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NEWS | 31 Aug 2017

Digital News Report 2017

People in the Nordic countries are among Europe’s most avid users of smartphones for reading news online. They are also the most willing to pay for online news. These are some of the findings in the Digital News Report 2017 from the Reuters Institute.

NEWSLETTER | 9 Aug 2017

New Issue of European Media Policy

The August issue of Nordicom's newsletter European Media Policy is out. The newsletter provides an update on policy developments at the European level, concentrating on news from the European Union.

NEWS | 12 Jun 2017

Media Pluralism Monitor Report 2016

The Media Pluralism Monitor has examined 30 European countries and finds that none of them is free from risks for media pluralism. The three Nordic countries in the survey – Denmark, Finland and Sweden – are reported as low-risk countries, but with warning signs due to a concentration in media ownership.

NEWS | 18 Apr 2017

Study visit from the Baltic states

Shaping networks and exchanging experiences, nationally and globally, is important for the work of Nordicom. This time, we hosted a study visit from the Baltic states on the theme of Media and information literacy (MIL). 

NEWS | 5 Apr 2017

Mapping media literacy in Europe

A new report by the European Audiovisual Observatory maps practices and actions aimed at encouraging media literacy in the EU28. Initiatives to develop critical thinking and initiatives related to media use are identified as the two main trends.

PUBLICATIONS | 3 Apr 2017

Book Release: Citizens in a Mediated World

New book release from Nordicom! The book Citizens in a Mediated World is discussing the meaning  of modern citizenship in a globalized digital media culture and how Media and Information Literacy (MIL) can contribute to promoting the rights of children and young people. 

NEWS | 31 Mar 2017

EU28 becoming as online as the Nordics?

While young people in the Nordic countries have been daily Internet users for many years, today older people are also becoming avid users. Compared to the EU average, young people in Europe are now on par with the young in the Nordics, while there are still major differences between older groups in the Nordic countries and the EU.

NEWS | 13 Mar 2017

The Nordics peak in 2017 digital EU index

Denmark, Finland and Sweden are Europe's best-performing countries in digitization, according to the European Commission's digital index of 2017. Norway, not included in the ranking, is at the same high level as its neighbouring Nordic countries.

NEWSLETTER | 10 Mar 2017

New issue of European Media Policy

The March issue of our European newsletter has been published. You can read it here.

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