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NEWS | 16 Dec 2016

Update of AVMSD: Role of National Regulators Contentious Issue

During the autumn the new rules for audiovisual media services proposed in May by the EU Commission were debated in the Council and the European Parliament’s Culture Committee. The role of national regulators, advertising rules and the new “quotas” for European works in on-demand services seem to be tricky issues. This is reported in the latest issue of Nordicom's European Media Policy newsletter.
EVENT | 14 Dec 2016

Welcome to NordMedia 2017

NordMedia 2017 conference is coming soon. Next summer media reseachers will meet again, this time in Finland. The School of Communication, Media and Theatre at the University of Tampere is honored to organize the next biannual NordMedia conference.
NEWS | 07 Dec 2016

New editor of Norsk medietidsskrift

A new issue of the Norwegian journal Norsk medietidsskrift is released. This is the last issue with Steen Steensen as editor. From 2017 Jens Barland will be the editor.  
NEWSLETTER | 06 Dec 2016

New Issue of European Media Policy

Welcome to a new issue of our newsletter European Media Policy, providing an up-date on policy developments at the European level.
NEWSLETTER | 02 Dec 2016

New issue of Media Trends in the Nordic countries

News consumption online is increasing. At the same time, print media revenues are falling, and media politicians at are trying to come up with solutions. Read more in the new issue of Nordicom’s Nordic newsletter.
NEWS | 02 Dec 2016

Top 25 companies on the Nordic media market in 2015

In 2015, five media companies, all Nordic, reached a turnover of one billion euros on the Nordic markets. The largest by far is the Swedish Bonnier group, followed by Norway's Schibsted Media Group and the Swedish Stenbeck sphere (MTG/Viasat).
NEWS | 02 Dec 2016

Media VAT in the Nordic countries

In a new proposal, the European Commission suggests identical rules for value-added tax (VAT) on print and digital papers and books. Norway abolished VAT on digital news in March this year, but what is the situation in the other Nordic countries? Nordicom has mapped the VAT rates for the media sectors in the five Nordic countries.
NEWS | 30 Nov 2016

Norway to start closing down FM network early 2017

Next year, nationwide radio in Norway will go fully digital. The FM transmissions will be closed down county by county, starting in January 2017. Most local radio stations will be able to continue on the FM network until 2022.
NEWS | 29 Nov 2016

Internet freedom on decline

Internet freedom around the world declined for the sixth consecutive year in 2016, according to a report by Freedom House. Iceland, the only Nordic country in the study, is rated as a global leader in free speech.
NEWS | 28 Nov 2016

One in four Danes does not actively seek news

A new report reveals Danish citizens’ sources of knowledge and news. Among other things, it shows that TV remains the main provider of news, that nearly one in four Danes does not actively seek news, and that there is a relationship between higher news consumption and having discussed politics in one’s family while growing up.