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NEWS | 13 Nov 2017

Cultural habits among Swedish children and youth

The Swedish Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis has examined the cultural habits of children and young people. The most common media-related activity is watching online videos, which a majority of children and young people do every day.

NEWS | 5 Oct 2017

Film in cinemas in the Nordic region

Icelanders go to the cinema more often than other Nordic people, and domestic films are popular in all Nordic countries. But the shares of women and men in Nordic films are still unbalanced. These are some of the key figures presented in a compilation of Nordic film and cinema statistics.

NEWS | 30 Mar 2017

TV viewing in the Nordic countries in 2016

Even though linear TV still attracts large audiences, the trend is clear: linear TV is decreasing while online TV is growing. And this is especially true for the young audience. This is shown in Nordicom’s compilations of 2016 TV data from the national survey institutes in the Nordic countries.

NEWS | 20 Mar 2017

New record for Nordic TV and media partnership

Never before has so much TV been co-produced across Nordic boundaries. This is reported in the 2016 annual report from Nordvision, the partnership among the Nordic public service broadcasters. The youth drama series Shame and journalistic collaboration around the so-called Panama Papers are two examples of Nordic projects from last year.

NEWS | 13 Mar 2017

Finnish proposal for support to commercial TV news

A Finnish working group appointed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications suggests financial support to commercial TV news broadcasting. They propose a three-year support programme for commercial TV channels with a programme licence to operate a public interest channel.

NEWS | 6 Feb 2017

Quick news fixes are making the Danes dizzy

Medieudviklingen 2016The DR Audience Research Department annually publishes a report on the use of electronic media in Denmark. Media Development 2016 is now available, and one of its main points is that quick news fixes are making the Danes dizzy.

NEWS | 17 Jan 2017

How should Norwegian public service be financed in the future?

The Norwegian Government has proposed a platform-neutral media fee for the future financing of NRK, the Norwegian public service company. It also suggests financial support to a single operator for broadcasting commercial public service television.

NEWS | 16 Dec 2016

Update of AVMSD: Role of National Regulators Contentious Issue

During the autumn the new rules for audiovisual media services proposed in May by the EU Commission were debated in the Council and the European Parliament’s Culture Committee. The role of national regulators, advertising rules and the new “quotas” for European works in on-demand services seem to be tricky issues. This is reported in the latest issue of Nordicom's European Media Policy newsletter.

NEWS | 23 Nov 2016

Media development in Denmark in 2016 - English summary

The young and elderly populations have moved in opposite directions in traditional media consumption – a decrease for the young and an increase for the elderly. But the elderly are well on the move in using digital media. Read the English summary of the Media Development in Denmark report.

NEWS | 15 Aug 2016

Media ownership: towards pan-European TV groups?

Pan-European media groups in the audiovisual field are in focus in a media market report by the European Audiovisual Observatory. Three media groups with important operations on the Nordic market – the Modern Times Group/Viasat, Sanoma, and Discovery Communications – are among the players analysed.

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