Finland

Celebration | 12 Oct 2015

Finnish Journalism Education Celebrated 90th Anniversary

At the beginning of October 2015, the School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) at the University of Tampere celebrated the start of journalism education in Finland.

NEWS | 4 Aug 2015

The Finnish media market to be reviewed

The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland has appointed a working group to review the Finnish media markets. An assessment of the Finnish broadcasting Company's public service duty and funding will follow in 2016.  

NEWS | 28 Jun 2015

Digital News Report 2015

In Denmark and Finland traditional brands still dominate online news, but search and social media are growing. These are some findings in a new report on online news consumption by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

NEWS | 21 May 2015

Find Finnish media statistics online

Statistics Finland has launched an extended online media statistics service, offering a comprehensive statistical overview of the media scene in Finland.

NEWS | 25 Nov 2014

Decline in the Finnish Media Market

In 2013, the value of the Finnish mass media market amounted to around EUR 4.1 billion. It was nearly three per cent less than the year before. Except for television and web advertising, all media sectors showed negative changes 2012-2013, according to annual data on the mass media market by Statistics Finland.

NEWS | 26 Jun 2014

Finland: Papers are increasingly read online

Nine of ten Finns read printed press every week, but reading on digital platforms is increasing. This is reported by Statistics Finland in the newly published Finnish Mass Media 2013.

NEWS | 25 Jun 2014

Digital News Report 2014

In Finland, Denmark and the UK, traditional brands still dominate online news while pure players and social media have made comparatively few inroads. This is revealed in a report on online news consumption from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Nordicom | 22 May 2014

Ulla Carlsson Honorary Doctor at University of Tampere

Joint doctoral conferment of the School of Communication, Media and Theatre, the School of Education and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Tampere to be held on 5-7 June 2014

Nordicom-Finland | 14 Apr 2014

The Finnish Conference for Media Studies

The Finnish Conference for Media Studies was held in Vaasa, Finland 4-5april. It was organized by the Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies (Mevi ry) together with the Department of Communication Studies in the University of Vaasa.

Nordicom | 31 Mar 2014

Where are the females in the gaming industry?

The rapid growth of the computer games market and industry has taken the education sector as well as the labour market by surprise. The gender distribution among students and workers, however, doesn't correspond with that of the population, nor with that of the players. This raises many questions: • What will the consequences of this distortion be? • Are we missing a great part of the potential game developers? • How does the Nordic games development respond to the recruiting challenges of the future? • Which attitudes promote diversity within the business? • What is the role of the university gaming schools? These issues are in focus during a seminar at Hanaholmen/Hanasaari, the Swedish-Finnish Culture Centre, Finland on April 2, 2014.

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