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Smashing the Myth of Fact-Based Journalism

In journalism, facts and opinions must be kept separate. In this Featured Article, the writers call into question this doctrine by examining the practice of quoting in Helsingin Sanomat’s reporting of the US presidential election.

Open Access Christmas Gift Suggestions

Christmas is upon us and NordMedia Network takes the tabloid opportunity to recommend Christmas gifts for yourself, your friends and family.

A Nordic Effort to Fight Disinformation and Information Disorder

Anja Bechmann of Aarhus University's Datalab heads the NORDIS consortium, which consits of both academic and non-academic partners. We sat down to have a quick chat with Bechmann about their collaboration.

Media Literacy Webinar Series Continues in Spring 2022

The international media literacy webinar series at NordMedia Network will be continued with one more series in Spring 2022, focusing on media literacy approaches in countries beyond Europe; India, South America, the Arabic region, and Japan.

Why are We Acting Against the Pandemic, but Not Against the Climate Crisis?

In the MUCS project researchers from Norway and Denmark aim to analyze how people face crises on a daily basis with an abundance of information in various media channels. We had a chat with the PI.

More Than 700 Registered Experts

The media expert database now lists more than 700 experts in fields within media and communication studies. Since the NordMedia21 Conference in August, the database has received almost one new expert every work-day.

New Resource: Nordic Media Study Programmes in a Database

NordMedia Network presents a new resource: a database of educational programs. We have collected Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programs offered in the field of media, journalism and communication studies.

Strengthen Our Community by Contributing News and Announcements

The NordMedia Network team works continuously to develop the website and fill it with relevant content for the Nordic media and communications research community, but in NordMedia Network, your input has special value for your peers.

This Is the NordMedia Network Expert Database

A searchable and freely accessible database of Nordic media researchers intends to make the expertise of media scholars available. Besides for the academy itself, the database is for journalists, media professionals, policy-makers, teachers and students. See here how it works in practice.

Monitoring, Profiling and Searching for Contacts: Scholars on Social Networking Sites

Our newest webinar dealt with a question that is of constant concern for media researchers, too: how to use social media as a scholar in an effective and impactful way. The half-day drop-in webinar was first of its kind, and we are eager to develop this format further.

NordMedia 2023 in Sight: The Planning Has Started

With NordMedia 2021 completed and summarised, the NordMedia planning committee has now started the preparations for the 2023 conference in Bergen. The conference website has been launched here on NordMedia Network.

Announce Your Upcoming Conferences at NordMedia Network

As many already knows, NordMedia Network works to offer inspiration, information and interaction for media and communication scholars. One of the popular sections is the “Upcoming Conferences” section.

Who Is a Nordic Media Researcher?

NordMedia Network is a platform dedicated to Nordic media researchers. The definition of Nordic media research involves three central, and not very simple, questions: What is "media research"? What does "Nordic" mean? And, finally, what counts as "research"?

Freelance for NordMedia Network

We are continuously working to create relevant and up-to-date content for the Nordic media and communication researcher community. An important part of this work are freelancers’ contributions to the NordMedia Network platform.

NordMedia21 Summarized: Lessons Learned from Iceland

NordMedia21 was held as a virtual conference. Despite the conference going virtual, the number of registered participants was higher than ever: 396. However, there were fewer papers presented than at the previous conferences.

Notes From a Manuscript Editor: How to Make Your Research More Discoverable

Once your article is published, the work isn’t over. There are several actions that can be taken by you, your editor, and the publisher to increase the discoverability of both you as a researcher and your publication.

Find Relevant Calls for Papers with NordMedia Network

NordMedia Network works continuously to make the community aware of conferences and webinars, vacant positions and open calls for articles, chapters and proposals.

Media Technology in Everyday Life: A Struggle and a Comfort

Media technologies can be a struggle for many. Two guest editors of a recent Nordicom Review special issue, Stine Liv Johansen and Martina Skrubbeltrang Mahnke, pinpoint that it is almost possible to opt out, but people can decide the extension and role that technologies play in their everyday lives.

Peer-Reviewed Perspectives into Nordic Media Research: The Danish Encyclopedia

The Danish researcher community can brag about a media and communication encyclopedia in their own language, consisting of over 600 entries altogether. We met the editors to discuss how to keep up with a rapidly changing research field.

Who Are the People Behind the Algorithms?

Jakob Svensson, Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Malmö University, is the author of a book just published by Nordicom. The title of the book is Wizards of the Web: An Outsider’s Journey into Tech Culture, Programming, and Mathemagics. Johannes Bjerling, editor at Nordicom, discusses the book with its author.