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Nordicom Review

Nordicom Review. ISSN 0349-6244. Published by Nordicom; Göteborg University, Sweden.

Volume 30, no. 1 (2009)

  • Lagerkvist, A. (2009). Transitional times: 'New media' - novel histories and trajectories. Nordicom, 30(1), 3-18.
  • Karlsen, F., Schanke Sundet, V., Syvertsen, T., & Ytreberg, E. (2009). Non-professional activity on television in a time of digitalisation: More fun for the elite or new opportunities for ordinary people? Nordicom, 30(1), 19-36.
  • Bolin, G. (2009). Television textuality: Textual forms in live television programming. Nordicom, 30(1), 37-54.
  • Falkheimer, J. & Heide, M. (2009). Crisis communication in a new world: Reaching multicultural publics through old and new media. Nordicom, 30(1), 55-66.
  • Alghasi, S. (2009). Iranian-Norwegian media consumption: Identity and positioning. Nordicom, 30(1), 67-82.
  • Nohrstedt, S. A. (2009). New war journalism: Trends and challenges. Nordicom, 30(1), 83-100.
  • Nitz, M., Ihlen, O., Egge, J., & Sobolik, S. (2009). Transatlantic perspectives on the U.S. 2004 election. The case of Norway. Nordicom, 30(1), 101-118.
  • Larsson, L. (2009). PR and the media: A collaborative relationship? Nordicom, 30(1), 119-136.
  • Hovden, J. F., Bjornsen, G., Ottosen, R., Willig, I., & Zilliacus-Tikkanen, H. (2009). The Nordic journalists of tomorrow: An exploration of first year journalism students in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Nordicom, 30(1), 137-154.
  • Mattus, M. (2009). Wikipedia -- free and reliable? Aspects of a collaboratively shaped encyclopaedia. Nordicom, 30(1), 155-172.

Volume 29, no. 2 (2008)

Theme: The 18th Nordic Conference on Media and Communication Research

  • Straubhaar, J. D. (2008). Global, Hybrid or Multiple? Cultural Identities in the Age of Satellite TV and the Internet. (2008). Nordicom Review, 29(2), 11-30.
  • Rantanen, T. (2008). From International Communication to Global Media Studies. What Next? Nordicom Review, 29(2), 31-34.
  • Tufte, T. (2008). Exploring Cultural Globalization.New Fonts of Experience and Citizen-driven Change Processes. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 35-42.
  • Ekström, M. (2008). Research on Media and Democracy. Reflections on Changes and Challenges. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 45-52.
  • Hansen, L. (2008). Images, Identity and Security. Bringing Together International Politics and Media Research. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 53-56.
  • Slaatta, T. (2008). Backstage Report: Research Strategies and Field Observations. An Extended Reflection on the Media Research in the Norwegian Power and Democracy Programs. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 57-70.
  • Rasmussen, T. (2008). The Internet and Differentiation in the Political Public Sphere. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 73-84.
  • Sveningsson Elm, M. (2008). Understanding and Studying Internet Culture(s). Hybridity and Interdisciplinarity. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 85-92.
  • Sandbothe, M. (2008). Media and Knowledge. Some Pragmatist Remarks about Media Philosophy within and beyond the Limits of Epistemology. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 93-104.
  • Hjarvard, S. (2008). The Mediatization of Society. A Theory of the Media as Agents of Social and Cultural Change. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 105-134.
  • Bergman, M. (2008). The New Wave of Pragmatism in Communication Studies. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 135-154.
  • Brügger, N. (2008). The Archived Website and Website Philology. A New Type of Historical Document? Nordicom Review, 29(2), 155-176.
  • Sandvik, K., & Thorhauge, A. M. (2007). Professor Nukem. Communicating Research in the Age of the Experience Economy. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 177-192.
  • Hertzberg Kaare, B. (2007). Youth as Producers. Digital Stories of Faith and Life. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 193-204.
  • Lövheim, M. (2008). Rethinking Cyberreligion? Teens, Religion and the Internet in Sweden. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 205-218.
  • Erstad, O., & Øystein, G. (2008). Regaining Impact. Media Education and Media Literacy in a Norwegian Context. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 219-230.
  • Orgeret, K. S. (2008). When will the Daybreak Come? Popular Music and Political Processes in Ethiopia. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 231-244.
  • Hedling, E. (2008). Shame: Ingmar Bergman's Vietnam War. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 245-260.
  • Kukkonen, K. (2008). Popular Cultural Memory. Comics, Communities and Context Knowledge. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 261-274.
  • Horsti, K. (2008). Overview of Nordic Media Research on Immigration and Ethnic Relations. From Text Analysis to the Study of Production, Use and Reception. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 275-294.
  • Creutz-Kämppi, K. (2008). The Othering of Islam in a European Context. Polarizing Discourses in Swedish-Language Dailies in Finland. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 295-308.
  • Engelstad, A. (2008). Watching Politics. The Representation of Politics in Primetime Television Drama. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 309-324.
  • Gustafsson, K. E. (2008). End-game Strategies in the Swedish National Tabloid Industry. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 325-334.
  • Kurvits. R. (2008). The Visual Form of Estonian Newspapers from 1806 to 1940 and the Appearance Spiral Model. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 335-350.

