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PUBLICATIONS | 1 May 2016

Crossing Borders and Boundaries in Public Service Media

 

The seventh RIPE Reader is expected at late April.

This collection is the culmination of discourse during and since the RIPE@2014 conference in Tokyo, edited by Gregory Ferrell Lowe and Nobuto Yamamoto.
 

 

 

NEWS | 25 Apr 2016

World Press Freedom Index 2016

Reporters Without Borders has published its annual Press Freedom Index. The Nordic countries rank high on the list, but while Finland is the best in the world, Sweden is down from fifth to eighth place. Looking at the world’s total score, there has been a deep decline in respect for media freedom. 

EVENT | 16 Mar 2016

Nordic Panel: Fighting Sexism and Hate Speech Online

Gender-based hate speech is a backlash and a threat to women’s presence in the public debate. That’s why sexism online is an issue of democracy. On March 18th, during an event at the UN Commission on the Status of Women, an expert Nordic panel will discuss the available strategies for combatting sexist online bullying.

Call for papers | 15 Feb 2016

Becoming Old in the Age of Mediatization

CALL FOR PAPERS

This special issue of Nordicom Review aims for a deeper understanding of where and how media have specific consequences for the later parts of the life cycle as well as how old age/ageing is affected and shaped by processes of mediatization.
Mediatization research has thus far focused on issues such as parenthood and children’s play, while other studies of media dynamics relate to various aspects of work life and public life, such as politics, religion, sports, and conflict.

Radio Research | 11 Feb 2016

The World Radio Day

Radio is the mass media reaching the widest audience in the world. It is also recognized as a powerful communication tool and a low cost medium.

Call for papers | 3 Feb 2016

Photojournalism in Editorial Processes

CALL FOR PAPERS

A special issue of Nordicom Review will examine photojournalism in editorial processes in a period of paradigmatic change that so far has received little scholarly attention.

On the one hand, news is becoming more visual, on the other hand, professional roles and newsroom processes are changing rapidly.

Call for proposals | 11 Jan 2016

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development 2017

UNESCO is inviting written proposals from academic and research institutions for producing the 2017 report in the series World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

Call for paper | 7 Dec 2015

Behind the Scenes? Ethnic Minorities in European Media Organizations

In a special issue of Nordicom Review, no. 1/2017, we invite proposals for papers addressing one of the most important, yet under-addressed issues in contemporary European media and communication research: the presence and role of ethnic minorities working within European media organizations.

Deadline for abstracts: January 30, 2016.

NEWS | 15 Oct 2015

UNESCO study: Principles for governing the Internet

UNESCO has launched a new study called “Principles for governing the Internet”. This reviews and analyses more than 50 Internet-specific declarations and frameworks relevant to Internet principles.

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