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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PUBLICATIONS | 24 Mar 2014

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, Birgitta Ohlsson, the Swedish Minister for Democracy and EU-Affairs, and Ulla Carlsson, Professor and Director, Nordicom are speakers at this global event.

The Swedish Research Council | 12 Mar 2014

International Career Grant

The Swedish Research Council introduce a new research grant: International Career Grant, adressed to researchers early in their career. You can apply for an International Career Grant in all subject areas and the doctorate must be between two and seven years old on the closing application date.

Reprinted | | 24 Feb 2014

Diffusion of the News Paradigm 1850-2000

  Diffusion of the News Paradigm 1850-2000, edited by Svennik Høyer & Horst Pöttker is now available in a reprinted version.The anthology was first published in 2005, and it is one of a few which compares the developments of news journalism cross-nationality. The anthology is topically centred on the news paradigm: its origin and diffusion over more than a century. It also contrasts the news paradigm with some of its opposites in journalism history.


Nordicom | 6 Feb 2014

A Wide Global Reach

Nordicom reaches users in 194 countries. The most downloaded publication is the scientific journal Nordicom Review. It also has a substantial number of subscribers, where the majority is outside the Nordic region. 

NEWS | 20 Jan 2014

Bonnier ranks 40 among global top 50

The Swedish Bonnier Group ranks 40 among the world's 50 largest media companies, according to a ranking list provided by The Institute of Media and Communications Policy in Germany.


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