Volume 29, no. 1 (2008)

  • Domingo, D., & Heinonen, A. (2008). Weblogs and Journalism. A Typology to Explore the Blurring Boundaries. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 3-15.
  • Sparre, K. (2008). The Value of Internet Research to Danish Council Reporters. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 17-28. Riegert, K. (2008). Good Europeans? Euro-themes in Swedish, Danish and British TV news during a November Week. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 29-44.
  • Widestedt, K. (2008). Issues of Gender Duality and Diversity in Broadcast News Policy. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 45-61.
  • Houge, A. B. (2008). Subversive Victims? The (non)Reporting of Sexual violence against Male victims During the War in Bosnia-Herzegovina Nordicom Review, 29(1), 63-78.
  • Simonsen, A. H. (2008). Proximity and Distance. Time and Space in Norwegian Newspaper Articles about the World 1880-1930. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 79-94.
  • Solberg, H. A., & Hammervold, R. (2008). TV sports viewers--Who Are They? A Norwegian Case Study. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 95-110.
  • Fogt, A. & Sandvik, M. (2008). "We Represent a Potential, not a problem." Young People's Media Use in Diaspora. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 111-131.
  • Gronstad, A. (2008). Downcast Eyes, Michael Haneke and the Cinema of Intrusion. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 133-144.
  • Herkman, J. (2008). Current Trends in Media Research. Nordicom Review, 29(1), 145-158.

Volume 28, no. 2 (2007)

  • Winsvold, M. (2007). Municipal websites in the local public debate: Supplying facts or setting agenda? Nordicom Review, 29(2), 7-23.
  • Leckner, S. & Appelgren, E. (2007). E-paper news publishing: Strategies for product and production. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 25-50.
  • ERdal, I. J. (2007). Researching media convergence and crossmedia news production. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 51-61.
  • Hansen, F., Lundsteen, S., & Crhistensen, S. R. (2007). Emotional responses to top politicians in a general election. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 65-79.
  • Rahkonen, J. (2007). Public opinion, journalism and the question of Finland's membership of NATO. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 81-92.
  • Grunwald, E., & Lauridsen, J. (2007). Distribution and use of image-evoking: Language constructions in written news. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 93-109.
  • Nikunen, K. (2007). The intermedial practises of fandom. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 111-128.
  • Frandsen, K. (2007). TV-entertainment: Crossmediality and knowledge--a research project. Nordicom Review, 29(2), 133-143.

