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medianorway

medianorway is a public information centre located at the University of Bergen, financed by the Ministry of Culture. It compiles Norwegian media statistics from a number of different sources. medianorway participates in a Nordic collaboration to produce comparative media statistics for the Nordic countries, coordinated by the knowledge centre NORDICOM in Sweden.

On this website you can find facts and figures about media in Norway, published by the information service medianorway. You can also find information about sources, as well as links to Norwegian and Nordic media websites. The main website is in Norwegian and offers more comprehensive media statistics than you will find here.

medianorway is a public information centre located at the University of Bergen and financed by the Ministry of Culture. Its main function is to compile Norwegian media statistics from a number of different sources and publish the data online. The objective is to document media trends and development in Norway.

medianorway participates in a Nordic collaboration to produce comparative media statistics for the Nordic countries, coordinated by the knowledge centre NORDICOM in Sweden. The results from the collaboration are published on Nordicoms website and in the book series Nordic Media Trends, which can be ordered from the same website.

For an overview of the Norwegian media landscape, we can recommend the article Media Landscape: Norway, written by Helge Østbye for the European Journalism Centre. Helge Østbye is a professor of media studies at the University of Bergen.