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NEWS | 30 Jun 2021

This year's second Nordic newsletter is out

Welcome to the 2021 summer issue of Nordicom's Nordic newsletter. Examples of content in this issue are the pandemic's consequences for the Nordic news media, an increasing media consumption in 2020, and a continued Nordic top position in the Digital News Report.
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NEWS | 28 Jun 2021

New factsheet: TV viewing in the Nordic countries in 2020

The pandemic year 2020 slowed down the ongoing downturn for linear television in the Nordic region. For the first time in many years, total viewing time stabilised or increased, mainly explained by a sharp increase in the older age groups.
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NEWS | 23 Jun 2021

Digital News Report 2021: Nordic news outlets highly trusted and lead in paying subscribers

Finland has the highest overall trust in the news, and Norway has the most paying news subscribers. The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in fleeing advertisers and limited physical distribution, resulting in an economic crunch for many publishers and the acceleration of subscription and membership models. Nordic public service websites saw increasing usage. These are some of the findings from the Nordics in the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2021.
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EVENT | 15 Jun 2021

Registration for the RIPE@2021 Conference is open!

“Public Service Media’s Contribution to Society” is the theme of the RIPE@2021 Conference that takes place as a virtual event on 27–28 September 2021. All interested scholars may participate free of charge.
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NEW PUBLICATION | 07 Jun 2021

Media for Democracy Monitor 2021

In a two-volume edition, the Media for Democracy Monitor 2021 delivers a panorama of the news media’s performance regarding freedom, equality and control across 18 countries worldwide.

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The Media for Democracy Monitor 2021

In a two-volume edition, the Media for Democracy Monitor 2021 delivers a panorama of the news media’s performance regarding freedom, equality and control across 18 countries worldwide.
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Mediebarometern 2020

Mediebarometern är en årlig undersökning av den svenska befolkningens tillgång till, och användning av, olika typer av medier. Undersökningen har genomförts sedan 1979 och det gör Mediebarometern till den äldsta studien i sitt slag i världen. Resultaten i 2020 års undersökning bygger på svar från omkring 6 000 slumpmässigt utvalda personer i åldern 9 till 85 år.
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Covid-19 och de nordiska nyhetsmedierna

I den här rapporten görs en bred belysning av konsekvenserna av Coronapandemin för de nordiska nyhetsmedierna. Studien fokuserar på följande aspekter: reklammarknadens utveckling, publikmarknadens utveckling, politiska stödinsatser samt, avslutningsvis, de övergripande strukturella och ekonomiska konsekvenserna för de nordiska nyhetsmediemarknaderna av pandemin.   Redaktörer: Jonas Ohlsson, Mark Blach-Ørsten & Ida Willig