Live stream from the symposium

EVENT | 4 december 2018

Watch the live stream from the symposium Youth and News in a Digital Media Environment. Nordic-Baltic Perspectives, arranged by Nordicom, the Swedish Media Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers.  


Part 1



Part 2




13.00-13.10 Welcome and introduction 

Jonas Ohlsson, associate professor, director, Nordicom 

The discussions will be led by Anette Novak, director, Swedish Media Council

13.10-14.00 Presentations 

Thomas Nygren, associate professor, Uppsala University: The News Evaluator. Evidence-based innovations to promote digital civic literacy

Maarit Jaakkola, assistant director and researcher, Nordicom: Voicing young people’s perspectives. Media influencing as a form of collaboration between youth organisations and the professional media


14.00-14.20 Coffee break 

14:20-15:35 Presentations 

Dag Slettemeås, researcher, SIFO/Consumption Research Norway, OsloMet University: News consumption among young people in Norway. The relevance of smartphones and social media

Stine Liv Johansen, associate professor, Aarhus University: News kids can use - to play with

Johan Lindell, senior lecturer, Karlstad University and Södertörn University: The taste for news. Class shaping young people’s news use in Sweden 

15:35-15.55 Panel discussion 

Maarit Jaakkola, Thomas Nygren, Dag Slettemeås, Stine Liv Johansen, Johan Lindell 

Moderator: Anette Novak, director, Swedish Media Council

15.55-16.00 Final remarks 

Jonas Ohlsson, associate professor, director, Nordicom


Download the power point presentations from the symposium (zip)