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NEWS | 1 Jun 2020

Nordicom new member of the network MIK Sverige

Nordicom has joined the network MIK Sverige [MIL Sweden], coordinated by the Swedish Media Council. Media and information literacy – MIL, or MIK in Swedish – is a key competence for all ages to be able to find, analyse and evaluate media content as well as communicate and participate in debates and discussions.

NYHET | 29 May 2020

Watch the webinar about the Swedish Media Barometer


On 29 May 2020, Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg presents the results of the Media Barometer 2019, the annual survey investigating the Swedish population’s media use. In addition to the main results, analyses of media use development are presented as well as preliminary results from the Media Barometer 2020, to give insight into media use during the coronavirus pandemic.

NEWS | 29 May 2020

The digital newspaper dominates and most people watch TV/Online videos – here are the 13 most important results from the Swedish Media Barometer 2019

In 2019, the Swedish population’s daily media usage time was more than six hours. Eight out of ten used social media networking services and two out of three read the daily newspaper on an average day. These are some of the results from the Swedish Media Barometer 2019.

NEWS | 13 May 2020

Welcome to the webinar about the Media Barometer 2019!

On 29 May 2020, Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg will present the results of the Media Barometer 2019, the annual survey investigating the Swedish population’s media use.

NEWS | 7 May 2020

Nordicom joins peer-review cooperation to strengthen the status of Nordic academic books

Nordicom has initiated cooperation with Kriterium, a Swedish platform for quality control and peer review of scientific Open Access books. Monographs and anthologies under consideration by Nordicom may now be sent to Kriterium for expert peer review, increased readership and a clear stamp of approval. The collaboration is a natural step for two organisations seeking to stimulate and support Swedish and Nordic research and researchers.

 

NEWS | 1 Apr 2020

Webinar about the results of the Media Barometer 2019

On 29 May 2020, Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg will present the results of the Media Barometer 2019, the annual survey investigating the Swedish population’s media use. This year, we will hold a webinar instead of the usual seminar.

NEWS | 16 Dec 2019

From Individuals to Communities: Towards New Enhancements of Media and Information Literacy

Media and information literacy (MIL) has been criticised for having become a term that is too overarching and inclusive to have proper meaning. In the final chapter of a newly published anthology, the authors Alton Grizzle and Masatoshi Hamada present an outline for a “new-generation expansion” of the concept, the “Media and Information Literacy Expansion”, MILx.

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 | 27 Nov 2019

Worst year ever for Swedish daily press

This year’s Swedish media economics report, Medieutveckling — Medieekonomi 2019, is produced by Nordicom in collaboration with the Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority. It shows that commercial radio and TV are performing well, while the daily press has been hit hard by new competition in the media market.

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