The Finnish Media Federation (Finnmedia) is an advocacy organisation for private companies in the media and printing industries. We focus our advocacy on industrial policy and labour market policies. We also promote new growth in the media industry.
Our member companies promote freedom of speech, Finnish culture and democracy by producing quality Finnish media products and services across all channels.
Our core task is to ensure that private media companies have a level playing field and a fair starting point for competition with international giants and other Finnish actors. The most important way for us to achieve our goal is to influence the regulation of the industry and the signing of competitive terms of employment.
The Finnish Media Federation and our member associations – the Federation of the Printing Industry in Finland, the Finnish Book Publishers Association, Finnish Magazine Media Association, News Media Finland and RadioMedia – include a total of nearly 650 member companies. The industry employs about 22,000 people. The total turnover of the industry is 3.7 billion euros.
The Federation of the Printing Industry in Finland is an industrial policy interest organisation for printing houses and production companies in the graphic industry. In addition to advocacy, the association works to improve the operating conditions for member companies, as well as their competitiveness, cooperation and know-how.
The Finnish Book Publishers Association is a cooperation and advocacy organisation for Finnish book publishers. The association’s mission is to support its members by developing the operating conditions of the publishing industry.
Finnish Magazine Media Association is a forum for cooperation between magazine publishing companies and publishers, whose 247 members publish 479 different magazines or electronic publications. The association is represented by public media, trade and organisational media and customer media.
News Media Finland is the trade association of Finnish newspapers, city papers and other news media publishers. Its goal is to improve the operating conditions and competitiveness of renewing news media that is trustworthy and meaningful to Finns. The main activities of the association include interest representation, marketing, research, media education, training and communications. The association publishes the periodical Suomen Lehdistö.
News Media Finland has 115 member companies. The member companies are publishers of newspapers and city papers, corporate group companies, distributors, photo and news agencies, marketing companies and newspaper printing works. The members include 169 newspapers, 55 city papers, 2 online publications and 5 other publications.
RadioMedia is an umbrella organization for commercial radios. Its members include 30 radio companies with a total of more than 100 radio channels. RadioMedia is responsible for lobbying, research and information services, education and marketing in the radio industry. RadioMedia hosts major industry competitions and events such as RadioGaala.
In addition, we work closely with the Media Industry Research Foundation of Finland concerning industry-related research and development activities.