BOOK: Changes in media, changes in gender

  A recently published Nordicom book Mediers känslä för kön focuses on new possibilities of feminist media research in Swedish. The book points out that media’s sense of gender changes in the times of major media changes. The space between producers and consumers of media is shifting, and this book aims to study these on-going changes. … Continued


REPORT: Ever older Swedes use online newspapers

The use of online newspapers among late middle-aged Swedes is increasing, the preliminary results from an upcoming survey reveal. The Media Barometer is an annual survey, the full results of which are expected to be published in May or June. The increase of internet use in older demographics is due to the natural ageing of … Continued


ARTICLE: In Sweden, print-only readers are old and few

Mobile media has become the most significant form of news young Swedes consume, write Oscar Westlund and Mathias Färdigh, both of University of Gothenburg. They combed through the results of 27 consecutive national surveys to see how the emergence of mobile media has changed media consumption patterns. They found that all age groups mainly used … Continued


For most Swedes, internet is the most important information source

A recently published study details the internet use of Swedes. Internet use is widespread and still growing, and its importance greatest to the young, the study confirms. More surprising is the finding that a total of one million Swedes still forego internet use altogether. Of interest to journalism scholars: mobile and tablet use is booming … Continued