A Free Tool for Monitoring Gender Equality in News Media

Women are still are underrepresented in the news across the world, and the Nordic countries do not make an exception. To make it easier to measure and compare media gender equality, a group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg has developed an open dataset.

Extended Deadline for the NordMedia Conference

The deadline for the NordMedia 2021 conference call for abstracts has been extended. The new deadline is March 10th. The same deadline applies to the doctoral pre-conference. In May, a decision will be taken whether the conference will be a virtual or an onsite event.

My PhD: Navigating Passion and Pressure in Academic Life

Two weeks before defending her PhD thesis, Johanna Arnesson was told by her doctor that she should go on sick leave. Unfortunately, studies show that she is not the only one in academia to suffer from health problems caused by unreasonable work-related expectations.

Exploring Doctoral Networks: Should There Be a Nordic One?

NordMedia Network’s first webinar for doctoral students and junior scholars dealt with PhD students’ networking skills. In attachment to this webinar an idea came up: why not start a Nordic doctoral students network?

Webinar for Doctoral Students and Job Changers

Preceding the NordMedia Pre-Conference 2021 in Reykjavik in August, Nordicom will organize a webinar for doctoral students in media and communication research. Christopher L. Caterine, the author of the recent book Leaving Academia, will discuss how doctoral competences can be an asset at the job market beyond academia.

New Nordicom Book in Political Communication: Eli Skogerbø on Building Resilient Democracies

Nordicom starts off the new year by publishing a new anthology, Power, Communication, and Politics in the Nordic Countries. The book is critical reading for those interested in political communication in the Nordic countries.

Doctoral Research in 2020: What Did the New Nordic Doctors Study?

In 2020, there were more than 70 doctoral theses published in the field of media and communication research in the Nordic countries. What did the newly graduated doctors study?

My PhD: From a Distance Teacher to a Video Researcher

“Previously, I thought that there were only minor differences between teaching on campus and teaching at distance.” Lena Dafgård describes her journey from a an educational practitioner to a researcher with an interest in video.

Upcoming Conferences

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DIGZOOM spring 2021 online seminar series

Webinar on Media Literacy in Europe: Greece

“Trust Me!” Truthfulness and Truth Claims across Media

Vad är journalistik?

Preserving the integrity of media newsrooms in the age of AI

Calls for Papers

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Crisis and Resilience: Nordic Media Research on the Frontline

NordMedia2021 Pre-Conference for Doctoral Students

Gender and Media

Participation in Transition: Rethinking Participatory Culture

Vacant Positions

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (IDA Project, 2 Positions)

University Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies (Text in Swedish)

Professors of Media and Communication Studies

Professorship in Business and Development

Two PhD positions in Media and Communication Studies (Text in Swedish)

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