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How to Compare the Many Internets of the World? Scholars Suggest a New Way

How to compare communication systems in the internet? In a recent article in Nordicom Review, two Danish researchers lay out a way ahead to measure the structural conditions for digital communication, leaning upon Hallin and Mancini’s ideas of understanding media systems.

Call for Temporary Working Groups for NordMedia2021 (extended deadline)

The deadline for the call for temporary working groups (TWGs) has been extended to 4 December.

Academic Organizations Respond to the Prolonged COVID-19 Pandemic

The Nordic and European countries are jointly strengthening research cooperation on COVID-19 to prepare for future pandemics. Organizations supporting the functions of higher education institutions are seeking for new ways to support research and education.

Notes From a Manuscript Editor: What You Should Know about Preparing Your Manuscript

Academic writing probably undergoes more rounds of writing and rewriting, review and revision than any other form of writing. This is what you should know about preparing a manuscript.

Call for Temporary Working Groups for NordMedia2021

NordMedia Conference 2021 is now less than a year away, and it is high time to suggest Temporary Working Groups (TWG’s). Even TWG´s at the conference in Malmö must apply anew. NordMedia2021 will be held in Reykjavík, Iceland, on August 18-20th 2021.

Open Access, but How Long? The Problem of Vanishing Journals

A newly published report suggests that thousands of open access articles have vanished during the decent decade. Among the journal titles that disappeared in 2000–2019, over the half were journals in social sciences and humanities.

How to Get Together Online: 9 Pieces of Practical Advice on Organizing a Webinar

Academic webinars – online live events – have become commonplace. Here are some practical details that you should take into account as an organizer, speaker and participant of a webinar.

The Enriching and Hilarious Fieldwork: Experiences from Researching Video Game Regulation Among Immigrant Parents in Norway

Data-collection can be enriching, stressful and hilarious at the same time. Carol Azungi Dralega recalls what it required to arrive at an abundant dataset from a focus group interview with diasporic digital migrant parents.

Calls for Papers

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Global Pandemics and Media Ethics: Issues and Perspectives

Ideologies in Nordic Media History (Extended Deadline)

Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research

New Forms of Media Work and Its Organizational and Institutional Conditions

Screenwriting for Virtual Reality Media

Science in a Time of Crisis: Communication, Engagement and the Lived Experience of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Fandom Histories

Hegemonic Definitions, Resistances and Corporeal Identities: Bodies From/Against Biomedical Boundaries

Vacant Positions

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Professor of Science Communication and Science Studies

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Media Studies

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