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NEWS | 14 Jun 2019

New EU rules for streaming services

In a recent report on media policy, the Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority describes, among other things, the new EU rules for TV and streaming services. The Directive is to be implemented in the EU countries, plus Iceland and Norway.

PUBLICATIONS | 22 Mar 2019

New book explores digital media inequalities

Digital technologies are currently changing the way we talk to one another and the way organisations and politics communicates with citizens. But digital does not necessarily mean better understanding. In a new Nordicom anthology, researchers from across Europe explores new inequalities created by the digital transformation. 

NEWS | 21 Mar 2019

New online database of film and cinema in Europe

The European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Film Agencies Research Network (EFARN) have launched a database of film industry research and statistics. The database is accessible online (open access).

NEWSLETTER | 18 Mar 2019

New issue: European Media Policy 1/2019

Welcome to this year's first issue of our European Media Policy newsletter. The newsletter provides an update on policy developments at the European level, concentrating on news from the European Union.

PUBLICATIONS | 28 Jan 2019

Complex relationship between the media and politics

In a new study, researchers examine how close, or far apart, media and political power are from each other in four different countries. The complex relationship between media and politics has consequences with regard to shaping the public image of politics and individual politicians.

PUBLICATIONS | 5 Dec 2018

Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment

New book from Nordicom and the Swedish Media Council: Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment - Nordic-Baltic perspectives. The anthology aims to shed light on the implications of these transformations for young people in the Nordic and Baltic countries. 

EVENT | 5 Dec 2018

Live stream from the symposium

Watch the live stream from the symposium Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment. Nordic-Baltic Perspectives, arranged by Nordicom, the Swedish Media Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers. 

NEWS | 19 Nov 2018

European Media Policy – the November issue

This year's third issue of our newsletter European Media Policy is out. Read about the fight against disinformation, regulation for tech giants, the EU Copyright Reform, reduced VAT rates on electronic publications, and more.

NYHET | 19 Nov 2018

Media reporting: facts, nothing but facts?

What rules and initiatives exist to help ensure the accuracy and objectivity of news and current affairs reporting? A new report maps the regulatory framework on the European level and in eleven countries, including Finland.

NEWS | 29 Aug 2018

The European legal framework for video-sharing platforms

This new report analyses how European legislation handles video-sharing platforms (such as YouTube and DailyMotion),  how their role and responsibilities are defined, and where European legislation is heading in adapting to these new players. From the European Audiovisual Observatory.

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