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Finland Tops the New Media Literacy Index 2023

Finland tops the new Expanded Media Literacy Index 2023, with a score of 74 points out of 100, showcasing Finland’s remarkable achievement as the frontrunner in the sixth consecutive edition of the index since 2017.

The index, which includes 47 states, is published by the Open Society Institute – Sofia and measures the potential vulnerability to disinformation, with higher rankings and scores indicating better resilience of societies to the impact of disinformation and related phenomena.The model employs several indicators – the quality of education, media freedom, trust in society, and the usage of new tools of participation.

Portugal secures the 12nd position, across Europe, with 60 points.

Ofcom publishes Media Nations Report 2022

On 17 August 2022, the British regulator, Ofcom, published the fifth annual edition of the "Media Nations Report", which analyzes the main trends in media consumption in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.

The collected data show that the generational gap in the consumption of traditional television program services has increased, with young people between the ages of 16 and 24 watching, on average, 53 minutes of broadcasts a day and adults over 65 years to an average total of 5 hours and 50 minutes.