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NEW PUBLICATION | 22 Sep 2021

Struggling with technology in everyday life – new special issue

Struggling with technology is the theme of a new special issue of Nordicom Review that has just been published. The contributions explore the cultural, social and temporal understandings of the complex ways in which people engage with and make use of different media types and technologies.
Book cover: Wizards of the Web.
NEW PUBLICATION | 08 Sep 2021

New book: Wizards of the Web

What is it that unites the ideals of hippies with those of start-up entrepreneurs? In a new book, Jakob Svensson studies the people behind algorithms and automated systems: the people that create them, the wizards of the web.
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NEWSLETTER | 06 Sep 2021

European Media Policy 2/2021 – a new issue is out!

EU policy makers are appalled by the erosion of media freedom in Europe. But what can they do about it? Find out more about current media policy issues at the European level in this new issue of our newsletter.
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EVENT | 17 Aug 2021

Find new publications from Nordicom at our digital book table

 - Welcome to our online book table at the NordMedia Conference 2021! This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NordMedia Conference will be held as a virtual event, and as much as we had hoped to be able to meet and talk around our book table as always, we are happy to be able to present this online version instead! 
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NEW PUBLICATION | 17 Aug 2021

Nordic Journal of Media Studies: Media and the Climate Crisis

A new issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies, entitled “Media and the Climate Crisis” has just been published. The issue presents a set of articles that address the intersection of media and the climate crisis from many angles and with a diversity of data, methods, and conceptual frameworks.

Latest publications

Nordicom Review 42 (Special Issue 4) 2021. Struggling with Technology

The articles in this special issue explore and discuss the cultural, social and temporal understandings of the numerous complex ways in which people engage with and make use of different media types and technologies
Cover to the book Wizards of the web

Wizards of the Web

While algorithms and automated systems themselves are often a topic of controversy and debate, this book is about the people behind them; it is an account of the cultures, values, and imaginations that guide programmers in their work designing and engineering software and digital technology.

Nordicom Review 42 (2) 2021 (ongoing)

Find the latest Nordicom Review articles from our regular issues.

Nordic Journal of Media Studies, vol. 3, 2021. Media and the Climate Crisis

This issue of Nordic Journal of Media Studies presents a set of articles that address the intersection of media and the climate crisis from many angles and with a diversity of data, methods, and conceptual frameworks.
Cover: The Media for Democracy Monitor 2021

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.