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Need-based and Multi-dimensional: Media Education for Older People

People over 65 years of age are a highly important and interesting group from the perspective of media education research and practice. Päivi Rasi discusses how research can prevent possible exclusionary effects.

Studying Psychological Defence: Lessons Learned from the Cold War

Fredrik Stiernstedt, associate professor at Södertörn University, calls for more Nordic comparisons on direct influence from defence and national security interests on the early academic media research.

Kirsten Drotner: “Welfarist Ideals Make Nordic Media Studies Relevant to the International Field”

Kirsten Drotner, professor at the University of Southern Denmark, on why welfarist ideals matter and why they can guide research in a globalised, connected, and deeply datafied platform society.

Strengthening Swedish MIL Studies: Nordicom Coordinates a Forum for Media Literacy Research

Has video literacy been studied in Sweden? Who are the Swedish experts in Instagram literacy? Questions will be more efficiently answered within the new academic forum for media literacy research, coordinated by Nordicom.

A New Nordic Journal With a “No-Bullshit” Open Access Model

A new star has been born on the academic Nordic journal scene: the Journal of Digital Social Research, launched last year. We talked to the editor-in-chief Simon Lindgren from Umeå University.

Integrated Communication – Pursuing a Harmony of Persuasive Voices

“Integrated communication” has become a frequently used buzzword in marketing communication. In this essay, Andžela Armonienė reflects upon the concept.

The Scholarly Use of Social Media: How to Make the Most of It?

More and more scholars are using social networking sites to communicate their research. We asked some Nordic academic users about their strategies. Core issues include how to find time for content creation, keep yourself motivated and find relevant communities.

Context Matters: What Does the Nordic Context Mean to You?

We asked a few Nordic researchers with different backgrounds what the Nordic context has meant to them and their research. Their answers range from “part of me” to “not much”.

Calls for Papers

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Discussing Local and Community Media: Positive Experiences and Impacts on Societies

True Crime in American Media

Community and Activist Media: Resistance and Resurgence

Cultural Diversity in Internationally Coproduced High-end Drama

New Approaches in Communication Studies

Elections, Journalism and Artificial Intelligence

Politicizing Agency in Digital Play After Humanism

Evidence-based Science Communication in the Covid-19 Era

Vacant Positions

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Post-doctoral Researcher (Social Sciences)

Senior Lecturer in Communication

Post-doc in Personalized Job Recommender System

Associate Professor of Digital Media History

Postdoctoral Position in Digital Media/Communication and/or Digital Humanities

Assistant Professor or an Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Communication

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