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Join NordMedia Network's Online Writing Retreat

NordMedia Network is organizing two brand new online writing retreats in the spring of 2023. The dates are 31 March and 28 April. Choose one or both, and join us for a writing retreat!

Challenging the Century-old Ethical Rules of Journalism 

The ethical rules of journalism were first put in writing in the US in the 1920s. A hundred years on, we are looking at a completely different audience. Researchers at Karlstad University have written an article that challenges old, ingrained rules.

Christmas Songs from the Nordic Countries

We have collected a handful of Christmas songs from each of the Nordic countries and made a Spotify playlist for our network to enjoy over the holidays. From timeless classics to parodies, we bring you a varied selection of Christmas songs to put you in a bright mood this season.

Collecting Memories from Finnish Researchers

What has it been like doing science in the past? The Finnish Literature Society and the Society of Swedish Literature in Finland seeks to collect Finnish researchers’ experiences and personal narratives from the science field in the past.

Experiences from NordMedia Network's Online Writing Retreats

Carving out half a day in your calendar for dedicated time for writing can be a good tool for anyone struggling with motivation or procrastination. We share some of the experiences from NordMedia Networks writing retreats this fall.

Website Update: PhD Courses

Upcoming PhD courses in the Northern countries are now available in our new PhD Courses site at NordMedia Network. On this site you can now also register any relevant courses through our contribution form.

A Guidebook for Writing Book Reviews Published

Have you ever considered reviewing a book but not really know how to start or whether it's worth it? NordMedia Network's first online guidebook deals with writing academic book reviews and will help you gain the basics of book reviewing for academic journals.

Medianorway risks being closed down

After 28 years, MediaNorway will no longer receive funding, as the Ministry of Culture and Equality in Norway cuts the post from the state budget for 2023. 

Publication Workshops for Early Career Researchers in the Humanities

Finnish scientific organizations offer a series of hybrid workshops on scientific publishing. The series attempts to provide help with key questions that many early career researchers struggle with.

130 Norwegian researchers met in Stavanger

An award ceremony, keynotes, and ten different divisions were on the agenda, as the Norwegian media researcher conference attracted 130 participants to Stavanger in October.

Why Should We Support Higher Education in Ukraine?

With help from SUJO - Center for Investigative Journalism and their vast international network NordMedia Network got in contact with Ukrainian scholars who gave us their view on the question.

NordMedia Network Offers Online Writing Retreats for Media Scholars

In the midst of everyday duties, it is often difficult to take the time for writing, especially when you’ve been unable to get a good start. We have pulled together a set of three opportunities for a half-day of concentrated, structured writing. Choose one or more, and join us for a writing retreat.

New Call for Pre-Proposals on Nordic University Cooperation

NordForsk has announced a call for pre-proposals on Nordic University Cooperation. The call is open to all themes and disciplines, and thus relevant for media and communication scholars.

Vacancy: Communications Officer at Nordicom

Nordicom is looking for a substitute communications officer to join their team. Read more in this highlight.

See SMiD's New Website

SMiD - The Association for Media Researchers in Denmark has launched a new website, where they also have an updated call for contributions to the SMiD's Biennial Meeting.

Call for Proposals for NOS-HS Project Grants is Published

A new call for proposals for The Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences Project Grants is now open. The call aims to provide an opportunity for early-career researchers to build Nordic networks, and to promote Nordic added value in research.

Follow Us on LinkedIn

We are happy to announce that NordMedia Network has expanded our social media presence. On LinkedIn we will focus primarily on vacancies, academic work life in the Nordics and articles relevant to media and communications researchers' career development.

Remember to Update you Expert Profile

Nobody knows your expertise as good as you, so don't forget to keep your NordMedia expert profile updated.

Nominations to the Norwegian Media Researcher Association Awards

At the upcoming Norwegian Media Researcher Conference, this year's winners of the best scientific article, best master's work, the media research association's dissemination award, and the media research association's honorary award will be announced. The call for nominations has been published.

Young Researchers’ Careers in Nordic Countries

In several Nordic countries as well as in the EU, several reports point to challenges for young researchers in the social sciences and humanities. Recently a roundtable discussion on the challenges was organized.