Who Is a Nordic Media Researcher?

NordMedia Network is a platform dedicated to Nordic media researchers. The definition of Nordic media research involves three central, and not very simple, questions: What is “media research”? What does “Nordic” mean? And, finally, what counts as “research”?

Freelance for NordMedia Network

We are continuously working to create relevant and up-to-date content for the Nordic media and communication researcher community. An important part of this work are freelancers’ contributions to the NordMedia Network platform.

NordMedia21 Summarized: Lessons Learned from Iceland

NordMedia21 was held as a virtual conference. Despite the conference going virtual, the number of registered participants was higher than ever: 396. However, there were fewer papers presented than at the previous conferences.

Notes From a Manuscript Editor: How to Make Your Research More Discoverable

Once your article is published, the work isn’t over. There are several actions that can be taken by you, your editor, and the publisher to increase the discoverability of both you as a researcher and your publication.

Find Relevant Calls for Papers with NordMedia Network

NordMedia Network works continuously to make the community aware of conferences and webinars, vacant positions and open calls for articles, chapters and proposals.

Media Technology in Everyday Life: A Struggle and a Comfort

Media technologies can be a struggle for many. Two guest editors of a recent Nordicom Review special issue, Stine Liv Johansen and Martina Skrubbeltrang Mahnke, pinpoint that it is almost possible to opt out, but people can decide the extension and role that technologies play in their everyday lives.

Peer-Reviewed Perspectives into Nordic Media Research: The Danish Encyclopedia

The Danish researcher community can brag about a media and communication encyclopedia in their own language, consisting of over 600 entries altogether. We met the editors to discuss how to keep up with a rapidly changing research field.

Who Are the People Behind the Algorithms?

Jakob Svensson, Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Malmö University, is the author of a book just published by Nordicom. The title of the book is Wizards of the Web: An Outsider’s Journey into Tech Culture, Programming, and Mathemagics. Johannes Bjerling, editor at Nordicom, discusses the book with its author.

Upcoming Conferences

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Data dilemmas: Dealing with data and investigating the consequences

Using Social Media a Scholar

Global Media and Information Literacy Week

2021 Annual Conference of the European Media Management Association (emma)

Taboo in Language, Culture, and Communication

Calls for Papers

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Beyond Californian Ideology: Tech Communities and Alternative Imaginaries of Deep Mediatization

Mis- and Disinformation About Covid-19: Challenges for Health Communication

Computer-generated Imagery (CGI) Production and Visualization Techniques and Their Influence on Communication

Media and Publics 2022 – call for abstracts

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Share Your Insights with the Nordic Media Research Community

Have you discovered something in your research that would be interesting to share with other researchers? Are you reflecting upon something that has to do with academic discourses, methods, career paths, or the everyday of the scholarly life? Use NordMedia Network as a surface and tool for elaborating your thoughts! We welcome all contributions – not only scholarly essays in the news feed but also recommendations for upcoming events and ideas for new journalistically oriented articles. Contact us!
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About NordMedia Network

A Digital Platform for Nordic Media Research

NordMedia Network is a digital platform devoted to the research community that for the past four decades has grown out of the NordMedia Conference. We hope it will serve as a source for inspiration, information and interaction for those interested in media and communication research in or about the Nordic region. By bringing our community closer together, the platform will also make the expertise of Nordic media scholars more accessible in larger society. NordMedia Network is powered by Nordicom and funded with support from the Nordic Council of Ministers. Join us by creating your profile today!
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    Stay informed about the biannual NordMedia Conference — before, during and between conferences.