The Swedish Media Barometer 2022 shows that the Swedish population’s media use during the last year stayed at the record-high levels measured in the pandemic years 2020 and 2021. Find the report and watch the seminar about the Swedish Media Barometer 2022 (in Swedish) here.
Nine in ten of the Swedish population watched moving images on an average day in 2022 – streamed TV was most popular. Half of the population had a daily newspaper subscription, and Instagram was the most used social networking service – except among the oldest. Read the summary of the most important results from the Swedish Media Barometer 2022.
Preceded by two years of a pandemic, 2022 was influenced by war and economic crisis, and it also included an election in Sweden and several international sports championships. All this meant that the Swedish population’s media consumption stayed at record-high levels, not least when it came to the use of professional news media. This is shown by the Swedish Media Barometer 2022 from Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg.
On 16 May, Nordicom will hold a seminar to present the results from the 2022 Media Barometer survey (in Swedish). Conducted annually by Nordicom, the survey focuses on how the Swedish population uses media from traditional outlets and on digital platforms on an average day.
Quickly advancing AI technologies delay plans for AI regulation in the EU, the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) stirs both support and opposition, and TikTok is banned – but parliamentarians stay on it. Read about the latest developments in media policy at the EU level in the latest issue of the European Media Policy newsletter.
We live today in a digital society where surveillance is constantly increasing. States and private companies surveil us, and we surveil ourselves and each other through social media, apps, and other new technologies. We handle this through both opposition and a pragmatic approach, according to a new research anthology, published by Nordicom.
On 16 May 2023, Nordicom presents the results from the 2022 edition of the Swedish Media Barometer [Mediebarometern] at a seminar (in Swedish) at the University of Gothenburg. The Media Barometer is an annual survey focusing on how the Swedish population uses media on an average day.
In March, Magnus Fredriksson took on a role as editor at Nordicom. Fredriksson has a long experience as a researcher, his most recent role being senior lecturer and director of doctoral studies at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) at the University of Gothenburg.
A growing share of the Swedish population is turning away from traditional media, reduced advertisement revenues could affect citizens’ access to local news, and the ownership of the newspaper market has been concentrated to a few regional newspaper monopolies. The report MedieSverige 2023 [Media Sweden 2023] gives the reader an up-to-date and broad overview of today's Swedish media landscape.
Measured in turnover during 2021, the Nordic region's four largest newspaper companies come from four different countries. The biggest player is the Swedish media company Bonnier's news media division: Bonnier News. A new factsheet from Nordicom presents the list of the ten largest newspaper companies in the Nordics in 2021.