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NEWS | 16 Mar 2015

The Nordics best digital performers in new EU index

The European Commission has created an index to monitor Member States’ progress towards a digital economy and society. Denmark, Sweden and Finland rank respectively first, second and fourth among the EU countries.

Media Pluralism | Europe | 22 Feb 2015

Media Pluralism Monitor Report

During 2014, the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom carried out a pilot-test implementation of an updated version of the Media Pluralism Monitor developed in 2009, with the aim to assess the risks to media pluralism in the monitored countries. The result for Denmark, which was the only Nordic country included in the study, shows a low/medium risk for media pluralism.

NEWS | 18 Feb 2015

20 years of Nordic free dailies

A 67-part series on free dailies intends to cover two decades of free newspaper development in Europe and the world. Media researcher Piet Bakker’s “Newspaper Innovation” blog sets out from the 20th birthday of the first ‘modern’ free daily, Metro Stockholm, and reports on the development country by country. Here is a short summary of the Nordic free daily story.

NEWS | 22 Jan 2015

EAO Yearbook: Market stagnation despite growth in VoD and pay TV

The European audiovisual market experienced a year of stagnation in 2013. And worldwide the European audiovisual media groups have lost more than five per cent of their global market share over the last five years, according to the EAO Yearbook 2014.

NEWS | 15 Jan 2015

Internet in Europe increases, but differences between countries continue

Internet use continues to grow in Europe. Nearly two-thirds of Europeans aged 16-74 use the Internet daily, according to 2014 data from Eurostat. But the percentage of users differs widely between countries, ranging from just over 30 per cent of daily users in Romania to around 90 per cent in Iceland and Norway.

NEWSLETTER | 3 Dec 2014

Up-date on media policy developments in Europe

NORDICOM's newsletter European Media Policy provides an up-date on policy developments at the European level. The December issue is available for download.

Conference | 6 Oct 2014

EBU Knowledge Exchange 2014

Dr Ulla Carlsson, Director of Nordicom, is key note speaker at the 2014 edition of the EBU conference.
The theme of Dr Carlsson's speech is Public Service Media and the Young: Media use and challenges to democracy from a Nordic horizon.
More conferences on Nordicom's conference page >>

NEWSLETTER | 3 Sep 2014

European Media Policy - new issue published

[NORDICOM] Welcome to the newsletter European Media Policy.  The September issue provides an up-date on policy developments in the fields of privacy/data protection, freedom of expression, Internet governance, and other current media issues at the European level.

NEWS | 9 Jun 2014

The Nordic countries - Europe's busiest IT users

Europe’s most avid IT users live in the Nordic countries and the Netherlands. But Internet use is on a steady increase in all of Europe. More and more Europeans use a mobile phone to connect to the Internet, many have their own profiles on social networks, and online shopping is increasing. This is shown in Statistics Denmark’s report on ICT development in the EU countries.

NEWSLETTER | 15 Apr 2014

Newsletter on media policy in Europe

[NORDICOM] European Media Policy provides an up-date on policy developments at the European level. The April issue gives an overview of some main media questions - such as Internet governance, data protection and copyright - that have been discussed during the last months or will be on the agenda in the near future.

 

 

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