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PUBLICATIONS | 27 Mar 2019

The Media Barometer: First Results 2018

The Swedish Media Barometer is an annual survey that analyses daily media use on different platforms among the Swedish population. Here are the first results from the 2018 survey. 

PUBLICATIONS | 14 Feb 2019

Difficult for teenagers to identify fake news online

According to a new study published in Nordicom Review, many young people in Sweden find it difficult to identify fake or partial news online. The young people who considered themselves good at finding information online were the ones who did worst in the survey. 

PUBLICATIONS | 28 Jan 2019

Complex relationship between the media and politics

In a new study, researchers examine how close, or far apart, media and political power are from each other in four different countries. The complex relationship between media and politics has consequences with regard to shaping the public image of politics and individual politicians.

NEWS | 29 Nov 2018

The Swedish media economy in 2017

The Internet is about to become the main playing field for media companies. An analysis of the Swedish media companies’ economy in 2017 shows the competition between media companies and media branches in Sweden – and not least the competition between Swedish media and global online networks.

NEWS | 9 Oct 2018

Maarit Jaakkola – new assistant director of Nordicom

Media researcher Maarit Jaakkola has been appointed the new assistant director of Nordicom. In her new role, she will participate in Nordicom’s strategic development work and be responsible for research collaboration and contact with the Nordic research community in media and communication. 

NEWS | 9 Oct 2018

The Swedes and the Internet: How Swedes’ media habits are changing

The use of social media and digital media platforms continues to increase. At the same time, there is a clear gap between different generations, according to the report The Swedes and the Internet 2018 from the Internet Foundation in Sweden.

NEWS | 10 Sep 2018

Nationwide commercial radio starts in Sweden

As the last Nordic country, Sweden now has nationwide commercial radio channels. The three companies that have been granted licences to broadcast throughout the country are Bauer Media, NRJ and NENT Group (MTG).

NEWS | 10 Sep 2018

Four reports on media and cultural habits in Sweden

The consumption of media and culture is becoming increasingly digital, and the generation gaps increasingly clear. And looking at media and culture habits combined, one can see connections between them. Four new reports reveal the consumption of media, news and culture in Sweden.

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