Welcome to a new issue of European Media Policy newsletter, covering the latest developments related to tech regulation, freedom of speech, digital tax, artificial intelligence, and general media.
On 15 december the EU Commission unveiled a new rulebook for digital platforms. The bigger the platform, the tougher the rules. Find out more in this new issue of our European newsletter.
In autumn 2020, Nordicom and the Swedish Media Council co-organized a series of webinars addressing media and information literacy (MIL) in the Nordic countries: Media Education in the Nordic Countries – Lessons Learned from the Neighbours. Now, the webinar lectures can be watched on each webinar's page on NordMedia Network, Nordicom's digital platform for Nordic and Nordic-oriented media researchers.
Welcome to a new issue of our European Media Policy newsletter, providing an update on policy developments at the European level, concentrating on news from the EU.
Norway keeps its position as world leader in paying for online news, and Finland as the country with the most trusted media. As shown in the Digital News Report 2020, which compares online news consumption across six continents.
Finland, Sweden and Denmark top the EU's digital index 2020. Norway, not included in the ranking, scores equally high.
The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) seeks to inspire positive changes with their first Fact Finding Mission (FFM) to investigate policies and approaches to press freedom in Denmark and Sweden, two countries consistently among the top in media freedom rankings.
What kind of support is available for Europe’s audiovisual sector following the Covid-19 crisis? The European Audiovisual Observatory is tracking support measures in 41 countries and at the European level. The overview is updated daily.
Media policy is maybe not what European policymakers think most about these days. But the media are both involved in and affected by the coronavirus health crisis. This in turn has had repercussions on current policies as well as those under development. Read more in our European Media Policy newsletter.
In a recently released report from the EU Kids Online project, the findings from a survey of children aged 9–16 years from 19 European countries, including Finland and Norway, are presented.