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PUBLICATIONS | 4 Dec 2019

Hyperlocal media does not replace discontinued local news media

While local news media outlets are closing down, the ecosystem of new digital media providing local news is growing. But the new hyperlocal media is usually found in areas that already have local papers andother news outlets, and their economic situation is often unpredictable. Therefore, hyperlocal media rarely become substitutes for discontinued local news media. These are some of the conclusions from a new collection of studies on hyperlocal media published by Nordicom.

NEWS | 4 Dec 2019

Report on Danes' perception of news

Omslag SLKS rapport om danskarnas nyhetsförståelse Researchers at the Danish School of Media and Journalism have studied how the Danish population perceive and comprehend news. Among the unexpected results was that social media has less significance for opinion building than anticipated.

NEWS | 21 Aug 2019

Today Nordicom Launches NordMedia Network

At the NordMedia conference in August 2019, Nordicom launches a new digital platform dedicated to Nordic media researchers. On the platform, you are able to present yourself and your research, find partners and keep up to date with the latest in Nordic media research, in a completely new Nordic context.

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 | 16 May 2019

The Norwegian Media Barometer 2018

Norsk mediebarometer 2018 omslagFewer people in Norway are reading newspapers. TV viewing is also dropping – and radio listening is the lowest ever. Meanwhile, video and audio media use holds its place. These are some of the results from the Norwegian Media Barometer 2018.

NEWS | 26 Mar 2019

The impact of digitalisation on the Norwegian music industry

Cover Norwegian report about the digitalisation of the music industryNorwegian music sales are shrinking, and the conditions for Norwegian artists and rights-holders are getting tougher. This is reported in a recent investigation of the impact of digitalisation on the music industry in Norway.

NEWS | 8 Feb 2019

Norwegian children’s media use

In a recent newsletter, medianorway summarises some of the key trends in Norwegian children’s and young people’s media use – in a country which is among the world’s best digital performers.

NEWS | 12 Dec 2018

Norsk Medietidsskrift's new issue deals with digitisation and the media

Omslag Norsk medietidskrift nr 4, 2018This year’s fourth issue of Norsk Medietidsskrift is now available. This issue contains three articles covering different aspects of the comprehensive digitisation process the media are undergoing.

NEWS | 29 Nov 2018

The Norwegian media economy in 2017

The Norwegian media industry now earns more on payments from viewers and readers than on advertising sales. This is reported in the Norwegian Media Authority's analyses of the media economy in Norway in 2017.

NEWS | 28 Sep 2018

New issue: Norsk medietidsskrift 3/2018

How can journalism help solve the climate crisis? What do the news media tell children about the media users of the future? And how can experiences with managing critical media coverage contribute to a knowledge-driven debate about press ethics? These are among the topics covered in this year’s third issue of the Norwegian research journal in the media and communication field.

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