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Updates from the Finnish Conference for Media and Communication Studies MEVI2022: Keynote Speakers

The Finnish Conference for Media and Communication Studies MEVI2022 has just announced their keynote speakers.

FSMK Symposium 2022: Programme Published and Registration Open

It is now possible to register for the annual symposium of The Swedish Association for Media and Communication Research (FSMK).

Mobility Funding for Nordic Journalism Students and Educators

Nordic journalism students and educators at the member institutions of the Nordic Collaboration Committee for Journalism Education can now apply for mobility funding. The deadline is April 1. 

Digital Connectivity Facilitates Integration of Migrants in Iceland

In a new study researchers examine the relationship between migrants’ news- and social media consumption and the degree of attachment and engagement in the receiving country.

Why It Is Not Pointless To Have a Ukrainian Flag on Your Profile Picture

There is little to suggest that digital engagement makes people less engaged, says author and social media expert, Magnus Hoem Iversen.

Academic Reactions to the War in Ukraine

After the Russian invasion on Ukraine on the February 24, many international and national research associations published statements supporting the Ukrainians. Even individual academics have expressed their support, debunking dis- and misinformation. We gathered a few of the many academic reactions.

Update from the Finnish Conference for Media and Communication Studies MEVI2022

MEVI2022 will be held in Turku on 22 to 23 April 2022. The call for papers is now open.

Editorial Choices Can Impact the Amplitude of Business Cycles

News media's focus on financial reporting can influence business cycles even if the information reported is correct. One reason is that the focus of the reports can be on sectors that are non-representative of the economy in general.

Follow the MediaFutures Seminars Series on NordMedia Network

The MediaFutures Seminar series is hosted by MediaFutures – Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology and Innovation. From February it will be listed in our webinar section and co-promoted by NordMedia Network.

Update on the FSMK Symposium 2022

This year, The Swedish Association for Media and Communication Research (FSMK)'s annual symposium, The "FSMK-dagen" will be at Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall on 5 to 6 May.

Does Your University Produce Content Relevant for Your Nordic Peers?

An important part of NordMedia Network's purpose is to inform and inspire the Nordic media and communication research community. That is why we have decided to provide the opportunity for you to use the platform as a communication channel.

Attitudes and Emotions are Affected by How the Media Describes Migration

Nora Theorin of University of Gothenburg has investigated what migration in media looks like in six European countries to see if there are any common patterns and mechanisms.

Updates on NordMedia23: Dates and Theme

The Nordic planning committee for NordMedia23 in Bergen has settled more details about conference.

Upcoming Webinar: Media Literacy in India

As a part of the webinar series De-Westernising Media Literacy, the 2022 season kicks off with a special view on India. The webinar takes place on Thursday 27 of January at 15:00 CET.

They are Here, They are There, They are Everywhere: Data, Data, Data…

We used to be told that we live in a media-saturated world. True as this may be, today’s is also data saturated. Johannes Bjerling, editor of Nordicom Review, discusses datafication in the Nordic welfare societies with Rikke Andreassen, Anne Kaun, and Kaarina Nikunen. 

Norwegian-Danish Cooperation with New PhD Course

Two research groups in Norway and Denmark are joining forces to provide PhD course in audience studies and media use research.

Professor Helle Sjøvaag Shares Her Publishing Tips

The professor of journalism has been one of those who has published the most research articles at the University of Stavanger. Read how she keeps up with the pressure to publish.

Several Calls for Papers with Deadline in February

Currently we have listed twenty-three different calls, of which nine have submission deadline in February 2022. A couple of the calls even have a special Nordic focus.

NordMedia Network and Social Media

We have presence on several different social media channels, and give you the possibility to promote yourselves and your work through NordMedia Network.

Notes From a Manuscript Editor: Why Inclusive Language is Important

You’ve gone through round after round of review, revision, and editing. After all that, a new editor is telling you that some language needs to be adjusted, some words capitalised, and others avoided. Manuscript editor Kristin Clay tells you why.