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NEWS | 26 Mar 2019

Revenue loss for the Danish media industry

The revenue of the Danish media industry declined by three per cent from 2016 to 2017. Written media, such as newspapers, local newspapers and magazines, were the media sectors most affected by the decline.

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".

NEWS | 8 Mar 2019

Media use in Denmark 2018 – focus TV, radio, web

The Danes' media use is becoming increasingly digital. At the same time, their daily media time is decreasing. One of the explanations for this is the streamlining of media use due to digitalisation, according to the DR Audience Research Department.

NEWS | 4 Feb 2019

Growth in streaming services in Denmark

In 2018, almost all Danes aged 12-34 watched streamed content – films, series, TV, or other online videos – at least once a week. And, independent of age, the use of streaming services shows an overall growth, according to a new Danish report.

NEWS | 5 Dec 2018

Use of social media in Denmark in 2018

grafph The Danes' use of social media in 2018From 2017 to 2018, the proportion of the Danish population who use social media has risen slightly. While the proportion of older people using social media has grown, the development among young people has stagnated or decreased slightly, though from a very high level.

NEWS | 26 Oct 2018

More new books, but fewer frequent Danish readers

The Danes’ desire to read continues to change. Today, more fiction than ever is being published, while at the same time, digital media is still progressing. This is according to new figures from the Danish Book and Literature Panel’s annual report for 2018.

NEWS | 2 Oct 2018

Media development in Denmark in 2018

Danish media consumption is becoming increasingly digital and mobile. The use of streaming services is on the rise, and the smartphone is the Number 1 device for Internet users. Read more in the English summary of the Media development in Denmark report.

NEWS | 26 Sep 2018

New public service contract in Denmark: Drastic changes for DR

In Denmark, a new public service contract establishes DR's public service goals for the next five years. Fewer channels, a more streamlined content, and a stop for long articles online are parts of the contract. Moreover, large budget cuts mean around 400 job losses.

NEWS | 9 Aug 2018

The Danish media agreement is set

In June, Denmark’s new media policy agreement for the next five years was set. The agreement includes, among other things, new public service channels focusing on culture, more money for public service production outside DR (Denmark’s main public service company), and increased support for news media. The funding for DR is to be cut by 20 per cent.

NEWS | 4 Jun 2018

European study: Large divergence in media trust

 Most Europeans consider the news media to be important to society, but the level of media trust differs by both country and populist leaning. A new study from the Pew Research Center reveals the news habits in eight European countries, including Denmark and Sweden.

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