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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.

NEWS | 13 Feb 2017

Online Resource Centre on Media Freedom in Europe

The Online Media Freedom Resource Centre is an open platform that provides information related to media freedom and pluralism in Europe. It was developed by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT).

NEWS | 16 Dec 2016

Update of AVMSD: Role of National Regulators Contentious Issue

During the autumn the new rules for audiovisual media services proposed in May by the EU Commission were debated in the Council and the European Parliament’s Culture Committee. The role of national regulators, advertising rules and the new “quotas” for European works in on-demand services seem to be tricky issues. This is reported in the latest issue of Nordicom's European Media Policy newsletter.

Media Policy | Europe | 6 Dec 2016

New Issue of European Media Policy

Welcome to a new issue of our newsletter European Media Policy, providing an up-date on policy developments at the European level.

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