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PUBLICATIONS | 16 Oct 2017

Launching the anthology Negotiating Journalism

Transnational research on journalistic core values, press freedom and freedom of speech, that’s some of the main topics of the new research anthology Negotiating Journalism. Core Values and Cultural Diversities. The book launch will be held in connection with the conference Safety of Journalists Covering Conflict and Sensitive Issues in Oslo.

NEWS | 9 Oct 2017

New research journal focusing on the Nordic countries

Rethinking ScandinaviaRethinking Scandinavia is the name of a new online research journal in the field of Scandinavian studies. The idea behind this new publication was presented this summer during an international conference in Lund. 

NEWS | 5 Oct 2017

Study of Danish children's reading habits

Danish children read less in their spare time, and especially girls have changed their reading habits. These are some of the conclusions in a study of Danish children's reading habits, media habits, and library use by the Danish Think Tank – Libraries of the Future.

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 | 18 Sep 2017

The documentation of NordMedia 2017

NordMedia 2017 is over and the conference documentation is now in progress. Some changes will be made from previous years. 

NEWSLETTER | 12 Sep 2017

New issue of Media Trends in the Nordic countries

The Nordic countries are becoming increasingly digital and mobile. There is a continuing growth of online media use, but there is also evidence that media users are not simply forsaking traditional media from one day to the next. Read more in this issue of our Nordic newsletter.

NEWS | 11 Sep 2017

Finland: Reports review Yle’s online local news

Public service companies’ news online cannot be proven to have any harmful effect on the commercial media market. This conclusion can be found in a Finnish report on a review of Yle's regional online news activities in relation to the newspaper market. The authors’ conclusion is based on a number of Nordic studies on the possible impact of public service content.

NEWS | 11 Sep 2017

Media development in Denmark in 2017 - English summary

The Danes’ media consumption is increasingly based on digital and mobile platforms. But there are significant age patterns in how the use of media and platforms evolves. This is shown in a report on the media development in Denmark, for which an English summary is now available.

NYHET | 8 Sep 2017

The Swedish public service inquiry: part 2

The Swedish Government has assigned a parliamentary committee to overhaul the terms for public service broadcasters, who will face a new license period from January 2020. This is a supplementary directive to an inquiry launched in autumn 2016.

NYHET | 8 Sep 2017

Literacy in a Digital World

Friday the 8th of September 2017 is International Literacy Day, this year it’ll be celebrated under the theme of ‘Literacy in a Digital World’. In honour of the day we’re highlighting some of our recent publications focusing on media literacy in a digital world. 

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