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11 Jun 2018
Several challenges for openness in media and communication
Openness is a notion that is becoming increasingly topical. The question of open science is now frequently addressed in academics. Open educational resources have become more central in schools. People are sharing their vulnerabilities on social media using hashtags with references to openness. In response to this, Nordicom releases the Spring issue of the journal Nordicom Information, in which the theme is openness in media and communication.
The leadership of the 100 largest international media corporations is dominated by men. Thirty corporations have no women whatsoever in their top management, according to new statistics compiled by Nordicom.
The E-book: a discreet challenger on the book market
Nordicom is now launching a new book that explores the development of the e-book in Sweden from different perspectives: authors, readers, publishers, booksellers and libraries. In the new book ‘Books on Screens. Players in the Swedish e-book market’, six researchers have followed the e-book during its introduction on the Swedish book market in a joint project.