About the journal
Since 1980, Nordicom Review has been a journal devoted to new Nordic media and communication research. The journal is published by Nordicom, a centre for Nordic media and communication research at the University of Gothenburg, supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The journal adheres to a rigorous double-blind reviewing policy and articles are published on a digital-only, continuous basis. Special thematic issues are also published regularly.
Nordicom Review is Open Access and published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public licence (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). The journal is included in Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database for peer-reviewed research. All issues and articles published since 2000 can be downloaded free of charge from the Sciendo publishing platform.
Nordicom Review is the official journal of NordMedia, which has been the flagship conference of the Nordic media and communication research community since 1973.
Aims & scope
Nordicom Review is an international peer-reviewed journal that provides a dedicated forum for articles that contribute to a wider understanding of media, mediated communication, and journalism in the Nordic region. This includes research on the Nordic countries as well as research with relevance for the Nordic context.
Nordicom Review publishes original articles and book reviews on topics such as journalism, popular culture, media audiences, media history, political communication, public service media, media and information literacy, media education, and media production, structure, policy and economy.
Nordicom Review welcomes interdisciplinary submissions from a worldwide authorship, including both empirical and theoretical articles.
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Jonas Ohlsson, Nordicom, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Johannes Bjerling, Nordicom, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Karin Zelano, Nordicom, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Book review editor
Maarit Jaakkola, Nordicom, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Josefine Bové, Nordicom, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Kristin Clay, Nordicom, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
University of Gothenburg
P.O. Box 713
SE-405 30 Gothenburg
Marko Ala-Fossi, University of Tampere, Finland
Péter Bajomi-Lázár, Budapest Business School, Hungary
Piet Bakker, University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, the Netherlands
Auksė Balčytienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Anja Bechmann, Aarhus University, Denmark
Stina Bengtsson, Södertörn University, Sweden
Daniel Biltereyst, Ghent University, Belgium
Bonnie Brennen, Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA
Anker Brink Lund, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Peter Bro, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Ulla Carlsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Monica B. Chibita, Uganda Christian University, Uganda
Wallace Chuma, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Paul Cobley, Middlesex University, London, UK
Fausto Colombo, Catholic University in Milan, Italy
Nick Couldry, London School of Economics, UK
Leen D'Haenens, KU Leuven, Belgium
Lina Dencik, Cardiff University, UK
Karen Donders, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Gunn Enli, University of Oslo, Norway
Natalie Fenton, Goldsmiths University of London, UK
Ramaswami Harindranath, University of New South Wales, Australia
Halliki Harro-Loit, University of Tartu, Estonia
Uwe Hasebrink, University of Hamburg, Germany
Ari Heinonen, University of Tampere, Finland
Andreas Hepp, University of Bremen, Germany
Annette Hill, Lund University, Sweden
Stig Hjarvard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Christina Holtz-Bacha, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Karen Arriaza Ibarra, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Valgerdur Johanssdottir, University of Iceland, Iceland
Michael Karlsson, Karlstad University, Sweden
Kari Karppinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Andrew Kenyon, University of Melbourne, Australia
Anders Olof Larsson, Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway
Epp Lauk, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Chin Chuan Lee, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Francis L. F. Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Gregory F. Lowe, Northwestern University, Qatar, Qatar
Peter Lunt, University of Leicester, UK
Christa Lykke Christensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Tristan Mattelart, University of Paris-2, France
Margareta Melin, Malmö University, Sweden
Hallvard Moe, University of Bergen, Norway
Graham Murdock, Loughborough University, UK
Hannu Nieminen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Hillel Nossek, Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee, Israel
Helga Ólafs, University of Iceland, Iceland
Kjartan Ólafsson, University of Akureyri, Iceland
Dominique Pasquier, Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France
Zrinjka Perusko, Zagreb University, Croatia
Robert G. Picard, University of Oxford, UK
Manuel Puppis, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Stephen Reese, University of Texas, Austin, USA
Kristina Riegert, Stockholm University, Sweden
David Ryfe, University of Iowa, USA
Inka Salovaara-Moring, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Kim Christian Schrøder, Roskilde University, Denmark
Gauti Sigthorsson, University of Roehampton, UK
Tanja Sihvonen, University of Vaasa, Finland
Seamus Simpson, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
Kristin Skare Orgeret, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Helena Sousa, University of Minho, Portugal
Jeanette Steemers, King's College, London, UK
Steen Steensen, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Jesper Strömbäck, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Trine Syvertsen, University of Oslo, Norway
Bjarki Valtýsson, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Miguel Vicente-Marino, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
Claes de Vreese, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Herman Wasserman, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Patrik Wikström, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Ida Willig, Roskilde University, Denmark
Tamara Witschge, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
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Nordicom is an independent, non-profit publisher within the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. We are an international publisher, but with a very clear regional scope, devoted to publishing new, high-quality media research with relevance for the Nordic region.
Nordicom Review is an interdisciplinary journal, and welcomes empirical and theoretical contributions from a worldwide authorship. The journal adheres to a rigorous double-blind reviewing policy and articles are published Open Access on a digital-only continuous basis.
Nordicom Review has an open submission policy year-round, and you are invited to submit articles that contribute to a wider understanding of media, mediated communication, and journalism in the Nordic region.
Nordicom Review publishes original articles and book reviews on topics such as journalism, popular culture, media audiences, media history, political communication, public service media, media and information literacy, media education, and media production, structure, policy, and economy.
Please visit Nordicom’s website to learn how to submit a manuscript:
Open Access Statement
The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.
Since Volume 2022, the journal has changed its license to the Creative Commons CC BY NC ND 4.0. Authors who publish with this journal since volume 2022 retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY NC ND 4.0.
Article Processing Charge (APC)
All of Nordicom’s publications are published free of charge, without publication fees or article processing charges (APC).