Revisit old Danish radio and television broadcasts and commercials

The database Mediestream allows you to burrow into Danish audio-visual heritage and listen to De Sorte Spejdere, watch the documentary Europa på Spil about the 2010 Copenhagen summit, enjoy cinema advertisements from the sixties, and much more.


Picture: Screen shot of Mediestream front page.

Explore the archives and discover the pearls of Danish media. CBS Library now offers access to Mediestream, an audiovisual media service by the State Library that allows you to lose yourself in Danish cultural heritage.

What does Mediestream contain?

Mediestream contents include Danish radio and television broadcasts and commercials and cover the complete range of programmes from DR 1, DR 2, TV2, TV2 News, P1, P3, and P4. Click for an overview of media coverage.

The current television coverage is 2005-present. Mediestream comprises the former Reklamefilm Online and allows you to search 1954 -1995 cinema advertisements as well as 1988-2005 TV commercials. New broadcasts and commercials are added continuously by the State Library.

Why should I use Mediestream?

The choice of programmes is varied and includes background, entertainment, debate, and much more. This makes the service a goldmine of material for research in media and communication, society and debate, language and rhetorics, etc. Applied marketing and advertising methodology can also be explored through the plethora of commercials.

Where can I access Mediestream?

The service is based on State Library digital collections. Access it through WAYF. Click Log in and select Copenhagen Business School to start exploring the Danish audiovisual heritage.


The page was last edited by: CBS Library // 09/21/2017