Vol. 24(1), June 2003

  • Jansson, Andre. "Lifeworlds Under Siege? A study of Mediatization as Intrusion and Restraint." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 3-17. The study explores the omnipresence of mediated message and how they virtually construct our reality and identity. The study also delves into three specific aspects of the what the author terms "identity threats" which are depthlessness, manipulation, colonization and alienation that result from the media flow into our lives.
  • Lund, Anker B. "Ambivalent Views on Political News." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 19-26. The article reviews the tense relationship between political institutions and the news media, which the latter had originally ought to have had a checks and balances affect on the political arena in representative democracies. The author primarily reviews the Nordic countries via current studies and surveys of citizens, newspeople and politicians to get their impressions of "the role of journalism in a representative democracy."
  • Kock, Christian and Hansen, Flemming. "Evaluations of Public Spokespersons." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 27-31. The study aims to get at the true correlation or relationship between a speakers ability to handle himself well on TV and to what extent this person appears "credible" and capable at his job (ex: politician or businessman) in people's perceptions.
  • Hellsten, Iina. "Promises of a Healthier Future. Medical Genetics on Finnish Television News 1987-2000." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp.33-39. "This paper traces the uses of metaphors and visual images in the construction of popular images of medical genetics." The study bases inself heavily on premis of these phenomena on Finnish television news during the years 1987-2000.
  • Horsti, Karina. "Global Mobility and the Media. Presenting Asylum Seekers as a Threat." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 41-54. Author evaluates the Finish news'/media's biased reporting and presentation of Roma asylum seekers by picking the themes of "flood, illegitimacy, lax policy, and fortress building" to dileneate them and their endeavors. Also the author examines the cause and effect relationship between the news media and government/ politics.
  • Pekka Isotalus, Anni Palossari and Hanni Muukkonen. "Links with the Past. Reading News from PDA and Comparing it to Other Media." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 55-62. Article expresses interest in the link between the eagerness to adopt new technology and the attachment of the user to the features of a previous object of technology. The author observed and recorded this by reviewing the terms which the subject used to describe the new technologies.
  • Sparre, Kirsten. "Shared Emotions and a Forum for Gossiping. Nuances in Danish Celebrity Journalism." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 63-70. The author delves into the matter that is the concern of many journalists: the purportedly "declining" standard and quality of journalism and the ambiguous gain of the public from being exposed to a swiftly increasing number of celebrity stories. Also examines whether the extent of the factual nature of an article is a determining factor of whether it is good or bad.
  • Tufte, Birgitte. "Girls in the New Media Landscape." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 71-78. This article looks at how the various forms of media, their messages and technologies have affected, shaped and intruded into the lifes and the development of gender identity in adolescents. The focus remains especially on female identity, since it seems that females are exerted the most influence over and pressure from the media.
  • Pietilainen, Jukka. "Media Audiences in a Russian Province." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 79-87. The author picks the Russian province of Karelia as a sample to examine the factors which determine the popularity of a newspaper in a formerly Soviet location and to review the structure of the current newspaper market in this area.
  • Asbjornsen, Dag and Solum, Ove. "'The Best Cinema System in the World'. The Municipal Cinema System in Norway: Historical and Comparative Perspectives." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 89-105. The authors here are evaluating the slogan 'Norway has the best cinema system in the world' to see if it holds true to the standards of the "public service" claim of municipally controlled broadcasting.
  • Sundholm, John. "Narrative Machines, or, from 'Bottom to Top'. Early Discourses on the Novel and Film." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 107-114. Author tries to go about proving that an interdisciplinary study of early film historiography is a more consummate and appropriate approach to the study of this subject matter than that of the perspective from a single discipline.
  • Halkier, Bente. "The Challenge of Qualitative Generalisations in Communication Research." Nordicom Review. 24 (1), June 2003. pp. 115-124. Author delves into the logistically challenging field of the correctness of making qualitative generalizations in communication studies based solely on specific quantitative results. .