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Teaching-free but Not Study-free – Doctoral Students on Thesis Writing in Summer

Summer is free of meetings and teaching, but summer schools and conferences bring pressure and high expectations for productivity, especially for many doctoral students. We asked three about how they feel about the upcoming period.

Self-Reflections with Johan Lindell: Mirroring the Swedish Media Research Field

Sociological self-observation has a long tradition, and in the latest article of Nordicom Review, the sociologist Johan Lindell casts light on the Swedish media research field. Here are the “elite researchers” according to his analysis.

Nordicom Review Increases Its Scopus Score

Scopus has now released their cite scores for 2019. The score for the journal Nordicom Review increases substantially, from 0.8 to 1.2. Scopus is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database that covers nearly 36,377 titles from approximately 11,678 publishers.

Three Lessons From a Journalist Who Switched to Academia

As a journalist and staff writer for a decade, I made a transition to the academic world in 2014–2015 as I studied for a Master of Arts in Specialized Journalism at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. What did I learn?

Students Decided to Present Their Master’s Theses Virtually in Public

Students in the humanities at the University of Gothenburg decided to make a website for the presentation of their Master’s thesis when the public presentation was not possible.

Nordicom Adds New Quality Label to Their Open Access Books

Nordicom strengthens the status of Nordic academic books by partnering with Kriterium, a Swedish portal for peer review of Open Access books. Peer review is not just for journal articles anymore – authors publishing books with Nordicom will now have the opportunity to submit their manuscripts for expert peer review.

Nordicom Sets a Digital Book Table at Virtual Conferences

When conferences are going virtual, Nordicom is contributing to the events by presenting open access books at a virtual book table. The first virtual book table is set at the Nordic Media Days in Bergen.

The University Branding Game – Traps and Pitfalls

Nordic universities are more and more often renewing their brand identities. Some universities are leaving traditional values while others are persisting in them. Can you guess what the most frequently used brand color at the Nordic universities and university colleges is?

Calls for Papers

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Radio and Catastrophes

Critical Perspectives on Migration in Discourse and Communication

Detective Dramas 1960s-80s: Surreal, Supernatural, and Gentleman and Gentlewomen Righter of Wrongs

Environment, Nature and Communication in the Anthropocene Era

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Communication Research on and From Europe

Ludonarratives: Narrative Complexity in Video Games

New Forms of Media Work and Its Organizational and Institutional Conditions

Vacant Positions

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PhD Fellowship Position in Artistic Research

PhD position in Media Studies

Doctoral Studentships at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

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