Public Service Media in the Nordic Countries
Facts & Figures

Edited by Eva Harrie
August 2012
ISBN: 9789186523374
168 pages, Illustrated
$97.50 Paper original

Public Service Media In The Nordic Countries offers a wealth of information on the Nordic media landscape, with special focus on public service media. The five countries - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden - have similar media systems and a long tradition of public service broadcasting, Including strong support for it and public service models that have developed characterized by the fact That the countries are small and haveing relatively small population. This publication marks the start of Nordicom's project, Nordic Public Service Media Map, which is a part of the globalization strategy of the Nordic Council of Ministers, and the statistics presented here provide a framework for the series' forth coming publications. The aim of this volume is to provide an objective and detailed description of the media landscape in each country as well as a coherent overview of the Nordic region. Facts and figures cover the Nordic media market, financing, television, radio and internet.


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