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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, crisis communication researchers are in their element. “All your other work has to be put aside to give the crisis your full focus”, says Marina Ghersetti, one of the communication researchers at the University of Gothenburg.
NordMedia Network has obtained a publishing certificate from the Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority. The certificate provides the constitutional protection of freedom of expression and enables publishing of content with a more journalistic character.
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.