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NEWS | 17 Jan 2017

Financing of Swedish public service should be investigated

The Swedish Government has assigned a parliamentary committee to review alternatives for public funding of the public service media. The inquiry will report by November 17, 2017.

Conference | Sweden | 5 Dec 2016

Journalism and Terrorism

The Linnæus University, Kalmar, will organise an international conference on Journalism in a world of terrorism, 9-11 May 2017.

NEWS | 23 Nov 2016

The Swedes and the Internet in 2016

On average, the Swedes use the Internet 24 hours a week, and the Internet has become the most important source of information. This is reported in the “The Swedes and the Internet 2016”, the annual report produced by the Internet Foundation in Sweden (IIS).

NEWS | 15 Nov 2016

Swedish inquiry suggests platform-neutral media subsidies

The Swedish press subsidies should be replaced with a broader media subsidy. In addition to printed newspapers, the digital media, free media, and news agencies would also be able to receive financial support for news production. This is recommended by the government media inquiry.

NEWS | 9 Nov 2016

Global challenges for the Nordic media industry

Competition from global players in the advertising market is growing. But what consequences do the operations by, for instance, Google and Facebook have for media and journalism in the Nordic countries? This will be examined by Nordicom in a new study.

Ledig tjänst | 7 Nov 2016

Forskningsinformatör

Som forskningsinformatör på Nordicom arbetar du såväl nationellt som nordiskt och globalt. Arbetsspråket är skandinaviska eller engelska; det varierar mellan olika uppdrag.
Tjänsten är delad mellan två områden, där båda i huvudsak handlar om att föra ut den kunskap som produceras vid Nordicom. Det innebär att du kommer att arbeta mycket med vår webb, men också att självständigt utveckla vår omvärldsnärvaro.

Ledig tjänst | 6 Nov 2016

Dokumentalist

Som dokumentalist hos Nordicom arbetar du dels med vår relationsdatabas med nordiska medieforskare utifrån keywords, dels med den vetenskapliga tidskriften, Nordicom Review och att strukturera så kallade back issues, till internationella databaser.

NEWS | 2 Nov 2016

Extra funds to develop Nordicom’s media use survey

When the Swedish government’s budget for 2017 was presented in September, Nordicom was allocated an additional  500,000 SEK. This money will be used to develop Nordicom’s annual media use survey.

NEWS | 1 Nov 2016

Reading trends in Sweden: Do we still read books?

Is there room for the book in the digital media landscape? Or have we ceased reading books? These are some of the questions a short book trends report, based on Nordicom-Sweden’s Media Barometer surveys, seeks to answer.

NEWS | 28 Oct 2016

Norway and Sweden: Savings keep newspapers in the black

The newspaper industry is under pressure. Advertising revenues continue to fall, and the continued profitability of most newspapers is explained by substantial cost cuts. At the same time, business is going relatively well for TV and radio. This is shown in two reports on media economy by the Norwegian and Swedish media authorities.

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