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NYHET | 11 Jul 2019

Digital News Report 2019

Norway leads the world in paying for online news, while Finland has the most trusted news media. This is according to the Digital News Report 2019, which compares online news consumption in 38 countries, including Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

PUBLICATIONS | 4 Jul 2019

Making sense of small and big data as onlife traces

This special issue of Nordicom Review discusses how we create meaning in, and make sense of, big and small data as traces of intrinsically interwoven offline and online lives, also known as onlife traces.

PUBLICATIONS | 1 Jul 2019

Introducing the Nordic Journal of Media Studies

The first issue of a new Open Access journal, Nordic Journal of Media Studies, has been published. The issue editors, Kirsten Frandsen and Hanne Bruun, hope that it will contribute to the field by addressing current research topics and explore issues that are not yet fully mature. The journal is published by Nordicom and the first issue is titled Disrupting Media Infrastructures. 

NEWS | 20 Jun 2019

Call for papers: Class in/and the media

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: ‘Class in/and the media’​. Deadline for abstract submissions: 15 November 2019

NEWS | 27 May 2019

Nordic media history on the agenda

In the field of Nordic press, journalism and media history, there is full activity. Last autumn, a Nordic network for media historians was established; in Norway, the national media-historical association has made its scientific journal fully available online; and in Sweden, the national media-historical association has published its 2019 media history yearbook.

NEWS | 15 May 2019

Nordicom launches a new digital research platform

Nordicom will launch a new digital research platform at the NordMedia conference in August 2019. The platform will serve as an online resource for connecting Nordic media researchers and making Nordic media research more accessible. 

NEWS | 15 May 2019

Call for Papers: Struggling with Technology

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: Struggling with Technology. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 October 2019.

NEWS | 13 May 2019

The Nordics replace licence fee with public service tax

Nordens flaggor foto Johannes Jansson norden.orgThe Norwegian Government wants to replace the licence fee with a public service tax. Once adopted, it would mean that all the Nordic countries now have – or are on their way to having – shifted to tax-based funding of public service media. Still, the models chosen are not totally alike.

NEWS | 8 May 2019

Call for papers: Media Systems in the other Nordic countries

Call for papers: Nordicom Review Special Issue. Title: Media Systems in the other Nordic countries and autonomous regions: Studies of News Media, Journalism and Democracy in Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Samiland and Åland. Deadline for submission of full abstracts is 25 September 2019. 

NEWS | 26 Apr 2019

World Press Freedom Index 2019

Reporters Without Borders has published its annual Press Freedom Index, with three Nordic countries topping it: Norway, Finland, and Sweden. However, the number of countries regarded as safe for journalists continues to decline.

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