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Preparing Journalism Students for War - One Exam Made it Happen

Assistant Professor in journalism Jon Martin Larsen explains why he brought Ukraine into the classroom with second year bachelor students in journalism and made them cover the war themselves by source and talk with people in Ukraine

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.

10 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying for Funding

It is easy to get lost in the academic jungle when funding hunting. That is why experienced research support at the University of Bergen wanted to make an easily graspable list of what they believe are some crucial points when applying for funding.

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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.

Yle, Finnishness and Culture - Hundred Years of Interaction

Several universities and Yle are launching an extensive research project on Yle's relationship with Finns. In this text Yle's public service director Ismo Silvo presents the project and the idea behind it.

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.

Recommended Reports for Summer Reading

While frail Nordic skin is challenged with never-ending burning rays of the summer sun, we believe the academic mind is best challenged with some well written reports relevant to the media and communication connoisseurs of the north.

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.

Are You Happy with Your h-Index?

Grant and recruitment committees are increasingly showing interest in individual researchers' h-index, as a measure of the impact of one's research. As a media researcher, should you care about the H-word?

Pre-announcement for Upcoming Call for Proposals from NordForsk

A call for proposals for The Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences Project Grants is to be opened in mid-August 2022.

Registration for the Norwegian Media Researcher Conference is Now Open

Registration for the Norwegian Media Researcher Conference. Deadline for registration is 23 September.

The New Nordic Lexicon to be Launched

A new project called The New Nordic Lexicon is to be launched by the team behind The project plans to bring experts and students together in a research-based discussion about Nordic society.

MEVI2022: 150 Finnish Researchers Met in Sunny Turku

"Interesting content, well-functioning arrangements, a summer city, living people!" This feedback sums up the feelings of those who attended MEVI2022.

New Report: Minorities are Still Underrepresented in Danish Media

Associate Professor Hanne Jørndrup at Roskilde University is behind a new report that maps the use of sources with other ethnic backgrounds in Danish newspapers and news broadcasts.

Many Researchers Believe That the Media Use Research Material for Traffic and Entertainment

Norwegian researchers and Norwegian media professionals have different views on how the media work with and prioritise research material and to what extent the media contributes to public information about, for example, climate change.

Update from SMiD’s Biennial Meeting 2022: Call for Contributions

The call for contributions has just been published. The deadline for suggestions for contributions is September 15, 2022.

Media Events and the Case of the Euromaiden Revolution in Ukraine 

A recent article in Nordic Journal of Media Studies looks at the Euromaiden Revolution in Ukraine from the perspective of media events theory. Nordicom's Mia Jonsson Lindell met with the authors Göran Bolin and Per Ståhlberg to discuss their article and let them reflect on how the current war in Ukraine connects with previous revolutions and events. 

Nordic Media Days 2022: A Glance at the Programme

Nordic Media Days (NMD) is known to deliver interesting sessions and a place for industry professionals to mingle, but is the conference also relevant to those of us with a heart for Nordic media and communications research?

Linking African Media Research Communities Together

Africa has a media research tradition which goes several decades back, but there is a lack of collaboration between researchers across the continent. A new platform can aid the situation and will also make African media researchers more visible for the rest of the world.