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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.
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.
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.
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! 
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.
NEWSLETTER | 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.