News Media Association
The Association of Britain's regional and local newspaper publishers. News, facts and figures about British regional and local press.
Nielsen Media Research
From January 2019, Nielsen Media Research in Norway is providing the official listening figures for audio in Norway (previously Kantar Media). Read more about the survey Total Electronic Audio Measurement (TEAM). Data on radio listening on nationwide channels are available here. Information in Norwegian only.
Nkom, Nasjonal kommunikasjonsmyndighet (tidligere Post- og teletilsynet)
Authority with monitoring and regulatory responsibilities for the postal and telecommunications markets in Norway. Regulations and statistics in the fields of telecom, cable-tv, etc. Publishes annual report on the Norwegian market for electronic communication services (Det norske ekommarkedet), in Norwegian.
Nordicom - Den svenska mediemarknaden
The Swedish Media Market is a bi-annual publication in Swedish, which presents the Swedish media companies and other media interests active in Sweden. Ownership structure, activities and economic data. Publication available online.
The annual survey, Nordicom-Sveriges Mediebarometer, covers pentration and use of a wide range of media in Sweden. Several times series start in 1979. Basic tables are available on the website (also in English).
Nordisk bransjestatistikk bøker
Report on the Nordic book market, jointly produced by the publisher associations in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Link to the report for 2014, in English, PDF-format.
Nordisk Film & TV Fond
A fund having the purpose to promote the production of audio-visual projects in the Nordic countries. It participates in the financing of feature films, TV-fiction, TV-series, short films and creative documentaries, and also administers funds from the Nordic Council of Ministers. Partners in the Fund are The Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic national film institutes and broadcasting corporations. The site offers information and statistics about Nordic films.
Nordvision is a television and media partnership involving the public service broadcasting organisations in the Nordic countries. Annual reports present data on exchange of programs, co-productions, format cooperation, etc.
With the objective to preserve, support and distribute Norwegian and foreign films. Hosts a national film archive.
Administers the Norwegian Culture Fund, including subsidies for literature and phonogram production. Publishes annual reports.
Organises the local radio stations in Norway. Data on radio listening and news on the local radio sector. (The website is in Norwegian only)
NTV – Norges Televisjon
A company owned by TV 2, NRK and Telenor, responsible for operating the digital terrestrial TV network in Norway.
Nuorisotutkimusseura / Ungdomsforskningssällskapet
A non-profit organization with the purpose of promoting multidisciplinary youth research in Finland. The goal is to develop youth research and to provide information and expertise on matters relating young people. Publishes Children's Media Barometer (Lasten Mediabarometri) about children 0-8 years. Summaries in English are available here.
OECD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OECD directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation offers statistics and reports on Internet economy, broadband and telecom, etc. Moreover, the OECD report "The Evolution of News and the Internet" (June 2010) provides an insight in the global newspaper market, its economics, development of online news, related challenges and policy approaches.
Ofcom, Office of Communications
Ofcom is the British media authority. Publishes e.g. reports on the communications market in the UK and children's media use and attitudes. Ofcom also published annual international communications market reports, aiming to compare the UK communications sector with a range of countries in order to assess how the UK is performing in an international context, of which the last report was published in December 2017.
Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö OKM / Undervisnings- och kulturministeriet
The ministry publishes library statistics on a regular basis. Also information on other cultural fields, such as literature, film and audiovisual culture, cultural industry, etc.
Pew Research Center: Internet & Technology
US non-profit research project. Produces reports that explore the impact of the Internet on families, communities, work and home, daily life, education, health care, and civic and political life. The basis of the reports are nationwide random digit dial telephone surveys as well as online surveys.
Pew Research Center: State of the News Media reports
Pew Research Center's data and trends about key sectors in the U.S. news media industry are published in a series of fact sheets. Some examples: Network TV News, Audio & Podcasting, Newspapers and Cable TV News. From 2004-2016, industry data were presented as full reports, and these previous reports are archived as PDFs here.
Polaris Nordic alliance
An alliance of the Danish, Finnish and Norwegian music copyright societies Koda, Teosto and TONO. Has presented a study on digital music consumption in the Nordic countries (PDF), October 2018.
Póst- og fjarskiptastofnun
Publishes a statistical report on the Icelandic electronic communications market twice a year. Available in English.