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NYHET | 31 jan 2020

Updates on the changing global media landscape

Three reports presenting world trends and current findings within media development and freedom of expression were released by UNESCO in late 2019. 

NYHET | 16 dec 2019

From Individuals to Communities: Towards New Enhancements of Media and Information Literacy

Media and information literacy (MIL) has been criticised for having become a term that is too overarching and inclusive to have proper meaning. In the final chapter of a newly published anthology, the authors Alton Grizzle and Masatoshi Hamada present an outline for a “new-generation expansion” of the concept, the “Media and Information Literacy Expansion”, MILx.

NYHET | 8 nov 2019

Global Internet freedom continues its decline

The latest Freedom House report notes that global Internet freedom has continued its decline for nine consecutive years. Unregulated social media has been exploited for political and societal manipulation, and these tactics are being adopted around the globe. Iceland, however, maintains the integrity of their internet freedom with a top ranking of 95/100.

NYHET | 25 apr 2019

Norden toppar pressfrihetsindex

Reportrar utan gränsers karta över pressfriheten i världen 2019Reportrar utan gränsers pressfrihetsindex 2019 placerar Norge i topp – för tredje året i rad. Finland är tvåa, medan Sverige halkar ner ett steg och rankas som trea. Globalt sett minskar antalet trygga länder för journalister.

NYHET | 8 mar 2019

A celebration of feminist media scholars and activists

Today, on the International Women’s Day, we are highlighting one of the chapters in an upcoming anthology. The chapter explores how gender inequalities are reproduced and transformed via media.

 - It can be seen as a celebration to the work of feminist media scholars and activists, says researcher Sara De Vuyst, one of the authors of the chapter.

EVENT | 22 jan 2019

Behind the Paywall 2019

On January 23 – 24, Nordicom is hosting a cross-thematic conference on the implications of the budding market for paid-for online news. The conference will take place at the University of Gothenburg. 

 

NYHET | 16 nov 2018

Global studie: Friheten på nätet minskar

Under 2018 minskade friheten på internet för åttonde året i rad, enligt den årliga sammanställningen från Freedom House. Värst är situationen i Kina, medan Island och Estland är de länder som har störst nätfrihet.

PUBLIKATIONER | 8 nov 2018

Yearbook 2018: Digital Parenting

Digital Parenting. The Challanges for Families in the Digital Age is the Clearinghouse Yearbook of 2018. The book addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by parents in digital times taking into account multiple levels of digital penetration among families from different social classes and regions across the world.

 

NYHET | 12 sep 2018

UNESCO launches a new model curriculum for combatting disinformation

How to teach journalism in the digital era and, in particular, how to make disinformation part of the curriculum? UNESCO has now introduced a new model curriculum with practical lessons and exemplary assigments to show how disinformation can become part of course syllabi in journalism education.

NYHET | 16 aug 2018

Welcome to publish with Nordicom Review!

The editorial team of Nordicom Review cordially invites scholars interested in advancing the media and communications sciences in the Nordic region to engage with the journal as authors, book reviewers or guest editors of thematic special issues.

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