Youth and News in the digital media environment - Nordic-Baltic perspectives

04.12.18 | Event
In the past few decades, the media landscape has transformed from an analogue to a digital one. The consequences are far-reaching concerning how people define, interpret and consume information and news and how media organizations as well as individuals produce news and information.


01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

University of Gothenburg
Vasaparken 1, Gothenburg.


On behalf of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordicom and the Swedish Media Council have edited a new anthology on the timely topic of youth and news. The anthology, which includes contributions from a wide variety of authors in the Nordic and the Baltics, presents three major themes: first, how children and youth produce news and societal information, second, how media companies produce news and societal information directed towards children and youth, and third, how children and youth define, use and interpret news. 

The new anthology will be presented at a symposium in Gothenburg on 4 December. Please note that prior registration is mandatory and that there is a limited number of seats in the auditorium. The symposium will also be live-streamed via

For questions, please contact Catharina Bucht,