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Greetings from the Home Office – Journalism Teachers and the Corona Crisis

How to teach practical news work online? This is an acute question for many journalism teachers now. We asked some colleagues how they are handling the situation.

Are Newsletters the New Blogs?

Newsletters are becoming an increasingly popular way of delivering news on academic research. In a time when many of us are working from home under uncertain conditions, they can provide a lifeline to stay connected to the community.

Cancel Everything – or Just Postpone?

Because of the Coronavirus pandemic, many conference organisers are currently struggling with hard decisions. We have weighed the pros and cons against each other.

A New Nordic Master's Program in Journalism Studies in Stockholm

The new journalism Master's programme, beginning next Autumn at Stockholm University, takes a theoretical direction. This is the first research-oriented journalism programme in Sweden.

Virtual Alternatives: Video Presentations at Academic Conferences Are On the Rise

Delivering presentations via video is environmentally friendly and cost-effective. However, one of the challenges is that video presentation is still a new format and neither presenters not audiences are completely familiar with it.

Operation Rescue: Finns to Host IAMCR Conference

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak made the upcoming IAMCR in Beijing impossible, but the bold and creative Kaarle Nordenstreng came to the rescue with his colleagues in Tampere.

Mimicking of News is Used to Spread Racism

New Nordicom Review article examines how the mimicking of news is used when spreading racism.

Introducing Newsgames to Journalism Education

A new study analyses two pilot courses where students in journalism developed newsgames together with computer science students.

New Book on Freedom of Expression and the Rise of Extremism

A new anthology addresses issues such as the rise of extremism and terrorism, conflicts concerning diversity and minority rights, as well as the situation for freedom of expression.

Political Debate Intensifies on Twitter

A new study in Nordicom Review compares two televised party leaders’ debates before the 2014 general election in Sweden with the activity on Twitter.

Big Differences in Swedish and Danish Media Coverage of #MeToo

In Sweden, the hashtag #MeToo created a snowball effect of demonstrations and debates requiring political change.

Next NordMedia Conference in Iceland

The conference will be organized at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik from August 18–20.

Nordicom Launches NordMedia Network

At the NordMedia conference in August 2019, Nordicom launches a new digital platform dedicated to Nordic media researchers.

Explore Drones, Gender and Archives this Autumn

Here are some upcoming Nordic media conferences with exciting and relevant themes.

Scholarship for Young Internationally-Orientated Scholars

The scholarship addresses young internationally-orientated scholars who are on a research or a sabbatical leave.

Introducing the Nordic Journal of Media Studies

The first issue of a new Open Access journal, Nordic Journal of Media Studies, has been published.

Cultural Journalism Highlighted Democratic Values After the Terrorist Attacks in Paris

Cultural journalism played an important role in the Swedish reporting of the terrorist attacks in Paris in 2015.

New Book Explores Digital Media Inequalities

Digital technologies are changing the way we talk to one another and the way organisations and politicians communicate with citizens.

Swedish-Norwegian Rivalry Behind Different Media Images of Johaug's Doping Scandal

Swedish and Norwegian media gave different images of the Norwegian ski star Therese Johaug's doping scandal.

Tweets Played an Important Role Following the Terrorist Attack on Drottninggatan

Ordinary people played an important role in the crisis response following the terrorist attack in Drottninggatan, Stockholm.