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NEWS | 29 Jun 2015

World film market trends

World Film Market Trends and Focus on Animation are the titles of two new booklets published by the European Audiovisual Observatory.

NEWS | 15 Jun 2015

The World’s Largest Media Corporations, 2015

Comcast, Google and Disney are the largest media corporations in the world, according to the list of the 65 largest media corporations, compiled by the German research institute Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationspolitik. Bonnier, from Sweden, is the only Nordic corporation on the list, ranking 57.

World Press Freedom Day | 4 May 2015

Let Journalism Thrive!

On 2-4 May, World Press Freedom Day 2015 - one of the largest events in the world coordinated by UNESCO -  take place in Riga. This Day was officially proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 and since then has taken place every year in a different country of the world.

NEWS | 20 Feb 2015

World Press Freedom Index 2015

In February, Reporters without Borders published its annual Press Freedom Index. Seen to the world's total score, there was a drastic decline in freedom of information in 2014, according to the organization. The Nordic countries top the list, despite weaker scores.

World Radio Day | 12 Feb 2015

Transnational Radio Encounters

UNESCO’s General Conference, at its 36th session, proclaimed World Radio Day on February 13 th.
Radio reaches more people in more places than any other medium and perhaps more than any other medium.

Conference | 2 Feb 2015

ICA 65th Annual Conference

Registration for the 65th ICA Annual Conference is now open.

NEWS | 26 Jan 2015

UNESCO launches new report in Internet freedom series

Fostering Freedom Online: the Role of Internet Intermediaries  focuses on Internet service providers, search engines and social networking platforms. It examines how this recent phenomenon of Internet intermediaries impacts on freedom of expression and associated fundamental rights such as privacy.

New publication | 14 Oct 2014

New Wars, New Media and New War Journalism

In this book, the authors discuss media coverage of major conflicts, from the Gulf War in 1990/91  to the NATO military operations in Libya in 2011 and the now ongoing civil war in Syria. Through in-depth analysis of Norwegian and Swedish media coverage of the Kosovo conflict in 1999, the Afghanistan War from 2001, the Iraq War from 2003 as well as more recent conflicts, the authors claim that legal issues are poorly covered in the running news coverage of major conflicts.

Conference Report | 5 May 2014

Making Television in the 21st Century

Fresh insights and global perspectives dominated the Making Television in the 21st Century Conference held in Aarhus University, Denmark from October 24-26, 2013. The common thread uniting the wide-ranging talks was the pursuit to provide updated models and methods to make sense of the evolving medium.

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