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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.

NEWS | 22 Jun 2016

Defining on-demand services under the scope of the AVMSD

What types of video-on-demand services falls under the scope of the European Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD)? What differentiates those services from those covered by the E-Commerce Directive? A new report analyses the scope of the AVMSD, including the recent proposal for an update of the European legislation.

NEWS | 22 Jun 2016

EU proposes new rules for TV and online services

More flexible advertising rules for TV channels, obligations for on-demand services to promote European works, and an obligation for video-sharing platforms to protect minors from harmful content. These are some of the changes the European Commission proposes for an update of the European Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD).

NEWS | 11 Apr 2016

Reports on TV and public service news

What is happening to television news front coverTwo new reports from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, digs deeper into the future of television news and public service media and the challenges they currently face. Both reports are part of the Digital News Project and have Danish media reseacher Rasmus Kleis Nielsen as co-author.

NEWS | 6 Apr 2016

Increasing video-on-demand viewing in the Nordic countries

Viewing of audiovisual content is increasing in the Nordic countries. This is due to a growth in video-on-demand viewing while at the same time the overall consumption of linear TV is quite stable.

NEWS | 24 Mar 2016

Trends in Europe’s audiovisual markets

The European Commission has published a number of studies, prepared in order to provide background facts for the ongoing review of the AVMS Directive. The reports cover aspects such as trends in the audiovisual markets and the protection of minors, and are free to download.

NEWS | 24 Mar 2016

Greenland: Viewing and listening survey 2015

Nine of ten Greenlanders watch television on a daily or near-daily basis, while more than eight of ten listen to the radio. Nearly all Greenlanders use the public service broadcaster KNR’s TV, radio or online services. This is shown in a media use survey for 2015.

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