the idea of filter bubbles from both a psychological and technical point of view.
A new Special Issue of Nordicom Review has just been published, titled Uncivility, Racism, and Populism: Discourses and Interactive Practices in Anti-& Post-Democratic Communication. It highlights the inherent connection between in-/un-civility, racism and populism.
World Press Freedom Index 2020, equality in news media and media use among Swedes are among the most read content of 2020. Here are the highlights from the past year.
A new Special Issue of Nordicom Review has just been published, titled “Dark Screens: The geopolitics of Nordic television drama”. Robert A. Saunders, one of the Special Issue editors, answered a few questions about the findings.
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).
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.
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.